'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,
"LORD, I'm waiting for your salvation."
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.
Blessed is the person who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my doorways
but those who keep waiting for the LORD will renew their strength. Then they'll soar on wings like eagles; they'll run and not grow weary; they'll walk and not grow tired."
"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.
Now a man named Simeon was in Jerusalem. This man was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the one who would comfort Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
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.
Be like people who are waiting for their master to return from a wedding. As soon as he arrives and knocks, they will open the door for him.
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.
except that in town after town the Holy Spirit assures me that imprisonment and suffering are waiting for me.
So now, what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized, and have your sins washed away as you call on his name.'
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.
The victor's crown of righteousness is now waiting for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on the day that he comes, and not only to me but also to all who eagerly wait for his appearing.
Since that time, he has been waiting for his enemies to be made a footstool for his feet.
because he was waiting for the city with permanent foundations, whose architect and builder is God.