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Theasaurus: Ears

20 Bible Verses about Ears

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 40:6

Sacrifice and offering You do not desire, nor have You delight in them; You have given me the capacity to hear and obey [Your law, a more valuable service than] burnt offerings and sin offerings [which] You do not require.

Leviticus 8:23

And Moses killed it and took some of its blood and put it on the tip of Aaron's right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot.

Psalm 28:1

Unto You do I cry, O Lord my Rock, be not deaf and silent to me, lest, if You be silent to me, I become like those going down to the pit [the grave].

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear [submit and consent to the divine will] and come to Me; hear, and your soul will revive; and I will make an everlasting covenant or league with you, even the sure mercy (kindness, goodwill, and compassion) promised to David.

Job 42:5

I had heard of You [only] by the hearing of the ear, but now my [spiritual] eye sees You.

Proverbs 18:15

The mind of the prudent is ever getting knowledge, and the ear of the wise is ever seeking (inquiring for and craving) knowledge.

Deuteronomy 29:4

Yet the Lord has not given you a [mind and] heart to understand and eyes to see and ears to hear, to this day.

Psalm 58:4

Their poison is like the venom of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder or asp that stops its ear,

Matthew 13:15

For this nation's heart has grown gross (fat and dull), and their ears heavy and difficult of hearing, and their eyes they have tightly closed, lest they see and perceive with their eyes, and hear and comprehend the sense with their ears, and grasp and understand with their heart, and turn and I should heal them.

Psalm 58:4-5

Their poison is like the venom of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder or asp that stops its ear, Which listens not to the voice of charmers or of the enchanter never casting spells so cunningly.

Jeremiah 7:23

But this thing I did command them: Listen to and obey My voice, and I will be your God and you will be My people; and walk in the whole way that I command you, that it may be well with you.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time is coming when [people] will not tolerate (endure) sound and wholesome instruction, but, having ears itching [for something pleasing and gratifying], they will gather to themselves one teacher after another to a considerable number, chosen to satisfy their own liking and to foster the errors they hold,

Isaiah 64:4

For from of old no one has heard nor perceived by the ear, nor has the eye seen a God besides You, Who works and shows Himself active on behalf of him who [earnestly] waits for Him.

Matthew 13:16-17

But blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are your eyes because they do see, and your ears because they do hear. Truly I tell you, many prophets and righteous men [men who were upright and in right standing with God] yearned to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.

Mark 7:35

And his ears were opened, his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak distinctly and as he should.

2 Corinthians 12:4

Was caught up into paradise, and he heard utterances beyond the power of man to put into words, which man is not permitted to utter.

1 Corinthians 2:9

But, on the contrary, as the Scripture says, What eye has not seen and ear has not heard and has not entered into the heart of man, [all that] God has prepared (made and keeps ready) for those who love Him [ who hold Him in affectionate reverence, promptly obeying Him and gratefully recognizing the benefits He has bestowed].

Exodus 21:6

Then his master shall bring him to God [the judges as His agents]; he shall bring him to the door or doorpost and shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him for life.

Exodus 29:20

Then you shall kill the ram and take part of its blood and put it on the tip of the right ears of Aaron and his sons and on the thumb of their right hands and on the great toe of their right feet, and dash the rest of the blood against the altar round about.

From Thematic Bible


ears » Christ opens

Isaiah 35:5

Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.

Isaiah 43:8

Bring forth the blind people who have eyes and the deaf who have ears.

Isaiah 43:10

You are My witnesses, says the Lord, and My servant whom I have chosen, that you may know Me, believe Me and remain steadfast to Me, and understand that I am He. Before Me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after Me.

ears » Should » Hear and obey reproof

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that listens to the reproof [that leads to or gives] life will remain among the wise.

ears » Of servants who refused to leave their masters, bored to the door

Exodus 21:6

Then his master shall bring him to God [the judges as His agents]; he shall bring him to the door or doorpost and shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him for life.

Deuteronomy 15:17

Then take an awl and pierce his ear through to the door, and he shall be your servant always. And also to your bondwoman you shall do likewise.

ears » Of the wicked » Not inclined to hear God

Jeremiah 35:15

I have sent also to you all My servants the prophets earnestly and persistently, saying, Return now every man from his evil way and amend your doings and go not after other gods to serve them; and then you shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers. But you did not submit and consent to Me or listen to and obey Me.

