246 occurrences

'Voice' 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.

God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What’s wrong, Hagar? Don’t be afraid, for God has heard the voice of the boy from the place where he is.

because Abraham listened to My voice and kept My mandate, My commands, My statutes, and My instructions.”

So Jacob came closer to his father Isaac. When he touched him, he said, “The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau.”

Be attentive to him and listen to his voice. Do not defy him, because he will not forgive your acts of rebellion, for My name is in him.

Moses came and told the people all the commands of the Lord and all the ordinances. Then all the people responded with a single voice, “We will do everything that the Lord has commanded.”

When Moses entered the tent of meeting to speak with the Lord, he heard the voice speaking to him from above the mercy seat that was on the ark of the testimony, from between the two cherubim. He spoke to him that way.

When we cried out to the Lord, He heard our voice, sent an angel, and brought us out of Egypt. Now look, we are in Kadesh, a city on the border of your territory.

Then the Lord spoke to you from the fire. You kept hearing the sound of the words, but didn’t see a form; there was only a voice.

Has a people heard God’s voice speaking from the fire as you have, and lived?

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.

“The Lord spoke these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly from the fire, cloud, and thick darkness on the mountain; He added nothing more. He wrote them on two stone tablets and gave them to me.

All of you approached me with your tribal leaders and elders when you heard the voice from the darkness and while the mountain was blazing with fire.

You said, ‘Look, the Lord our God has shown us His glory and greatness, and we have heard His voice from the fire. Today we have seen that God speaks with a person, yet he still lives.

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.

For who out of all mankind has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the fire, as we have, and lived?

You must follow the Lord your God and fear Him. You must keep His commands and listen to His voice; you must worship Him and remain faithful to Him.

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!’

The Levites will proclaim in a loud voice to every Israelite:

But Joshua had commanded the people: “Do not shout or let your voice be heard. Don’t let one word come out of your mouth until the time I say, ‘Shout!’ Then you are to shout.”

There has been no day like it before or since, when the Lord listened to the voice of a man, because the Lord fought for Israel.

When they told Jotham, he climbed to the top of Mount Gerizim, raised his voice, and called to them:Listen to me, lords of Shechem,and may God listen to you:

The Danites said to him, “Don’t raise your voice against us, or angry men will attack you, and you and your family will lose your lives.”

Hannah was praying silently, and though her lips were moving, her voice could not be heard. Eli thought she was drunk

When David finished saying these things to him, Saul replied, “Is that your voice, David my son?” Then Saul wept aloud

Saul recognized David’s voice and asked, “Is that your voice, my son David?”“It is my voice, my lord and king,” David said.

But the king hid his face and cried out at the top of his voice, “My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!”

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?

I called to the Lord in my distress;I called to my God.From His temple He heard my voice,and my cry for help reached His ears.

and he stood and blessed the whole congregation of Israel with a loud voice:

So the Lord listened to Elijah’s voice, and the boy’s life returned to him, and he lived.

After the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire there was a voice, a soft whisper.

When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave.Suddenly, a voice came to him and said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?”

He told him, “Because you did not listen to the voice of the Lord, mark my words: When you leave me, a lion will kill you.” When he left him, a lion attacked and killed him.

because they did not listen to the voice of the Lord their God but violated His covenant—all He had commanded Moses the servant of the Lord. They did not listen, and they did not obey.

Who is it you mocked and blasphemed?Against whom have you raised your voiceand lifted your eyes in pride?Against the Holy One of Israel!

The trumpeters and singers joined together to praise and thank the Lord with one voice. They raised their voices, accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and musical instruments, in praise to the Lord:For He is good;His faithful love endures forever.The temple, the Lord’s temple, was filled with a cloud.

They took an oath to the Lord in a loud voice, with shouting, with trumpets, and with rams’ horns.

Then the Levites from the sons of the Kohathites and the Korahites stood up to praise the Lord God of Israel shouting with a loud voice.

Then the priests and the Levites stood to bless the people, and God heard their voice, and their prayer came into His holy dwelling place in heaven.

Then all the assembly responded with a loud voice: “Yes, we will do as you say!

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

A figure stood there,but I could not recognize its appearance;a form loomed before my eyes.I heard a quiet voice:

Just listen to His thunderous voiceand the rumbling that comes from His mouth.

