'Searching' in the Bible
The princes of Issachar were with Deborah;Issachar was with Barak.They set out at his heels in the valley.There was great searching of heartamong the clans of Reuben.
Why did you sit among the sheepfoldslistening to the playing of pipes for the flocks?There was great searching of heartamong the clans of Reuben.
David said to himself, “One of these days I’ll be swept away by Saul. There is nothing better for me than to escape immediately to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will stop searching for me everywhere in Israel, and I’ll escape from him.”
Let his children wander as beggars,searching for food far from their demolished homes.
The Lord’s lamp sheds light on a person’s life,searching the innermost parts.
?QofI called to my lovers,but they betrayed me.My priests and eldersperished in the citywhile searching for foodto keep themselves alive.
My flock went astray on all the mountains and every high hill. They were scattered over the whole face of the earth, and there was no one searching or seeking for them.
“Keep asking,and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.
When His parents saw Him, they were astonished, and His mother said to Him, “Son, why have You treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for You.”
“Why were you searching for Me?” He asked them. “Didn’t you know that I had to be in My Father’s house?”
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.
“So I say to you, keep asking,and it will be given to you. Keep searching,and you will find. Keep knocking,and the door will be opened to you.