Whoso is earnestly seeking good Seeketh a pleasing thing, And whoso is seeking evil -- it meeteth him.
Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live, And it is so; Jehovah, God of Hosts, is with you, as ye said.
Seek Jehovah, all ye humble of the land, Who His judgment have done, Seek ye righteousness, seek humility, It may be ye are hidden in a day of the anger of Jehovah.
If thou dost seek her as silver, And as hid treasures searchest for her,
I love those loving me, And those seeking me earnestly do find me.
Then they call me, and I do not answer, They seek me earnestly, and find me not.
The heart of the intelligent seeketh knowledge, And the mouth of fools enjoyeth folly.
yea, He doth bring thee near, and all thy brethren the sons of Levi with thee -- and ye have sought also the priesthood!
And thou -- thou seekest for thee great things -- do not seek, for lo, I am bringing in evil on all flesh -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- and I have given to thee thy life for a spoil, in all places whither thou goest.'
and from that time he was seeking a convenient season to deliver him up.
And the chief priests, and the elders, and all the council, were seeking false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death,
And the multitudes crowding together upon him, he began to say, 'This generation is evil, a sign it doth seek after, and a sign shall not be given to it, except the sign of Jonah the prophet,
'Ye search the Writings, because ye think in them to have life age-during, and these are they that are testifying concerning me;
for not knowing the righteousness of God, and their own righteousness seeking to establish, to the righteousness of God they did not submit.
What then? What Israel doth seek after, this it did not obtain, and the chosen did obtain, and the rest were hardened,