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1 Samuel 3:9-10

The Lord came, stood there, and called as before, "Samuel, Samuel!" Samuel responded, "Speak, for Your servant is listening." He told Samuel, "Go and lie down. If He calls you, say, 'Speak, Lord, for Your servant is listening.' " So Samuel went and lay down in his place.

2 Chronicles 20:15

and he said, "Listen carefully, all Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and King Jehoshaphat. This is what the Lord says: 'Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast multitude, for the battle is not yours, but God's.

Psalm 81:8

Listen, My people, and I will admonish you. Israel, if you would only listen to Me!

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Jeremiah 26:3-6

Perhaps they will listen and return-each from his evil way of life-so that I might relent concerning the disaster that I plan to do to them because of the evil of their deeds. You are to say to them: This is what the Lord says: If you do not listen to Me by living according to My law that I set before you and by listening to the words of My servants the prophets I have been sending you time and time again, though you did not listen, read more.
I will make this temple like Shiloh. I will make this city an object of cursing for all the nations of the earth."

Micah 1:2

Listen, all you peoples; pay attention, earth and everyone in it! The Lord God will be a witness against you, the Lord, from His holy temple.

Acts 2:14

But Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice, and proclaimed to them: "Jewish men and all you residents of Jerusalem, let this be known to you and pay attention to my words.

Acts 13:16

Then standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and spoke: "Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen!

Acts 28:28

Therefore, let it be known to you that this saving work of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will listen!" [

Matthew 15:10

Summoning the crowd, He told them, "Listen and understand:

Mark 7:14

Summoning the crowd again, He told them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:

Luke 10:16

Whoever listens to you listens to Me. Whoever rejects you rejects Me. And whoever rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."

John 10:8

All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep didn't listen to them.

Proverbs 5:7

So now, [my] sons, listen to me, and don't turn away from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:24

Now, [my] sons, listen to me, and pay attention to the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 8:32-34

And now, [my] sons, listen to me; those who keep my ways are happy. Listen to instruction and be wise; don't ignore it. Anyone who listens to me is happy, watching at my doors every day, waiting by the posts of my doorway.

Proverbs 15:31

An ear that listens to life-giving rebukes will be at home among the wise.

Luke 2:46

After three days, they found Him in the temple complex sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

Jeremiah 23:16

This is what the Lord of Hosts says: "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They are making you worthless. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the Lord's mouth.

Deuteronomy 13:1-3

"If a prophet or someone who has dreams arises among you and proclaims a sign or wonder to you, and that sign or wonder he has promised you comes about, but he says, 'Let us follow other gods,' which you have not known, 'and let us worship them,' do not listen to that prophet's words or to that dreamer. For the Lord your God is testing you to know whether you love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul.

Jeremiah 27:9

But as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your fortune-tellers, or your sorcerers who say to you: Don't serve the king of Babylon!

Jeremiah 29:8-9

For this is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: "Don't let your prophets who are among you and your diviners deceive you, and don't listen to the dreams you elicit from them, for they are prophesying falsely to you in My name. I have not sent them." [This is] the Lord's declaration.

Ezekiel 13:19

You profane Me in front of My people for handfuls of barley and scraps of bread; you kill those who should not die and spare those who should not live, when you lie to My people, who listen to lies.

Ezekiel 3:7

But the house of Israel will not want to listen to you because they do not want to listen to Me. For the whole house of Israel is hardheaded and hardhearted.

Exodus 7:13

However, Pharaoh's heart hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the Lord had said.

2 Kings 17:14

But they would not listen. Instead, they became obstinate like their ancestors who did not believe the Lord their God.

2 Kings 18:12

because they did not listen to the voice of the Lord their God but violated His covenant-all He had commanded Moses the servant of the Lord. They did not listen, and they did not obey.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to listen and did not remember Your wonders You performed among them. They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt. But You are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in faithful love, and You did not abandon them.

Psalm 81:11

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

Isaiah 65:12

I will destine you for the sword, and all of you will kneel down to be slaughtered, because I called and you did not answer, I spoke and you did not hear; you did what was evil in My sight and chose what I did not delight in.

