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Theasaurus: Ears

20 Bible Verses about Ears

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Psalm 40:6

You do not delight in sacrifice and offering;
You open my ears to listen.
You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a sin offering.

Leviticus 8:23

Moses slaughtered it, took some of its blood, and put it on Aaron’s right earlobe, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

Psalm 28:1

Davidic.Lord, I call to You;
my rock, do not be deaf to me.
If You remain silent to me,
I will be like those going down to the Pit.

Deuteronomy 29:4

Yet to this day the Lord has not given you a mind to understand, eyes to see, or ears to hear.

Psalm 58:4

They have venom like the venom of a snake,
like the deaf cobra that stops up its ears,

Matthew 13:15

For this people’s heart has grown callous;
their ears are hard of hearing,
and they have shut their eyes;
otherwise they might see with their eyes
and hear with their ears,
understand with their hearts
and turn back—
and I would cure them.

Psalm 58:4-5

They have venom like the venom of a snake,
like the deaf cobra that stops up its ears, that does not listen to the sound of the charmers
who skillfully weave spells.

Jeremiah 7:23

However, I did give them this command: Obey Me, and then I will be your God, and you will be My people. You must follow every way I command you so that it may go well with you.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear something new.

Isaiah 64:4

From ancient times no one has heard,
no one has listened,
no eye has seen any God except You,
who acts on behalf of the one who waits for Him.

Matthew 13:16-17

“But your eyes are blessed because they do see, and your ears because they do hear! For I assure you: Many prophets and righteous people longed to see the things you see yet didn’t see them; to hear the things you hear yet didn’t hear them.

Mark 7:35

Immediately his ears were opened, his speech difficulty was removed, and he began to speak clearly.

2 Corinthians 12:4

was caught up into paradise. He heard inexpressible words, which a man is not allowed to speak.

Exodus 21:6

his master is to bring him to the judges and then bring him to the door or doorpost. His master must pierce his ear with an awl, and he will serve his master for life.

Exodus 29:20

Slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on Aaron’s right earlobe, on his sons’ right earlobes, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Sprinkle the remaining blood on all sides of the altar.

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ears » Christ opens

Isaiah 43:8

Bring out a people who are blind, yet have eyes,
and are deaf, yet have ears.

Isaiah 43:10

“You are My witnesses”
this is the Lord’s declaration—
“and My servant whom I have chosen,
so that you may know and believe Me
and understand that I am He.
No god was formed before Me,
and there will be none after Me.

ears » Should » Hear and obey reproof

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

Exodus 21:6

his master is to bring him to the judges and then bring him to the door or doorpost. His master must pierce his ear with an awl, and he will serve his master for life.

Deuteronomy 15:17

take an awl and pierce through his ear into the door, and he will become your slave for life. Also treat your female slave the same way.

ears » Of the wicked » Not inclined to hear God

Jeremiah 35:15

Time and time again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: Turn, each one from his evil way of life, and correct your actions. Stop following other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I gave you and your ancestors. But you would not pay attention or obey Me.

Jeremiah 7:24

Yet they didn’t listen or pay attention but followed their own advice and according to their own stubborn, evil heart. They went backward and not forward.

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

Exodus 29:20

Slaughter the ram, take some of its blood, and put it on Aaron’s right earlobe, on his sons’ right earlobes, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Sprinkle the remaining blood on all sides of the altar.

Leviticus 8:23

Moses slaughtered it, took some of its blood, and put it on Aaron’s right earlobe, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

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

Exodus 15:26

He said, “If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illnesses on you that I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am Yahweh who heals you.”

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

Psalm 58:4

They have venom like the venom of a snake,
like the deaf cobra that stops up its ears,

Zechariah 7:11

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they closed their ears so they could not hear.

ears » God » Judicially closes

Isaiah 6:10

Dull the minds of these people;
deafen their ears and blind their eyes;
otherwise they might see with their eyes
and hear with their ears,
understand with their minds,
turn back, and be healed.

Matthew 13:15

For this people’s heart has grown callous;
their ears are hard of hearing,
and they have shut their eyes;
otherwise they might see with their eyes
and hear with their ears,
understand with their hearts
and turn back—
and I would cure them.

ears » Often adorned with rings

Ezekiel 16:12

I put a ring in your nose, earrings on your ears, and a beautiful tiara on your head.

Hosea 2:13

And I will punish her for the days of the Baals
when she burned incense to them,
put on her rings and jewelry,
and went after her lovers,
but forgot Me.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

ears » Of the wicked » Uncircumcised

Jeremiah 6:10

Who can I speak to and give such a warning
that they will listen?
Look, their ear is uncircumcised,
so they cannot pay attention.
See, the word of the Lord has become contemptible to them—
they find no pleasure in it.

ears » God » Opens

Job 36:10

He opens their ears to correction
and insists they repent from iniquity.

Job 33:16

He uncovers their ears at that time
and terrifies them with warnings,

ears » The organ of hearing

Job 13:1

Look, my eyes have seen all this;
my ears have heard and understood it.

Job 29:11

When they heard me, they blessed me,
and when they saw me, they spoke well of me.

ears » Not satisfied with earthly things

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are wearisome;
man is unable to speak.
The eye is not satisfied by seeing
or the ear filled with hearing.

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

Leviticus 14:14

The priest is to take some of the blood from the restitution offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of his right hand, and on the big toe of his right foot.

ears » Should » Seek knowledge

ears » God » Made

ears » Not to be stopped at cry of the poor

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

ears » Of the wicked » Itching

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear something new.

ears » Should » Receive the word of God

Jeremiah 9:20

Now hear the word of the Lord, you women.
Pay attention to the word of His mouth.
Teach your daughters a lament
and one another a dirge,

ears » Should » Be bowed down to instructions

Proverbs 5:1

My son, pay attention to my wisdom;
listen closely to my understanding

ears » Should » Be inclined to wisdom

Proverbs 2:2

listening closely to wisdom
and directing your heart to understanding;

ears » Instruction received through

Isaiah 30:21

and whenever you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: “This is the way. Walk in it.”

ears » Should » Be given to the law of God

Isaiah 1:10

Hear the word of the Lord,
you rulers of Sodom!
Listen to the instruction of our God,
you people of Gomorrah!

ears » God » Planted

Psalm 94:9

Can the One who shaped the ear not hear,
the One who formed the eye not see?

ears » Capable of trying and distinguishing words

Job 12:11

Doesn’t the ear test words
as the palate tastes food?

Hearing » ears

Job 34:2-3

Hear my words, you wise men, and listen to me, you knowledgeable ones. Doesn't the ear test words as the palate tastes food?

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