'Listen to Me' in the Bible
and addressed them, "If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, listen to me and make a request of Zohar's son Ephron on my behalf.
"No, sir. Listen to me! I'll give you the field, and I'll give you the cave that's in it. I give it to you publicly, in the sight of my people. Bury your dead."
and then addressed Ephron so all the people of the land could hear him: "Please listen to me! I'm willing to pay the price of the field. Accept it from me, so I may bury my dead there."
"Sir, listen to me! The land is worth 400 shekels of silver, but what's that between us? You may bury your dead."
"My son," she replied, "let any curse against you fall on me. Just listen to me, then go and get them for me."
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.'"
Then Moses said right in front of the LORD, "Look, the Israelis didn't listen to me, so how will Pharaoh? I'm not a persuasive speaker."
Moses said in the presence of the LORD, "Look, I'm not a persuasive speaker, so how will Pharaoh listen to me?"
Now listen to me. I'll advise you, and may God be with you. You are to represent the people before God and bring the disputes to God.
"But if you won't listen to me and obey all these commands,
"If, despite all of this, you still don't listen to me, then I'll punish you seven times more on account of your sins.
"If you live life contrary to me and remain unwilling to listen to me, then I'll add to your wounds seven times more on account of your sins.
"If, after all of this time, you don't listen to me, but instead live life contrary to me,
In response, Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "Stand up, Balak, and pay attention! Listen to me, you son of Zippor!
"However, the LORD was furious with me because of you. He did not listen to me. Instead, the LORD said, "You are not to speak to me about this matter again!
When Jotham was informed about this, he went out, took his stand on top of Mount Gerizim, and cried out loudly, "Listen to me, you "lords" of Shechem, and God will listen to you.
If you listen to me, you'll save your life and the life of your son Solomon.
"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?
"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,
The army got up early the next morning and headed out into the wilderness of Tekoa. Jehoshaphat stood up and addressed them. "Listen to me, you inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem," he said. "Have faith in the LORD your God and you'll be established! Have faith in his prophets and you'll succeed!"
So listen to me! Return the captives whom you've captured from your brothers, because the anger of the LORD is burning hot against you!"
"I'll tell you what, listen to me! Let me relate what I've seen,
Therefore I'm saying, "Listen to me!' Then I'll declare what I know.
"Job, pay attention! Listen to me! Be silent and let me speak.
But if you have nothing to say, then at least listen to me! Be quiet and learn some wisdom from me."
"Therefore you men of understanding, listen to me! Far be it for God to practice wickedness, or the Almighty to do what is wrong,
"Men of understanding, speak to me! Are any of you men wise? Then listen to me!
Listen to me, and deliver me quickly. Become a rock of safety for me, a fortified citadel to deliver me;
Come, children, listen to me, and I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Were I to cherish iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not listen to me.
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!
LORD, I call to you, be quick to listen to me when I cry out!
Now, children, listen to me. Don't turn away from what I am saying.
So listen to me, my sons, and pay attention to what I have to say.
"So listen to me, children! Blessed are those who obey me.
"Listen to me, house of Jacob, and all you remnant of the house of Israel, who have been upheld from before your birth, and who have been carried from the womb.
"Listen to me, you hard-hearted, you who are far removed from righteousness:
"Listen to me, you coastlands! Pay attention, you people from far away! The LORD called me from the womb; while I was still in my mother's body, he pronounced my name.
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD! Look to the rock from which you were cut, to the quarry from which you were hewn.
"Pay attention to me, my people! Listen to me, my nation! For instruction will go out from me, and my justice will become a light for the nations.
Listen to me, you who know righteousness, you people who have my instruction in their hearts. Don't fear the insults of mortals, and don't be dismayed at their hateful words.
But they didn't listen to me, and they didn't pay attention. They stiffened their necks, and they did more evil than their ancestors.
You have done even more evil than your ancestors, and each one of you is stubbornly following his own evil desires, refusing to listen to me.
If you listen to me carefully," declares the LORD, "and don't bring a load through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day, and you consecrate the Sabbath day and don't do any work on it,
But if you don't listen to me, to consecrate the Sabbath day and not carry any load as you enter the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, then I'll start a fire in its gates. It will consume the palaces of Jerusalem and won't be extinguished."'"
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.
Say to them, "This is what the LORD says: "If you don't listen to me to follow my Law which I've set before you,
Jeremiah told Zedekiah, "When I tell you, you will surely put me to death, won't you? And when I give you advice, you don't listen to me."
But the house of Israel won't listen to you, since they weren't willing to listen to me. That's because the entire house of Israel is hard-headed and hard-hearted.
And now, you house of Israel, this is what the Lord GOD says, "Go ahead and serve your idols, both now and later, but later you'll listen to me, and you won't profane my sacred name again by your offerings and idols.
Then he called to the crowd again and told them, "Listen to me, all of you, and understand!
After Paul and Barnabas had finished speaking, James responded, "Brothers, listen to me: