Here are 101 Bible verses about expectations from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Jeremiah 29:11 KJV
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
Proverbs 10:28 KJV
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
Proverbs 23:18 KJV
For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
Psalms 62:5 KJV
My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.
Acts 3:5 KJV
And he gave heed unto them, expecting to receive something of them.
Philippians 1:20 KJV
According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
Philippians 4:6 KJV
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
Proverbs 24:14 KJV
So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
Matthew 11:28 KJV
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Micah 6:8 KJV
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Jeremiah 33:3 KJV
Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
2 Corinthians 9:8 KJV
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:
Ephesians 3:20 KJV
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Job 22:28 KJV
Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.
Hebrews 4:12 KJV
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Mark 11:23 KJV
For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Matthew 24:35 KJV
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
Philippians 4:19 KJV
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
Proverbs 11:23 KJV
The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Mark 9:23 KJV
Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.
Romans 8:19 KJV
For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.
Romans 8:28 KJV
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
1 Corinthians 13:3 KJV
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Luke 12:48 KJV
But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Hebrews 10:26 KJV
For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
Proverbs 11:7 KJV
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
Isaiah 30:21 KJV
And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
Luke 3:15 KJV
And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;
Matthew 6:33 KJV
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
John 3:16 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 1:12 KJV
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
Acts 3:1 KJV
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.
Proverbs 13:12 KJV
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
Revelation 3:20 KJV
Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Psalms 9:18 KJV
For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
Hebrews 4:16 KJV
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
1 Corinthians 13:4 KJV
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
John 14:6 KJV
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Titus 2:13 KJV
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
Genesis 1:26 KJV
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Luke 12:40 KJV
Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
Acts 17:10-11 KJV
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Isaiah 41:10 KJV
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
John 3:16-17 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Matthew 28:19 KJV
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Matthew 24:3 KJV
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
Joshua 1:8 KJV
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
1 Corinthians 13:13 KJV
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
Romans 8:25 KJV
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
John 15:5 KJV
I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
Luke 21:26 KJV
Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
Matthew 24:2 KJV
And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
Isaiah 20:5 KJV
And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their expectation, and of Egypt their glory.
Philippians 4:13 KJV
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Matthew 24:44 KJV
Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
Hebrews 10:27 KJV
But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
2 Timothy 3:16 KJV
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Matthew 24:50 KJV
The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,
Genesis 12:3 KJV
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
James 1:17 KJV
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.
Acts 3:2 KJV
And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;
Isaiah 20:6 KJV
And the inhabitant of this isle shall say in that day, Behold, such is our expectation, whither we flee for help to be delivered from the king of Assyria: and how shall we escape?
Revelation 1:1 KJV
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
Zechariah 9:5 KJV
Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza also shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and Ekron; for her expectation shall be ashamed; and the king shall perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
Lamentations 3:18 KJV
And I said, My strength and my hope is perished from the LORD:
Job 41:9 KJV
Behold, the hope of him is in vain: shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him?
Mark 15:43 KJV
Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.
Psalms 5:3 KJV
My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
Matthew 24:21 KJV
For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
1 John 1:9 KJV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
James 1:2 KJV
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
Acts 12:11 KJV
And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the Lord hath sent his angel, and hath delivered me out of the hand of Herod, and from all the expectation of the people of the Jews.
Acts 3:4 KJV
And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us.
Acts 3:7 KJV
And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.
John 14:16 KJV
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
Luke 1:37 KJV
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Matthew 24:6 KJV
And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
Romans 15:13 KJV
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
Matthew 24:24 KJV
For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
Matthew 24:4 KJV
And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.
Genesis 2:24 KJV
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
John 16:33 KJV
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
Matthew 24:22 KJV
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.
Isaiah 40:31 KJV
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Psalms 56:3 KJV
What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.
James 5:14-15 KJV
Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
Psalms 40:6 KJV
Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.
2 Corinthians 8:5 KJV
And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
Job 11:20 KJV
But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.
Hebrews 11:1 KJV
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
1 Peter 1:3 KJV
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Colossians 1:5 KJV
For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
Philippians 3:20 KJV
For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:
Psalms 129:4 KJV
The LORD is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
1 Corinthians 9:19 KJV
For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more.
Titus 3:7 KJV
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Luke 6:34 KJV
And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
Luke 6:35 KJV
But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
Psalms 39:7 KJV
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
2 Corinthians 3:12 KJV
Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech: