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96 Bible Verses About Waiting on the Lord

Here are 96 Bible verses about waiting on the Lord from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Psalms 27:14 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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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 37:7-9 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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Psalms 130:5 KJV

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

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Psalms 25:4-5 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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Habakkuk 2:3 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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Psalms 37:34 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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Galatians 2:20 KJV

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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Psalms 62:5 KJV

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

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1 John 3:2 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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Titus 2:13 KJV

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

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Psalms 40:1 KJV

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

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

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Psalms 37:9 KJV

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

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Isaiah 8:17 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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Romans 10:13 KJV

For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

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Joshua 1:9 KJV

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

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Job 14:14 KJV

If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.

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Psalms 69:6 KJV

Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.

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Hebrews 12:1 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,

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Hebrews 11:7 KJV

By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

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Isaiah 30:18 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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Micah 7:7 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 37:7 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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Lamentations 3:25 KJV

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

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Romans 12:12 KJV

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

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Job 23:5 KJV

I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.

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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.

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Galatians 6:9 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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Acts 22:16 KJV

And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

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Psalms 25:5 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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James 2:24 KJV

Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

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Luke 18:8 KJV

I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

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Psalms 33:20 KJV

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

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Colossians 1:11 KJV

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

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Matthew 24:13 KJV

But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

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Proverbs 20:22 KJV

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

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2 Peter 3:9 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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Isaiah 64:4 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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Psalms 46:10 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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James 1:12 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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1 Thessalonians 4:17 KJV

Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

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Philippians 3:20 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 13:4 KJV

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

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Hosea 12:6 KJV

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

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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.

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Isaiah 25:9 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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Psalms 33:20-22 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 25:21 KJV

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

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

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

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1 Thessalonians 1:10 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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1 Corinthians 1:7 KJV

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

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Romans 4:8 KJV

Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.

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Acts 1:4 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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Luke 2:25 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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Psalms 106:13 KJV

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

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Psalms 69:13 KJV

But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.

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Psalms 31:24 KJV

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

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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.

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Revelation 12:14 KJV

And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.

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James 5:11 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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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.

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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.

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Zephaniah 3:8 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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Isaiah 51:5 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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Psalms 130:1 KJV

A Song of degrees.

Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.

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Psalms 119:81 KJV

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My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

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Psalms 25:3 KJV

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

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Jude 1:21 KJV

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

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James 1:19 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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Ephesians 4:2 KJV

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

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Mark 15:5 KJV

But Jesus yet answered nothing; so that Pilate marvelled.

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Jeremiah 14:22 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 27:13 KJV

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

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1 Thessalonians 5:14 KJV

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

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Galatians 5:5 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 4:5 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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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.

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Psalms 59:3 KJV

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.

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2 Kings 6:33 KJV

And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; what should I wait for the LORD any longer?

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Lamentations 3:26 KJV

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

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Psalms 38:15 KJV

For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.

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Psalms 69:3 KJV

I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

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Proverbs 8:34 KJV

Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

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Psalms 39:7 KJV

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

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Numbers 9:8 KJV

And Moses said unto them, Stand still, and I will hear what the LORD will command concerning you.

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Romans 8:25 KJV

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

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Jeremiah 42:7 KJV

And it came to pass after ten days, that the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah.

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Isaiah 33:2 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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Psalms 130:6 KJV

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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2 Thessalonians 3:5 KJV

And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

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Psalms 104:27 KJV

These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season.

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Hebrews 10:36 KJV

For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

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1 Corinthians 11:33 KJV

Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another.

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James 5:7 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.

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Hebrews 6:15 KJV

And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

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James 5:8 KJV

Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

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