308 occurrences

'Hear' in the Bible

Lamech said to his wives:Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;wives of Lamech, pay attention to my words.For I killed a man for wounding me,a young man for striking me.

Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said about you that you can hear a dream and interpret it.”

When the peoples hear, they will shudder;anguish will seize the inhabitants of Philistia.

The Lord said to Moses, “I am going to come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear when I speak with you and will always believe you.” Then Moses reported the people’s words to the Lord.

If you do mistreat them, they will no doubt cry to Me, and I will certainly hear their cry.

But Moses replied:It’s not the sound of a victory cryand not the sound of a cry of defeat;I hear the sound of singing!

Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the Lord commands for you.”

But Moses replied to the Lord, “The Egyptians will hear about it, for by Your strength You brought up this people from them.

I commanded your judges at that time: Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge rightly between a man and his brother or a foreign resident.

Do not show partiality when deciding a case; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it.

Today I will begin to put the fear and dread of you on the peoples everywhere under heaven. They will hear the report about you, tremble, and be in anguish because of you.’

Carefully follow them, for this will show your wisdom and understanding in the eyes of the peoples. When they hear about all these statutes, they will say, ‘This great nation is indeed a wise and understanding people.’

The day you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, the Lord said to me, ‘Assemble the people before Me, and I will let them hear My words, so that they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth and may instruct their children.’

He let you hear His voice from heaven to instruct you. He showed you His great fire on earth, and you heard His words from the fire.

Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, “Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am proclaiming as you hear them today. Learn and follow them carefully.

But now, why should we die? This great fire will consume us and we will die if we hear the voice of the Lord our God any longer.

All Israel will hear and be afraid, and they will no longer do anything evil like this among you.

“If you hear it said about one of your cities the Lord your God is giving you to live in,

and if you are told or hear about it, you must investigate it thoroughly. If the report turns out to be true that this detestable thing has happened in Israel,

Then all the people will hear about it, be afraid, and no longer behave arrogantly.

This is what you requested from the Lord your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly when you said, ‘Let us not continue to hear the voice of the Lord our God or see this great fire any longer, so that we will not die!’

Then everyone else will hear and be afraid, and they will never again do anything evil like this among you.

Then all the men of his city will stone him to death. You must purge the evil from you, and all Israel will hear and be afraid.

“If there is a dispute between men, they are to go to court, and the judges will hear their case. They will clear the innocent and condemn the guilty.

Yet to this day the Lord has not given you a mind to understand, eyes to see, or ears to hear.

He said this about Judah:Lord, hear Judah’s cry and bring him to his people.He fights for his cause with his own hands,but may You be a help against his foes.

When there is a prolonged blast of the horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the city wall will collapse, and the people will advance, each man straight ahead.”

When the Canaanites and all who live in the land hear about this, they will surround us and wipe out our name from the earth. Then what will You do about Your great name?”

Sisera’s mother looked through the window;she peered through the lattice, crying out:“Why is his chariot so long in coming?Why don’t I hear the hoofbeats of his horses?”

But if you can’t explain it to me, you must give me 30 linen garments and 30 changes of clothes.”“Tell us your riddle,” they replied. “Let’s hear it.”

No, my sons, the report I hear from the Lord’s people is not good.

Jonathan attacked the Philistine garrison that was in Geba, and the Philistines heard about it. So Saul blew the ram’s horn throughout the land saying, “Let the Hebrews hear!”

Samuel replied, “Then what is this sound of sheep and cattle I hear?”

Samuel asked, “How can I go? Saul will hear about it and kill me!”The Lord answered, “Take a young cow with you and say, ‘I have come to sacrifice to the Lord.’

I hear that you are shearing. When your shepherds were with us, we did not harass them, and nothing of theirs was missing the whole time they were in Carmel.

Now, may my lord the king please hear the words of his servant: If it is the Lord who has incited you against me, then may He accept an offering. But if it is people, may they be cursed in the presence of the Lord, for today they have driven me away from sharing in the inheritance of the Lord saying, ‘Go and worship other gods.’

When you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, act decisively, for then the Lord will have marched out ahead of you to attack the camp of the Philistines.”

Then Absalom sent messengers throughout the tribes of Israel with this message: “When you hear the sound of the ram’s horn, you are to say, ‘Absalom has become king in Hebron!’”

