KJV Dictionary Definition: seek


SEEK, v.t. 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.

Gen. 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. Ps. 104.

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