Not Finding

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Genesis 2:20

And Adam gave names to all the livestock and to the birds of the air and to every [wild] beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found a helper meet (suitable, adapted, complementary) for him.

Genesis 38:20

And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand; but he was unable to find her.

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days and at that time, says the Lord, the iniquity of Israel will be sought, but there will be none, and the sins of Judah [will be sought], but none will be found, for I will pardon those whom I cause to remain as a remnant (the preserved ones who come forth after a long tribulation).

Ezekiel 26:21

I will make you a terror [bring you to a dreadful end] and you shall be no more. Though you be sought, yet you shall never be found again, says the Lord God.

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Seeking But Not Finding People

Song of Solomon 3:1

In the night I dreamed that I sought the one whom I love. [She said] I looked for him but could not find him.

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2 Samuel 17:20

For when Absalom's servants came to the woman at the house, they said, Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan? And the woman said to them, They went over the brook of water. When they had sought and could not find them, they returned to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 2:17

But when they urged him till he was embarrassed, he said, Send. So they sent fifty men, who sought for three days but did not find him.

Hosea 2:6

Therefore, behold, I [the Lord God] will hedge up her way [even yours, O Israel] with thorns; and I will build a wall against her that she shall not find her paths.

Genesis 19:11

And they struck the men who were at the door of the house with blindness [which dazzled them], from the youths to the old men, so that they wearied themselves [groping] to find the door.

Exodus 16:27

On the seventh day some of the people went out to gather, but they found none.

Hosea 2:7

And she shall follow after her lovers but she shall not overtake them; and she shall seek them [inquiring for and requiring them], but shall not find them. Then shall she say, Let me go and return to my first husband, for then was it better with me than now.

Amos 8:12

And [the people] 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 [inquiring for and requiring it as one requires food], but shall not find it.

Matthew 7:14

But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed that leads away to life, and few are those who find it.

Matthew 26:60

But they found none, though many witnesses came forward [to testify]. At last two men came forward

Mark 11:13

And seeing in the distance a fig tree [covered] with leaves, He went to see if He could find any [fruit] on it [ for in the fig tree the fruit appears at the same time as the leaves]. But when He came up to it, He found nothing but leaves, for the fig season had not yet come.

Mark 14:55

Now the chief priests and the entire council (the Sanhedrin) were constantly seeking [to get] testimony against Jesus with a view to condemning Him and putting Him to death, but they did not find any.

Luke 2:45

And when they failed to find Him, they went back to Jerusalem, looking for Him [up and down] all the way.

Luke 24:3

But when they went inside, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.

Luke 24:23

But did not find His body; and they returned saying that they had [even] seen a vision of angels, who said that He was alive!

John 7:34

You will look for Me, but you will not [be able to] find Me; where I am, you cannot come.

John 7:36

What does this statement of His mean, You will look for Me and not be able to find Me, and, Where I am, you cannot come?

John 7:35

Then the Jews said among themselves, Where does this Man intend to go that we shall not find Him? Will He go to the Jews who are scattered in the Dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?

Acts 5:22

But when the attendants arrived there, they failed to find them in the jail; so they came back and reported,

Acts 12:19

And when Herod had looked for him and could not find him, he placed the guards on trial and commanded that they should be led away [to execution]. Then [Herod] went down from Judea to Caesarea and stayed on there.

Acts 17:6

But when they failed to find them, they dragged Jason and some of the brethren before the city authorities, crying, These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also,

Romans 11:7

What then [shall we conclude]? Israel failed to obtain what it sought [God's favor by obedience to the Law]. Only the elect (those chosen few) obtained it, while the rest of them became callously indifferent (blinded, hardened, and made insensible to it).

Genesis 31:33

So Laban went into Jacob's tent and into Leah's tent and the tent of the two maids, but he did not find them. Then he went from Leah's tent into Rachel's tent.

Genesis 31:34

Now Rachel had taken the images (gods) and put them in the camel's saddle and sat on them. Laban searched and felt through all the tent, but did not find them.

Genesis 31:35

And [Rachel] said to her father, Do not be displeased, my lord, that I cannot rise up before you, for the period of women is upon me and I am unwell. And he searched, but did not find the gods.

Genesis 31:37

Although you have searched and felt through all my household possessions, what have you found of all your household goods? Put it here before my brethren and yours, that they may judge and decide between us.

Psalm 107:4

Some wandered in the wilderness in a solitary desert track; they found no city for habitation.

Job 37:23

Touching the Almighty, we cannot find Him out; He is excellent in power; and to justice and plenteous righteousness He does no violence [He will disregard no right].

Hosea 5:6

They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the Lord [inquiring for and requiring Him], but they will not find Him; He has withdrawn Himself from them.

Ecclesiastes 7:24

That which is is far off, and that which is deep is very deep -- "who can find it out [true wisdom independent of the fear of God]?

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