Won’t Zadok and Abiathar the priests be there with you? Report everything you hear from the king’s palace to Zadok and Abiathar the priests.

Take note: their two sons, Zadok’s son Ahimaaz and Abiathar’s son Jonathan, are there with them. Send me everything you hear through them.”

Then Absalom said, “Summon Hushai the Archite also. Let’s hear what he has to say as well.”

He’s probably already hiding in one of the caves or some other place. If some of our troops fall first, someone is sure to hear and say, ‘There’s been a slaughter among the people who follow Absalom.’

Just then the Cushite came and said, “May my lord the king hear the good news: today the Lord has delivered you from all those rising up against you!”

I’m now 80 years old. Can I discern what is pleasant and what is not? Can your servant taste what he eats or drinks? Can I still hear the voice of male and female singers? Why should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king?

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly;as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Listen to Your servant’s prayer and his petition,Lord my God,so that You may hear the cry and the prayerthat Your servant prays before You today,

so that Your eyes may watch over this temple night and day,toward the place where You said:My name will be there,and so that You may hear the prayerthat Your servant prays toward this place.

Hear the petition of Your servantand Your people Israel,which they pray toward this place.May You hear in Your dwelling place in heaven.May You hear and forgive.

may You hear in heaven and act.May You judge Your servants,condemning the wicked man by bringingwhat he has done on his own headand providing justice for the righteousby rewarding him according to his righteousness.

may You hear in heavenand forgive the sin of Your people Israel.May You restore them to the landYou gave their ancestors.

may You hear in heavenand forgive the sin of Your servantsand Your people Israel,so that You may teach them the good waythey should walk in.May You send rain on Your landthat You gave Your people for an inheritance.

may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place,and may You forgive, act, and repay the man,according to all his ways, since You know his heart,for You alone know every human heart,

for they will hear of Your great name,mighty hand, and outstretched arm,and will come and pray toward this temple—

may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place,and do according to all the foreigner asks You for.Then all the people on earth will know Your name,to fear You as Your people Israel doand know that this temple I have builtis called by Your name.

may You hear their prayer and petition in heavenand uphold their cause.

may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place,their prayer and petition and uphold their cause.

The whole world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

Then Micaiah said, “Therefore, hear the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord sitting on His throne, and the whole heavenly host was standing by Him at His right hand and at His left hand.

Elisha replied, “Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says: ‘About this time tomorrow at the gate of Samaria, six quarts of fine meal will sell for a shekel and 12 quarts of barley will sell for a shekel.’”

for the Lord had caused the Aramean camp to hear the sound of chariots, horses, and a great army. The Arameans had said to each other, “The king of Israel must have hired the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Egypt to attack us.”

The Rabshakeh stood and called out loudly in Hebrew. Then he spoke: “Hear the word of the great king, the king of Assyria.

Perhaps Yahweh your God will hear all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria sent to mock the living God, and will rebuke him for the words that Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the surviving remnant.’”

I am about to put a spirit in him, and he will hear a rumor and return to his own land where I will cause him to fall by the sword.’”

Listen closely, Lord, and hear; open Your eyes, Lord, and see. Hear the words that Sennacherib has sent to mock the living God.

Then Isaiah said to Hezekiah, “Hear the word of the Lord:

When you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the balsam trees, then march out to battle, for God will have marched out ahead of you to attack the camp of the Philistines.”

Listen to Your servant’s prayer and his petition,Lord my God,so that You may hear the cry and the prayerthat Your servant prays before You,

so that Your eyes watch over this templeday and night,toward the place where You saidYou would put Your name;and so that You may hear the prayerYour servant prays toward this place.

Hear the petitions of Your servantand Your people Israel,which they pray toward this place.May You hear in Your dwelling place in heaven.May You hear and forgive.

may You hear in heaven and act.May You judge Your servants,condemning the wicked man by bringingwhat he has done on his own headand providing justice for the righteousby rewarding him according to his righteousness.

may You hear in heavenand forgive the sin of Your people Israel.May You restore them to the landYou gave them and their ancestors.

may You hear in heavenand forgive the sin of Your servantsand Your people Israel,so that You may teach them the good waythey should walk in.May You send rain on Your landthat You gave Your people for an inheritance.

may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place,and may You forgive and repay the manaccording to all his ways, since You know his heart,for You alone know the human heart,

may You hear in heaven in Your dwelling place,and do all the foreigner asks You.Then all the peoples of the earth will know Your name,to fear You as Your people Israel doand know that this temple I have builtis called by Your name.

may You hear their prayer and petition in heavenand uphold their cause.

may You hear their prayer and petitions in heaven,Your dwelling place,and uphold their cause.May You forgive Your peoplewho sinned against You.

