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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To watch for; to look out for.

2. (v. t.) To wait on, serve, or attend.

3. (v. t.) To wait for; to stay for; to expect. See Expect.

4. (v. t.) To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good.

5. (v. i.) To watch.

6. (v. i.) To wait (on or upon).

7. (v. i.) To wait; to stay in waiting.

8. (n.) A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

a-wat': Only in Acts 9:24 the King James Version, in its now obsolete sense as a noun, "ambush": "their laying await was known of Saul." the Revised Version (British and American) "their plot."

4328. prosdokao -- to await, expect
... to await, expect. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prosdokao Phonetic Spelling:
(pros-dok-ah'-o) Short Definition: I expect, await Definition: I expect ...
// - 7k

362. anameno -- to await
... to await. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anameno Phonetic Spelling:
(an-am-en'-o) Short Definition: I await Definition: I await (one whose coming is ...
// - 7k

553. apekdechomai -- to await eagerly
... to await eagerly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: apekdechomai Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-ek-dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I expect eagerly, wait for ...
// - 8k

1551. ekdechomai -- to take or receive, by impl. to await, expect
... to await, expect. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ekdechomai Phonetic Spelling:
(ek-dekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I wait for, expect Definition: I wait ...
// - 7k

5278. hupomeno -- to stay behind, to await, endure
... to stay behind, to await, endure. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: hupomeno
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-om-en'-o) Short Definition: I remain behind, endure ...
// - 8k

4327. prosdechomai -- to receive to oneself
... Verb Transliteration: prosdechomai Phonetic Spelling: (pros-dekh'-om-ahee) Short
Definition: I expect, welcome, accept Definition: (a) I await, expect, (b ... await. ...
// - 8k

3306. meno -- to stay, abide, remain
... Verb Transliteration: meno Phonetic Spelling: (men'-o) Short Definition: I remain,
abide Definition: I remain, abide, stay, wait; with acc: I wait for, await. ...
// - 8k

4037. perimeno -- to wait for
... to wait for. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: perimeno Phonetic Spelling:
(per-ee-men'-o) Short Definition: I wait for Definition: I wait for, await. ...
// - 7k

4692. speudo -- to hasten, urge on
... Probably strengthened from pous; to "speed" ("study"), ie Urge on (diligently or
earnestly); by implication, to await eagerly -- (make, with) haste unto. ...
// - 6k

606. apokeimai -- to be laid away, be laid up in store
... be appointed. From apo and keimai; to be reserved; figuratively, to await --
be appointed, (be) laid up. see GREEK apo. see GREEK keimai. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
2442. chakah -- to wait, await
... 2441, 2442. chakah. 2443 . to wait, await. Transliteration: chakah Phonetic
Spelling: (khaw-kaw') Short Definition: wait. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/2442.htm - 6k

3176. yachal -- to wait, await
... 3175, 3176. yachal. 3177 . to wait, await. Transliteration: yachal Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-chal') Short Definition: hope. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/3176.htm - 6k

6822. tsaphah -- to look out or about, spy, keep watch
... A primitive root; properly, to lean forward, ie To peer into the distance; by
implication, to observe, await -- behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep ...
/hebrew/6822.htm - 6k


Of those who are Ignorant of this Mystery; and that their ...
... Ignorance is Voluntary. The Blessings which await those who know it, especially
such as die in the Confession of the Faith. But it ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xii of those who are.htm

Letter Lii. From Theodoret, Bishop of Cyrus, to Leo. (See Vol. Iii ...
... I however await the verdict of your Apostolic See, and beg and pray your Holiness
to succour me when I appeal to your upright and just tribunal, and bid me ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/letter lii from theodoret bishop.htm

Nor Let this Promise Seem to You Contrary to the Natural Structure ...
... Lord will grant to us, and to all who hear these words, that having kept the faith
which we have received, having finished our course, we may await the crown ...
/.../47 nor let this promise.htm

Acts I
... "He commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem; but await the
promise of the Father, which you have heard from me." [13]. ...
/.../ commentary on acts of the apostles/acts i.htm

Fourth Sunday after Trinity Redemption of the Creatures.
... Hence Paul points to another life for all creation, declaring it to be as weary
of this order as we are and to await a new dispensation. ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol iii/fourth sunday after trinity redemption.htm