Then there comes a roaring sound;God thunders with His majestic voice.He does not restrain the lightningwhen His rumbling voice is heard.

God thunders marvelously with His voice;He does great things that we cannot comprehend.

I called to the Lord in my distress,and I cried to my God for help.From His temple He heard my voice,and my cry to Him reached His ears.

The Lord thundered from heaven;the Most High projected His voice.

Lord, hear my voice when I call;be gracious to me and answer me.

The voice of the Lord is above the waters.The God of glory thunders—the Lord, above vast waters,

The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars;the Lord shatters the cedars of Lebanon.

The voice of the Lord flashes flames of fire.

The voice of the Lord shakes the wilderness;the Lord shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.

The voice of the Lord makes the deer give birthand strips the woodlands bare.In His temple all cry, “Glory!”

because of the voice of the scorner and reviler,because of the enemy and avenger.

because of the enemy’s voice,because of the pressure of the wicked.For they bring down disaster on meand harass me in anger.

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.God, hear my voice when I complain.Protect my life from the terror of the enemy.

to Him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens.Look, He thunders with His powerful voice!

The floods have lifted up, Lord,the floods have lifted up their voice;the floods lift up their pounding waves.

For He is our God,and we are the people of His pasture,the sheep under His care.Today, if you hear His voice:

They grumbled in their tentsand did not listen to the Lord’s voice.

In keeping with Your faithful love, hear my voice.Lord, give me life in keeping with Your justice.

Lord, listen to my voice;let Your ears be attentiveto my cry for help.

A Davidic psalm.Lord, I call on You; hurry to help me.Listen to my voice when I call on You.

Wisdom calls out in the street;she raises her voice in the public squares.

furthermore, if you call out to insightand lift your voice to understanding,

Doesn’t Wisdom call out?Doesn’t Understanding make her voice heard?

If one blesses his neighborwith a loud voice early in the morning,it will be counted as a curse to him.

My dove, in the clefts of the rock,in the crevices of the cliff,let me see your face,let me hear your voice;for your voice is sweet,and your face is lovely.

M You who dwell in the gardens—companions are listening for your voice—let me hear you!

You will be brought down;you will speak from the ground,and your words will come from low in the dust.Your voice will be like that of a spirit from the ground;your speech will whisper from the dust.

And the Lord will make the splendor of His voice heardand reveal His arm striking in angry wrathand a flame of consuming fire,in driving rain, a torrent, and hailstones.

Assyria will be shattered by the voice of the Lord.He will strike with a rod.

Who is it you have mocked and blasphemed?Who have you raised your voice againstand lifted your eyes in pride?Against the Holy One of Israel!

A voice was saying, “Cry out!”Another said, “What should I cry out?”“All humanity is grass,and all its goodness is like the flower of the field.

Zion, herald of good news,go up on a high mountain.Jerusalem, herald of good news,raise your voice loudly.Raise it, do not be afraid!Say to the cities of Judah,“Here is your God!”

Who among you fears the Lord,listening to the voice of His Servant?Who among you walks in darkness,and has no light?Let him trust in the name of Yahweh;let him lean on his God.

“Cry out loudly, don’t hold back!Raise your voice like a trumpet.Tell My people their transgressionand the house of Jacob their sins.

You fast with contention and strifeto strike viciously with your fist.You cannot fast as you do today,hoping to make your voice heard on high.

A sound of uproar from the city!A voice from the temple—the voice of the Lord,paying back His enemies what they deserve!

Only acknowledge your guilt—you have rebelled against the Lord your God.You have scattered your favors to strangersunder every green treeand have not obeyed My voice.This is the Lord’s declaration.

Let us lie down in our shame;let our disgrace cover us.We have sinned against the Lord our God,both we and our fathers,from the time of our youth even to this day.We have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God.”

For a voice announces from Dan,proclaiming malice from Mount Ephraim.

They grasp bow and javelin.They are cruel and show no mercy.Their voice roars like the sea,and they ride on horses,lined up like men in battle formationagainst you, Daughter Zion.

You must therefore declare to them: This is the nation that would not listen to the voice of the Lord their God and would not accept discipline. Truth has perished—it has disappeared from their mouths.

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קל קול 
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