'Waited' in the Bible
So Noah waited seven more days and sent out the dove from the ark again.
After he had waited another seven days, he sent out the dove, but she did not return to him again.
So Joshua sent them out, and they went to the ambush site and waited between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai. But he spent that night with the troops.
The servants waited until they became worried and saw that he had still not opened the doors of the upstairs room. So they took the key and opened the doors—and there was their lord lying dead on the floor!
Ehud escaped while the servants waited. He crossed over the Jordan near the carved images and reached Seirah.
So Abimelech and all the people with him got up at night and waited in ambush for Shechem in four units.
He took the people, divided them into three companies, and waited in ambush in the countryside. He looked, and the people were coming out of the city, so he arose against them and struck them down.
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.”
He got up early in the morning of the fifth day to leave, but the girl’s father said to him, “Please keep up your strength.” So they waited until late afternoon and the two of them ate.
He waited seven days for the appointed time that Samuel had set, but Samuel didn’t come to Gilgal, and the troops were deserting him.
David’s young men went and said all these things to Nabal on David’s behalf, and they waited.
Instead, he called to the servant who waited on him: “Throw this woman out and bolt the door behind her!”
Then the prophet went and waited for the king on the road. He disguised himself with a bandage over his eyes.
They waited for me as for the rainand opened their mouths as for spring showers.
Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were all older than he.
Look, I waited for your conclusions;I listened to your insightsas you sought for words.
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.I waited patiently for the Lord,and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.
Insults have broken my heart,and I am in despair.I waited for sympathy,but there was none;for comforters, but found no one.
On that day it will be said,“Look, this is our God;we have waited for Him, and He has saved us.This is the Lord; we have waited for Him.Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation.”
פ PeAll your enemiesopen their mouths against you.They hiss and gnash their teeth,saying, “We have swallowed her up.This is the day we have waited for!We have lived to see it.”
When she saw that she waited in vain,that her hope was lost,she took another of her cubsand made him a young lion.
These men went on ahead and waited for us in Troas,
They expected that he would swell up or suddenly drop dead. But after they waited a long time and saw nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.
who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.