Verses with the word sought in the New Testament (39 verses):
Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.
And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him, because all the people was astonished at his doctrine.
And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and they left him, and went their way.
After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death.
And when they heard it, they were glad, and promised to give him money. And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.
And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.
But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.
And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?
And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place: and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed him, that he should not depart from them.
And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him before him.
And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.
And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.
He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the chief of the people sought to destroy him,
And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.
And he promised, and sought opportunity to betray him unto them in the absence of the multitude.
And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.
Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.
After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him.
Then the Jews sought him at the feast, and said, Where is he?
Then they sought to take him: but no man laid hands on him, because his hour was not yet come.
Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
His disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again?
Then sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as they stood in the temple, What think ye, that he will not come to the feast?
And from thenceforth Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou let this man go, thou art not Caesar's friend: whosoever maketh himself a king speaketh against Caesar.
And when Herod had sought for him, and found him not, he examined the keepers, and commanded that they should be put to death. And he went down from Judaea to Caesarea, and there abode.
But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;
But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ.
2 Timothy 1:17
But, when he was in Rome, he sought me out very diligently, and found me.
For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
For ye know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.