'Pursue' in the Bible
and they started on their journey. The surrounding cities were afraid of God, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.
They had not gone very far from the city when Joseph said to the servant who was over his household, "Pursue the men at once! When you overtake them, say to them, 'Why have you repaid good with evil?
You will pursue your enemies and they will fall before you by the sword.
Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand, and your enemies will fall before you by the sword.
"'As for the ones who remain among you, I will bring despair into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a blowing leaf will pursue them, and they will flee as one who flees the sword and fall down even though there is no pursuer.
and the curse if you pay no attention to his commandments and turn from the way I am setting before you today to pursue other gods you have not known.
After they have been destroyed from your presence, be careful not to be ensnared like they are; do not pursue their gods and say, "How do these nations serve their gods? I will do the same."
You must pursue justice alone so that you may live and inherit the land the Lord your God is giving you.
But you must not turn away from all the commandments I am giving you today, to either the right or left, nor pursue other gods and worship them.
Beware that the heart of no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you turns away from the Lord our God today to pursue and serve the gods of those nations; beware that there is among you no root producing poisonous and bitter fruit.
How can one man chase a thousand of them, and two pursue ten thousand; unless their Rock had delivered them up, and the Lord had handed them over?
David inquired of the Lord, saying, "Should I pursue this raiding band? Will I overtake them?" He said to him, "Pursue, for you will certainly overtake them and carry out a rescue!"
Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Let me pick out twelve thousand men. Then I will go and pursue David this very night.
Then David said to Abishai, "Now Sheba son of Bicri will cause greater disaster for us than Absalom did! Take your lord's servants and pursue him. Otherwise he will secure fortified cities for himself and get away from us."
So Joab's men, accompanied by the Kerethites, the Pelethites, and all the warriors, left Jerusalem to pursue Sheba son of Bicri.
Once he had removed Amasa from the path, everyone followed Joab to pursue Sheba son of Bicri.
Why do you pursue me like God does? Will you never be satiated with my flesh?
If you say, 'How we will pursue him, since the root of the trouble is found in him!'
Surely your goodness and faithfulness will pursue me all my days, and I will live in the Lord's house for the rest of my life.
How long must your servant endure this? When will you judge those who pursue me?
/ (Sin/Shin) Rulers pursue me for no reason, yet I am more afraid of disobeying your instructions.
The Lord abhors the way of the wicked, but he loves those who pursue righteousness.
"Listen to me, you who pursue godliness, who seek the Lord! Look at the rock from which you were chiseled, at the quarry from which you were dug!
Do not chase after other gods until your shoes wear out and your throats become dry. But you say, 'It is useless for you to try and stop me because I love those foreign gods and want to pursue them!'
The Lord says, "Attack the land of Merathaim and the people who live in Pekod! Pursue, kill, and completely destroy them! Do just as I have commanded you!
Pursue them in anger and eradicate them from under the Lord's heaven.
Therefore, as surely as I live, declares the sovereign Lord, I will subject you to bloodshed, and bloodshed will pursue you. Since you did not hate bloodshed, bloodshed will pursue you.
Then she will pursue her lovers, but she will not catch them; she will seek them, but she will not find them. Then she will say, "I will go back to my husband, because I was better off then than I am now."
Ephraim will be oppressed, crushed under judgment, because he was determined to pursue worthless idols.
But Israel has rejected what is morally good; so an enemy will pursue him.
For the unconverted pursue these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
But above all pursue his kingdom and righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
"For this reason I am sending you prophets and wise men and experts in the law, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town,
For all the nations of the world pursue these things, and your Father knows that you need them.
Instead, pursue his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
What shall we say then? -- that the Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness obtained it, that is, a righteousness that is by faith,
Contribute to the needs of the saints, pursue hospitality.
So then, let us pursue what makes for peace and for building up one another.
Pursue love and be eager for the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.
See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.
But you, as a person dedicated to God, keep away from all that. Instead pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.
But keep away from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace, in company with others who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, for without it no one will see the Lord.