seek

Definitions of seek

Verb

1

attempt to find (something).

they came here to seek shelter from biting winter winds

Synonyms:

search for try to find look for be on the lookout for be after hunt for be in quest of

Synonyms of seek

Noun

quest

Verb

search for try to obtain ask for try attempt search

See also

seek

Matthew 7:7-12 - The Sermon On The Mount: Ask, Seek, Knock

7 "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 "For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. 9 "Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone? 10 "Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he? 11 "If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him! 12 "In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 24:45-51 - A Faithful Slave And An Unfaithful Slave

Matthew 25:31-46 - The Judgment Of The Sheep And The Goats

Matthew 26:6-13 - Jesus' Anointing At Bethany

Matthew 27:62-66 - The Tomb Is Sealed And Guarded

Matthew 28:16-20 - The Great Commission

Matthew 7:7-12 - The Sermon On The Mount: Ask, Seek, Knock

Mark 1:21-28 - Driving Out An Unclean Spirit

Mark 2:1-12 - A Paralytic Healed

Mark 3:1-6 - A Man With A Withered Hand Healed

Mark 4:35-41 - Calming Of A Storm

Mark 5:1-20 - A Demon-Possessed Gerasene Healed

Related Topics

seeking

Matthew 6:33

"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Jeremiah 29:13

'You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Proverbs 2:4

If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures;

Matthew 7:7

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Jeremiah 29:7

'Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare.'

Psalm 27:8

When You said, "Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O LORD, I shall seek."

Job 5:8

"But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God;

Psalm 53:2

God has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there is anyone who understands, Who seeks after God.

1 Corinthians 10:24

Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.

John 18:7

Therefore He again asked them, "Whom do you seek?" And they said, "Jesus the Nazarene."

Psalm 63:9

But those who seek my life to destroy it, Will go into the depths of the earth.

Acts 17:27

that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us;

Psalm 24:6

This is the generation of those who seek Him, Who seek Your face--even Jacob. Selah.

Psalm 27:4

One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple.

Psalm 105:4

Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Philippians 2:21

For they all seek after their own interests, not those of Christ Jesus.

1 Chronicles 16:11

Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Luke 19:3

Zaccheus was trying to see who Jesus was, and was unable because of the crowd, for he was small in stature.

Ecclesiastes 8:17

and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, "I know," he cannot discover.

John 7:34

"You will seek Me, and will not find Me; and where I am, you cannot come."

Proverbs 1:28

"Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

Hebrews 13:14

For here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

1 Samuel 22:23

"Stay with me; do not be afraid, for he who seeks my life seeks your life, for you are safe with me."

Colossians 3:1

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

Isaiah 34:16

Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.

Romans 3:11

THERE IS NONE WHO UNDERSTANDS, THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS FOR GOD;

Amos 8:12

"People will stagger from sea to sea And from the north even to the east; They will go to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, But they will not find it.

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Proverbs 8:17

"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.

Galatians 1:10

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.

Matthew 13:45

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls,

Ezekiel 34:16

"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.

John 6:26

Jesus answered them and said, "Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Jeremiah 5:1

"Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, And look now and take note And seek in her open squares, If you can find a man, If there is one who does justice, who seeks truth, Then I will pardon her.

John 1:38

And Jesus turned and saw them following, and said to them, "What do you seek?" They said to Him, "Rabbi (which translated means Teacher), where are You staying?"

Isaiah 65:1

"I permitted Myself to be sought by those who did not ask for Me; I permitted Myself to be found by those who did not seek Me I said, 'Here am I, here am I,' To a nation which did not call on My name.

Topics on Seeking

Advice, Seeking Advice

20;12;15

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

Crowds Seeking

42;4;42

When day came, Jesus left and went to a secluded place; and the crowds were searching for Him, and came to Him and tried to keep Him from going away from them.

Many Seeking Salvation

40;13;17

"For truly I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.

Not Seeking God

19;14;2

The LORD has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there are any who understand, Who seek after God.

Not Seeking People

3;19;31

'Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.

Seeking A Sign

1;24;14

now may it be that the girl to whom I say, 'Please let down your jar so that I may drink,' and who answers, 'Drink, and I will water your camels also'--may she be the one whom You have appointed for Your servant Isaac; and by this I will know that You have shown lovingkindness to my master."

Seeking But Not Finding People

22;3;1

"On my bed night after night I sought him Whom my soul loves; I sought him but did not find him.

Seeking Christ

41;1;37

they found Him, and said to Him, "Everyone is looking for You."

Seeking Food

3;25;20

'But if you say, "What are we going to eat on the seventh year if we do not sow or gather in our crops?"

Seeking For Abstract Things

20;11;27

He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, But he who seeks evil, evil will come to him.

Seeking For Concrete Things

3;10;16

But Moses searched carefully for the goat of the sin offering, and behold, it had been burned up! So he was angry with Aaron's surviving sons Eleazar and Ithamar, saying,

Seeking God

44;17;27

that they would seek God, if perhaps they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us;

Seeking God's Strength

13;16;11

Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Seeking Honour

20;25;27

It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.

Seeking Life

42;17;33

"Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

Seeking Signs

23;7;11

"Ask a sign for yourself from the LORD your God; make it deep as Sheol or high as heaven."

Seeking The Favour Of God

48;1;10

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.

Seeking The Welfare

24;29;7

'Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare.'

Seeking Things Above

51;3;1-2

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

Seeking Water

19;63;1

O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water.