'Waited' in the Bible
Noah waited another seven days and sent the dove out from the ark again.
He waited seven more days and sent the dove out again, but it did not return to him anymore.
They waited until they were embarrassed, since he never opened the doors to the chamber. Eventually they took a key, opened the doors, and found their master dead on the ground.
So Abimelech and his entire army got up that night and waited in ambush against Shechem in four separate companies.
Saul waited seven days for the appointment set by Samuel. When Samuel did not arrive at Gilgal, as the people began to scatter from Saul,
David's young men came to Nabal and told him all this in David's name, and then they waited.
Then the prophet left and waited for the king to pass by, disguising himself with a bandage over his eyes.
the food set at his table, his servants who waited on him, his ministers in attendance and how they were dressed, his personal staff and how they were dressed, and even his personal stairway by which he went up to the LORD's Temple, she was breathless!
"They listened and waited for me, as they remained in silence for my counsel.
They waited for me as one waits for rain, as one opens his mouth to drink in a spring rain shower.
Elihu waited to have a word with Job, since the others were older than he,
"Look! I have waited to hear your speech, so I listened to your insights while you searched for the right words to say.
Guide me in your truth and teach me; for you are the God who delivers me. All day long I have waited for you.
I waited expectantly for the LORD, and he took notice of me and heard my cry.
"And you will say at that time, "Look! It's the LORD! This is our God! We waited for him, and he saved us. This is the LORD! We waited for him, so let us rejoice, and we will be glad that he has saved us."
We waited for peace, but no good has come, for a time of healing, but instead there was terror.
whom God offered as a place where atonement by the Messiah's blood would occur through faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because he had waited patiently to deal with sins committed in the past.
And so he obtained what he had been promised, because he patiently waited for it.
who disobeyed long ago in the days of Noah, when God waited patiently while the ark was being built. In it a few, that is, eight persons, were saved by water.