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99 Bible Verses About Waiting on God

Here are 99 Bible verses about waiting on God from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

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.

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Psalms 27:13-14 KJV

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

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Lamentations 3:25 KJV

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

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Isaiah 30:18 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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James 5:7-8 KJV

And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

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2 Peter 3:9 KJV

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

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Psalms 27:14 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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Romans 5:3-4 KJV

Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

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Micah 7:7 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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Psalms 130:5-6 KJV

Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.

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Psalms 33:20-22 KJV

I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

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James 5:11 KJV

Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield. For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name. Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.

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Psalms 37:34 KJV

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

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Psalms 62:5 KJV

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

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Psalms 37:7 KJV

My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.

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Isaiah 64:4 KJV

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

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Psalms 25:4-5 KJV

For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him.

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Habakkuk 2:1-3 KJV

Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

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Psalms 37:9 KJV

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved. And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

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Colossians 1:11 KJV

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

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Matthew 6:34 KJV

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;

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Psalms 40:1 KJV

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

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Psalms 130:5 KJV

I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

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Habakkuk 2:3 KJV

I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.

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Psalms 62:1 KJV

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

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Romans 8:18 KJV

Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.

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Acts 1:4 KJV

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

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Proverbs 20:22 KJV

And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.

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Psalms 25:5 KJV

Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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Isaiah 8:17 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.

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Romans 8:25 KJV

And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

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Philippians 1:6 KJV

But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

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Romans 12:12 KJV

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

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Psalms 33:20 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Lamentations 3:25-26 KJV

Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.

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Hosea 12:6 KJV

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

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Psalms 123:1-2 KJV

Therefore turn thou to thy God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait on thy God continually.

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Psalms 46:10 KJV

Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens. Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.

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Psalms 37:7-9 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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Luke 2:25 KJV

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

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1 Peter 1:22-25 KJV

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.

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Titus 2:13 KJV

Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently: Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever. For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.

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Psalms 39:7 KJV

Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

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1 Peter 5:6-7 KJV

And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.

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Lamentations 3:26 KJV

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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2 Peter 3:8 KJV

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

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James 1:12 KJV

But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

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Zephaniah 3:8 KJV

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

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Psalms 62:1-2 KJV

Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.

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Psalms 52:9 KJV

Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.

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John 5:6 KJV

I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole?

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Psalms 31:24 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.

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Galatians 5:5 KJV

Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.

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Isaiah 25:9 KJV

For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.

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Psalms 25:21 KJV

And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.

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Isaiah 55:8 KJV

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on thee.

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Psalms 119:48 KJV

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.

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Genesis 49:18 KJV

My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

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Philippians 3:20 KJV

I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.

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1 Corinthians 1:7 KJV

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

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Mark 15:43 KJV

So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:

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Matthew 6:33 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.

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Isaiah 51:5 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Isaiah 49:23 KJV

My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust.

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Isaiah 33:2 KJV

And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.

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1 Kings 2:3 KJV

O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

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1 Thessalonians 1:10 KJV

And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself:

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Jeremiah 14:22 KJV

And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.

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Psalms 145:15 KJV

Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.

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Psalms 106:13 KJV

The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.

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Romans 8:23 KJV

They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel:

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Luke 12:36 KJV

And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

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Psalms 123:2 KJV

And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.

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1 John 4:4 KJV

Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

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Isaiah 30:15 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.

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Psalms 37:3 KJV

For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.

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Psalms 25:3 KJV

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

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1 Peter 5:6 KJV

Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.

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1 Corinthians 13:4 KJV

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

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1 Corinthians 4:5 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

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Malachi 3:11 KJV

Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.

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1 John 3:2 KJV

And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts.

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Psalms 62:5-6 KJV

Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

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Ecclesiastes 3:11 KJV

My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

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Psalms 40:1-3 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Hebrews 12:1-3 KJV

I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.

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Psalms 5:3 KJV

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.

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Revelation 6:9-11 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.

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Romans 8:23-25 KJV

And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth? And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.

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Lamentations 3:24-26 KJV

And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

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Hebrews 9:28 KJV

So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

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Psalms 145:15-16 KJV

The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.

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