Verses with the word sought in the Apocrypha (36 verses):
1 Esdras 2:21
But to speak unto our lord the king, to the intent that, if it be thy pleasure it may be sought out in the books of thy fathers:
1 Esdras 5:39
And when the description of the kindred of these men was sought in the register, and was not found, they were removed from executing the office of the priesthood:
1 Esdras 7:13
And the children of Israel that came out of the captivity did eat, even all they that had separated themselves from the abominations of the people of the land, and sought the Lord.
2 Esdras 5:10
And shall be sought of many, and yet not be found: then shall unrighteousness and incontinency be multiplied upon earth.
2 Esdras 6:5
And ere the present years were sought out, and or ever the inventions of them that now sin were turned, before they were sealed that have gathered faith for a treasure:
2 Esdras 13:54
For thou hast forsaken thine own way, and applied thy diligence unto my law, and sought it.
And if the king Sennacherib had slain any, when he was come, and fled from Judea, I buried them privily; for in his wrath he killed many; but the bodies were not found, when they were sought for of the king.
And when one of the Ninevites went and complained of me to the king, that I buried them, and hid myself; understanding that I was sought for to be put to death, I withdrew myself for fear.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:2
I loved her, and sought her out from my youth, I desired to make her my spouse, and I was a lover of her beauty.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:17
Therefore even with blindness were these stricken, as those were at the doors of the righteous man: when, being compassed about with horrible great darkness, every one sought the passage of his own doors.
With all these I sought rest: and in whose inheritance shall I abide?
A loud crying woman and a scold shall be sought out to drive away the enemies.
They shall not be sought for in publick counsel, nor sit high in the congregation: they shall not sit on the judges' seat, nor understand the sentence of judgment: they cannot declare justice and judgment; and they shall not be found where parables are spoken.
And none may say, What is this? wherefore is that? for at time convenient they shall all be sought out: at his commandment the waters stood as an heap, and at the words of his mouth the receptacles of waters.
For they sought out all wickedness, till the vengeance came upon them.
And hast delivered me, according to the multitude of they mercies and greatness of thy name, from the teeth of them that were ready to devour me, and out of the hands of such as sought after my life, and from the manifold afflictions which I had;
Even from the flower till the grape was ripe hath my heart delighted in her: my foot went the right way, from my youth up sought I after her.
Additions to Esther 12:6
Howbeit Aman the son of Amadathus the Agagite, who was in great honour with the king, sought to molest Mardocheus and his people because of the two eunuchs of the king.
Additions to Esther 16:13
Having by manifold and cunning deceits sought of us the destruction, as well of Mardocheus, who saved our life, and continually procured our good, as also of blameless Esther, partaker of our kingdom, with their whole nation.
1 Maccabees 2:29
Then many that sought after justice and judgment went down into the wilderness, to dwell there:
1 Maccabees 3:5
For He pursued the wicked, and sought them out, and burnt up those that vexed his people.
1 Maccabees 3:48
And laid open the book of the law, wherein the heathen had sought to paint the likeness of their images.
1 Maccabees 4:5
In the mean season came Gorgias by night into the camp of Judas: and when he found no man there, he sought them in the mountains: for said he, These fellows flee from us
1 Maccabees 6:3
Wherefore he came and sought to take the city, and to spoil it; but he was not able, because they of the city, having had warning thereof,
1 Maccabees 6:18
About this time they that were in the tower shut up the Israelites round about the sanctuary, and sought always their hurt, and the strengthening of the heathen.
1 Maccabees 6:56
Was returned out of Persia and Media, and the king's host also that went with him, and that he sought to take unto him the ruling of the affairs.
1 Maccabees 7:13
Now the Assideans were the first among the children of Israel that sought peace of them:
1 Maccabees 9:32
But when Bacchides gat knowledge thereof, he sought for to slay him
1 Maccabees 11:10
For I repent that I gave my daughter unto him, for he sought to slay me.
1 Maccabees 12:40
Howbeit he was afraid that Jonathan would not suffer him, and that he would fight against him; wherefore he sought a way how to take Jonathan, that he might kill him. So he removed, and came to Bethsan.
1 Maccabees 12:53
Then all the heathen that were round about then sought to destroy them: for said they, They have no captain, nor any to help them: now therefore let us make war upon them, and take away their memorial from among men.
1 Maccabees 14:4
As for the land of Judea, that was quiet all the days of Simon; for he sought the good of his nation in such wise, as that evermore his authority and honour pleased them well.
1 Maccabees 14:35
The people therefore sang the acts of Simon, and unto what glory he thought to bring his nation, made him their governor and chief priest, because he had done all these things, and for the justice and faith which he kept to his nation, and for that he sought by all means to exalt his people.
1 Maccabees 16:22
Hereof when he heard, he was sore astonished: so he laid hands on them that were come to destroy him, and slew them; for he knew that they sought to make him away.
2 Maccabees 13:21
But Rhodocus, who was in the Jews' host, disclosed the secrets to the enemies; therefore he was sought out, and when they had gotten him, they put him in prison.
2 Maccabees 14:32
And when they sware that they could not tell where the man was whom he sought,