What does it mean to "Wait on the Lord"
Psa 27:14 (KJV)
 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage,
and he shall strengthen thine heart:
wait, I say, on the LORD.
The English word , "wait" has an interesting meaning which could well apply to to our relationship with Christ: it means, {Webster}-"to stay in a place or remain inactive or in anticipation until something expected takes place."
It is here that the meaning of the Hebrew word takes over. Because we could ask, "What are we expecting to take place?" The Hebrew word for "wait" is "quvah" and has the meaning "to bind together, as by twisting strands together into a rope". One other Hebrew scholar (Gesenius) gives the definition of this word as "To be robust. To fix one's hope upon Jehovah and to expect His aid."
So let's put it all together this way: To wait upon the Lord is " to remain in place in your situation while fixing your hopes on God, and expecting His aid and deliverance, and becoming stronger in your faith in the process."
Psa 130:5 (KJV)
 I wait for the LORD,
my soul doth wait, and in his Word do I hope.
A good example of this would be this verse in James:
James 4:13-15 (KJV)
Go to now, ye that say,
To day or to morrow we will go into such a city,
and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:
 {14} Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow.
For what is your life?
It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time,
and then vanisheth away.
 {15} For that ye ought to say,
If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.
{16} But now ye rejoice in your boastings:
all such rejoicing is evil.
Psalm 37 gives many examples of what it means to "wait on the Lord". This Psalm contains 4 elements:
1) instructions about waiting on the Lord,
2) promises for blessings which will result when you wait on the Lord,
3) activities of "evildoers{H=destroyers}" or "workers of iniquity(H=morally evil)".
4) and promises about what will happen to these workers of iniquity.
Below you will find more verses about waiting on the Lord.
God Bless you.
In Christ...brother bob...<><

Psa 37:1-11 (KJV)
A Psalm of David.
Fret not thyself because of evildoers,
neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.
{2} For they shall soon be cut down like the grass,
and wither as the green herb.
{3} Trust in the LORD, and do good;
so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
{4} Delight thyself also in the LORD;
and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
{5} Commit thy way unto the LORD;
trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
 {6} And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light,
and thy judgment as the noonday.
{7} Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him:
 fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way,
because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
 {8} Cease from anger, and forsake wrath:
fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
{9} For evildoers shall be cut off:
but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
 {10} For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be:
yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
{11} But the meek shall inherit the earth;
and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Psa 37:37-40 (KJV)
 {37} Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright:
for the end of that man is peace.
{38} But the transgressors shall be destroyed together:
the end of the wicked shall be cut off.
{39} But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD:
he is their strength in the time of trouble.
{40} And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them:
he shall deliver them from the wicked,
and save them, because they trust in him.
Psa 27:13-14 (KJV) 
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
 {14} Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart:
wait, I say, on the LORD.
Prov 20:22 (KJV) 
Say not thou, I will recompense [repay evil for] evil;
but wait on the LORD,
and he shall save thee.
Isa 40:28-31 (KJV) 
 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard,
 that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth,
 fainteth not, neither is weary?
there is no searching of his understanding.
 {29} He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.
{30} Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:
 {31} But they that wait 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.
Rom 8:24-28 (KJV) 
For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope:
for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?
{25} But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
{26} Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities:
for we know not what we should pray for as we ought:
but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
{27} And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit,
 because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.
{28} And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God,
to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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