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27 Bible Verses about Not Seeking God

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Psalm 14:2

The Lord has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men
To see if there are any who understand,
Who seek after God.

Psalm 53:2

God has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men
To see if there is anyone who understands,
Who seeks after God.

Isaiah 9:13

Yet the people do not turn back to Him who struck them,
Nor do they seek the Lord of hosts.

Hosea 7:10

Though the pride of Israel testifies against him,
Yet they have not returned to the Lord their God,
Nor have they sought Him, for all this.

Psalm 119:155

Salvation is far from the wicked,
For they do not seek Your statutes.

Isaiah 65:1

“I permitted Myself to be sought by those who did not ask for Me;
I permitted Myself to be found by those who did not seek Me.
I said, ‘Here am I, here am I,’
To a nation which did not call on My name.

Romans 10:20

And Isaiah is very bold and says,
“I was found by those who did not seek Me,
I became manifest to those who did not ask for Me.”

Zephaniah 1:6

And those who have turned back from following the Lord,
And those who have not sought the Lord or inquired of Him.”

Hosea 5:15

I will go away and return to My place
Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face;
In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.

John 5:44

How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease was severe, yet even in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but the physicians.

Job 31:24-25

“If I have put my confidence in gold,
And called fine gold my trust,
If I have gloated because my wealth was great,
And because my hand had secured so much;

Psalm 10:13

Why has the wicked spurned God?
He has said to himself, “You will not require it.”

Psalm 14:1-3

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The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.”
They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds;
There is no one who does good.
The Lord has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men
To see if there are any who understand,
Who seek after God.
They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt;
There is no one who does good, not even one.

Psalm 83:16

Fill their faces with dishonor,
That they may seek Your name, O Lord.

Proverbs 1:28-31

“Then they will call on me, but I will not answer;
They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,
Because they hated knowledge
And did not choose the fear of the Lord.
“They would not accept my counsel,
They spurned all my reproof.
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“So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way
And be satiated with their own devices.

Jeremiah 2:31

“O generation, heed the word of the Lord.
Have I been a wilderness to Israel,
Or a land of thick darkness?
Why do My people say, ‘We are free to roam;
We will no longer come to You’?

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out Your wrath on the nations that do not know You
And on the families that do not call Your name;
For they have devoured Jacob;
They have devoured him and consumed him
And have laid waste his habitation.

Ezekiel 29:16

And it will never again be the confidence of the house of Israel, bringing to mind the iniquity of their having turned to Egypt. Then they will know that I am the Lord God.”’”

Hosea 5:4-6

Their deeds will not allow them
To return to their God.
For a spirit of harlotry is within them,
And they do not know the Lord.
Moreover, the pride of Israel testifies against him,
And Israel and Ephraim stumble in their iniquity;
Judah also has stumbled with them.
They will go with their flocks and herds
To seek the Lord, but they will not find Him;
He has withdrawn from them.

Zephaniah 1:4

“So I will stretch out My hand against Judah
And against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place,
And the names of the idolatrous priests along with the priests.

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