Verses with the word hope in the Old Testament (68 verses):
Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;
And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said unto Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken strange wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing.
Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, thy hope, and the uprightness of thy ways?
So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.
What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:
Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spider's web.
And thou shalt be secure, because there is hope; yea, thou shalt dig about thee, and thou shalt take thy rest in safety.
But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.
For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.
The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.
And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?
He hath destroyed me on every side, and I am gone: and mine hope hath he removed like a tree.
For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
Behold, the hope of him is in vain: shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him?
Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother's breasts.
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.
For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.
That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.
My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever.
Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.
Thou art wearied in the greatness of thy way; yet saidst thou not, There is no hope: thou hast found the life of thine hand; therefore thou wast not grieved.
Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.
O the hope of Israel, the saviour thereof in time of trouble, why shouldest thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man that turneth aside to tarry for a night?
Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.
Be not a terror unto me: thou art my hope in the day of evil.
And they said, There is no hope: but we will walk after our own devices, and we will every one do the imagination of his evil heart.
And there is hope in thine end, saith the LORD, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
All that found them have devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.
And I said, My strength and my hope is perished from the LORD:
This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.
The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope.
They have seen vanity and lying divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD hath not sent them: and they have made others to hope that they would confirm the word.
Now when she saw that she had waited, and her hope was lost, then she took another of her whelps, and made him a young lion.
Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.
The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;