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Theasaurus: Seeking

59 Bible Verses about seeking

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Job 5:8

However, if I were you, I would appeal to God
and would present my case to Him.

John 18:7

Then He asked them again, “Who is it you’re looking for?”“Jesus the Nazarene,” they said.

Psalm 63:9

But those who seek to destroy my life
will go into the depths of the earth.

Acts 17:27

He did this so they might seek God, and perhaps they might reach out and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.

Psalm 24:6

Such is the generation of those who seek Him,
who seek the face of the God of Jacob.Selah

Psalm 105:4

Search for the Lord and for His strength;
seek His face always.

Luke 19:3

He was trying to see who Jesus was, but he was not able because of the crowd, since he was a short man.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

I observed all the work of God and concluded that man is unable to discover the work that is done under the sun. Even though a man labors hard to explore it, he cannot find it; even if the wise man claims to know it, he is unable to discover it.

John 7:34

You will look for Me, but you will not find Me; and where I am, you cannot come.”

1 Samuel 22:23

Stay with me. Don’t be afraid, for the one who wants to take my life wants to take your life. You will be safe with me.”

Isaiah 34:16

Search and read the scroll of the Lord:
Not one of them will be missing,
none will be lacking its mate,
because He has ordered it by my mouth,
and He will gather them by His Spirit.

Psalm 34:10

Young lions lack food and go hungry,
but those who seek the Lord
will not lack any good thing.

Matthew 13:45

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls.

John 6:26

Jesus answered, “I assure you: You are looking for Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate the loaves and were filled.

Jeremiah 5:1

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

John 1:38

When Jesus turned and noticed them following Him, He asked them, “What are you looking for?”They said to Him, “Rabbi” (which means “Teacher”), “where are You staying?”

Isaiah 65:1

“I was sought by those who did not ask;
I was found by those who did not seek Me.
I said: Here I am, here I am,
to a nation that was not called by My name.

Topics on Seeking

Crowds Seeking

Luke 4:42

When it was day, He went out and made His way to a deserted place. But the crowds were searching for Him. They came to Him and tried to keep Him from leaving them.

Many Seeking Salvation

Matthew 13:17

For I assure you: Many prophets and righteous people longed to see the things you see yet didn’t see them; to hear the things you hear yet didn’t hear them.

Not Seeking God

Psalm 14:2

The Lord looks down from heaven on the human race
to see if there is one who is wise,
one who seeks God.

Seeking A Sign

Genesis 24:14

Let the girl to whom I say, ‘Please lower your water jug so that I may drink,’ and who responds, ‘Drink, and I’ll water your camels also’—let her be the one You have appointed for Your servant Isaac. By this I will know that You have shown kindness to my master.”

Seeking But Not Finding People

Song of Solomon 3:1

In my bed at night
I sought the one I love;
I sought him, but did not find him.

Seeking Christ

Mark 1:37

They found Him and said, “Everyone’s looking for You!”

Seeking Food

Leviticus 25:20

If you wonder: ‘What will we eat in the seventh year if we don’t sow or gather our produce?’

Seeking For Abstract Things

Proverbs 11:27

The one who searches for what is good finds favor,
but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.

Seeking For Concrete Things

Leviticus 10:16

Later, Moses inquired about the male goat of the sin offering, but it had already been burned up. He was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s surviving sons, and asked,

Seeking God

Acts 17:27

He did this so they might seek God, and perhaps they might reach out and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.

Seeking Signs

Isaiah 7:11

“Ask for a sign from the Lord your God—from the depths of Sheol to the heights of heaven.”

Seeking Things Above

Colossians 3:1-2

So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God.

Seeking Water

Psalm 63:1

A Davidic psalm. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You.
I thirst for You;
my body faints for You
in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.

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