Read Acts 17:27 Using Other Translations
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:
that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,
“His purpose was for the nations to seek after God and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him—though he is not far from any one of us.