71 occurrences

'Wait' in the Bible

as to him who hath not laid wait, and God hath brought to his hand, I have even set for thee a place whither he doth flee.

And if in hatred he thrust him through, or hath cast anything at him by lying in wait, and he dieth;

'And if, in an instant, without enmity, he hath thrust him through, or hath cast at him any instrument, without lying in wait;

And when a man is hating his neighbour, and hath lain in wait for him, and risen against him, and smitten him -- the life, and he hath died, and he hath fled unto one of these cities,

and commandeth them, saying, 'See, ye are liers in wait against the city, at the rear of the city, ye go not very far off from the city, and all of you have been prepared,

and, now, rise by night, thou and the people who are with thee, and lay wait in the field,

And Abimelech riseth, and all the people who are with him, by night, and they lay wait against Shechem -- four detachments;

and he taketh the people, and divideth them into three detachments, and layeth wait in a field, and looketh, and lo, the people are coming out from the city, and he riseth against them, and smiteth them.

it is told to the Gazathites, saying, 'Samson hath come in hither;' and they go round and lay wait for him all the night at the gate of the city, and keep themselves silent all the night, saying, 'Till the light of the morning -- then we have slain him.'

And Israel setteth liers in wait against Gibeah, round about,

And they command the sons of Benjamin, saying, 'Go -- and ye have laid wait in the vineyards,

for them do ye wait till that they grow up? for them do ye shut yourselves up, not to be to a husband? nay, my daughters, for more bitter to me than to you, for the hand of Jehovah hath gone out against me.'

'And thou hast gone down before me to Gilgal, and lo, I am going down unto thee, to cause to ascend burnt-offerings, to sacrifice sacrifices of peace-offerings; seven days thou dost wait till my coming in unto thee, and I have made known to thee that which thou dost do.'

And Saul cometh in unto a city of Amalek, and layeth wait in a valley;

for ye have conspired all of you against me, and there is none uncovering mine ear about my son's covenanting with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you grieving for me, and uncovering mine ear, that my son hath raised up my servant against me, to lie in wait as at this day.'

And Saul saith unto him, 'Why have ye conspired against me, thou and the son of Jesse, by thy giving to him bread and a sword, and to ask for him at God, to rise against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?'

He is yet speaking with them, and lo, the messenger is coming down unto him, and he saith, 'Lo, this is the evil from Jehovah: what -- do I wait for Jehovah any more?'

and taken the vial of oil, and poured on his head, and said, Thus said Jehovah, I have anointed thee for king unto Israel; and thou hast opened the door, and fled, and dost not wait.'

And we journey from the river Ahava, on the twelfth of the first month, to go to Jerusalem, and the hand of our God hath been upon us, and He delivereth us from the hand of the enemy and the lier in wait by the way;

Let the stars of its twilight be dark, Let it wait for light, and there is none, And let it not look on the eyelids of the dawn.

If I wait -- Sheol is my house, In darkness I have spread out my couch.

To me they have hearkened, Yea, they wait, and are silent for my counsel.

And they wait as for rain for me, And their mouth they have opened wide As for the latter rain.

If my heart hath been enticed by woman, And by the opening of my neighbour I laid wait,

He lieth in wait in a secret place, as a lion in a covert. He lieth in wait to catch the poor, He catcheth the poor, drawing him into his net.

What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? And what! art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him, The salvation of my countenance, and my God!

What! bowest thou thyself, O my soul? And what! art thou troubled within me? Wait for God, for still I confess Him, The salvation of my countenance, and my God!

I thank Thee to the age, because Thou hast done it, And I wait on Thy name for it is good before Thy saints!

For, lo, they laid wait for my soul, Assembled against me are strong ones, Not my transgression nor my sin, O Jehovah.

Israel doth wait on Jehovah, For with Jehovah is kindness, And abundant with Him is redemption.

Israel doth wait on Jehovah, From henceforth, and unto the age!

If they say, 'Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause,

And they for their own blood lay wait, They watch secretly for their own lives.

Now in an out-place, now in broad places, And near every corner she lieth in wait) --

The words of the wicked are: 'Lay wait for blood,' And the mouth of the upright delivereth them.

She also, as catching prey, lieth in wait, And the treacherous among men she increaseth.

Lay not wait, O wicked one, At the habitation of the righteous. Do not spoil his resting-place.

He doth not become weak nor bruised, Till he setteth judgment in the earth, And for his law isles wait with hope.

Near is My righteousness, Gone out hath My salvation and Mine arms, Peoples they judge, on Me isles do wait, Yea, on Mine arm they do wait with hope.

Therefore hath judgment been far from us, And righteousness reacheth us not, We wait for light, and lo, darkness, For brightness -- in thick darkness we go,

We make a noise as bears -- all of us, And as doves we coo sorely; We wait for judgment, and there is none, For salvation -- it hath been far from us.

Surely for Me isles do wait, And ships of Tarshish first, To bring thy sons from afar, Their silver and their gold with them, To the name of Jehovah thy God, And to the Holy One of Israel, Because He hath beautified thee.

Are there among the vanities of the nations any causing rain? And do the heavens give showers? Art not Thou He, O Jehovah our God? And we wait for thee, for Thou -- Thou hast done all these!

A bear lying in wait He is to me, A lion in secret hiding-places.

Swifter have been our pursuers, Than the eagles of the heavens, On the mountains they have burned after us, In the wilderness they have laid wait for us.

And as bands do wait for a man, A company of priests do murder -- the way to Shechem, For wickedness they have done.

For they have drawn near, As an oven is their heart, In their lying in wait all the night sleep doth their baker, Morning! he is burning as a flaming fire.

Perished hath the kind out of the land, And upright among men -- there are none, All of them for blood lie in wait, Each his brother they hunt with a net.

Therefore, wait for Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah, For the day of My rising for prey, For My judgment is to gather nations, To assemble kingdoms, To pour out on them Mine indignation, All the heat of Mine anger, For by the fire of My jealousy consumed is all the earth.

And he said to his disciples that a little boat may wait on him, because of the multitude, that they may not press upon him,

laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.

And, having watched him, they sent forth liers in wait, feigning themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his word, to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor,

And being assembled together with them, he commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, 'Ye did hear of me;

And the son of Paul's sister having heard of the lying in wait, having gone and entered into the castle, told Paul,

thou, therefore, mayest thou not yield to them, for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, who did anathematize themselves -- not to eat nor to drink till they kill him, and now they are ready, waiting for the promise from thee.'

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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