30 Bible Verses on Seeking the Lord


  • Deuteronomy 4:29 ESV
    But from there you will seek the Lord your God and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.
  • 1 Kings 22:5 ESV
    And Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, “Inquire first for the word of the Lord.”
  • 1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV
    Seek the Lord and his strength;
        seek his presence continually!
  • 1 Chronicles 28:9 ESV
    And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.
  • 2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV
     if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
  • 2 Chronicles 15:2 ESV
    and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The Lord is with you while you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.
  • Psalm 9:10 ESV
    And those who know your name put their trust in you,
        for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.
  • Psalm 14:2 ESV
    The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man,
        to see if there are any who understand,
        who seek after God.
  • Psalm 22:26 ESV
    The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied;
        those who seek him shall praise the Lord!
        May your hearts live forever!
  • Psalm 27:8 ESV
    You have said, “Seek my face.”
    My heart says to you,
        “Your face, Lord, do I seek.”
  • Psalm 34:4 ESV
    I sought the Lord, and he answered me
        and delivered me from all my fears.
  • Psalm 34:10 ESV
    The young lions suffer want and hunger;
        but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.
  • Psalm 40:16 ESV
    But may all who seek you
        rejoice and be glad in you;
    may those who love your salvation
        say continually, “Great is the Lord!”
  • Psalm 50:15 ESV
    and call upon me in the day of trouble;
        I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.
  • Psalm 63:1 ESV
    O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;
        my soul thirsts for you;
    my flesh faints for you,
        as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
  • Psalm 105:4 ESV
    Seek the Lord and his strength;
        seek his presence continually!
  • Psalm 119:2 ESV
    Blessed are those who keep his testimonies,
        who seek him with their whole heart,
  • Psalm 119:10 ESV
    With my whole heart I seek you;
        let me not wander from your commandments!
  • Proverbs 8:17 ESV
    I love those who love me,
        and those who seek me diligently find me.
  • Isaiah 55:6-7 ESV
    “Seek the Lord while he may be found;
        call upon him while he is near;
    let the wicked forsake his way,
        and the unrighteous man his thoughts;
    let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him,
        and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
  • Jeremiah 29:12-14 ESV
    12 Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. 13 You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. 14 I will be found by you, declares the Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, declares the Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.
  • Lamentations 3:25 ESV
    The Lord is good to those who wait for him,
        to the soul who seeks him.
  • Hosea 10:12 ESV
    Sow for yourselves righteousness;
        reap steadfast love;
        break up your fallow ground,
    for it is the time to seek the Lord,
        that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.
  • Amos 5:4 ESV
    For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel:
    “Seek me and live;
  • Zephaniah 2:3 ESV
    Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land,
        who do his just commands;
    seek righteousness; seek humility;
        perhaps you may be hidden
        on the day of the anger of the Lord.
  • Matthew 6:33 ESV
    But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
  • Matthew 7:7 ESV
    “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
  • Acts 17:27-28 ESV
    that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us, 28 for “‘In him we live and move and have our being’;
    as even some of your own poets have said,
    “‘For we are indeed his offspring.’
  • Hebrews 11:6 ESV
    And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
  • James 4:8 ESV
    Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

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