But from there, you will search for the Lord your God, and you will find Him when you seek Him with all your heart and all your soul.
You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.
I will be found by you”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and places where I banished you”—this is the Lord’s declaration. “I will restore you to the place I deported you from.”
Therefore let everyone who is faithful pray to You
at a time that You may be found.
When great floodwaters come,
they will not reach him.
And Isaiah says boldly:I was found
by those who were not looking for Me;
I revealed Myself
to those who were not asking for Me.
Can you fathom the depths of God
or discover the limits of the Almighty?
Jacob struggled with the Angel and prevailed;
he wept and sought His favor.
He found him at Bethel,
and there He spoke with him.
He did this so they might seek God, and perhaps they might reach out and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.
then you will understand the fear of the Lord
and discover the knowledge of God.
I love those who love me,
and those who search for me find me.
For the one who finds me finds life
and obtains favor from the Lord,