Gen 1:9

(NIV)
And God said, ‘Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.’ And it was so.
(ESV)
And God said, “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.

Gen 1:10

(NIV)
God called the dry ground ‘land’, and the gathered waters he called ‘seas’. And God saw that it was good.
(ESV)
God called the dry land Earth and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 8:12

(NIV)
He waited seven more days and sent the dove out again, but this time it did not return to him.

(ESV)
Then he waited another seven days and sent forth the dove, and she did not return to him anymore.

Gen 49:18

(NIV)
‘I look for your deliverance,  Lord.
(ESV)
I wait for your salvation, O  Lord.

Exod 7:19

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Moses, ‘Tell Aaron, “Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt – over the streams and canals, over the ponds and all the reservoirs – and they will turn to blood.” Blood will be everywhere in Egypt, even in vessels of wood and stone.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, their canals, and their ponds, and all their pools of water, so that they may become blood, and there shall be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, even in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.’”

Lev 11:36

(NIV)
A spring, however, or a cistern for collecting water remains clean, but anyone who touches one of these carcasses is unclean.
(ESV)
Nevertheless, a spring or a cistern holding water shall be clean, but whoever touches a carcass in them shall be unclean.

Josh 2:18

(NIV)
unless, when we enter the land, you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and unless you have brought your father and mother, your brothers and all your family into your house.
(ESV)
Behold, when we come into the land, you shall tie this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down and you shall gather into your house your father and mother, your brothers, and all your father’s household.

Josh 2:21

(NIV)
‘Agreed,’ she replied. ‘Let it be as you say.’

So she sent them away, and they departed. And she tied the scarlet cord in the window.

(ESV)
And she said, “According to your words, so be it.” Then she sent them away, and they departed. And she tied the scarlet cord in the window.

Ruth 1:12

(NIV)
Return home, my daughters; I am too old to have another husband. Even if I thought there was still hope for me – even if I had a husband tonight and then gave birth to sons –
(ESV)
Turn back, my daughters; go your way, for I am too old to have a husband. If I should say I have hope, even if I should have a husband this night and should bear sons,

1Sam 10:8

(NIV)
‘Go down ahead of me to Gilgal. I will surely come down to you to sacrifice burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, but you must wait seven days until I come to you and tell you what you are to do.’

(ESV)
Then go down before me to Gilgal. And behold, I am coming down to you to offer burnt offerings and to sacrifice peace offerings. Seven days you shall wait, until I come to you and show you what you shall do.”

1Sam 13:8

(NIV)
He waited for seven days, the time set by Samuel; but Samuel did not come to Gilgal, and Saul’s men began to scatter.
(ESV)
He waited seven days, the time appointed by Samuel. But Samuel did not come to Gilgal, and the people were scattering from him.

2Sam 18:14

(NIV)
Joab said, ‘I am not going to wait like this for you.’ So he took three javelins in his hand and plunged them into Absalom’s heart while Absalom was still alive in the oak tree.
(ESV)
Joab said, “I will not waste time like this with you.” And he took three javelins in his hand and thrust them into the heart of Absalom while he was still alive in the oak.

1Kgs 10:28

(NIV)
Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue – the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price.
(ESV)
And Solomon’s import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king’s traders received them from Kue at a price.

2Kgs 6:33

(NIV)
While he was still talking to them, the messenger came down to him.

The king said, ‘This disaster is from the  Lord. Why should I wait for the  Lord any longer?’

(ESV)
And while he was still speaking with them, the messenger came down to him and said, “This trouble is from the  Lord! Why should I wait for the  Lord any longer?”

1Chr 29:15

(NIV)
We are foreigners and strangers in your sight, as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.
(ESV)
For we are strangers before you and sojourners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no abiding.

2Chr 1:16

(NIV)
Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue – the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price.
(ESV)
And Solomon’s import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king’s traders would buy them from Kue for a price.

Ezra 10:2

(NIV)
Then Shekaniah son of Jehiel, one of the descendants of Elam, said to Ezra, ‘We have been unfaithful to our God by marrying foreign women from the peoples around us. But in spite of this, there is still hope for Israel.
(ESV)
And Shecaniah the son of Jehiel, of the sons of Elam, addressed Ezra: “We have broken faith with our God and have married foreign women from the peoples of the land, but even now there is hope for Israel in spite of this.