Jeremiah 7:13

Now, because you have done all these things"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"and because I have spoken to you time and time again but you wouldn't listen, and I have called to you, but you wouldn't answer,

Jeremiah 12:17

However, if they will not obey, then I will uproot and destroy that nation." [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

Jeremiah 13:11

Just as underwear clings to one's waist, so I fastened the whole house of Israel and of Judah to Me"-[this is the Lord's declaration]-"so that they might be My people for My fame, praise, and glory, but they would not obey.

Jeremiah 17:23

They wouldn't listen or pay attention but became obstinate, not listening or accepting discipline.

Jeremiah 22:21

I spoke to you when you were secure. You said: I will not listen. This has been your way since youth; indeed, you have never listened to Me.

Jeremiah 25:3

"From the thirteenth year of Josiah son of Amon, king of Judah, until this very day-23 years-the word of the Lord has come to me, and I have spoken to you time and time again, but you have not obeyed.

Jeremiah 29:19

[I will do this] because they have not listened to My words"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"that I sent to them with My servants the prophets time and time again.And you too have not listened." [This is] the Lord's declaration.

Jeremiah 32:33

They have turned their backs to Me and not their faces. Though I taught them time and time again, they do not listen and receive discipline.

Jeremiah 34:14

At the end of seven years, each of you must free his Hebrew brother who sold himself to you. He may serve you six years, but then you must send him out free from you. But your ancestors did not obey Me or pay any attention.

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 37:2

He and his officers and the people of the land did not obey the words of the Lord that He spoke through Jeremiah the prophet.

Jeremiah 38:15

Jeremiah replied to Zedekiah, "If I tell you, you will kill me, won't you? Besides, if I give you advice, you won't listen to me anyway."

Jeremiah 44:5

But they did not listen or pay attention; they did not turn from their evil or stop burning incense to other gods.

Zechariah 7:11-12

But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder; they closed their ears so they could not hear. They made their hearts like a rock so as not to obey the law or the words that the Lord of Hosts had sent by His Spirit through the earlier prophets. Therefore great anger came from the Lord of Hosts.

Malachi 2:2

If you don't listen, and if you don't take it to heart to honor My name," says the Lord of Hosts, "I will send a curse among you, and I will curse your blessings. In fact, I have already begun to curse them because you are not taking it to heart.

Luke 16:29-31

"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they should listen to them.' " 'No, father Abraham,' he said. 'But if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.' "But he told him, 'If they don't listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be persuaded if someone rises from the dead.' "

Matthew 18:15-17

"If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother. But if he won't listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimony of two or three witnesses every fact may be established. If he pays no attention to them, tell the church. But if he doesn't pay attention even to the church, let him be like an unbeliever and a tax collector to you.

James 1:22-24

But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his own face in a mirror; for he looks at himself, goes away, and right away forgets what kind of man he was.

Ezekiel 33:32

Yes, to them you are like a singer of love songs who has a beautiful voice and plays skillfully on an instrument. They hear your words, but they don't obey them.

Matthew 7:24-27

"Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock. The rain fell, the rivers rose, and the winds blew and pounded that house. Yet it didn't collapse, because its foundation was on the rock. But everyone who hears these words of Mine and doesn't act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. read more.
The rain fell, the rivers rose, the winds blew and pounded that house, and it collapsed. And its collapse was great!"

Luke 6:47-49

I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them: He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn't shake it, because it was well built. But the one who hears and does not act is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The river crashed against it, and immediately it collapsed. And the destruction of that house was great!"

Romans 2:13

For the hearers of the law are not righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be declared righteous.

Genesis 18:10

The Lord said, "I will certainly come back to you in about a year's time, and your wife Sarah will have a son!" Now Sarah was listening at the entrance of the tent behind him.

Genesis 27:5

Now Rebekah was listening to what Isaac said to his son Esau. So while Esau went to the field to hunt some game to bring in,

Proverbs 19:27

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Luke 5:1

As the crowd was pressing in on Jesus to hear God's word, He was standing by Lake Gennesaret.

Luke 20:45

While all the people were listening, He said to His disciples,

Luke 10:39

She had a sister named Mary, who also sat at the Lord's feet and was listening to what He said.

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth from the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, was listening. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was spoken by Paul.

Acts 26:29

"I wish before God," replied Paul, "that whether easily or with difficulty, not only you but all who listen to me today might become as I am-except for these chains."



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