'Attention' in the Bible
And Lamech said to his wives, Adah and Zillah, give ear to my voice; you wives of Lamech, give attention to my words, for I would put a man to death for a wound, and a young man for a blow;
And the keeper of the prison gave no attention to anything which was under his care, because the Lord was with him; and the Lord made everything he did go well.
And Reuben said to them, Did I not say to you, Do the child no wrong? but you gave no attention; so now, punishment has come on us for his blood.
Give the men harder work, and see that they do it; let them not give attention to false words.
And Moses said these words to the children of Israel, but they gave no attention to him, because of the grief of their spirit and the cruel weight of their work.
And he who gave no attention to the word of the Lord, kept his servants and his cattle in the field.
And he said, If with all your heart you will give attention to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his eyes, giving ear to his orders and keeping his laws, I will not put on you any of the diseases which I put on the Egyptians: for I am the Lord your life-giver.
But they gave no attention to Moses, and some of them kept it till the morning and there were worms in it and it had an evil smell: and Moses was angry with them.
Give attention to him and give ear to his voice; do not go against him; for your wrongdoing will not be overlooked by him, because my name is in him
But they gave no attention to his words and went to the top of the mountain, though Moses and the ark of the Lord's agreement did not go out of the tent-circle.
Then Moses was very angry, and said to the Lord, Give no attention to their offering: not one of their asses have I taken, or done wrong to any of them.
And in the words which the Lord had given him he said, Up! Balak, and give ear; give attention to me, O son of Zippor:
This I said to you, but you gave no attention and went against the orders of the Lord, and in your pride went up into the hill-country.
And you came back, weeping before the Lord; but the Lord gave no attention to your cries and did not give ear to you.
And Moses sent for all Israel, and said to them, Give ear, O Israel, to the laws and the decisions which I give you today, and give attention to them so that you may keep and do them.
And it will be, that if you give attention to these decisions and keep and do them, then the Lord will keep his agreement with you and his mercy, as he said in his oath to your fathers.
Take note of all these orders I am giving you and give attention to them, so that it may be well for you and for your children after you for ever, while you do what is good and right in the eyes of the Lord your God.
Then give no attention to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God is testing you, to see if all the love of your heart and soul is given to him.
Do not be guided by him or give attention to him; have no pity on him or mercy, and give him no cover;
For these nations, whose land you are taking, give attention to readers of signs and to those using secret arts: but the Lord your God will not let you do so.
If a man has a son who is hard-hearted and uncontrolled, who gives no attention to the voice of his father and mother, and will not be ruled by them, though they give him punishment:
And say to them, This son of ours is hard-hearted and uncontrolled, he will not give attention to us; he gives himself up to pleasure and strong drink.
As we gave attention to Moses in all things, so we will give attention to you: and may the Lord your God be with you as he was with Moses.
Whoever goes against your orders, and does not give attention to all your words, will be put to death: only take heart and be strong.
Give attention, O kings; give ear, O rulers; I, even I, will make a song to the Lord; I will make melody to the Lord, the God of Israel.
Then she went down on her face to the earth, and said to him, Why have I grace in your eyes, that you give attention to me, seeing I am from a strange people?
And her mother-in-law said to her, Where did you take up the grain today, and where were you working? May a blessing be on him who gave such attention to you. And she gave her mother-in-law an account of where she had been working, and said, The name of the man with whom I was working today is Boaz.
If one man does wrong to another, God will be his judge: but if a man's sin is against the Lord, who will take up his cause? But they gave no attention to the voice of their father, for it was the Lord's purpose to send destruction on them.
And when she was very near death the women who were with her said, Have no fear, for you have given birth to a son. But she made no answer and gave no attention to it.
But the people gave no attention to the voice of Samuel; and they said, No, but we will have a king over us,
And David said to Saul, Why do you give any attention to those who say that it is my desire to do you wrong?
Let my lord give no attention to Nabal, that good-for-nothing: for as his name is, so is he, a man without sense: but I, your servant, did not see the young men whom my lord sent.
Who is going to give any attention to you in this question? for an equal part will be given to him who went to the fight and to him who was waiting by the goods: they are all to have the same.
And then on the seventh day the child's death took place. And David's servants were in fear of giving him the news of the child's death: for they said, Truly, while the child was still living he gave no attention when we said anything to him: what will he do to himself if we give him word that the child is dead?
But he would not give attention to what she said: but being stronger than she, he took her by force, and had connection with her.
And she said to him, Not so, my brother, for this great wrong in sending me away is worse than what you did to me before. But he gave no attention to her.
So that the Lord may give effect to what he said of me, If your children give attention to their ways, living uprightly before me with all their heart and their soul, you will never be without a man to be king in Israel.
So now, O Lord, the God of Israel, let your word to your servant David, my father, come true, when you said, You will never be without a man to take his place on the seat of the kingdom of Israel before me, if only your children give attention to their ways, walking before me as you have done.
And if you give attention to the orders I give you, walking in my ways and doing what is right in my eyes and keeping my laws and my orders as David my servant did; then I will be with you, building up for you a safe house, as I did for David, and I will give Israel to you.
But he gave no attention to the opinion of the old men, and went to the young men of his generation who were waiting before him:
And the king gave them a rough answer, giving no attention to the suggestion of the old men;
And when all Israel saw that the king would give no attention to them, the people in answer said to the king, What part have we in David? what is our heritage in the son of Jesse? to your tents, O Israel; now see to your people, David. So Israel went away to their tents.
And from the middle of the day they went on with their prayers till the time of the offering; but there was no voice, or any answer, or any who gave attention to them.
And all the responsible men and the people said to him, Do not give attention to him or do what he says.
