92 occurrences in 14 translations

'Ear' in the Bible

Give ear to the words of the Lord, O sons of Jacob and all the families of Israel:

Let us be stretched on the earth in our downfall, covering ourselves with our shame: for we have been sinners against the Lord our God, we and our fathers, from our earliest years even till this day: and we have not given ear to the voice of the Lord our God.

Give ear now to this, O foolish people without sense; who have eyes but see nothing, and ears without the power of hearing:

To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken: behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.

So then, give ear, you nations, and ...

Give ear, O earth: see, I will make evil come on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not given attention to my words, and they would have nothing to do with my law.

Take your place in the doorway of the Lord's house, and give out this word there, and say, Give ear to the word of the Lord, all you of Judah who come inside these doors to give worship to the Lord.

And now, because you have done all these works, says the Lord, and I sent my word to you, getting up early and sending, but you did not give ear; and my voice came to you, but you gave no answer:

And as for you (Jeremiah), make no prayers for this people, send up no cry or prayer for them, make no request for them to me: for I will not give ear.

But this was the order I gave them, saying, Give ear to my voice, and I will be your God, and you will be my people: go in all the way ordered by me, so that all may be well for you.

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.

Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.

And you are to say all these words to them, but they will not give ear to you: you will send out your voice to them, but they will give no answer.

And you are to say to them, This is the nation which has not given ear to the voice of their God, or taken his teaching to heart: good faith is dead and is cut off from their mouths.

I took note and gave ear, but no one said what is right: no man had regret for his evil-doing, saying, What have I done? everyone goes off on his way like a horse rushing to the fight.

Yet hear the word of the LORD, O ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth, and teach your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbour lamentation.

Give ear to the word which the Lord says to you, O people of Israel:

Give ear to the words of this agreement, and say to the men of Judah and to the people of Jerusalem,

The Lord, the God of Israel, has said, Let that man be cursed who does not give ear to the words of this agreement,

To the order which I gave your fathers on the day when I took them out of the land of Egypt, out of the oven of iron, saying, Give ear to my voice, and do all the orders I have given you: so you will be my people, and I will be your God:

And the Lord said to me, Give out these words in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying, Give ear to the words of this agreement and do them.

For I gave certain witness to your fathers on the day when I took them up out of the land of Egypt, and even to this day, getting up early and witnessing and saying, Give ear to my voice.

Yet they obeyed not, nor inclined their ear, but walked every one in the imagination of their evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do; but they did them not.

They are turned back to the sins of their fathers, who would not give ear to my words; they have gone after other gods and become their servants: the people of Israel and the people of Judah have not kept the agreement which I made with their fathers.

So the Lord has said, I will send evil on them, which they will not be able to get away from; and they will send up a cry for help to me, but I will not give ear to them.

And as for you, make no prayers for this people, send up no cry or prayer for them: for I will not give ear to their cry in the time of their trouble.

But if they will not give ear, then I will have that nation uprooted, and given to destruction, says the Lord.

These evil people who say they will not give ear to my words, who go on in the pride of their hearts and have become servants and worshippers of other gods, will become like this band which is of no use for anything.

For as a band goes tightly round a man's body, so I made all the people of Israel and all the people of Judah tightly united to me; so that they might be a people for me and a name and a praise and a glory: but they would not give ear.

But if you do not give ear to it, my soul will be weeping in secret for your pride; my eye will be weeping bitterly, streaming with water, because the Lord's flock has been taken away as prisoners.

When they go without food, I will not give ear to their cry; when they give burned offerings and meal offerings, I will not take pleasure in them: but I will put an end to them by the sword and by need of food and by disease.

And you have done worse evil than your fathers; for see, every one of you is guided by the pride of his evil heart, so as not to give ear to me:

And say to them, Give ear to the word of the Lord, you kings of Judah, and all the people of Jerusalem who come in by these doors:

But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction.

And it will be, that if with all care you give ear to me, says the Lord, and take no weight through the doorways of this town on the Sabbath day, but keep the Sabbath day holy and do no work in it;

But if you do not give ear to me, to keep the Sabbath day holy, and to let no weight be lifted and taken through the doors of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day: then I will put a fire in its doorways, burning up the great houses of Jerusalem, and it will never be put out.

Give thought to me, O Lord, and give ear to the voice of those who put forward a cause against me.

Say, Give ear to the word of the Lord, O kings of Judah and people of Jerusalem; the Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said, See, I will send evil on this place which will be bitter to the ears of anyone hearing of it.

The Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said: See, I will send on this town and on all her towns all the evil which I have said; because they made their necks stiff, so that they might not give ear to my words.

