68 occurrences

'Wait' in the Bible

He told the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. Aaron and Hur are here with you. Whoever has a dispute should go to them.”

Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the Lord commands for you.”

Now tonight, you and the people with you are to come wait in ambush in the countryside.

When the Gazites heard that Samson was there, they surrounded the place and waited in ambush for him all that night at the city gate. While they were waiting quietly, they said, “Let us wait until dawn; then we will kill him.”

They answered, “Come on, let’s go up against them, for we have seen the land, and it is very good. Why wait? Don’t hesitate to go and invade and take possession of the land!

would you be willing to wait for them to grow up? Would you restrain yourselves from remarrying? No, my daughters, my life is much too bitter for you to share, because the Lord’s hand has turned against me.”

Naomi said, “My daughter, wait until you find out how things go, for he won’t rest unless he resolves this today.”

Afterward, go ahead of me to Gilgal. I will come to you to offer burnt offerings and to sacrifice fellowship offerings. Wait seven days until I come to you and show you what to do.”

If they say, ‘Wait until we reach you,’ then we will stay where we are and not go up to them.

That’s why all of you have conspired against me! Nobody tells me when my own son makes a covenant with Jesse’s son. None of you cares about me or tells me that my son has stirred up my own servant to wait in ambush for me, as is the case today.”

Saul asked him, “Why did you and Jesse’s son conspire against me? You gave him bread and a sword and inquired of God for him, so he could rise up against me and wait in ambush, as is the case today.”

Remember, I’ll wait at the fords of the wilderness until word comes from you to inform me.”

Then they said to each other, “We’re not doing what is right. Today is a day of good news. If we are silent and wait until morning light, our sin will catch up with us. Let’s go tell the king’s household.”

Then, take the flask of oil, pour it on his head, and say, ‘This is what the Lord says: “I anoint you king over Israel.”’ Open the door and escape. Don’t wait.”

May its morning stars grow dark.May it wait for daylight but have none;may it not see the breaking of dawn.

Should I continue to wait now that they are silent,now that they stand there and no longer answer?

when they crouch in their densand lie in wait within their lairs?

Guide me in Your truth and teach me,for You are the God of my salvation;I wait for You all day long.

Wait for the Lord and keep His way,and He will exalt you to inherit the land.You will watch when the wicked are destroyed.

They stir up strife, they lurk;they watch my stepswhile they wait to take my life.

How many days must Your servant wait?When will You execute judgment on my persecutors?

I wait for the Lordmore than watchmen for the morning—more than watchmen for the morning.

Yes, Yahweh, we wait for Youin the path of Your judgments.Our desire is for Your name and renown.

For the ruthless one will vanish,the scorner will disappear,and all those who lie in wait with evil intentwill be killed—

He will not grow weak or be discourageduntil He has established justice on earth.The islands will wait for His instruction.”

Yes, the islands will wait for Mewith the ships of Tarshish in the lead,to bring your children from far away,their silver and gold with them,for the honor of the Lord your God,the Holy One of Israel,who has glorified you.

for wicked men live among My people.They watch like fowlers lying in wait.They set a trap;they catch men.

Give glory to the Lord your Godbefore He brings darkness,before your feet stumbleon the mountains at dusk.You wait for light,but He brings darkest gloomand makes thick darkness.

They see false visions and speak lying divinations. They claim, ‘This is the Lord’s declaration,’ when the Lord did not send them, yet they wait for the fulfillment of their message.

Like raiders who wait in ambush for someone,a band of priests murders on the road to Shechem.They commit atrocities.

Though the residents of Marothanxiously wait for something good,disaster has come from the Lordto the gate of Jerusalem.

Then the remnant of Jacobwill be among many peopleslike dew from the Lord,like showers on the grass,which do not wait for anyoneor linger for mankind.

Godly people have vanished from the land;there is no one upright among the people.All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;they hunt each other with a net.

I heard, and I trembled within;my lips quivered at the sound.Rottenness entered my bones;I trembled where I stood.Now I must quietly wait for the day of distressto come against the people invading us.

Therefore, wait for Me—this is the Lord’s declaration—until the day I rise up for plunder.For My decision is to gather nations,to assemble kingdoms,in order to pour out My indignation on them,all My burning anger;for the whole earth will be consumedby the fire of My jealousy.

While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father’s promise.“This,” He said, “is what you heard from Me;

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

ארב 
'arab 
lay in wait , liers in wait , ambush
Usage: 42

קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

ἐκδέχομαι 
Ekdechomai 
Usage: 8

ἐνεδρεύω 
Enedreuo 
Usage: 2

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

ארב 
'ereb 
lie in wait , den
Usage: 2

דּוּמם 
Duwmam 
Usage: 3

דּמם 
Damam 
Usage: 30

חכה 
Chakah 
Usage: 14

יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

עקּבה עקב 
`aqeb 
heel , footsteps , horsehoofs , at the last , steps , liers in wait
Usage: 14

צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 14

צדה 
Tsadah 
Usage: 3

צדיּה 
Ts@diyah 
Usage: 2

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

שׁבר שׂבר 
Sabar 
Usage: 8

שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

ἀναμένω 
Anemeno 
Usage: 1

ἀπεκδέχομαι 
Apekdechomai 
Usage: 7

ἔνεδρον 
Enedron 
lying in wait
Usage: 1

μεθοδεία 
methodeia 
lie in wait , wile
Usage: 2

περιμένω 
Perimeno 
Usage: 0

προσδέχομαι 
Prosdechomai 
Usage: 13

προσδοκάω 
Prosdokao 
Usage: 14

προσεδρεύω 
Prosedreuo 
wait at
Usage: 1

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

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