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Want to know what the Bible says about seeking god? Here are 342 Bible verses about seeking god from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Matthew 6:33 NIV
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
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Hebrews 11:6 NIV
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
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1 Chronicles 16:11 NIV
Look to the Lord and his strength;
    seek his face always.
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Proverbs 8:17 NIV
I love those who love me,
    and those who seek me find me.
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Jeremiah 29:13 NIV
You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.
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Deuteronomy 4:29 NIV
But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul.
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Matthew 7:7-8 NIV
7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
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Isaiah 55:6-7 NIV
6 Seek the Lord while he may be found;
    call on him while he is near.
7 Let the wicked forsake their ways
    and the unrighteous their thoughts.
Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them,
    and to our God, for he will freely pardon.
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Lamentations 3:25 NIV
The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him,
    to the one who seeks him;
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Jeremiah 29:12-14 NIV
12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to 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 will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.”
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2 Chronicles 7:14 NIV
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
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1 Chronicles 28:9 NIV
“And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever.
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James 4:8 NIV
Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
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Matthew 7:7 NIV
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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Amos 5:4 NIV
This is what the Lord says to Israel:
“Seek me and live;
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Isaiah 55:6 NIV
Seek the Lord while he may be found;
    call on him while he is near.
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Acts 17:27 NIV
God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us.
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Job 5:8-9 NIV
8 “But if I were you, I would appeal to God;
    I would lay my cause before him.
9 He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed,
    miracles that cannot be counted.
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Zephaniah 2:3 NIV
Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land,
    you who do what he commands.
Seek righteousness, seek humility;
    perhaps you will be sheltered
    on the day of the Lord’s anger.
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Luke 11:9-10 NIV
9 “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
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