All the kings of the world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.

Then Abijah stood on Mount Zemaraim, which is in the hill country of Ephraim, and said, “Jeroboam and all Israel, hear me.

So he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Asa and all Judah and Benjamin, hear me. The Lord is with you when you are with Him. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you abandon Him, He will abandon you.

Then Micaiah said, “Therefore, hear the word of the Lord. I saw the Lord sitting on His throne, and the whole heavenly host was standing at His right hand and at His left hand.

“If disaster comes on us—sword or judgment, pestilence or famine—we will stand before this temple and before You, for Your name is in this temple. We will cry out to You because of our distress, and You will hear and deliver.”

In the morning they got up early and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa. As they were about to go out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Hear me, Judah and you inhabitants of Jerusalem. Believe in Yahweh your God, and you will be established; believe in His prophets, and you will succeed.”

He said to them, “Hear me, Levites. Consecrate yourselves now and consecrate the temple of Yahweh, the God of your ancestors. Remove everything impure from the holy place.

let Your eyes be open and Your ears be attentive to hear Your servant’s prayer that I now pray to You day and night for Your servants, the Israelites. I confess the sins we have committed against You. Both I and my father’s house have sinned.

Wherever you hear the trumpet sound, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us!”

Why then should we hear about you doing all this terrible evil and acting unfaithfully against our God by marrying foreign women?”

Before this day is over, the noble women of Persia and Media who hear about the queen’s act will say the same thing to all the king’s officials, resulting in more contempt and fury.

The captives are completely at ease;they do not hear the voice of their oppressor.

We have investigated this, and it is true!Hear it and understand it for yourself.

Hear now my argument,and listen to my defense.

Will God hear his crywhen distress comes on him?

If only I had someone to hear my case!Here is my signature; let the Almighty answer me.Let my Opponent compose His indictment.

Hear my words, you wise men,and listen to me, you knowledgeable ones.

If you have understanding, hear this;listen to what I have to say.

Reasonable men will say to me,along with the wise men who hear me,

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic psalm.Answer me when I call,God, who vindicates me.You freed me from affliction;be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

אזן 
'azan 
give ear , hearken , hear , perceived by the ear
Usage: 42

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 3

בּל 
Bal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

השׁמעוּת 
Hashma`uwth 
cause to hear
Usage: 1

יקד 
Yaqad 
Usage: 9

כּיּר כּיּור 
Kiyowr 
Usage: 23

לבב 
Labab 
Usage: 5

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

לבב 
L@bab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

לבּה 
Libbah 
Usage: 5

מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

משׁמע 
Mishma` 
Usage: 1

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

קשׁב 
Qesheb 
Usage: 4

שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

שׁמע 
Sh@ma` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

שׁמע 
Shema` 
Usage: 18

ἀκοή 
Akoe 
Usage: 21

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ἀκροατήριον 
Akroaterion 
Usage: 1

ἀκροατής 
Akroates 
Usage: 4

ἀποψύχω 
Apopsucho 
Usage: 0

διάγνωσις 
Diagnosis 
Usage: 1

διακούομαι 
Diakouomai 
Usage: 1

διαπρίω 
Diaprio 
be cut to the heart , be cut
Usage: 2

εἰσακούω 
Eisakouo 
Usage: 4

ἐνωτίζομαι 
Enotizomai 
hearken to
Usage: 1

ἐπακούω 
Epakouo 
Usage: 1

ἐπακροάομαι 
Epakroaomai 
Usage: 1

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

καρδιογνώστης 
Kardiognostes 
Usage: 2

παρακούω 
Parakouo 
Usage: 0

πειθαρχέω 
Peitharcheo 
Usage: 4

προακούω 
Proakouo 
Usage: 1

σκληροκαρδία 
Sklerokardia 
Usage: 1

ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
obey , be obedient to , hearken
Usage: 20

ψυχή 
Psuche 
soul , life , mind , heart , heartily Trans , not tr
Usage: 62

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