Hope: An expectancy. A desire of something good, with an expectation of obtaining it, a belief that it is obtainable, an expectation of a desirable thing, confidence, pleasing expectancy. The feeling that something wanted, can be had, or will turn out for the best.
Psalms 16:8-9 - I have set the LORD always before me, because He is at my right hand, I will not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest in hope.
Ephesians 1:18 - I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order to know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints and his incomparably great power for us who believe.
Romans 12:12 - Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans 15:4 - For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
Romans 15:13 - May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Psalms 147:11 - The LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
Psalms 71:14 - As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more
Psalms 71:5 - For you are my hope, O Lord God, you are my confidence from my youth.
Psalms 31:24 - Be of good courage, and he will strengthen your heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
Psalms 33:17-22 - A horse is vain hope for deliverance, despite all its great strength it cannot save. But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love, to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine. We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice for we trust in his holy name. May your unfailing love rest upon us, O LORD, even as we put our hope in you.
Psalms 38:15 - For I hope in You, O LORD, You will answer, O Lord my God.
Psalms 39:7 - But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
Psalms 42:5 - Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again, my Savior and my God
Psalms 42:11 - Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I will still praise him, the help of my countenance and my God.
Psalms 43:5 - Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
Psalms 78:5,7 - For he established a testimony in Jacob… That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commands.
Psalms 119:149-150 - Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
Psalms 119:81 - I am worn out waiting for your rescue, but I have put my hope in your word.
Psalms 119:114 - You are my hiding place and my shield: I have put my hope in your word.
Psalms 130:5,7,8 - I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope… O Israel put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is unfailing love and with him is full redemption. He himself will redeem Israel from all their sin.
Psalms 131:3 - O Israel, put your hope in the LORD both now and forevermore
Psalms 146:5 - But joyful are those who have the God of Israel as their helper, whose hope is in the LORD their God.
Proverbs 10:28 - The hope of the righteous brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.
Proverbs 13:12 - Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
Proverbs 26:12 - Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 29:20 - Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Ecclesiastes 9:4 - Anyone who is among the living has hope – even a live dog is better than a dead lion.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 - But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD whose confidence is in him. He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.
Lamentations 3:21-26 - Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning: great is your faithfulness. I say to myself. “The LORD is my portion therefore I will wait for him. The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him to the one who seeks him; It is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.
Ezra 10:2-4 - And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said unto Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken strange wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing. Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those who fear the commands of our God; and let it be done according to the law. Rise up, this matter is in your hands. We will support you, so take courage and do it.
Zechariah 9:12 - Come back to the place of safety, all you prisoners who still have hope! I promise this very day that I will repay two blessings for each of your troubles.
Romans 4:18 - Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”
Romans 5:2-5 - Through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
Romans 8:24-27 - For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently. In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God’s will.
I Corinthians 9:10 - Does he not speak entirely for our sake? It was written for our sake, because he who plows should plow in hope and he who threshes should do so in hope of sharing the crop.
II Corinthians 1:7-11 - And our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our comfort. We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers about the hardships we suffered in the province of Asia. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired even of life. Indeed in our hearts we felt the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us, as you help by your prayers. Then many will give thanks on our behalf for the gracious favor granted us in answer to the prayers of many.
II Corinthians 3:12 - Therefore since we have such a hope, we are very bold. (we speak plainly)
Galatians 5:5 - But by faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope.
Ephesians 4:4 - There is one body and one Spirit – just as you were called to one hope when you were called.
Colossians 1:5 - the faith and love that spring from the hope that is stored up for you in heaven and that you have already heard about in the word of truth, the gospel that has come to you…
Colossians 1:22 - Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation – if you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope held out in the gospel.
Colossians 1:27 - To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
I Thessalonians 1:3 - We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord, Jesus Christ.
I Thessalonians 5:8 - But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep we may live together with him. Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
2 Thessalonians 2:16 - May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.
I Timothy 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Savior and the Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope.
Titus 1:2 - In hope of eternal life, whichGod, that cannot lie, promised before the world began.
Titus 2:13 - Looking for that blessed hope, the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ.
Titus 3:5-7 - He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs, having the hope of eternal life.
Hebrews 3:6 - But Christ was a faithful son over His house. And we are that house if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end.
Hebrews 6:11 - But we want each of you to continue to be diligent to the very end, in order to give full assurance to your hope.
Hebrews 6:18 - God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope set before us may be greatly encouraged. We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain…
I Peter 1:3-5 - Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith, of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire – may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.
I Peter 1:13 - Therefore, prepare your minds for action: be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the graceto be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. As obedient children do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance, but just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do.
I Peter 3:15- But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.
I John 3:2-3 - Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. Everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as he is pure.
I Peter 1:21 - Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; so that your faith and hope might be in God.
I Corinthians 13:13 - And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
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