Verses with the word wait in the Apocrypha (24 verses):
2 Esdras 12:39
But wait thou here thyself yet seven days more, that it may be shewed thee, whatsoever it pleaseth the Highest to declare unto thee. And with that he went his way.
Therefore let us wait for salvation of him, and call upon him to help us, and he will hear our voice, if it please him.
Now Judith had commanded her maid to stand without her bedchamber, and to wait for her. coming forth, as she did daily: for she said she would go forth to her prayers, and she spake to Bagoas according to the same purpose.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:12
Therefore let us lie in wait for the righteous; because he is not for our turn, and he is clean contrary to our doings: he upbraideth us with our offending the law, and objecteth to our infamy the transgressings of our education.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:12
She defended him from his enemies, and kept him safe from those that lay in wait, and in a sore conflict she gave him the victory; that he might know that goodness is stronger than all.
Ye that fear the Lord, wait for his mercy; and go not aside, lest ye fall.
My son, defraud not the poor of his living, and make not the needy eyes to wait long.
Be not called a whisperer, and lie not in wait with thy tongue: for a foul shame is upon the thief, and an evil condemnation upon the double tongue.
Come unto her as one that ploweth and soweth, and wait for her good fruits: for thou shalt not toil much in labouring about her, but thou shalt eat of her fruits right soon.
Rise not up [in anger] at the presence of an injurious person, lest he lie in wait to entrap thee in thy words
For he lieth in wait, and turneth good into evil, and in things worthy praise will lay blame upon thee.
Of a spark of fire a heap of coals is kindled: and a sinful man layeth wait for blood.
Go after her as one that traceth, and lie in wait in her ways.
Be not made a beggar by banqueting upon borrowing, when thou hast nothing in thy purse: for thou shalt lie in wait for thine own life, and be talked on.
As the lion lieth in wait for the prey; so sin for them that work iniquity.
Mockery and reproach are from the proud; but vengeance, as a lion, shall lie in wait for them.
Beware thou slide not by it, lest thou fall before him that lieth in wait.
Reward them that wait for thee, and let thy prophets be found faithful.
Then thought I upon thy mercy, O Lord, and upon thy acts of old, how thou deliverest such as wait for thee, and savest them out of the hands of the enemies.
1 Maccabees 1:36
For it was a place to lie in wait against the sanctuary, and an evil adversary to Israel.
1 Maccabees 5:4
Also he remembered the injury of the children of Bean, who had been a snare and an offence unto the people, in that they lay in wait for them in the ways.
1 Maccabees 12:45
Therefore send them now home again, and choose a few men to wait on thee, and come thou with me to Ptolemais, for I will give it thee, and the rest of the strong holds and forces, and all that have any charge: as for me, I will return and depart: for this is the cause of my coming.
2 Maccabees 7:30
Whiles she was yet speaking these words, the young man said, Whom wait ye for? I will not obey the king's commandment: but I will obey the commandment of the law that was given unto our fathers by Moses.
2 Maccabees 9:25
Again, considering how that the princes that are borderers and neighbours unto my kingdom wait for opportunities, and expect what shall be the event. I have appointed my son Antiochus king, whom I often committed and commended unto many of you, when I went up into the high provinces; to whom I have written as followeth: