But the Angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness on the road to Shur.
He found him in a desert land, in the howling void of the wilderness; He kept circling around him, He scanned him [penetratingly], He kept him as the pupil of His eye.
I have found David My servant; with My holy oil have I anointed him,
1 Kings 21:20
And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the Lord.
Then these men came thronging [by agreement] and found Daniel praying and making supplication before his God.
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the first ripe fruit on the fig tree in its first season, but they went to Baal-peor and consecrated themselves to that shameful thing [Baal], and they became detestable and loathsome like that which they loved.
Then he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, Go and search for the Child carefully and diligently, and when you have found Him, bring me word, that I too may come and worship Him.
So go to the thoroughfares where they leave the city [where the main roads and those from the country end] and invite to the wedding feast as many as you find.
And they found Him and said to Him, Everybody is looking for You.
After three days they found Him [came upon Him] in the [court of the] temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.
Because this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found! And they began to revel and feast and make merry.
He first sought out and found his own brother Simon and said to him, We have found (discovered) the Messiah! -- "which translated is the Christ (the Anointed One).
Philip sought and found Nathanael and told him, We have found (discovered) the One Moses in the Law and also the Prophets wrote about -- "Jesus from Nazareth, the [legal] son of Joseph!
Afterward, when Jesus found him in the temple, He said to him, See, you are well! Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you.
And when they found Him on the other side of the lake, they said to Him, Rabbi! When did You come here?
But if the thief is not found, the house owner shall appear before God [the judges as His agents] to find whether he stole his neighbor's goods.
A capable, intelligent, and virtuous woman -- "who is he who can find her? She is far more precious than jewels and her value is far above rubies or pearls.
He who finds a [true] wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
I love those who love me, and those who seek me early and diligently shall find me.
For whoever finds me [Wisdom] finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord.