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Lexicon :: Strong's H6960 - qavah


kä·vä' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1994,1995

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strongs H6960 in the following manner: wait (29x), look (13x), wait for (1x), look for (1x), gathered (1x), misc (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 KJV

Strong's Number H6960 matches the Hebrew קָוָה (qavah),
which occurs 49 times in 45 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Gen 1:9

Gen 1:9

And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together H6960 unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Tools specific to Gen 49:18

Gen 49:18

I have waited for H6960 thy salvation, O LORD.

Tools specific to Job 3:9

Job 3:9

Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look H6960 for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day:

Tools specific to Job 6:19

Job 6:19

The troops of Tema looked, the companies of Sheba waited H6960 for them.

Tools specific to Job 7:2

Job 7:2

As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as an hireling looketh H6960 for the reward of his work:

Tools specific to Job 17:13

Job 17:13

If I wait, H6960 the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

Tools specific to Job 30:26

Job 30:26

When I looked H6960 for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.

Tools specific to Psa 25:3

Psa 25:3

Yea, let none that wait H6960 on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.

Tools specific to Psa 25:5

Psa 25:5

Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait H6960 all the day.

Tools specific to Psa 25:21

Psa 25:21

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait H6960 on thee.

Tools specific to Psa 27:14

Psa 27:14

Wait H6960 on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, H6960 I say, on the LORD.

Tools specific to Psa 37:9

Psa 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait H6960 upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Tools specific to Psa 37:34

Psa 37:34

Wait H6960 on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

Tools specific to Psa 39:7

Psa 39:7

And now, Lord, what wait H6960 I for? my hope is in thee.

Tools specific to Psa 40:1

Psa 40:1

[[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] I waited H6960 patiently H6960 for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Tools specific to Psa 52:9

Psa 52:9

I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait H6960 on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.

Tools specific to Psa 56:6

Psa 56:6

They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait H6960 for my soul.

Tools specific to Psa 69:6

Psa 69:6

Let not them that wait H6960 on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.

Tools specific to Psa 69:20

Psa 69:20

Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked H6960 for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.

Tools specific to Psa 119:95

Psa 119:95

The wicked have waited H6960 for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

Tools specific to Psa 130:5

Psa 130:5

I wait H6960 for the LORD, my soul doth wait, H6960 and in his word do I hope.

Tools specific to Pro 20:22

Pro 20:22

Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on H6960 the LORD, and he shall save thee.

Tools specific to Isa 5:2

Isa 5:2

And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress therein: and he looked H6960 that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.

Tools specific to Isa 5:4

Isa 5:4

What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked H6960 that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?

Tools specific to Isa 5:7

Isa 5:7

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked H6960 for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Tools specific to Isa 8:17

Isa 8:17

And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look H6960 for him.

Tools specific to Isa 25:9

Isa 25:9

And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited H6960 for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited H6960 for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.

Tools specific to Isa 26:8

Isa 26:8

Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited H6960 for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.

Tools specific to Isa 33:2

Isa 33:2

O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited H6960 for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

Tools specific to Isa 40:31

Isa 40:31

But they that wait H6960 upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Tools specific to Isa 49:23

Isa 49:23

And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait H6960 for me.

Tools specific to Isa 51:5

Isa 51:5

My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait H6960 upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust.

Tools specific to Isa 59:9

Isa 59:9

Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait H6960 for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.

Tools specific to Isa 59:11

Isa 59:11

We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look H6960 for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

Tools specific to Isa 60:9

Isa 60:9

Surely the isles shall wait H6960 for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.

Tools specific to Isa 64:3

Isa 64:3

When thou didst terrible things which we looked H6960 not for, thou camest down, the mountains flowed down at thy presence.

Tools specific to Jer 3:17

Jer 3:17

At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the LORD; and all the nations shall be gathered H6960 unto it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem: neither shall they walk any more after the imagination of their evil heart.

Tools specific to Jer 8:15

Jer 8:15

We looked H6960 for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!

Tools specific to Jer 13:16

Jer 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look H6960 for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.

Tools specific to Jer 14:19

Jer 14:19

Hast thou utterly rejected Judah? hath thy soul lothed Zion? why hast thou smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked H6960 for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!

Tools specific to Jer 14:22

Jer 14:22

Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O LORD our God? therefore we will wait H6960 upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.

Tools specific to Lam 2:16

Lam 2:16

All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly this is the day that we looked for; H6960 we have found, we have seen it.

Tools specific to Lam 3:25

Lam 3:25

The LORD is good unto them that wait H6960 for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Tools specific to Hos 12:6

Hos 12:6

Therefore turn thou to thy God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait H6960 on thy God continually.

Tools specific to Mic 5:7

Mic 5:7

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth H6960 not for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.
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