'Ears' in the Bible
So they [both young men and women] gave to Jacob all the strange gods they had and their earrings which were [worn as charms against evil] in their ears; and Jacob buried and hid them under the oak near Shechem.
But he slept and dreamed the second time; and behold, seven ears of grain came out on one stalk, plump and good.
And behold, after them seven ears [of grain] sprouted, thin and blighted by the east wind.
And the seven thin ears [of grain] devoured the seven plump and full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream.
And I saw in my dream, and behold, seven ears [of grain] growing on one stalk, plump and good.
And behold, seven [other] ears, withered, thin, and blighted by the east wind, sprouted after them.
And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. Now I told this to the magicians, but there was no one who could tell me what it meant.
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears [of grain] are seven years; the [two] dreams are one [in their meaning].
And the seven thin and ill favored cows that came up after them are seven years, and also the seven empty ears [of grain], blighted and shriveled by the east wind; they are seven years of hunger and famine.
And that you may recount in the ears of your son and of your grandson what I have done in derision of the Egyptians and what things I have [repeatedly] done there -- "My signs [of divine power] done among them -- "that you may recognize and know that I am the Lord.
And the Lord said to Moses, Write this for a memorial in the book and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under the heavens.
Then you shall kill the ram and take part of its blood and put it on the tip of the right ears of Aaron and his sons and on the thumb of their right hands and on the great toe of their right feet, and dash the rest of the blood against the altar round about.
So Aaron replied, Take the gold rings from the ears of your wives, your sons, and daughters, and bring them to me.
So all the people took the gold rings from their ears and brought them to Aaron.
And he brought Aaron's sons and Moses put some of the blood on the tips of their right ears, and the thumbs of their right hands, and the great toes of their right feet; and Moses dashed the blood upon the altar round about.
And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field to its very corners, neither shall you gather the fallen ears or gleanings of your harvest.
And you shall eat neither bread nor parched grain nor green ears, until this same day when you have brought the offering of your God; it is a statute forever throughout your generations in all your houses.
And the people grumbled and deplored their hardships, which was evil in the ears of the Lord, and when the Lord heard it, His anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burned among them and devoured those in the outlying parts of the camp.
When you come into the standing grain of your neighbor, you may pluck the ears with your hand, but you shall not put a sickle to your neighbor's standing grain.
Yet the Lord has not given you a [mind and] heart to understand and eyes to see and ears to hear, to this day.
Gather to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears and call heaven and earth to witness against them.
And Moses came and spoke all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he and Hoshea (Joshua) son of Nun.
So now proclaim in the ears of the men, saying, Whoever is fearful and trembling, let him turn back and depart from Mount Gilead. And 22,000 of the men returned, but 10,000 remained.
And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor. Naomi said to her, Go, my daughter.
The Lord told Samuel, Behold, I am about to do a thing in Israel at which both ears of all who hear it shall tingle.
Samuel heard all the people's words and repeated them in the Lord's ears.
Then messengers came to Gibeah of Saul and told the news in the ears of the people; and all the people wept aloud.
And Samuel said, What then means this bleating of the sheep in my ears, and the lowing of the oxen which I hear?
Therefore You are great, O Lord God; for none is like You, nor is there any God besides You, according to all [You have made] our ears to hear.
In my distress I called upon the Lord; I cried to my God, and He heard my voice from His temple; my cry came into His ears.
[At another time] a man from Baal-shalisha came and brought the man of God bread of the firstfruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain [in the husk] in his sack. And Elisha said, Give to the men that they may eat.
Because your raging against Me and your arrogance and careless ease have come to My ears, therefore I will put My hook in your nose and My bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way you came, O king of Assyria.
Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both his ears shall tingle!
The king went up to the house of the Lord, and with him all the men of Judah, all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the priests, the prophets, and all the people, both small and great. And he read in their ears all the words of the Book of the Covenant, which was found in the Lord's house.
O Lord, there is none like You, nor is there any God beside You, according to all that our ears have heard.
Now, O my God, I beseech You, let Your eyes be open and Your ears attentive to the prayer offered in this temple.
Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to prayer offered in this place.
Listen diligently to my speech, and let my declaration be in your ears.
A [dreadful] sound of terrors is in his ears; in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him [the dwellings of robbers are not at peace].
They are exalted for a little while, and then are gone and brought low; they are taken out of the way as all others are and are cut off as the tops of the ears of grain.
Abaddon (the place of destruction) and Death say, We have [only] heard the report of it with our ears.
Then He opens the ears of men and seals their instruction [terrifying them with warnings],
He also opens their ears to instruction and discipline, and commands that they return from iniquity.
He delivers the afflicted in their affliction and opens their ears [to His voice] in adversity.
In my distress [when seemingly closed in] I called upon the Lord and cried to my God; He heard my voice out of His temple (heavenly dwelling place), and my cry came before Him, into His [very] ears.
The eyes of the Lord are toward the [uncompromisingly] righteous and His ears are open to their cry.
We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us [what] work You did in their days, in the days of old.
Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
My eye looks upon those who lie in wait for me; my ears hear the evildoers that rise up against me.
They have ears, but they hear not; noses have they, but they smell not;
Lord, hear my voice; let Your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.
They have ears, but they hear not, nor is there any breath in their mouths.
Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor will cry out himself and not be heard.
Speak not in the ears of a [self-confident] fool, for he will despise the [godly] Wisdom of your words.
Apply your mind to instruction and correction and your ears to words of knowledge.
He who, passing by, stops to meddle with strife that is none of his business is like one who takes a dog by the ears.
