'Looking' in the Bible
There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking forward to Israel's consolation, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
At that very moment, she came up and began to thank God and to speak about Him to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem.
Assuming He was in the traveling party, they went a day's journey. Then they began looking for Him among their relatives and friends.
When they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem looking for Him.
When Jesus' parents saw him, they were shocked. His mother asked him, "Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been worried sick looking for you!"
He asked them, "Why were you looking for me? Didn't you know that I had to be in my Father's house?"
And the people are looking forward, and all are reasoning in their hearts concerning John, whether or not he may be the Christ;
And he rolled up the scroll [and] gave [it] back to the attendant [and] sat down. And the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were looking intently at him.
At daybreak he left and went to a deserted place, while the crowds kept looking for him. When they came to him, they tried to keep him from leaving them.
And looking round about upon them all, he said unto the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he did so: and his hand was restored whole as the other.
Then looking up at His disciples, He said: Blessed are you who are poor, because the kingdom of God is yours.
So He said, "The secrets of the kingdom of God have been given for you to know, but to the rest it is in parables, so that Looking they may not see, and hearing they may not understand. "
And it came to pass, in the turning back of Jesus, the multitude received him, for they were all looking for him,
Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.
And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
And others, testing him, were looking for a sign from heaven from him.
"When an unclean spirit comes out of a man, it roams through waterless places looking for rest, and not finding rest, it then says, 'I'll go back to my house where I came from.'
And when a great number of people came together to him, he said, This generation is an evil generation: it is looking for a sign and no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah.
and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.
So be ready: for the Son of man is coming at a time when you are not looking for him.
The lord of that servant will come at a time when he is not looking for him, and at an hour when he is not ready for him, and he will have him cut in two and will give him his part in the fate of those who have no faith;
And He told this parable: "A man had a fig tree that was planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it and found none.
He told the vineyard worker, 'Listen, for three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree and haven't found any. Cut it down! Why should it even waste the soil?'
Pay attention and always be on your guard [looking out for one another]. If your brother sins (misses the mark), solemnly tell him so and reprove him, and if he repents (feels sorry for having sinned), forgive him.
And Jesus, looking at him, said, How hard it is for those who have wealth to get into the kingdom of God!
And when Jesus came to the place, looking up, he said to him, Zacchaeus, be quick and come down, for I am coming to your house today.
Every day He was teaching in the temple complex. The chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people were looking for a way to destroy Him,
But he looking at them said, What then is this that is written, The stone which they that builded rejected, this has become the corner-stone?
Looking up, [Jesus] saw the rich people putting their gifts into the treasury.
"As for these things which you are looking at, the days will come in which there will not be left one stone upon another which will not be torn down."
Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
when they already sprout, ye know of your own selves, on looking at them, that already the summer is near.
The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Him to death, because they were afraid of the people.
So he accepted [the offer] and started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him to them when the crowd was not present.
And a servant-girl, seeing him as he sat in the firelight and looking intently at him, said, "This man was with Him too."
Meanwhile, the people stood looking on. The leaders were mocking him by saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself, if he is the Messiah of God, the chosen one!"
But all His acquaintances, and the women who had been His followers after leaving Galilee, continued standing at a distance and looking on.
who had not agreed with their plan and action. He was from Arimathea, a Judean town, and was looking forward to the kingdom of God.
So the women were terrified and bowed down to the ground. "Why are you looking for the living among the dead?" asked the men.
But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings only; and he went away to his home, marveling at what had happened.
And He said to them, "What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?" And they stood still, looking sad.
Then stopping, and looking sadly at him, one of them, named Cleopas, said to him, Are you the only man living in Jerusalem who has not had news of the things which have taken place there at this time?
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