Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the truth; and I will pardon it.
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. In this you have done foolishly: therefore from now on you shall have wars.
But you, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.
And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.
And said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls because of the multitude of men and cattle in it:
She cries at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the entrance at the doors.
Song of Songs 3:2
I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the squares I will seek him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I found him not.
So that servant came, and showed his lord these things. Then the Master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in here the poor, and the maimed, and the lame, and the blind.
If ye can
1 Kings 19:10
And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken your covenant, thrown down your altars, and slain your prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
Most men will proclaim everyone his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
And I sought for a man among them, that should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.
And Abraham drew near, and said, will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
[To the Chief Musician upon sheminith. A Psalm of David.] Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that does good, no, not one.
God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grape gleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fruit.
If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;
Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
None calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth: they trust in empty words, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
And with all deception of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.