Job 3:9

(NIV)
May its morning stars become dark;
may it wait for daylight in vain
and not see the first rays of dawn,
(ESV)
Let the stars of its dawn be dark;
let it hope for light, but have none,
nor see the eyelids of the morning,

Job 4:6

(NIV)
Should not your piety be your confidence
and your blameless ways your hope?
(ESV)
Is not your fear of God your confidence,
and the integrity of your ways your hope?

Job 5:16

(NIV)
So the poor have hope,
and injustice shuts its mouth.
(ESV)
So the poor have hope,
and injustice shuts her mouth.

Job 6:8

(NIV)
‘Oh, that I might have my request,
that God would grant what I hope for,
(ESV)
Oh that I might have my request,
and that God would fulfill my hope,

Job 6:11

(NIV)
‘What strength do I have, that I should still hope?
What prospects, that I should be patient?
(ESV)
What is my strength, that I should wait?
And what is my end, that I should be patient?

Job 6:19

(NIV)
The caravans of Tema look for water,
the travelling merchants of Sheba look in hope.
(ESV)
The caravans of Tema look,
the travelers of Sheba hope.

Job 7:2

(NIV)
Like a slave longing for the evening shadows,
or a hired labourer waiting to be paid,
(ESV)
Like a slave who longs for the shadow,
and like a hired hand who looks for his wages,

Job 7:6

(NIV)
‘My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle,
and they come to an end without hope.
(ESV)
My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle
and come to their end without hope.

Job 8:13

(NIV)
Such is the destiny of all who forget God;
so perishes the hope of the godless.
(ESV)
Such are the paths of all who forget God;
the hope of the godless shall perish.

Job 11:18

(NIV)
You will be secure, because there is hope;
you will look about you and take your rest in safety.
(ESV)
And you will feel secure, because there is hope;
you will look around and take your rest in security.

Job 11:20

(NIV)
But the eyes of the wicked will fail,
and escape will elude them;
their hope will become a dying gasp.’
(ESV)
But the eyes of the wicked will fail;
all way of escape will be lost to them,
and their hope is to breathe their last.”

Job 13:15

(NIV)
Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him;
I will surely defend my ways to his face.
(ESV)
Though he slay me, I will hope in him;
yet I will argue my ways to his face.

Job 14:7

(NIV)
‘At least there is hope for a tree:
if it is cut down, it will sprout again,
and its new shoots will not fail.
(ESV)
“For there is hope for a tree,
if it be cut down, that it will sprout again,
and that its shoots will not cease.

Job 14:14

(NIV)
If someone dies, will they live again?
All the days of my hard service
I will wait for my renewal to come.
(ESV)
If a man dies, shall he live again?
All the days of my service I would wait,
till my renewal should come.

Job 14:19

(NIV)
as water wears away stones
and torrents wash away the soil,
so you destroy a person’s hope.
(ESV)
the waters wear away the stones;
the torrents wash away the soil of the earth;
so you destroy the hope of man.

Job 17:13

(NIV)
If the only home I hope for is the grave,
if I spread out my bed in the realm of darkness,
(ESV)
If I hope for Sheol as my house,
if I make my bed in darkness,

Job 17:15

(NIV)
where then is my hope –
who can see any hope for me?
(ESV)
where then is my hope?
Who will see my hope?

Job 19:10

(NIV)
He tears me down on every side till I am gone;
he uproots my hope like a tree.
(ESV)
He breaks me down on every side, and I am gone,
and my hope has he pulled up like a tree.

Job 27:8

(NIV)
For what hope have the godless when they are cut off,
when God takes away their life?
(ESV)
For what is the hope of the godless when God cuts him off,
when God takes away his life?

Job 29:21

(NIV)
‘People listened to me expectantly,
waiting in silence for my counsel.
(ESV)
“Men listened to me and waited
and kept silence for my counsel.

Job 29:23

(NIV)
They waited for me as for showers
and drank in my words as the spring rain.
(ESV)
They waited for me as for the rain,
and they opened their mouths as for the spring rain.

