by Rex Rouis – See also Scriptures On Seeking God

“For Your salvation I wait, O LORD. – Genesis 49:18

Moses therefore said to them, “Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you.” – Numbers 9:8

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD. – Psalm 27:14

Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield. – Psalm 33:20

Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes. … For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land. … Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it. – Psalm 37:7, 9, 34

“And now, Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in You. – Psalm 39:7

For the choir director. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry. – Psalm 40:1

I will give You thanks forever, because You have done it, And I will wait on Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your godly ones. – Psalm 52:9

For the choir director; according to Jeduthun.  A Psalm of David. My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation. – Psalm 62:1

My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him. – Psalm 62:5

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God. … May those who wait for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord GOD of hosts; May those who seek You not be dishonored through me, O God of Israel, – Psalm 69:3, 6

They quickly forgot His works; They did not wait for His counsel, – Psalm 106:13

And do not take the word of truth utterly out of my mouth, For I wait for Your ordinances. … May those who fear You see me and be glad, Because I wait for Your word. … Kaph. My soul languishes for Your salvation; I wait for Your word. … The wicked wait for me to destroy me; I shall diligently consider Your testimonies. – Psalm 119:43, 74, 81, 95

You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word. … I rise before dawn and cry for help; I wait for Your words. – Psalm 119:114, 147

I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope. – Psalm 130:5

My soul waits for the Lord More than the watchmen for the morning; Indeed, more than the watchmen for the morning. – Psalm 130:6

The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness. – Psalm 147:11

“Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts. – Proverbs 8:34

Do not say, “I will repay evil”; Wait for the LORD, and He will save you. – Proverbs 20:22

Do not lie in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; Do not destroy his resting place; – Proverbs 24:15

And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him. – Isaiah 8:17

And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be glad in His salvation.” – Isaiah 25:9

Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls. – Isaiah 26:8

O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited for You. Be their strength every morning, Our salvation also in the time of distress. – Isaiah 33:2

Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary. – Isaiah 40:31

For from days of old they have not heard or perceived by ear, Nor has the eye seen a God besides You, Who acts in behalf of the one who waits for Him. – Isaiah 64:4

He is to me like a bear lying in wait, Like a lion in secret places. … The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him. – Lamentations 3:10, 25

It is good that he waits silently For the salvation of the LORD. – Lamentations 3:26

Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually. – Hosea 12:6

“For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay. – Habakkuk 2:3

“Therefore wait for Me,” declares the LORD, “For the day when I rise up as a witness. Indeed, My decision is to gather nations, To assemble kingdoms, To pour out on them My indignation, All My burning anger; For all the earth will be devoured By the fire of My zeal. – Zephaniah 3:8

“Be like men who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that they may immediately open the door to him when he comes and knocks. – Luke 12:36

“Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them. – Luke 12:37

Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised, “Which,” He said, “you heard of from Me; – Acts 1:4