About the family of the king of Judah. Give ear to the word of the Lord;

And say, Give ear to the word of the Lord, O king of Judah, seated on the seat of David, you and your servants and your people who come in by these doors.

But if you do not give ear to these words, I give you my oath by myself, says the Lord, that this house will become a waste.

My word came to you in the time of your well-being; but you said, I will not give ear. This has been your way from your earliest years, you did not give attention to my voice.

O earth, earth, earth, give ear to the word of the Lord!

This is what the Lord of armies has said: Do not give ear to the words which the prophets say to you: they give you teaching of no value: it is from themselves that their vision comes, and not out of the mouth of the Lord.

For which of them has knowledge of the secret of the Lord, and has seen him, and given ear to his word? which of them has taken note of his word and given attention to it?

But if they had been in my secret, then they would have made my people give ear to my words, turning them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

From the thirteenth year of Josiah, the son of Amon, king of Judah, even till this day, for twenty-three years, the word of the Lord has been coming to me, and I have given it to you, getting up early and talking to you; but you have not given ear.

And the LORD hath sent unto you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but ye have not hearkened, nor inclined your ear to hear.

But you have not given ear to me, says the Lord; so that you have made me angry with the work of your hands, causing evil to yourselves.

So this is what the Lord of armies has said: Because you have not given ear to my words,

It may be that they will give ear, and that every man will be turned from his evil way, so that my purpose of sending evil on them because of the evil of their doings may be changed.

And you are to say to them, This is what the Lord has said: If you do not give ear to me and go in the way of my law which I have put before you,

And give ear to the words of my servants the prophets whom I send to you, getting up early and sending them, though you gave no attention;

So now, make a change for the better in your ways and your doings, and give ear to the voice of the Lord your God; then the Lord will let himself be turned from the decision he has made against you for evil.

And you are not to give ear to the prophets who say to you, You will not become servants of the king of Babylon: for what they say is not true.

But still, give ear to this word which I am saying to you and to all the people:

Then the prophet Jeremiah said to Hananiah the prophet, Give ear, now, Hananiah; the Lord has not sent you; but you are making this people put their faith in what is false.

And you will go on crying to me and making prayer to me, and I will give ear to you.

Because they have not given ear to my words, says the Lord, when I sent to them my servants the prophets, getting up early and sending them; but you did not give ear, says the Lord.

And now, give ear to the word of the Lord, all you whom I have sent away prisoners from Jerusalem to Babylon.

Give ear to the word of the Lord, O you nations, and give news of it in the sea-lands far away, and say, He who has sent Israel wandering will get him together and will keep him as a keeper does his flock.

And they came in and took it for their heritage, but they did not give ear to your voice, and were not ruled by your law; they have done nothing of all you gave them orders to do: so you have made all this evil come on them:

But give ear to the word of the Lord, O Zedekiah, king of Judah; this is what the Lord has said about you: Death will not come to you by the sword:

At the end of seven years let ye go every man his brother an Hebrew, which hath been sold unto thee; and when he hath served thee six years, thou shalt let him go free from thee: but your fathers hearkened not unto me, neither inclined their ear.

And so the Lord has said, You have not given ear to me and undertaken publicly, every man to let loose his countryman and his neighbour: see, I undertake to let loose against you the sword and disease and need of food; and I will send you wandering among all the kingdoms of the earth.

This is what the Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said: Go and say to the men of Judah and the people of Jerusalem, Is there no hope of teaching you to give ear to my words? says the Lord.

The orders which Jonadab, the son of Rechab, gave to his sons to take no wine, are done, and to this day they take no wine, for they do the orders of their father: but I have sent my words to you, getting up early and sending them, and you have not given ear to me.

I have sent also unto you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them, and ye shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

Though the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have done the orders of their father which he gave them, this people has not given ear to me:

For this reason the Lord, the God of armies, the God of Israel, has said, See, I will send on Judah and on all the people of Jerusalem all the evil which I said I would do to them: because I sent my words to them, but they did not give ear; crying out to them, but they gave no answer.

And Elnathan and Delaiah and Gemariah had made a strong request to the king not to let the book be burned, but he would not give ear to them.

And I will send punishment on him and on his seed and on his servants for their evil-doing; I will send on them and on the people of Jerusalem and the men of Judah, all the evil which I said against them, but they did not give ear.

But he and his servants and the people of the land did not give ear to the words of the Lord which he said by Jeremiah the prophet.

Then Jeremiah said, That is not true; I am not going to the Chaldaeans. But he would not give ear to him: so Irijah made him prisoner and took him to the rulers.

And now be pleased to give ear, O my lord the king; let my prayer for help come before you, and do not make me go back to the house of Jonathan the scribe, for fear that I may come to my death there.

