Jesus answered, "The most important is, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord,
"Listen and testify against the house of Jacob," declares the Lord GOD, the God of the Heavenly Armies,
Please hear what the LORD says: "Get up and make your case before the mountains, and let the hills listen to your voice.
The voice of the LORD cries out to the city wisdom fears your name: "Heed the rod, and the one who prepared it!
1 Kings 3:9
So give your servant an understanding mind to govern your people, so I can discern between good and evil. Otherwise, how will I be able to govern this great people of yours?"
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
There the LORD presented to them a statute and an ordinance, and there he tested them. He said, "If you will carefully obey the LORD your God, do what he sees to be right, listen to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, then I won't inflict on you all the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, because I am the LORD your healer."
1 Samuel 15:22
Samuel said, "Does the LORD delight as much in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the LORD? Surely, to obey is better than sacrifice, to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.
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.
Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.
which I commanded to your ancestors on the day I brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace. I said, "Obey me and do everything that I commanded you. Then you will be my people and I'll be your God.'
For I've diligently warned your ancestors from the day I brought them out of the land of Egypt until now, regularly warning them, saying, "Obey me!"
"Be silent before me, you coastlands, and let the people renew their strength! Let them come forward, then let them speak together let's draw near for a ruling.
"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, you heavens, and let the earth pay attention, because the LORD has spoken: "I reared children and brought them to adulthood, but then they rebelled against me.
"Come near, you nations, to listen, and pay attention, you nations! Let the earth hear, and all that fills it; the world, and all that comes out of it.
"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 these things, Jacob, and Israel, whom I have called. I am the One: I am the first, I am even the last.
"But now listen, Jacob my servant and Israel whom I have chosen:
"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:
Next, he told me, "Son of Man, take to heart every word that I'm telling you. Listen carefully,
"Son of Man, you are to listen to what I tell you. You are never to be rebellious like they are: a rebellious group. Now, open your mouth and eat what I'm giving you""
Take these commands to heart and keep them in mind, tying them as reminders on your arm and as bands on your forehead.
For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture and the flock in his care. If only you would listen to his voice today,
Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, "Today, if you hear his voice,
The angel of the LORD replied to Manoah, "Just have your wife be careful to carry out everything that I told her.
I appointed watchmen over you. Listen for the sound of the trumpet. But they said, "We won't listen!'