2 Samuel 17:20
When Absalom's servants approached the woman of the house, they asked her, "Where are Ahimaaz and Jonathan?" "They've already crossed the brook," the woman answered. So Absalom's servants went away in search of Jonathan and Ahimaaz, but they couldn't find them, so they returned to Jerusalem.
2 Kings 2:17
But they persisted until he was frustrated, so he said, "Send them out!" So they sent out the 50 men, and they looked around for three days but did not find Elijah.
"Look how I'm blocking her path with thorns and building a wall to hinder her, so she can't find her way.
and blinded the men who were at the entrance of the house, from the least important to the greatest, so they were unable to find the doorway.
Nevertheless, that seventh day some of the people went out to gather, but they did not find any.
She will pursue her lovers, but she won't catch up with them. She will seek them, but she won't find them. Then she will say, "I'll go back and return to my first husband, because it was better for me then than now.'
People will stagger from sea to sea, from north to east. They will run back and forth, searching for a message from the LORD, but they won't find it.
How narrow is the gate and how constricted is the road that leads to life, and there aren't many people who find it!"
But they couldn't find any, even though many false witnesses had come forward. At last two men came forward
Seeing in the distance a fig tree covered with leaves, he went to see if he could find anything on it. When he came to it, he found nothing except leaves because it wasn't the season for figs.
Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for some testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death, but they couldn't find any.
When they did not find him, they returned to Jerusalem, searching desperately for him.
but when they went in, they didn't find the body of the Lord Jesus.
and didn't find his body there, so they came back and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who were saying that he was alive.
You'll look for me but won't find me. And where I am, you cannot come."
What does this statement mean that he said, "You'll look for me but won't find me,' and, "Where I am, you cannot come'?"
Then the Jewish leaders asked one another, "Where does this man intend to go that we won't be able to find him? Surely he's not going to the Dispersion among the Greeks and teach the Greeks, is he?
When the Temple police got there, they did not find them in the prison. They came back and reported,
Herod searched for him but didn't find him, so he questioned the guards and ordered them to be executed. Then he left Judea, went down to Caesarea, and stayed there for a while.
When they didn't find them, they dragged Jason and some other brothers before the city officials and shouted, "These fellows who have turned the world upside down have come here, too,
What, then, does this mean? It means that Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking, but the selected group obtained it while the rest were hardened.
So Laban entered Jacob's tent, Leah's tent, and the tents of the two maid servants, but he didn't find them. Then he left Leah's tent and entered Rachel's tent.
Meanwhile, Rachel had taken the idols, placed them inside the saddle of her camel, and sat on them. Laban searched through the whole tent, but found nothing.
Then Rachel told her father, "Sir, please don't be angry that I cannot stand up in your presence. It's that time of the month." So Laban searched for the idols, but never did find them.
Now that you've searched all my belongings, what did you find that belongs to your house? Set it here in front of our relatives and we'll let them judge between us!
They wandered in desolate wilderness; they found no road to a city where they could live.
We cannot find the Almighty he is majestic in power and justice, and overflowing with righteousness; he never oppresses.
They will go with their flocks and herds to seek the LORD, but they will not find him; he has withdrawn from them.
"Then they will call out to me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently, but they will not find me.