‘sought’….. mentioned in the New Testament (KJV)

SoughtAnd when they heard it,
they were glad,

and promised to give him money.
And he sought how he might
conveniently betray him. – Mar 14:11

Read . . . . . .‘Seek ye…’..search?…look for?…
mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “sought” from the New Testament.

Mat 2:20 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.

Mat 21:46 But when they sought to lay hands on him,
they feared the multitude,
because they took him for a prophet.

Mat 26:16 And from that time
he sought opportunity to betray him.

Mat 26:59 Now the chief priests,
and elders,
and all the council,
sought false witness against Jesus,
to put him to death;

Mar 11:18 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.

Mar 12:12 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.

Mar 14:1 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.

Mar 14:11 And when they heard it, they were glad,
and promised to give him money.
And he sought how he might conveniently betray him.

Mar 14:55 And the chief priests
and all the council sought for witness
against Jesus to put him to death;
and found none.

Luk 2:44 But they, supposing him to have been in the company,
went a day’s journey;
and they sought him
among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.

Luk 2:48 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.

Luk 2:49 And he said unto them,
How is it that ye sought me?
wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business?

Luk 4:42 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.

Luk 5:18 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.

Luk 6:19 And the whole multitude sought to touch him:
for there went virtue out of him,
and healed them all.

Luk 11:16 And others, tempting him,
sought of him
a sign from heaven.

Luk 13:6 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.

Luk 19:3 And he sought to see Jesus who he was;
and could not for the press,
because he was little of stature.

Luk 19:47 And he taught daily in the temple.
But the chief priests and the scribes
and the chief of the people sought to destroy him,

Luk 20:19 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.

Luk 22:2 And the chief priests and scribes sought
how they might kill him;
for they feared the people.

Luk 22:6 And he promised,
and sought opportunity to betray him
unto them in the absence of the multitude.

Joh 5:16 And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus,
and sought to slay him,
because he had done these things on the sabbath day.

Joh 5:18 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.

Joh 7:1 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee:
for he would not walk in Jewry,
because the Jews sought to kill him.

Joh 7:11 Then the Jews sought him at the feast,
and said, Where is he?

Joh 7:30 Then they sought to take him:
but no man laid hands on him,
because his hour was not yet come.

Joh 10:39 Therefore they sought again to take him:
but he escaped out of their hand,

Joh 11:8 His disciples say unto him, Master,
the Jews of late sought to stone thee;
and goest thou thither again?

Joh 11:56 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?

Joh 19:12 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.

Act 12:19 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.

Act 17:5 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.

Rom 9:32 Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith,
but as it were by the works of the law.
For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;

Rom 10:20 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.

1Th 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.

2Ti 1:17 But, when he was in Rome,
he sought me out very diligently,
and found me.

Heb 8:7 For if that first covenant had been faultless,
then should no place
have been sought for the second.

Heb 12:17 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.

WordWeb meaning for ‘sought

Adjective: sought  sot

  1. That is looked for
    “the long sought relatives

Verb: seek (sought)  seek

  1. Try to get or reach
    seek a position“; “seek an education“; “seek happiness
  2. Try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    search, look for
  3. Make an effort to accomplish something
    “He sought to improve himself“; “She always seeks to do good in the world“;
    try, attempt, essay, assay
  4. Go to or towards
    “a liquid seeks its own level
  5. Inquire for
    seek directions from a local

Sounds like: sorrels, saurels

Type of: act, desire, go, locomote, move, request, travel, want

Encyclopedia: Seek, and ye shall find

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About David Mathi Raj Samuel
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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