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Lexicon :: Strong's H6960 - qavah

קָוָה
Transliteration
qavah
Pronunciation
kä·vä' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1994,1995

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H6960 in the following manner: wait (29x), look (13x), wait for (1x), look for (1x), gathered (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to wait, look for, hope, expect

    1. (Qal) waiting (participle)

    2. (Piel)

      1. to wait or look eagerly for

      2. to lie in wait for

      3. to wait for, linger for

  2. to collect, bind together

    1. (Niphal) to be collected

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קָוָה qâvâh, kaw-vaw'; a primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting), i.e. collect; (figuratively) to expect:—gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait (for, on, upon).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using NIV

Strong's Number H6960 matches the Hebrew קָוָה (qavah),
which occurs 53 times in 45 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

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And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so.

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“I look for your deliverance, LORD.

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May its morning stars become dark; may it wait for daylight in vain and not see the first rays of dawn,

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The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope.

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Like a slave longing for the evening shadows, or a hired laborer waiting to be paid,

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If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in the realm of darkness,

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Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness.

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No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.

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Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.

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May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, LORD,[fn] is in you.

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Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.

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For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.

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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.

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“But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.

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[fn]For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry.

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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.

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They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, hoping to take my life.

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Lord, the LORD Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me.

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Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there was none, for comforters, but I found none.

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The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes.

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I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.

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Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!” Wait for the LORD, and he will avenge you.

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He dug it up and cleared it of stones and planted it with the choicest vines. He built a watchtower in it and cut out a winepress as well. Then he looked for a crop of good grapes, but it yielded only bad fruit.

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What more could have been done for my vineyard than I have done for it? When I looked for good grapes, why did it yield only bad?

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The vineyard of the LORD Almighty is the nation of Israel, and the people of Judah are the vines he delighted in. And he looked for justice, but saw bloodshed; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.

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I will wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the descendants of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.

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In that day they will say, “Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the LORD, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.”

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Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws,[fn] we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.

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LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

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but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

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Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers. They will bow down before you with their faces to the ground; they will lick the dust at your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.”

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My righteousness draws near speedily, my salvation is on the way, and my arm will bring justice to the nations. The islands will look to me and wait in hope for my arm.

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So justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We look for light, but all is darkness; for brightness, but we walk in deep shadows.

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We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves. We look for justice, but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away.

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Surely the islands look to me; in the lead are the ships of Tarshish,[fn] bringing your children from afar, with their silver and gold, to the honor of the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has endowed you with splendor.

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For when you did awesome things that we did not expect, you came down, and the mountains trembled before you.

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At that time they will call Jerusalem The Throne of the LORD, and all nations will gather in Jerusalem to honor the name of the LORD. No longer will they follow the stubbornness of their evil hearts.

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We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.

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Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings the darkness, before your feet stumble on the darkening hills. You hope for light, but he will turn it to utter darkness and change it to deep gloom.

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Have you rejected Judah completely? Do you despise Zion? Why have you afflicted us so that we cannot be healed? We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.

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Do any of the worthless idols of the nations bring rain? Do the skies themselves send down showers? No, it is you, LORD our God. Therefore our hope is in you, for you are the one who does all this.

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All your enemies open their mouths wide against you; they scoff and gnash their teeth and say, “We have swallowed her up. This is the day we have waited for; we have lived to see it.”

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The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him;

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But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always.

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The remnant of Jacob will be in the midst of many peoples like dew from the LORD, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for anyone or depend on man.
 
 
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