2 Samuel 17:20
And Absalom's servants came to the woman to the house, and said, Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan? And the woman said to them, They have gone over the brook of water. And they sought and could not find them, and returned to Jerusalem.
2 Kings 2:17
And they pressed him till he was ashamed, and he said, Send. They sent therefore fifty men, and they sought three days, but did not find him.
Therefore behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns; and I will fence her in with a wall, that she shall not find her paths.
And they smote the men that were at the entrance of the house with blindness, from the smallest to the greatest; and they wearied themselves to find the entrance.
And it came to pass on the seventh day that there went out some from the people to gather it, and they found none.
And she shall pursue after her lovers, and shall not overtake them; and she shall seek them, and shall not find them: and she shall say, I will go and return to my first husband, for then was it better with me than now.
And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north to the east; they shall run to and fro to seek the word of Jehovah, and shall not find it.
For narrow the gate and straitened the way that leads to life, and they are few who find it.
And they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. But at the last two false witnesses came forward
And seeing from afar off a fig-tree which had leaves, he came, if perhaps he might find something on it. And having come up to it he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the time of figs.
And the chief priests and the whole sanhedrim sought testimony against Jesus to cause him to be put to death, and did not find any.
and not having found him they returned to Jerusalem seeking him.
And when they had entered they found not the body of the Lord Jesus.
and, not having found his body, came, saying that they also had seen a vision of angels, who say that he is living.
Ye shall seek me and shall not find me, and where I am ye cannot come.
What word is this which he said, Ye shall seek me and shall not find me; and where I am ye cannot come?
The Jews therefore said to one another, Where is he about to go that we shall not find him? Is he about to go to the dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?
And when the officers were come, they did not find them in the prison; and returned and reported
And Herod having sought him and not found him, having examined the guards, commanded them to be executed. And he went down from Judaea to Caesarea and stayed there.
and not having found them, dragged Jason and certain brethren before the politarchs, crying out, These men that have set the world in tumult, are come here also,
What is it then? What Israel seeks for, that he has not obtained; but the election has obtained, and the rest have been blinded,
And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two handmaids' tents, and found nothing; and he went out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.
Now Rachel had taken the teraphim and put them under the camel's saddle; and she sat upon them. And Laban explored all the tent, but found nothing.
And she said to her father, Let it not be an occasion of anger in the eyes of my lord that I cannot rise up before thee, for it is with me after the manner of women. And he searched carefully, but did not find the teraphim.
Whereas thou hast explored all my baggage, what hast thou found of all thy household stuff? Set it here before my brethren and thy brethren, and let them decide between us both.
They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way, they found no city of habitation;
The Almighty, we cannot find him out: excellent in power, and in judgment, and in abundance of justice, he doth not afflict.
They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek Jehovah; but they shall not find him: he hath withdrawn himself from them.
then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.
Whatever hath been, is far off, and exceeding deep: who will find it out?