'Waited' in the Bible
He waited another seven days and again sent forth the dove out of the ark.
Then he waited another seven days and sent forth the dove, but she did not return to him any more.
They waited a long time until they became embarrassed and uneasy, but when he still did not open the doors of the upper room, they took the key and opened them, and there lay their master fallen to the floor, dead!
Saul waited seven days, according to the set time Samuel had appointed. But Samuel had not come to Gilgal, and the people were scattering from Saul.
The maiden was beautiful; and she waited on and nursed him. But the king had no intercourse with her.
So the prophet departed and waited for King Ahab by the way, and disguised himself with ashes upon his face.
When they returned to Elisha, who had waited at Jericho, he said to them, Did I not tell you, Do not go?
The Syrians had gone out in bands and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid, and she waited on Naaman's wife.
The caravans of Tema looked [for water], the companies of Sheba waited for them [in vain].
He believes that he will not return out of darkness, and [because of his guilt] he is waited for by the sword [of God's vengeance].
Men listened to me and waited and kept silence for my counsel.
And they waited for me as for the rain, and they opened their mouths wide as for the spring rain.
But when I looked for good, then evil came to me; and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because the others were older than he.
You see, I waited for your words, I listened to your wise reasons, while you searched out what to say.
I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord; and He inclined to me and heard my cry.
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they watch my steps, even as they have [expectantly] waited for my life.
It shall be said in that day, Behold our God upon Whom we have waited and hoped, that He might save us! This is the Lord, we have waited for Him; we will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.
O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited [expectantly] for You. Be the arm [of Your servants -- "their strength and defense] every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.
As for us, our eyes yet failed and wasted away in looking for our worthless help. In our watching [on our watchtower] we have watched and waited expectantly for a nation [Egypt or some other one to come to our rescue] that could not save us.
Now when she had waited, she saw her hope was lost. Then she took another of her cubs [Jehoiachin] and made him a young lion.
Just as the Son of Man came not to be waited on but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many [the price paid to set them free].
She said to Him, Yes, Lord, I have believed [I do believe] that You are the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One), the Son of God, [even He] Who was to come into the world. [It is for Your coming that the world has waited.]
While they waited until it should become day, Paul entreated them all to take some food, saying, This is the fourteenth day that you have been continually in suspense and on the alert without food, having eaten nothing.
And so it was that he [Abraham], having waited long and endured patiently, realized and obtained [in the birth of Isaac as a pledge of what was to come] what God had promised him.
[The souls of those] who long before in the days of Noah had been disobedient, when God's patience waited during the building of the ark in which a few [people], actually eight in number, were saved through water.