113 occurrences in 23 translations

'Listen to Me' in the Bible

Lamech said to his wives, "Adah and Zillah! Listen to me! You wives of Lamech, hear my words! I have killed a man for wounding me, a young man for hurting me.

And he said to them, If you are willing to grant my dead a burial out of my sight, listen to me and ask Ephron son of Zohar for me,

"No, my lord. Listen to me. I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead."

and he spoke to Ephron, in the ears of the people of the land, saying, But if only thou wouldst listen to me, I give the money for the field: take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.

My lord, listen to me. The land is worth 400 shekels of silver; what is that between you and me? So bury your dead.

"Now therefore, my son, listen to me as I command you.

"My son," she replied, "let any curse against you fall on me. Just listen to me, then go and get them for me."

So now, my son, listen to me. Flee at once to my brother Laban in Haran,

Then Moses answered, "Look, they won't believe me and they won't listen to me. Instead, they'll say, "The LORD didn't appear to you.'"

And Moses spoke before Yahweh, saying, "Look, the {Israelites} do not listen to me, and how will Pharaoh listen to me, since I [am] {a poor speaker}?"

But Moses said to the Lord, Behold, I am of deficient and impeded speech; how then shall Pharaoh listen to me?

Now listen to me; I will give you some advice, and God be with you. You be the one to represent the people before God and bring their cases to Him.

" 'But if you do not listen to me and you do not carry out all these commands,

" 'And if in spite of these [things] you do not listen to me, then I will continue to discipline you seven times for your sins.

" 'And if you go against me [in] hostility and you are not willing to listen to me, then I will add a plague onto you seven times according to your sins.

" 'And if through this you do not listen to me and you go against me in hostility,

Then {he uttered} his oracle, and said, "Stand up, Balak, and hear; listen to me, son of Zippor!

But the Lord was angry with me on your account and would not listen to me; and the Lord said to me, That is enough! Say no more to Me about it.

When it was told to Jotham, he went and stood on the top of Mount Ger'izim, and cried aloud and said to them, "Listen to me, you men of Shechem, that God may listen to you.

Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, "Listen to me! Each of you should return to your mother's home! May the Lord show you the same kind of devotion that you have shown to your deceased husbands and to me!

Then Boaz said to Ruth: Listen to me, my daughter; do not go to pick up the grain in another field. Do not leave here, but stay with my servant girls.

He said to his officials: Listen to me men of Benjamin! Will Jesse's son give every one of you fields and vineyards? Will he make you all officers over a regiment or a battalion of soldiers?

David said to Saul, "Why do you listen to men's words, saying, 'Behold, David seeks your hurt?'

She fell at his feet and said: Let me be held responsible for this wrong. Please let me speak with you. Please listen to me.

A wise woman shouted from the top of the wall: Hear this! Listen to me! I must talk to Joab! Tell him to come here!

If you listen to me, you'll save your life and the life of your son Solomon.

And King David rose to his feet and said, "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. {I myself wanted} to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build.

Day and night may your eyes be on this Temple, the place where you said your name will be. Listen to me as I pray toward this place.

Abijah ascended Mount Zemaraim, in the Ephraimite hill country, and said: "Listen to me, Jeroboam and all Israel!

"Listen to me, Jeroboam and Israel! Don't you know that the LORD God of Israel assigned the kingship over Israel to David and his descendants forever by a salt covenant?

He met Asa and told him, "Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin! The Lord is with you when you are loyal to him. If you seek him, he will respond to you, but if you reject him, he will reject you.

"Listen to me, Asa, Judah, and Benjamin! The LORD is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will allow you to find him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you. Israel lived for years without the true God, priests to teach them, and the Law,

They rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Listen to me, Judah, and you inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Yahweh your God, so you shall be established! Believe his prophets, so you shall prosper."

So now, listen to me and return the captives of your brothers whom you have taken captive, for the fierce anger of Yahweh [is] against you."

and said to them, "Listen to me, you Levites! Now sanctify yourselves, and sanctify the house of Yahweh, the God of your fathers, and carry out the filthiness out of the holy place.

Listen to me, and I will speak, and afterward let come on me what will.

I will shew thee, listen to me; and what I have seen I will declare;

Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? No, but he would listen to me.

So I say, Listen to me; I also will give you my opinion [about Job's situation] and my knowledge.

Give heed, O Job, listen to me; hold your peace, and I will speak.

If [you do] not [have anything to say], listen to me; hold your peace, and I will teach you wisdom.

"Hear my words, you wise men, and listen to me, you who know,

"Therefore, listen to me, {people who have sense}: far be it from God {that he should commit wickedness} and that Shaddai {should do wrong}.

"Men of understanding, speak to me! Are any of you men wise? Then listen to me!

I call to you for you will answer me, O God. Listen to me! Hear what I say!

Listen to me, and deliver me quickly. Become a rock of safety for me, a fortified citadel to deliver me;

For the music director; a psalm of David. Listen to me, O God, as I offer my lament! Protect my life from the enemy's terrifying attacks.

Vindicate me by rescuing me! Listen to me! Deliver me!

My cry goes to God! Indeed, I cry to God for help, and for him to listen to me.

Hear, O My people, and I will admonish you -- "O Israel, if you would listen to Me!

"But My people did not listen to Me; Israel did not obey Me.

Oh, that My people would listen to Me, that Israel would walk in My ways!

