34 occurrences

'Waiting' in the Bible

The man stared at her in silence, waiting to see whether or not the LORD had made his journey successful.

Joseph was waiting for them back at his palace when his brothers returned. They fell to the ground in front of him,

The Amalekites and Canaanites are there waiting for you. You'll die violently, since you've turned your back and have stopped following the LORD. The LORD won't be with you."

If the killer shoved his victim out of hatred, or hurled something at him while waiting in ambush so that he died,

"But if he pushed him suddenly without hatred, or if he hurled something in his direction without waiting in ambush,

Meanwhile, some kidnappers were hiding inside an inner room, waiting for her signal. So she told him, "The Philistines are attacking you!" But he snapped the cords as one might break a burned candle wick. So his secret remained undiscovered.

"Give me 12,000 men! I'll leave tonight and pursue David," Ahithophel advised Absalom.

The king replied, "Stand here at attention and wait." So he stepped to the side and stood there waiting.

Now there happened to be four lepers who were at that very moment at the entrance to the city gate. As they were talking with one another, they said, "Why are we sitting here waiting to die?

The priests stood in waiting at their assigned places, along with the descendants of Levi who carried musical instruments used in service to the LORD that King David had made for giving thanks to the LORD because his gracious love is eternal whenever David, accompanied by priests sounding trumpets, offered praises while all of Israel stood in the assembly.

A rope lies hidden in the dirt; a trap lies waiting for him where he is walking."

Like a lion they desire to rip us to pieces, like a young lion waiting in ambush.

"Look up to the barren heights and see. Is there any place where you have not been ravished? You have sat beside the road, waiting for them like a nomad in the desert. And you have polluted the land with your fornication and your wickedness.

A river of fire flowed out from before him. Thousands upon thousands were serving him, with millions upon millions waiting before him. The court sat in judgment, and record books were unsealed.

Joseph of Arimathea, a highly respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

Meanwhile, the people kept waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he stayed in the sanctuary so long.

Just then she came forward and began to thank God and to speak about Jesus to everyone who was waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem.

he had not voted for their plan and action from the Jewish town of Arimathea; and he was waiting for the kingdom of God.

and under these a large number of sick people were lying blind, lame, or paralyzed waiting for the movement of the water.

While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his spirit was deeply disturbed to see the city full of idols.

These men went on ahead and were waiting for us in Troas.

Don't believe them, because more than 40 of them are planning to ambush him. They've taken an oath not to eat or drink before they've killed him. They are ready now, just waiting for your consent."

Right up to daybreak Paul kept urging all of them to eat something. He said, "Today is the fourteenth day that you have been waiting and going without food, not eating anything.

They were expecting him to swell up or suddenly drop dead, but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.

Since that time, he has been waiting for his enemies to be made a footstool for his feet.

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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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