Buscar a Deus
Inquire after the Lord and his strength: seek his presence evermore.
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with an entire heart and with a willing soul; for all hearts doth the Lord search, and every imagination of the thoughts doth he understand; if thou seek him, he will let himself be found by thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found, call ye on him, while he is near.
A psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry land, and it is faint without water.
It is better to seek shelter with the Lord than to trust in man.
It is better to seek shelter with the Lord than to trust in princes.
29 He giveth to the faint strength; and to the powerless he imparteth much might.
30 Though youths should grow faint and be weary, and young men should utterly stumble:
31 Yet they that wait upon the Lord shall acquire new strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk, and not become faint.
Whoso hath found a wife hath found happiness, and hath obtained favor from the Lord.
I allowed myself to be sought by those that asked not; I let myself be found by those that sought me not: I said, Here am I, here am I, unto a nation that called itself not by my name.
May the Lord recompense thy work, and may thy reward be complete from the Lord the God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to seek shelter.
And ye will seek me, and shall find me, for ye will search for me with all your heart.
Happy are they who keep his testimonies, that seek him with all their heart.
1 And as for Azaryahu the son of Odedon him came the spirit of God;
2 And he went out to meet Assa, and said unto him, Hear me, O Assa, and all Judah and Benjamin, The Lord is with you, while ye remain with him; and if ye seek him, he will let himself be found by you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.
3 And many days had elapsed for Israel, they being without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.
4 But they returned when they were in distress unto the Lord, the God of Israel, and they sought him, and he let himself be found by them.
5 And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, and to him that came in; but there were great confusions among all the inhabitants of the countries.
6 And nation was dashed to pieces against nation, and city against city; for God did confound them with all kind of distress.
7 But as for you, be ye strong, and let not your hands be weak; for there is a reward for your doing.
8 And when Assa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he was strengthened, and he put away the abominable idols out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had captured from the mountain of Ephraim; and he renewed the altar of the Lord, that was before the porch of the Lord.
9 And he assembled all Judah and Benjamin, and those that sojourned with them out of Ephraim and Menasseh, and out of Simeon; for they had joined him out of Israel in abundance, when they saw that the Lord his God was with him.
10 And so they assembled themselves at Jerusalem in the third month, in the fifteenth year of the reign of Assa.
11 And they sacrificed unto the Lord on the same day, of the booty which they had brought, seven hundred oxen and seven thousand sheep.
12 And they entered into the covenant to seek the Lord the God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;
13 So that whosoever would not seek the Lord the God of Israel should be put to death, from the small even up to the great, whether it be man or woman.
14 And they swore unto the Lord with a loud voice, and with joyful shouting, and with trumpets, and with cornets.
15 And all Judah rejoiced because of the oath; for with all their heart had they sworn, and with their whole desire did they seek him, and he let himself be found by them: and the Lord gave them rest on every side.
16 And also concerning Maachah the mother of king Assa, he removed her from being queen, because she had made a scandalous image for the grove; and Assa cut down her scandalous image, and had it ground up, and burnt it by the brook Kidron.
17 But the highplaces were not removed out of Israel; nevertheless the heart of Assa was entire all his days.
18 And be brought the things which his father had sanctified, and his own sanctified things, into the house of God,silver, and gold, and vessels.
19 And there was no war until the fiveandthirtieth year of the reign of Assa.
But thou wilt seek from there the Lord thy God, and wilt find him, if thou apply to him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.
Inquire after the Lord and his strength: seek his presence evermore.
Seek for the good, and not the evil, in order that ye may live: and so will the Lord, the God of hosts, be with you, as ye have said.
And if my people, over whom my name is called, do then humble themselves, and pray, and seek my presence, and turn away from their evil ways: then will I also hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
My soul droppeth away from grief: sustain me according to thy word.
And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee; for thou hast not forsaken those that seek thee, O Lord.
With all my heart have I sought thee: oh let me not wander astray from thy commandments.
He shall bear away blessing from the Lord, and the reward of righteousness from the God of his salvation.
This is the generation of those that adore him, that seek thy presence, the sons of Jacob. Selah.
And he went out to meet Assa, and said unto him, Hear me, O Assa, and all Judah and Benjamin, The Lord is with you, while ye remain with him; and if ye seek him, he will let himself be found by you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.
And the Spirit of the Lord came suddenly over him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand; but he told not his father or his mother what he had done.
For thus hath said the Lord unto the house of Israel, Seek ye for me, and ye shall live;
Is not thus my word, like the fire? saith the Lord, and like a hammer that shivereth the rock?
I sought the Lord, and he answered me, and from all that I dreaded did he deliver me.
Of thee, said my heart, "Seek ye my presence": thy presence, Lord, will I seek.
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger; but those who seek the Lord shall not want any good.
So obtain the knowledge of wisdom for thy soul: when thou hast found her, then shall there be a happy future, and thy hope shall not be cut off.
And I will walk in an open space; for thy precepts have I sought.
The Lord looketh down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there be one intelligent, one who seeketh for God.
And Samson called unto the Lord, and said, O Lord Eternal, remember me, I pray thee, and do thou strengthen me only this once, O God, that I may be avenged for one of my two eyes on the Philistines.
And delight thyself in the Lord, and he will give thee the wishes of thy heart.
To the chief musician, by David, a psalm. O Lord! thou hast searched me through, and thou knowest me.
Thou indeed knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou understandest my thinking while yet afar off.