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Expectation
Anticipation • Expect
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Expect;Expectation
Expect; Expectation [Heb. tiqwâ, piel of yāḥal (Ezk. 13:6), tôḥeleṯ, ʿālay śāmû (1 K. 2:15); Gk. prosdokáō, prosdokía, apokaradokía (“eager expectation”; Phil. 1:20), dokéō (Mt. 24:44 par), ekdéchomai (1 Cor. 16:11), elpízō (2 Cor. 8:5), apelpízō (Lk. 6:35)]; AV also HOPE, THINK,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EXPECT; EXPECTATION
EXPECT; EXPECTATION<eks-pekt’>, <eks-pek-ta’-shun>: Of the three Greek words, translated in the New Testament by “expect,” prosdokao, meaning to look forward toward what will probably occur, whether in hope or dread (Acts 3:5; Luke 3:15), is not as intense as ekdechomai (Hebrews 10:13), meaning
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Expect, Expectation
EXPECT, eks-pektʹ, EXPECTATION, eks-pek-tāʹshun: Of the three Gr words, trd in the NT by “expect,” prosdokáō, meaning to look forward toward what will probably occur, whether in hope or dread (Acts 3:5; Lk 3:15), is not as intense as ekdéchomai (He 10:13), meaning to wait for that of the realization
Key passages
Php 1:20

according to my eager expectation and hope, that I will be put to shame in nothing, but with all boldness, even now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether through life or through death.