([Prayer by David]) Listen to me, O Jehovah. Answer me, for I am oppressed and needy.

Do not hide your face from me when I am in trouble. Listen to me. When I call to out you, hurry to answer me!

Listen to me because of your loyal love! O Lord, revive me, as you typically do!

O Lord, listen to me! Pay attention to my plea for mercy!

LORD, I call to you, be quick to listen to me when I cry out!

Listen to me, my son. Accept what I tell you and live a long life.

Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, and depart not from the words of my mouth.

Listen to me now therefore, O you sons, and be attentive to the words of my mouth.

Stand up, you complacent women; listen to me. Pay attention to what I say, you overconfident daughters.

Listen to me in silence, coastlands, and let nations renew [their] strength. Let them approach, then let them speak; let us draw near together for judgment.

Listen to Me [says the Lord], O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, you who have been borne by Me from your birth, carried from the womb:

Listen to Me, you stiff-hearted and you who have lost heart, you who are far from righteousness (from uprightness and right standing with God, and from His righteous deliverance).

Listen to Me, O Jacob, and Israel, My called [ones]: I am He; I am the First, I also am the Last.

Listen to me, O isles and coastlands, and hearken, you peoples from afar. The Lord has called me from the womb; from the body of my mother He has named my name.

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, who seek Yahweh. Look to [the] rock [from which] you were hewn, and to [the] excavation of [the] pit [from which] you were quarried.

Listen to Me [the Lord], O My people, and give ear to Me, O My nation; for a [divine] law will go forth from Me, and I will establish My justice for a light to the peoples.

Listen to Me, you who know rightness and justice and right standing with God, the people in whose heart is My law and My instruction: fear not the reproach of men, neither be afraid nor dismayed at their revilings.

Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and you will delight in the richest of fare.

But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They followed the stubborn inclinations of their own wicked hearts. They acted worse and worse instead of better.

However, they wouldn't listen to Me or pay attention but became obstinate;they did more evil than their ancestors.

But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me! Each one of them followed the stubborn inclinations of his own wicked heart. So I brought on them all the punishments threatened in the covenant because they did not carry out its terms as I commanded them to do.'"

These evil people, who refuse to listen to Me, who walk in the stubbornness of their own hearts, and who have followed other gods to serve and worship-they will be like this underwear, of no use whatsoever.

and you have done evil more than your fathers; for, behold, you walk every one after the stubbornness of his evil heart, so that you don't listen to me:

Your ancestors, however, did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They stubbornly refused to pay attention or to respond to any discipline.'

"And it will happen, if you carefully listen to me," {declares} Yahweh, "to bring no burden through the gates of this city on the day of the Sabbath, but to declare holy the day of Sabbath, not to do on it any work,

But if you will not listen to Me to keep the Sabbath day holy (set apart to the worship of God), and not to bear a burden and enter in at the gates of Jerusalem [with one] on the Sabbath day, then I will kindle a fire in her gates, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.

For thus says the Lord concerning the house of the king of Judah: [If you will not listen to Me, though] you are [as valuable] to Me as [the fat pastures of] Gilead [east of the Jordan] or as the [plentiful] summit of Lebanon [west of the Jordan], yet surely I will make you a wilderness and uninhabited cities.

But you didn't listen to me," declares the LORD, "so as to provoke me with the idols you make with your hands to your own harm.

And you shall say to them, "Thus says Yahweh: 'If you will not listen to me, to walk in my law that I have set {before you},

They did not listen to me,' says Jehovah. 'I sent them my servants the prophets again and again, but they refused to listen,' says Jehovah.

"At [the] end of seven years you must let go each one his fellow countryman, the Hebrew who has been sold to you and who has served you six years, and you must let him go free from you." But your ancestors did not listen to me, and they did not incline their ears.

Jonadab, Rechab's son, ordered his descendants not to drink wine. This order has been carried out. His descendants have not drunk any wine to this day, because they have obeyed their ancestor's order. I have spoken to you again and again, but you have refused to listen to me.

And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, {I have sent them over and over again}, {saying}, 'Turn back please each one from his evil way, and amend your deeds, and you must not go after other gods to serve them, {so that you may live} on the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you did not incline your ear and you did not listen to me.

For the descendants of Jonadab, the son of Rechab, have carried out the command of their ancestor that he commanded them, but this people did not listen to me."

Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, If I tell you, will you not surely put me to death? And even if I did give you counsel, you would not listen to me.

But the house of Israel will not listen to you and obey you since they will not listen to Me and obey Me, for all the house of Israel are impudent and stubborn of heart.

But they rebelled against Me and would not listen to Me; they did not every man cast away the abominable things on which they feasted their eyes, nor did they forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I [thought], I will pour out My wrath upon them and finish My anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.

As for you, O house of Israel, thus says the Lord God: Go, serve every one of you his idols, now and hereafter, if you will not listen to Me! But you shall not profane My holy name any more with your sacrificial gifts and your idols!

Be not as your fathers to whom the former prophets cried, Thus says the Lord of hosts: Return now from your evil ways and your evil doings; but they would not hear or listen to Me, says the Lord.

And He called the people to [Him] again and said to them, Listen to Me, all of you, and understand [what I say].

"Listen to me, all of you, and understand; there is nothing outside a man which by entering in can defile him; but it is what comes from him that defiled him."

"I have told you already," he replied, "and you did not listen to me. Why do you want to hear it again? Do you also mean to be disciples of his?"

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