*** and the Lord has made it come, and has done as he said; because of your sin against the Lord in not giving ear to his voice; and that is why this thing has come on you.

Then Jeremiah the prophet said to them, I have given ear to you; see, I will make prayer to the Lord your God, as you have said; and it will be that, whatever the Lord may say in answer to you, I will give you word of it, keeping nothing back.

If it is good or if it is evil, we will be guided by the voice of the Lord our God, to whom we are sending you; so that it may be well for us when we give ear to the voice of the Lord our God.

But if you say, We have no desire to go on living in this land; and do not give ear to the voice of the Lord your God,

Then give ear now to the word of the Lord, O you last of Judah: the Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said, If your minds are fixed on going into Egypt and stopping there;

And this day I have made it clear to you, and you have not given ear to the voice of the Lord your God in anything for which he has sent me to you.

So Johanan, the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, and all the people, did not give ear to the order of the Lord that they were to go on living in the land of Judah.

And they came into the land of Egypt; for they did not give ear to the voice of the Lord: and they came to Tahpanhes.

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

As for the word which you have said to us in the name of the Lord, we will not give ear to you.

Because you have been burning perfumes, and sinning against the Lord, and have not given ear to the voice of the Lord, or gone in the way of his law or his rules or his orders; for this reason this evil has come on you, as it is today.

Further, Jeremiah said to all the people and all the women, Give ear to the word of the Lord, all those of Judah who are living in Egypt:

And now give ear to the word of the Lord, all you of Judah who are living in the land of Egypt: Truly, I have taken an oath by my great name, says the Lord, that my name is no longer to be named in the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, By the life of the Lord God.

For this cause give ear to the decision of the Lord which he has made against Edom, and to his purposes designed against the people of Teman: Truly, they will be pulled away by the smallest of the flock; truly, he will make waste their fields with them.

So give ear to the decision of the Lord which he has made against Babylon, and to his purposes designed against the land of the Chaldaeans; Truly, they will be pulled away by the smallest of the flock; truly, he will make waste their fields with them.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
H24
אביב 
'abiyb 
Abib , in the ear , green ears of corn
Usage: 8

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

אזן 
'azan 
give ear , hearken , hear , perceived by the ear
Usage: 42

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

ארע 
'ara` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 21

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ארק 
'araq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

חרישׁ 
Chariysh 
Usage: 3

חרשׂ 
Cheres 
Usage: 17

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

יבּשׁת 
Yabbesheth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

כּרמל 
Karmel 
Usage: 14

לחשׁ 
Lachash 
Usage: 5

מלילה 
M@liylah 
Usage: 1

נזם 
Nexem 
Usage: 17

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

עגיל 
`agiyl 
Usage: 2

עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

צפר 
Tsaphar 
Usage: 1

רעשׁ 
Ra`ash 
Usage: 17

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

שׁאף 
Sha'aph 
Usage: 14

שׁבּלת שׁבּל 
Shibbol 
Usage: 19

שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 12

שׁחר 
Shachar 
Usage: 24

שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

שׁפרפר 
Sh@pharphar (Aramaic) 
early in the morning
Usage: 1

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

ἀποκαραδοκία 
Apokaradokia 
Usage: 2

ἀῤῥαβών 
Arrhabon 
Usage: 3

ἀτενίζω 
Atenizo 
Usage: 14

βαθύς 
Bathus 
deep , very early in the morning
Usage: 3

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

ἐκτενέστερον 
Ektenesteron 
Usage: 1

ἐπαγωνίζομαι 
Epagonizomai 
Usage: 1

ἐπίγειος 
Epigeios 
Usage: 6

ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

ἐπιπόθησις 
Epipothesis 
Usage: 2

ζηλόω 
Zeloo 
Usage: 10

οἰκουμένη 
Oikoumene 
Usage: 12

ὀρθρίζω 
Orthrizo 
come early in the morning
Usage: 1

ὄρθριος 
Orthrios 
Usage: 1

ὄρθρος 
Orthros 
early in the morning
Usage: 3

ὀστράκινος 
Ostrakinos 
earthen , of earth
Usage: 2

οὖς 
Ous 
ear
Usage: 14

περισσοτέρως 
Perissoteros 
Usage: 13

προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31

πρωΐ́ 
Proi 
in the morning , early in the morning , early , morning
Usage: 7

πρωΐ́α 
Proia 
Usage: 4

πρώΐμος 
Proimos 
Usage: 1

σεισμός 
Seismos 
Usage: 11

σπουδή 
Spoude 
Usage: 12

στάχυς 
Stachus 
ear of corn , ear
Usage: 3

χοΐκός 
Choikos 
Usage: 4

ὠτίον 
Otion 
ear
Usage: 4



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