Do the opening words speak, as St. Paul implies they do, of the calling of the Gentiles, contrasting their faith with the unbelief of Israel (Romans 10:20)? Those eagerly looking for me will find me. Manifest, visible, comprehended. There are thought patterns within you that I need to change. 14 I will be found by you,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will restore your fortunes and will gather you from all the nations and from all … "Those who seek Me early," the Lord Jesus Christ says, "they are the one who shall find Me." From epi and erotao; to ask for, i.e. 1974: Love those who seek the truth; distrust those who have found it. You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry … Do not reject me or forsake me, O God my Saviour.” (Psalm 27:8) “Seek the Lord while He may be found; call on Him while He is near.” (Isaiah 55:6) Gold diggers in their search for riches, dig deep. . A primary pronoun of the first person I. Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular. Isaiah 58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins. Such words were a true description of the state of Israel, as they have been of Christian Churches since, and are in close agreement with what follows. Proverbs 8:17 Context. 16 By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular. 13 You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. Isaiah 43:1 But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find. Isaiah 55:4,5 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people…. 15 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. Most commentators say "Yes;" but there is, at least, an apparent absence of continuous sequence. As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve Him wholeheartedly and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, ‘Here am I, here am I.’ We do not take God at face value, we need to dig deep in order to knit a stronger bond with the Father. To assume boldness. But Esaias is very bold, and said, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest to them that asked not after me. Aramaic Bible in Plain English “I love my friends, and those who seek me will find me.” GOD'S WORD® Translation I love those who love me. To interrogate, question, demand of. Isaiah 52:15 So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider. If you seek him, he will be found … 1 Chronicles 28:9. In, on, among. Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular. Jeremiah 29:13 heart soul The L ord is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you. A nation that was not called by my name.--Better, with the LXX., as in Isaiah 43:22; Isaiah 64:7, that has not called on my name. Seeking Jesus Christ early, means seeking Jesus Christ when you are quite young, and that is just what I want you all to do. 14 I will be found by you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back from captivity. The meaning, on either rendering, is that Israel has sunk to the level of the heathen. This passage was written over two thousand years ago to a people like us: “[Azariah the prophet] went out to meet Asa and said to him, ‘Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin. 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be … .--Is this the answer to the previous prayer? Knowledge is power. (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command. To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. If you seek Him, He will be found by you; … I was ready to be sought by those who did not ask for me; I was ready to be found by those who did not seek me. I will be found by you,' declares the LORD." 1971: Love those who seek the truth; beware of those who find it. Then Isaiah was very bold and said, "I was found by those who were not seeking Me, and I was revealed to those who were not inquiring after Me." Inquire, seek. . 17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. But Esaias is very hold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me. {18} Riches and honor are with me, Enduring riches and righteousness. “Those who know Your name will trust in You, for You, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek You.” (Psalm 9:10) Indeed God is a Rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. From a compound of en and phaino; apparent in self. 13 You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways. 12 Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. A further question meets us, which has received different answers. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot. Isaiah 65:1 - NIV: “I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. God asks us to seek Him. Jeremiah 29:13-14a says, "'You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. (Proverbs 8:17-19 NKJV) I love those who love me, And those who seek me diligently will find me. {19} My fruit is better than gold, yes, than fine gold, And my revenue than choice silver. Isaiah 45:22 Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else. I AM thinking beyond you! Isaiah 55:5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee. Hosea 1:10 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God. Verb - Present Participle Active - Dative Masculine Plural. Ro) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Of Hebrew origin; Hesaias, an Israelite. Driven by our hunger for the life that is in God, we seek Him. Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 1st Person Singular. From apo and tolmao; to venture plainly. Aramaic Bible in Plain English But Isaiah was bold and he said, “I appeared to those who did not seek me and I was found by those who did not ask for me.” GOD'S WORD® Translation Isaiah said very boldly, "I was found by those who weren't looking for me. Then Isaiah is so bold as to say, “I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me.” Romans 10:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. The LORD is with you when you are with him. Dear children, that world "early" was meant particularly for yourselves. Those who seek knowledge read widely---just any and everything they can lay their hands on. Isaiah 41:27 The first shall say to Zion, Behold, behold them: and I will give to Jerusalem one that bringeth good tidings. Isaiah 2:2,3 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD'S house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it…. I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular, To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship, Preposition-l | Adverb - Negative particle, Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural, To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present, Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural | first person common singular, Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular, Interjection | first person common singular, A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts, Verb - Pual - Perfect - third person masculine singular, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular, I was ready to answer those who did not enquire, was nigh at hand to be discovered by those who did not seek, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, OT Prophets: Isaiah 65:1 I am inquired of by those who (Isa Isi Is) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. On this view St. Paul's free use of the LXX. Isaiah 65:1,2 I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name…. On this view the words may be translated, I was ready to answer those who did not enquire, was nigh at hand to be discovered by those who did not seek. I, the first-person pronoun. I love those who love me; and those who seek me early shall find me.