'Heard' in the Bible
"A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and bitter lamentation: It was Rachel bewailing her children, and she refused to be comforted because there were no more."
Now when Jesus heard that John was thrown into prison, He withdrew into Galilee,
"You have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Thou shalt not commit murder', and whoever commits murder will be answerable to the magistrate.
"You have heard that it was said, 'Thou shalt not commit adultery.'
"Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shalt perform thy vows to the Lord.'
"You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.'
"You have heard that it was said, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour and hate thine enemy.'
He heard the question and replied, "It is not men in good health who require a doctor, but the sick.
Now John had heard in prison about the Christ's doings, and he sent some of his disciples to inquire:
He will not wrangle or raise His voice, nor will His voice be heard in the broadways.
The Pharisees heard it and said, "This man only expels demons by the power of Baal-zebul, the Prince of demons."
For I solemnly tell you that many Prophets and holy men have longed to see the sights you see, and have not seen them, and to hear the words you hear, and have not heard them.
About that time Herod the Tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,
Upon receiving these tidings, Jesus went away by boat to an uninhabited and secluded district; but the people heard of it and followed Him in crowds from the towns by land.
Then His disciples came and said to Him, "Do you know that the Pharisees were greatly shocked when they heard those words?"
He was still speaking when a luminous cloud spread over them; and a voice was heard from within the cloud, which said, "This is My Son dearly beloved, in whom is My delight. Listen to Him."
The other ten heard of this, and their indignation was aroused against the two brothers.
two blind men sitting by the roadside heard that it was Jesus who was passing by, and cried aloud, "Sir, Son of David, pity us."
They heard this, and were astonished; then left Him, and went their way.
All the crowd heard this, and were filled with amazement at His teaching.
Now the Pharisees came up when they heard that He had silenced the Sadducees,
But Jesus heard it, and said to them, "Why are you vexing her? For she has done a most gracious act towards me.
Then the High Priest tore his robes and exclaimed, "Impious language! What further need have we of witnesses! See, you have now heard the impiety.
Jesus heard the words, and He said, "It is not the healthy who require a doctor, but the sick: I did not come to appeal to the righteous, but to sinners."
Those who receive the seed by the way-side are those in whom the Message is sown, but, when they have heard it, Satan comes at once and carries away the Message sown in them.
In the same way those who receive the seed on the rocky places are those who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully,
Others there are who receive the seed among the thorns: these are they who have heard the Message,
heard of Jesus. And she came in the crowd behind Him and touched His cloak;
On the Sabbath He proceeded to teach in the synagogue; and many, as they heard Him, were astonished. "Where did he acquire all this?" they asked. "What is this wisdom that has been given to him? And what are these marvellous miracles which his hands perform?
King Herod heard of all this (for the name of Jesus had become widely known)
But when Herod heard of Him, he said, "The John, whom I beheaded, has come back to life."
When John's disciples heard of it, they came and took away his body and laid it in a tomb.
Then they scoured the whole district, and began to bring Him the sick on their mats wherever they heard He was.
Forthwith a woman whose little daughter was possessed by a foul spirit heard of Him, and came and flung herself at His feet.
and He said to the tree, "Let no one ever again eat fruit from thee!" And His disciples heard this.
This the High Priests and Scribes heard, and they began to devise means to destroy Him. For they were afraid of Him, because of the deep impression produced on all the people by His teaching.
Then one of the Scribes, who had heard them disputing and well knew that Jesus had given them an answer to the point, and a forcible one, came forward and asked Him, "Which is the chief of all the Commandments?"
"We have heard him say, 'I will pull down this Sanctuary built by human hands, and three days afterwards I will erect another built without hands.'"
You all heard his impious words. What is your judgement?" Then with one voice they condemned Him as deserving of death.
But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your petition has been heard: and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call his name John.
and as soon as Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the babe leapt within her. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,
and her neighbours and relatives heard how the Lord had had great compassion on her; and they rejoiced with her.
All who heard the story treasured it in their memories. "What then will this child be?" they said. For the lord's hand was indeed with him.
And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all that they had heard and seen in accordance with the announcement made to them.
while all who heard Him were astonished at His intelligence and at the answers He gave.
But he who has heard and not practised is like a man who has built a house upon the soft soil without a foundation, against which the torrent bursts, and immediately it collapses, and terrible is the wreck and ruin of that house."
Then He answered the messengers, "Go and report to John what you have seen and heard. Blind men receive sight, the lame walk, lepers are purified, deaf persons hear, the dead are raised to life, the poor have the Good News proclaimed to them.
Those by the way-side are those who have heard, and then the Devil comes and carries away the Message from their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
That which fell among the thorns means those who have heard, but as they go on their way, the Message is stifled by the anxieties, wealth and gaieties of time, and they yield nothing in perfection.
Jesus heard the words and said to him, "Have no fear. Only believe, and she shall be restored to life."
