Wait On The Lord
What Does This Mean?

Strong’s # 6960 - Qâvâh
To bind together (by twisting)
To collect, to gather together, to be joined,
To meet, to lie in wait (for someone,thing)
To expect, to await, to look for patiently
To hope, to trust, to be enduring,
To be confident
Strong’s #3176 – Yâchal
To wait, to hope, to expect, to be patient,
To tarry.
Waiting on the passage of time
Expectation in hope
Trust in God

Wait On The Lord
Psalm 27:14 Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the LORD!
Psalm 37:7 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 brings wicked schemes to pass.
Psalm 37:9 For evildoers shall be cut off; But those who wait on the LORD, They shall inherit the earth.
Psalm 37:34 Wait on the LORD, And keep His way, And He shall exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.
Psalm 130:5 I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, And in His word I do hope.
Proverbs 20:22 Do not say, "I will recompense evil"; Wait for the LORD, and He will save you.
Isaiah 8:17 And I will wait on the LORD, Who hides His face from the house of Jacob; And I will hope in Him.
Isaiah 30:18 Therefore the LORD will wait, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the LORD is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who wait for Him.
Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.
Isaiah 49:23 Kings shall be your foster fathers, And their queens your nursing mothers; They shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth, And lick up the dust of your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD, For they shall not be ashamed who wait for Me."
Lamentations 3:25 The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the soul who seeks Him.
Lamentations 3:26 It is good that one should hope and wait quietly For the salvation of the LORD.
Micah 5:7 ¶ Then the remnant of Jacob Shall be in the midst of many peoples, Like dew from the LORD, Like showers on the grass, That tarry for no man Nor wait for the sons of men.
Micah 7:7 ¶ Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation; My God will hear me.
Philippians 3:20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Wait On The Lord
Does not mean to be idle or not doing something.
Does not mean we are waiting for something that will not happen anytime soon, as far as we know.
We sometimes use this word to describe a service; to wait on tables, to wait on a customer. To serve someone.
Why not serve God?

We have hope and an expectation that God will save us.
Our actions should reflect such hope and confidence in God.
Let us resolve to serve the Lord,
To wait on the Lord.

By Carey Scott

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