And Gehazi went on before them and put the stick on the child's face; but there was no voice, and no one gave attention. So he went back, and meeting him gave him the news, saying, The child is not awake.
But Amaziah gave no attention. So Jehoash, king of Israel, went up, and he and Amaziah, king of Judah, came face to face at Beth-shemesh, which is in Judah.
Till I come and take you away to a land like yours, a land of grain and wine, a land of bread and vine-gardens, a land of oil-giving olives and of honey, so that life and not death may be your fate. Give no attention to Hezekiah when he says to you, The Lord will keep us safe.
So now, O Lord, the God of Israel, let your word to your servant David, my father, come true, when you said, You will never be without a man to take his place before me on the seat of the kingdom of Israel; if only your children give attention to their ways, walking in my law, as you have done before me.
But he gave no attention to the opinion of the old men, but went to the young men of his generation who were waiting before him.
And the king gave them a rough answer. So King Rehoboam gave no attention to the suggestion of the old men,
And when all Israel saw that the king would give no attention to them, the people in answer said to the king, What part have we in David? what is our heritage in the son of Jesse? every man to your tents, O Israel; now see to your house, David. So all Israel went to their tents.
But Amaziah gave no attention; and this was the purpose of God, so that he might give them up into the hands of Joash, because they had gone after the gods of Edom.
And the word of the Lord came to Manasseh and his people, but they gave no attention.
However, Josiah would not go back; but keeping to his purpose of fighting against him, and giving no attention to the words of Neco, which came from God, he went forward to the fight in the valley of Megiddo.
And on the second day the heads of families of all the people and the priests and the Levites came together to Ezra the scribe, to give attention to the words of the law.
But they and our fathers, in their pride, made their necks stiff, and gave no attention to your orders,
And gave witness against them so that you might make them come back again to your law: but their hearts were lifted up, and they gave no attention to your orders and went against your decisions (which, if a man keeps them, will be life to him), and turning their backs on you, made their necks stiff and did not give ear.
And our kings, our rulers, our priests, and our fathers have not kept your law or given attention to your orders and your witness, with which you gave witness against them.
Now when they had said this to him day after day and he gave no attention, they let Haman have news of it, to see if Mordecai's behaviour would be overlooked: for he had said to them that he was a Jew.
What is man, that you have made him great, and that your attention is fixed on him,
Put the question now to the past generations, and give attention to what has been searched out by their fathers:
Give attention with care to my words; and let this be your comfort.
Would he make use of his great power to overcome me? No, but he would give attention to me.
If not, give attention to me, and keep quiet, and I will give you wisdom.
Give ear, you wise, to my words; and you who have knowledge, give attention to me;
Who has no respect for rulers, and who gives no more attention to those who have wealth than to the poor, for they are all the work of his hands.
Let my cause come to your ears, O Lord, give attention to my cry; give ear to my prayer which goes not out from false lips.
Come, children, give attention to me; I will be your teacher in the fear of the Lord.
Give attention to the good man, and take note of the upright; because the end of that man is peace.
I said, I will give attention to my ways, so that my tongue may do no wrong; I will keep my mouth under control, while the sinner is before me.
Let my prayer come to your ears, O Lord, and give attention to my cry, make an answer to my weeping: for my time here is short before you, and in a little time I will be gone, like all my fathers.
O daughter, give thought and attention, and let your ear be open; no longer keep in mind your people, and your father's house;
Give attention to this, all you peoples; let your ears be open, all you who are living in the world.
See, hate is dropping from their lips; curses are on their tongues: they say, Who gives attention to it?
But truly God's ear has been open; he has give attention to the voice of my prayer.
Because your ears were shut to my voice; no one gave attention to my out-stretched hand;
So that your ear gives attention to wisdom, and your heart is turned to knowledge;
Give ear, my sons, to the teaching of a father; give attention so that you may have knowledge:
My son, give attention to my words; let your ear be turned to my sayings.
My son, give attention to my wisdom; let your ear be turned to my teaching:
I did not give attention to the voice of my teachers, my ear was not turned to those who were guiding me!
So now, my sons, give ear to me; give attention to the sayings of my mouth;
He who gives attention to the law of right will get good; and whoever puts his faith in the Lord is happy.
A wrongdoer gives attention to evil lips, and a man of deceit gives ear to a damaging tongue.
A son who no longer gives attention to teaching is turned away from the words of knowledge.
Like a nose-ring of gold and an ornament of the best gold, is a wise man who says sharp words to an ear ready to give attention.
He who gives to the poor will never be in need, but great curses will be on him who gives no attention to them.
The upright man gives attention to the cause of the poor: the evil-doer gives no thought to it.
If a ruler gives attention to false words, all his servants are evil-doers.
A servant will not be trained by words; for though the sense of the words is clear to him, he will not give attention.
She gives attention to the ways of her family, she does not take her food without working for it.
All you peoples of the world, and you who are living on the earth, when a flag is lifted up on the mountains, give attention; and when the horn is sounded, give ear.
And when he sees war-carriages, horsemen by twos, war-carriages with asses, war-carriages with camels, let him give special attention.
Let your ears be open to my voice; give attention to what I say.
Those whose hearts were turned away from him will get knowledge, and those who made an outcry against him will give attention to his teaching.
Give ear to my voice, you women who are living in comfort; give attention to my words, you daughters who have no fear of danger.
Give no attention to Hezekiah when he says to you, The Lord will keep us safe. Has any one of the gods of the nations kept his land from falling into the hands of the king of Assyria?
Why do you say, O Jacob, such words as these, O Israel, The Lord's eyes are not on my way, and my God gives no attention to my cause?
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