The Fifteenth Chapter: the Grace of Devotion is Acquired through ...
... YOU must seek earnestly the grace of devotion, ask for it fervently, await it patiently
and hopefully, receive it gratefully, guard it humbly, cooperate with ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the fifteenth chapter the grace.htm

... While "we await the redemption of our body, we are saved by hope, and hoping for
that we see not, we await with patience." [5300] But hope disappointeth not ...
// on the book of psalms/samech.htm

Letter cxxxix. To the Alexandrians.
... If the world is being delivered to complete, and final destruction, let us not lose
heart for the present, but let us await the revelation from heaven, and the ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter cxxxix to the alexandrians.htm

Whether the Brightness of the Heavenly Bodies Will be Increased at ...
... passage. Therefore they await the glory of the saints. But they would not
await it unless they were to gain something by it. Therefore ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the brightness of the.htm

Whether the Form of the Consecration of the Bread Accomplishes Its ...
... I answer that, Some of the earlier doctors said that these two forms, namely, for
consecrating the bread and the wine, await each other's action, so that the ...
// theologica/whether the form of the.htm

Await (12 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
AWAIT. ... Multi-Version Concordance Await (12 Occurrences). ...
/a/await.htm - 10k

Abide (162 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To wait for; to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide
my time. 5. (vt) To endure; to sustain; to submit to. ...
/a/abide.htm - 38k

Wait (223 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as,
to wait orders. ... Acts 9:24 But their laying await was known of Saul. ...
/w/wait.htm - 41k

Laying (87 Occurrences)
... Version, is rendered "lying in wait" in Numbers 35:20;; Acts 9:24 reads: "But their
plot became known" (the King James Version "But their laying await was known ...
/l/laying.htm - 39k

Zechariah (55 Occurrences)
... The second burden (ch. 12-14) points out the glories that await Israel in "the
latter day", the final conflict and triumph of God's kingdom. ...
/z/zechariah.htm - 70k

Look (1874 Occurrences)
... Sometimes used figuratively. 7. (vi) To await the appearance of anything; to expect;
to anticipate. 8. (vt) To look at; to turn the eyes toward. ...
/l/look.htm - 12k

Tribulations (11 Occurrences)
... (ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV). Acts 20:23 only that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every
city, saying that bonds and tribulations await me. (DBY YLT). ...
/t/tribulations.htm - 9k

Tend (24 Occurrences)
... attend to. 4. (vi) To wait, as attendants or servants; to serve; to attend; --
with on or upon. 5. (vi) To await; to expect. 6. (v ...
/t/tend.htm - 14k

Remain (933 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To await; to be left to. 4. (n.) State of remaining; stay. 5. (n.) That
which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural. ...
/r/remain.htm - 7k

Expect (20 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To wait for; to await . 2. (vt) To look
for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that ...
/e/expect.htm - 13k

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Await (12 Occurrences)

Acts 1:4
and, being assembled with them, commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to await the promise of the Father, which said he ye have heard of me.

Acts 9:24
But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.

Acts 20:23
except that the Holy Spirit, at town after town, testifies to me that imprisonment and suffering are awaiting me.

Romans 3:19
But it cannot be denied that all that the Law says is addressed to those who are living under the Law, in order that every mouth may be stopped, and that the whole world may await sentence from God.

Galatians 5:5
For we, by the Spirit, on the principle of faith, await the hope of righteousness.

Philippians 3:20
for our commonwealth has its existence in the heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour,

1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to await the return from Heaven of His Son, whom He raised from among the dead--even Jesus, our Deliverer from God's coming anger.

Hebrews 9:28
so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, without sin, to those who are eagerly waiting for him for salvation.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 24:17
Fear, and death, and the net, are come on you, O people of the earth.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 60:9
For the isles shall await me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from afar, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of Jehovah thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, for he hath glorified thee.

Jeremiah 48:43
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are on you, inhabitant of Moab, says Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Hosea 9:8
Ephraim is looking 'away' from My God, The prophet! a snare of a fowler 'is' over all his ways, Hatred 'is' in the house of his God.
(See NIV)



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