Now Herod the Tetrarch heard of all that was going on; and he was bewildered because of its being said by some that John had come back to life,
For I tell you that many Prophets and kings have desired to see the things you see, and have not seen them, and to hear the things you hear, and have not heard them."
Whatever therefore you have said in the dark, will be heard in the light; and what you have whispered within closed doors will be proclaimed from the house-tops.
"Now his elder son was out on the farm; and when he returned and came near home, he heard music and dancing.
He heard a crowd of people going past, and inquired what it all meant.
"What need have we of further evidence?" they said; "for we ourselves have heard it from his own lips."
To Herod the sight of Jesus was a great gratification, for, for a long time, he had been wanting to see Him, because he had heard so much about Him. He hoped also to see some miracle performed by Him.
The two disciples heard his exclamation, and they followed Jesus.
Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard John's exclamation and followed Jesus.
What He has seen and heard, to that He bears witness; but His testimony no one receives.
Now as soon as the Master was aware that the Pharisees had heard it said, "Jesus is gaining and baptizing more disciples than John"--
and they said to the woman, "We no longer believe in Him simply because of your statements; for we have now heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Saviour of the world."
Having heard that Jesus had come from Judaea to Galilee, he came to Him and begged Him to go down and cure his son; for he was at the point of death.
And the Father who sent me, *He* has given testimony concerning me. None of you have ever either heard His voice or seen what He is like.
Many therefore of His disciples, when they heard it, said, "This is hard to accept. Who can listen to such teaching?"
The Pharisees heard the people thus expressing their various doubts about Him, and the High Priests and the Pharisees sent some officers to apprehend Him.
"Many things I have to speak and to judge concerning you. But He who sent me is true, and the things which I have heard from Him are those which I have come into the world to speak."
The words I speak are those I have learnt in the presence of the Father. Therefore you also should do what you have heard from your father."
But, in fact, you are longing to kill me, a man who has spoken to you the truth which I have heard from God. Abraham did not do that.
From the beginning of the world such a thing was never heard of as that any one should open the eyes of a man blind from his birth.
Jesus heard that they had done this. So having found him, He asked him, "Do you believe in the Son of God?"
These words were heard by those of the Pharisees who were present, and they asked Him, "Are *we* also blind?"
When, however, He heard that Lazarus was ill, He still remained two days in that same place.
Martha, however, as soon as she heard the tidings, "Jesus is coming," went to meet Him; but Mary remained sitting in the house.
So they removed the stone. Then Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, "Father, I thank Thee that Thou hast heard me.
This was also why the crowd came to meet Him, because they had heard of His having performed that miracle.
The crowd that stood by and heard it, said that there had been thunder. Others said, "An angel spoke to him."
The crowd answered Him, "We have heard out of the Law that the Christ remains for ever. In what sense do you say that the Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is that Son of Man?"
"You heard me say to you, 'I am going away, and yet I am coming to you.' If you loved me, you would have rejoiced because I am going to the Father; for the Father is greater than I am.
No longer do I call you servants, because a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all that I have heard from the Father I have made known to you.
Why do you question me? Question those who heard what it was I said to them: these witnesses here know what I said."
More alarmed than ever, Pilate no sooner heard these words than he re-entered the Praetorium and began to question Jesus.
This made the disciple whom Jesus loved say to Peter, "It is the Master." Simon Peter therefore, when he heard the words, "It is the Master," drew on his fisherman's shirt--for he had not been wearing it--put on his girdle, and sprang into the water.
And while in their company He charged them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promised gift. "This you have heard of," He said, "from me.
So when this noise was heard, they came crowding together, and were amazed because everyone heard his own language spoken.
As for us, what we have seen and heard we cannot help speaking about."
Upon hearing these words Ananias fell down dead, and all who heard the words were awe-struck.
This incident struck terror into the whole Church, and into the hearts of all who heard of it.
When the Commander of the Temple Guards and the High Priests heard this statement, they were utterly at a loss with regard to it, wondering what would happen next.
Then they privately put forward men who declared, "We have heard him speak blasphemous things against Moses and against God."
For we have heard him say that Jesus, the Nazarene, will pull this place down to the ground and will change the customs which Moses handed down to us."
When, however, Jacob heard that there was wheat to be had, he sent our forefathers into Egypt; that was the first time.
When Moses saw this he wondered at the sight; but on his going up to look further, the voice of the Lord was heard, saying,
I have seen, yes, I have seen the oppression of My people who are in Egypt and have heard their groans, and I have come down to deliver them. And now I will send you to Egypt.'
Crowds of people, with one accord, gave attention to what they heard from him, listening, and witnessing the signs which he did.
When the Apostles in Jerusalem heard that the Samaritans had accepted God's Message, they sent Peter and John to visit them.
So Philip ran up and heard the eunuch reading the Prophet Isaiah. "Do you understand what you are reading?" he asked.
and falling to the ground he heard a voice which said to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"
"Lord," answered Ananias, "I have heard about that man from many, and I have heard of the great mischief he has done to Thy people in Jerusalem;