He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to him.
Seek good, and not evil, that you may live; and so Yahweh, the God of Armies, will be with you, as you say.
Seek Yahweh, all you humble of the land, who have kept his ordinances. Seek righteousness. Seek humility. It may be that you will be hidden in the day of Yahweh's anger.
If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures:
I love those who love me. Those who seek me diligently will find me.
Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;
The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
and that he has brought you near, and all your brothers the sons of Levi with you? and do you seek the priesthood also?
Do you seek great things for yourself? Don't seek them; for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh, says Yahweh; but your life will I give to you for a prey in all places where you go.
From that time he sought opportunity to betray him.
Now the chief priests, the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, that they might put him to death;
When the multitudes were gathering together to him, he began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks after a sign. No sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah, the prophet.
"You search the Scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify about me.
For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they didn't subject themselves to the righteousness of God.
What then? That which Israel seeks for, that he didn't obtain, but the chosen ones obtained it, and the rest were hardened.