The headbands, the short ankle chains [attached from one foot to the other to insure a measured gait], the sashes, the perfume boxes, the amulets or charms [suspended from the ears or neck],
In my [Isaiah's] ears the Lord of hosts said, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and beautiful ones shall be without inhabitant.
Make the heart of this people fat; and make their ears heavy and shut their eyes, lest they see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn again and be healed.
And shall make Him of quick understanding, and His delight shall be in the reverential and obedient fear of the Lord. And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes, neither decide by the hearing of His ears;
And it shall be as when the reaper gathers the standing grain and his arm harvests the ears; yes, it shall be as when one gathers the ears of grain in the fertile Valley of Rephaim.
And the Lord of hosts revealed Himself in my ears [as He said], Surely this unatoned sin shall not be purged from you until [you are punished -- "and the punishment will be] death, says the Lord God of hosts.
And your ears will hear a word behind you, saying, This is the way; walk in it, when you turn to the right hand and when you turn to the left.
Then the eyes of those who see will not be closed or dimmed, and the ears of those who hear will listen.
He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, who despises gain from fraud and from oppression, who shakes his hand free from the taking of bribes, who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed and shuts his eyes to avoid looking upon evil.
Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.
Because your raging against Me and your arrogance and careless ease have come to My ears, therefore will I put My hook in your nose and My bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way you came.
You have seen many things, but you do not observe or apprehend their true meaning. His ears are open, but he hears not!
Bring forth the blind people who have eyes and the deaf who have ears.
The children of your bereavement [born during your captivity] shall yet say in your ears, The place is too narrow for me; make room for me, that I may live.
Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus says the Lord: I [earnestly] remember the kindness and devotion of your youth, your love after your betrothal [in Egypt] and marriage [at Sinai] when you followed Me in the wilderness, in a land not sown.
Hear now this, O foolish people without understanding or heart, who have eyes and see not, who have ears and hear not:
To whom shall I [Jeremiah] speak and give warning, that they may hear? Behold, their ears are uncircumcised [never brought into covenant with God or consecrated to His service], and they cannot hear or obey. Behold, the word of the Lord has become to them a reproach and the object of their scorn; they have no delight in it.
Yet the people would not listen to and obey Me or bend their ears [to Me], but stiffened their necks and behaved worse than their fathers.
Yet hear the word of the Lord, O you women, and let your ears receive the word of His mouth; teach your daughters a lament, and each one [teach] her neighbor a dirge.
Yet they would not listen and obey or incline their ears; but they stiffened their necks, that they might not hear and might not receive instruction.
And say, Hear the word of the Lord, O kings of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I am going to bring such evil upon this place that the ears of whoever hears of it will tingle.
Then the priests and the prophets said to the princes and to all the people, This man is deserving of death, for he has prophesied against this city, as you have heard with your own ears.
Moreover, He said to me, Son of man, all My words that I shall speak to you, receive in your heart and hear with your ears.
Therefore I will deal in wrath; My eye will not spare, nor will I have pity; and though they cry in My ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.
[The Spirit] cried in my ears [in the vision] with a loud voice, saying, Cause those to draw near who have charge over the city [as executioners], every man with his destroying weapon in his hand.
Son of man, you dwell in the midst of the house of the rebellious, who have eyes to see and see not, who have ears to hear and hear not, for they are a rebellious house.
And I put a ring on your nostril and earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown upon your head!
And I will set My jealous indignation against you, and they shall deal with you in fury; they shall take away your nose and your ears, and those who are left of you shall fall by the sword; they shall take your sons and your daughters, and the remainder shall be devoured by the fire.
On that day an escaped fugitive shall come to you to cause you to hear of it [the destruction of Jerusalem] with your own ears.
And the man said to me, Son of man, look with your eyes and hear with your ears and set your heart and mind on all that I will show you, for you are brought here that I may show them to you. Declare all that you see to the house of Israel.
And the Lord said to me, Son of man, mark well and set your heart to see with your eyes and hear with your ears all that I say to you concerning all the ordinances of the house of the Lord and all its laws, and mark well and set your heart to know who are allowed to enter the temple and all those who are excluded from the sanctuary.
The nations shall see [God's deliverance] and be ashamed of all their might [which cannot be compared to His]. They shall lay their hands upon their mouths in consternation; their ears shall be deaf.
But they refused to listen and turned a rebellious and stubborn shoulder and made heavy and dull their ears that they might not hear.
He who has ears to hear, let him be listening and let him consider and perceive and comprehend by hearing.
He who has ears [to hear], let him be listening and let him consider and perceive and comprehend by hearing.
For this nation's heart has grown gross (fat and dull), and their ears heavy and difficult of hearing, and their eyes they have tightly closed, lest they see and perceive with their eyes, and hear and comprehend the sense with their ears, and grasp and understand with their heart, and turn and I should heal them.
But blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are your eyes because they do see, and your ears because they do hear.
Then will the righteous (those who are upright and in right standing with God) shine forth like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Let him who has ears [to hear] be listening, and let him consider and perceive and understand by hearing.
And He said, He who has ears to hear, let him be hearing [and let him consider, and comprehend].
If any man has ears to hear, let him be listening and let him perceive and comprehend.
If any man has ears to hear, let him be listening [and let him perceive and comprehend by hearing].
And taking him aside from the crowd [privately], He thrust His fingers into the man's ears and spat and touched his tongue;
And his ears were opened, his tongue was loosed, and he began to speak distinctly and as he should.
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