Acts 17:27
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English Standard Version
that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,

King James Bible
That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us:

American Standard Version
that they should seek God, if haply they might feel after him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us:

Douay-Rheims Bible
That they should seek God, if happily they may feel after him or find him, although he be not far from every one of us:

English Revised Version
that they should seek God, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he is not far from each one of us:

Webster's Bible Translation
That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he is not far from every one of us:

Weymouth New Testament
that they might seek God, if perhaps they could grope for Him and find Him. Yes, though He is not far from any one of us.

Acts 17:27 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Might feel after

See on handle, Luke 24:39. Compare Tennyson:

"I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope

And gather dust and chaff, and call

To what I feel is Lord of all."

In Memoriam, lv.

Acts 17:27 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they.

Acts 15:17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, on whom my name is called, said the Lord...

Psalm 19:1-6 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork...

Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made...

Romans 2:4 Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering...

he be.

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons...

1 Kings 8:27 But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain you...

Psalm 139:1-13 O lord, you have searched me, and known me...

Jeremiah 23:23,24 Am I a God at hand, said the LORD, and not a God afar off...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:7
For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the LORD our God is to us, whenever we call upon him?

Jeremiah 23:23
"Am I a God at hand, declares the LORD, and not a God far away?

Acts 14:17
Yet he did not leave himself without witness, for he did good by giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."

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