'Answers' in the Bible
Then David told Jonathan, "Who will tell me if your father answers you harshly?"
Then you can call on the name of your god, and I'll call on the name of the LORD. Let the God who answers by fire be our God!" "That's a good idea!" all the people shouted.
How then, can you console me so worthlessly? What is left of your answers is treachery."
Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"
"Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!
I cry aloud to the LORD, and he answers me from his holy mountain. Interlude
Whoever answers before listening is both foolish and shameful.
to teach you true and reliable advice, so you can give truthful answers to those who sent you?
"And this entire vision has become for you like the words of a sealed book. When people give it to someone who can read, and say, "Read this, please,' he answers, "I cannot, because it is sealed.'
Or when they give the book to someone who cannot read, and say, "Read this, please,' he answers, "I don't know how to read.'"
Jeremiah the prophet told them, "I've heard, and I'm going to pray to the LORD your God just as you have requested. Whatever the LORD answers, I'll tell you. I won't withhold anything from you."
All who heard him were amazed at his intelligence and his answers.