59 Bible Verses about seeking

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Job 5:8

"But as for me, I would seek God, and to God I would set forth my case.

Psalm 53:2

God looks down from heaven at the human race, to see if there is anyone who is wise and seeks God.

John 18:7

Then Jesus asked them again, "Who are you looking for?" And they said, "Jesus the Nazarene."

Psalm 63:9

Enemies seek to destroy my life, but they will descend into the depths of the earth.

Acts 17:27

so that they would search for God and perhaps grope around for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us.

Psalm 24:6

Such purity characterizes the people who seek his favor, Jacob's descendants, who pray to him. (Selah)

Psalm 105:4

Seek the Lord and the strength he gives! Seek his presence continually!

Philippians 2:21

Others are busy with their own concerns, not those of Jesus Christ.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

then I discerned all that God has done: No one really comprehends what happens on earth. Despite all human efforts to discover it, no one can ever grasp it. Even if a wise person claimed that he understood, he would not really comprehend it.

John 7:34

You will look for me but will not find me, and where I am you cannot come."

1 Samuel 22:23

Stay with me. Don't be afraid! Whoever seeks my life is seeking your life as well. You are secure with me."

Isaiah 34:16

Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! Not one of these creatures will be missing, none will lack a mate. For the Lord has issued the decree, and his own spirit gathers them.

Amos 8:12

People will stagger from sea to sea, and from the north around to the east. They will wander about looking for a revelation from the Lord, but they will not find any.

Psalm 34:10

Even young lions sometimes lack food and are hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.

Matthew 13:45

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.

John 6:26

Jesus replied, "I tell you the solemn truth, you are looking for me not because you saw miraculous signs, but because you ate all the loaves of bread you wanted.

Jeremiah 5:1

The Lord said, "Go up and down through the streets of Jerusalem. Look around and see for yourselves. Search through its public squares. See if any of you can find a single person who deals honestly and tries to be truthful. If you can, then I will not punish this city.

John 1:38

Jesus turned around and saw them following and said to them, "What do you want?" So they said to him, "Rabbi" (which is translated Teacher), "where are you staying?"

Isaiah 65:1

"I made myself available to those who did not ask for me; I appeared to those who did not look for me. I said, 'Here I am! Here I am!' to a nation that did not invoke my name.

Topics on Seeking

Crowds Seeking

Luke 4:42

The next morning Jesus departed and went to a deserted place. Yet the crowds were seeking him, and they came to him and tried to keep him from leaving them.

Many Seeking Salvation

Matthew 13:17

For I tell you the truth, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.

Not Seeking God

Psalm 14:2

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

Seeking A Sign

Genesis 24:14

I will say to a young woman, 'Please lower your jar so I may drink.' May the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac reply, 'Drink, and I'll give your camels water too.' In this way I will know that you have been faithful to my master."

Seeking But Not Finding People

Song of Solomon 3:1

The Beloved about Her Lover: All night long on my bed I longed for my lover. I longed for him but he never appeared.

Seeking Christ

Mark 1:37

When they found him, they said, "Everyone is looking for you."

Seeking Food

Leviticus 25:20

If you say, 'What will we eat in the seventh year if we do not sow and gather our produce?'

Seeking For Abstract Things

Proverbs 11:27

The one who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but the one who searches for evil -- it will come to him.

Seeking For Concrete Things

Leviticus 10:16

Later Moses sought diligently for the sin offering male goat, but it had actually been burnt. So he became angry at Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's remaining sons, saying,

Seeking God

Acts 17:27

so that they would search for God and perhaps grope around for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us.

Seeking Signs

Isaiah 7:11

"Ask for a confirming sign from the Lord your God. You can even ask for something miraculous."

Seeking Things Above

Colossians 3:1-2

Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Seeking Water

Psalm 63:1

A psalm of David, written when he was in the Judean wilderness. O God, you are my God! I long for you! My soul thirsts for you, my flesh yearns for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.

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