Job 30:26

(NIV)
Yet when I hoped for good, evil came;
when I looked for light, then came darkness.
(ESV)
But when I hoped for good, evil came,
and when I waited for light darkness came.

Job 32:11

(NIV)
I waited while you spoke,
I listened to your reasoning;
while you were searching for words,
(ESV)
Behold, I waited for your words,
I listened for your wise sayings,
while you searched out what to say.

Job 32:16

(NIV)
Must I wait, now that they are silent,
now that they stand there with no reply?
(ESV)
And shall I wait, because they do not speak,
because they stand there, and answer no more?

Job 41:9

(NIV)
Any hope of subduing it is false;
the mere sight of it is overpowering.
(ESV)
Behold, the hope of a man is false;
he is laid low even at the sight of him.

Ps 9:18

(NIV)
But God will never forget the needy;
the hope of the afflicted will never perish.
(ESV)
For the needy shall not always be forgotten,
and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

Ps 25:3

(NIV)
No one who hopes in you
will ever be put to shame,
but shame will come on those
who are treacherous without cause.
(ESV)
Indeed none who wait for you shall be put to shame;
they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.

Ps 25:5

(NIV)
Guide me in your truth and teach me,
for you are God my Saviour,
and my hope is in you all day long.
(ESV)
Lead me in your truth and teach me,
for you are the God of my salvation;
for you I wait all the day long.

Ps 25:21

(NIV)
May integrity and uprightness protect me,
because my hope,  Lord, is in you.
(ESV)
May integrity and uprightness preserve me,
for I wait for you.

Ps 27:14

(NIV)
Wait for the  Lord;
be strong and take heart
and wait for the  Lord.
(ESV)
Wait for the  Lord;
be strong, and let your heart take courage;
wait for the  Lord!

Ps 31:24

(NIV)
Be strong and take heart,
all you who hope in the  Lord.
(ESV)
Be strong, and let your heart take courage,
all you who wait for the  Lord!

Ps 33:18

(NIV)
But the eyes of the  Lord are on those who fear him,
on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,
(ESV)
Behold, the eye of the  Lord is on those who fear him,
on those who hope in his steadfast love,

Ps 33:22

(NIV)
May your unfailing love be with us,  Lord,
even as we put our hope in you.
(ESV)
Let your steadfast love, O  Lord, be upon us,
even as we hope in you.

Ps 37:9

(NIV)
For those who are evil will be destroyed,
but those who hope in the  Lord will inherit the land.
(ESV)
For the evildoers shall be cut off,
but those who wait for the  Lord shall inherit the land.

Ps 37:34

(NIV)
Hope in the  Lord
and keep his way.
He will exalt you to inherit the land;
when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it.
(ESV)
Wait for the  Lord and keep his way,
and he will exalt you to inherit the land;
you will look on when the wicked are cut off.

Ps 38:15

(NIV)
 Lord, I wait for you;
you will answer, Lord my God.
(ESV)
But for you, O  Lord, do I wait;
it is you, O Lord my God, who will answer.

Ps 39:7

(NIV)
‘But now, Lord, what do I look for?
My hope is in you.
(ESV)
“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait?
My hope is in you.

(NIV)

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm.

(ESV)

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

Ps 40:1

(NIV)
I waited patiently for the  Lord;
he turned to me and heard my cry.
(ESV)
I waited patiently for the  Lord;
he inclined to me and heard my cry.

Ps 42:5

(NIV)
Why, my soul, are you downcast?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Saviour and my God.
(ESV)
Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation

Ps 42:11

(NIV)
Why, my soul, are you downcast?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Saviour and my God.
(ESV)
Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.

Ps 43:5

(NIV)
Why, my soul, are you downcast?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Saviour and my God.
(ESV)
Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.

Ps 52:9

(NIV)
For what you have done I will always praise you
in the presence of your faithful people.
And I will hope in your name,
for your name is good.
(ESV)
I will thank you forever,
because you have done it.
I will wait for your name for it is good,
in the presence of the godly.

Ps 56:6

(NIV)
They conspire, they lurk,
they watch my steps,
hoping to take my life.
(ESV)
They stir up strife, they lurk;
they watch my steps,
as they have waited for my life.
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