Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 40:1 in English Standard Version "To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry." Ps 27:14 Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Ps 37:7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices! Ps 39:12 “Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear to my cry; hold not your peace at my tears! For I am a sojourner with you, a guest, like all my fathers.