Jeremiah 7:24

But they would not listen to and obey Me or bend their ear [to Me], but followed the counsels and the stubborn promptings of their own evil hearts and minds, and they turned their backs and went in reverse instead of forward.

ears » Blood put on the right ear of » Priests at consecration

Exodus 29:20

Then you shall kill the ram and take part of its blood and put it on the tip of the right ears of Aaron and his sons and on the thumb of their right hands and on the great toe of their right feet, and dash the rest of the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 8:23

And Moses killed it and took some of its blood and put it on the tip of Aaron's right ear, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot.

ears » That hears and receives the word of God, blessed

Matthew 13:16

But blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are your eyes because they do see, and your ears because they do hear.

Exodus 15:26

Saying, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord your God and will do what is right in His sight, and will listen to and obey His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you which I brought upon the Egyptians, for I am the Lord Who heals you.

ears » Of the wicked » Stopped against God's word

Psalm 58:4

Their poison is like the venom of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder or asp that stops its ear,

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to listen and turned a rebellious and stubborn shoulder and made heavy and dull their ears that they might not hear.

ears » God » Judicially closes

Isaiah 6:10

Make the heart of this people fat; and make their ears heavy and shut their eyes, lest they see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn again and be healed.

Matthew 13:15

For this nation's heart has grown gross (fat and dull), and their ears heavy and difficult of hearing, and their eyes they have tightly closed, lest they see and perceive with their eyes, and hear and comprehend the sense with their ears, and grasp and understand with their heart, and turn and I should heal them.

ears » Often adorned with rings

Ezekiel 16:12

And I put a ring on your nostril and earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown upon your head!

Hosea 2:13

And I will visit [punishment] upon her for the feast days of the Baals, when she burned incense to them and decked herself with her earrings and nose rings and her jewelry and went after her lovers and forgot Me, says the Lord.

ears » Of the wicked » Uncircumcised

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I [Jeremiah] speak and give warning, that they may hear? Behold, their ears are uncircumcised [never brought into covenant with God or consecrated to His service], and they cannot hear or obey. Behold, the word of the Lord has become to them a reproach and the object of their scorn; they have no delight in it.

ears » God » Opens

Job 36:10

He also opens their ears to instruction and discipline, and commands that they return from iniquity.

Job 33:16

Then He opens the ears of men and seals their instruction [terrifying them with warnings],

ears » The organ of hearing

Job 13:1

[Job continued:] Behold, my eye has seen all this, my ear has heard and understood it.

Job 29:11

For when the ear heard, it called me happy and blessed me; and when the eye saw, it testified for me [approvingly],

ears » Not satisfied with earthly things

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are weary with toil and all words are feeble; man cannot utter it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

ears » Blood put on the right ear of » The healed leper in cleansing him

Leviticus 14:14

And the priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt or trespass offering and put it on the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand, and on the great toe of his right foot.

ears » Should » Seek knowledge

Proverbs 18:15

The mind of the prudent is ever getting knowledge, and the ear of the wise is ever seeking (inquiring for and craving) knowledge.

ears » God » Made

ears » Not to be stopped at cry of the poor

ears » Of the wicked » Turned away from God's law

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from hearing the law [of God and man], even his prayer is an abomination, hateful and revolting [to God].

ears » Of the wicked » Itching

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time is coming when [people] will not tolerate (endure) sound and wholesome instruction, but, having ears itching [for something pleasing and gratifying], they will gather to themselves one teacher after another to a considerable number, chosen to satisfy their own liking and to foster the errors they hold,

ears » Should » Receive the word of God

Jeremiah 9:20

Yet hear the word of the Lord, O you women, and let your ears receive the word of His mouth; teach your daughters a lament, and each one [teach] her neighbor a dirge.

ears » Should » Be bowed down to instructions

Proverbs 5:1

My son, be attentive to my Wisdom [godly Wisdom learned by actual and costly experience], and incline your ear to my understanding [of what is becoming and prudent for you],

ears » Should » Be inclined to wisdom

Proverbs 2:2

Making your ear attentive to skillful and godly Wisdom and inclining and directing your heart and mind to understanding [applying all your powers to the quest for it];

ears » Instruction received through

Isaiah 30:21

And your ears will hear a word behind you, saying, This is the way; walk in it, when you turn to the right hand and when you turn to the left.

ears » Should » Be given to the law of God

Isaiah 1:10

Hear [O Jerusalem] the word of the Lord, you rulers or judges of [another] Sodom! Give ear to the law and the teaching of our God, you people of [another] Gomorrah!

ears » God » Planted

Psalm 94:9

He Who planted the ear, shall He not hear? He Who formed the eye, shall He not see?

ears » Capable of trying and distinguishing words

Job 12:11

Is it not the task of the ear to discriminate between [wise and unwise] words, just as the mouth distinguishes [between desirable and undesirable] food?

Hearing » ears

Job 34:2-3

Hear my words, you wise men, and give ear to me, you who have [so much] knowledge. For the ear tries words as the palate tastes food.