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Seek

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SEEK, pret and pp. sought, pronounced sawt. L. sequor, to follow for to seek is to go after, and the primary sense is to advance, to press, to drive forward, as in the L. peto.

1. To go in search or quest of to look for to search for by going from place to place.

The man asked him, saying, what seekest thou? And he said, I seek my brethen.

Genesis 37 .

2. To inquire for to ask for to solicit to endeavor to find or gain by any means.

The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God. Psalms 104 .

He found no place for repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears. Hebrews 12


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Entry for 'Seek'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/s/seek.html.

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Monday, October 14th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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