Definitions of listen
give one's attention to a sound.
evidently he was not listening
hear pay attention be attentive attend concentrate keep one's ears open prick up one's ears be all ears lend an ear hark hearken
an act of listening to something.
Nevertheless, there are undoubtedly some hidden gems which make this set worth the listen .
Synonyms of listen
hear pay attention to mind
Proverbs 7:24-27 - Reiteration Of The Warning Against A Strange Woman
24 Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, And pay attention to the words of my mouth. 25 Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways, Do not stray into her paths. 26 For many are the victims she has cast down, And numerous are all her slain. 27 Her house is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.
Proverbs 22:22-Proverbs 23:11 - Living With Your Neighbor
Proverbs 24:23-34 - More Sayings Of The Wise
Proverbs 26:1-28 - All About Fools
Proverbs 30:20-20 - About The Woman Who Commits Adultery
Proverbs 31:1-9 - The Oracle Of King Lemuel
Proverbs 7:24-27 - Reiteration Of The Warning Against A Strange Woman
Ecclesiastes 1:1-1 - Prologue
Ecclesiastes 2:17-26 - Is There Real Happiness In Life?
Ecclesiastes 3:1-9 - God Has Ordained The Ebb And Flow Of Human Activities
Ecclesiastes 4:1-3 - The Existence Of Oppression In The World Makes Human Existence Miserable
Ecclesiastes 5:8-9 - Powerful Bureaucrats Exploit The Helpless Poor
A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
1 Samuel 3:10
Then the LORD came and stood and called as at other times, "Samuel! Samuel!" And Samuel said, "Speak, for Your servant is listening."
2 Chronicles 20:15
and he said, "Listen, all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: thus says the LORD to you, 'Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours but God's.
"Hear, O My people, and I will admonish you; O Israel, if you would listen to Me!
'Perhaps they will listen and everyone will turn from his evil way, that I may repent of the calamity which I am planning to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.' "And you will say to them, 'Thus says the LORD, "If you will not listen to Me, to walk in My law which I have set before you, to listen to the words of My servants the prophets, whom I have been sending to you again and again, but you have not listened;read more.
Hear, O peoples, all of you; Listen, O earth and all it contains, And let the Lord GOD be a witness against you, The Lord from His holy temple.
But Peter, taking his stand with the eleven, raised his voice and declared to them: "Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words.
Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said, "Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen:
"Therefore let it be known to you that this salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will also listen."
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"
Then a cloud formed, overshadowing them, and a voice came out of the cloud, "This is My beloved Son, listen to Him!"
Then a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My Son, My Chosen One; listen to Him!"
"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;
After Jesus called the crowd to Him, He said to them, "Hear and understand.
After He called the crowd to Him again, He began saying to them, "Listen to Me, all of you, and understand:
"The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."
"All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.
This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;
Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Now then, my sons, listen to me And do not depart from the words of my mouth.
Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, And pay attention to the words of my mouth.
"Now therefore, O sons, listen to me, For blessed are they who keep my ways. "Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it. "Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.
Then, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are prophesying to you They are leading you into futility; They speak a vision of their own imagination, Not from the mouth of the LORD.
"If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder, and the sign or the wonder comes true, concerning which he spoke to you, saying, 'Let us go after other gods (whom you have not known) and let us serve them,' you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams; for the LORD your God is testing you to find out if you love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
"But as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your soothsayers or your sorcerers who speak to you, saying, 'You will not serve the king of Babylon.'
"For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Do not let your prophets who are in your midst and your diviners deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams which they dream. 'For they prophesy falsely to you in My name; I have not sent them,' declares the LORD.
"For handfuls of barley and fragments of bread, you have profaned Me to My people to put to death some who should not die and to keep others alive who should not live, by your lying to My people who listen to lies."'"
1 John 4:1
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
yet the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, since they are not willing to listen to Me. Surely the whole house of Israel is stubborn and obstinate.
Yet Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
2 Kings 17:14
However, they did not listen, but stiffened their neck like their fathers, who did not believe in the LORD their God.
2 Kings 18:12
because they did not obey the voice of the LORD their God, but transgressed His covenant, even all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded; they would neither listen nor do it.
"They refused to listen, And did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You had performed among them; So they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt But You are a God of forgiveness, Gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness; And You did not forsake them.
"But My people did not listen to My voice, And Israel did not obey Me.
I will destine you for the sword, And all of you will bow down to the slaughter Because I called, but you did not answer; I spoke, but you did not hear. And you did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."
"And now, because you have done all these things," declares the LORD, "and I spoke to you, rising up early and speaking, but you did not hear, and I called you but you did not answer,
"But if they will not listen, then I will uproot that nation, uproot and destroy it," declares the LORD.
'For as the waistband clings to the waist of a man, so I made the whole household of Israel and the whole household of Judah cling to Me,' declares the LORD, 'that they might be for Me a people, for renown, for praise and for glory; but they did not listen.'
"Yet they did not listen or incline their ears, but stiffened their necks in order not to listen or take correction.
"I spoke to you in your prosperity; But you said, 'I will not listen!' This has been your practice from your youth, That you have not obeyed My voice.
"From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even to this day, these twenty-three years the word of the LORD has come to me, and I have spoken to you again and again, but you have not listened.
because they have not listened to My words,' declares the LORD, 'which I sent to them again and again by My servants the prophets; but you did not listen,' declares the LORD.
"They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.
"At the end of seven years each of you shall set free his Hebrew brother who has been sold to you and has served you six years, you shall send him out free from you; but your forefathers did not obey Me or incline their ear to Me.
"Also I have sent to you all My servants the prophets, sending them again and again, saying: 'Turn now every man from his evil way and amend your deeds, and do not go after other gods to worship them Then you will dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your forefathers; but you have not inclined your ear or listened to Me.
But neither he nor his servants nor the people of the land listened to the words of the LORD which He spoke through Jeremiah the prophet.
Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, "If I tell you, will you not certainly put me to death? Besides, if I give you advice, you will not listen to me."
'But they did not listen or incline their ears to turn from their wickedness, so as not to burn sacrifices to other gods.
"But they refused to pay attention and turned a stubborn shoulder and stopped their ears from hearing. "They made their hearts like flint so that they could not hear the law and the words which the LORD of hosts had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets; therefore great wrath came from the LORD of hosts.
"If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name," says the LORD of hosts, "then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.
"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.' "But he said, 'No, father Abraham, but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent!' "But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.'"
"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother. "But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED. "If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.
"Behold, you are to them like a sensual song by one who has a beautiful voice and plays well on an instrument; for they hear your words but they do not practice them.
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. "And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock. "Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.read more.
"Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and acts on them, I will show you whom he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. "But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation; and the torrent burst against it and immediately it collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great."
for it is not the hearers of the Law who are just before God, but the doers of the Law will be justified.
He said, "I will surely return to you at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son." And Sarah was listening at the tent door, which was behind him.
Rebekah was listening while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game to bring home,
1 Samuel 3:9-10
And Eli said to Samuel, "Go lie down, and it shall be if He calls you, that you shall say, 'Speak, LORD, for Your servant is listening.'" So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Then the LORD came and stood and called as at other times, "Samuel! Samuel!" And Samuel said, "Speak, for Your servant is listening."
Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Now it happened that while the crowd was pressing around Him and listening to the word of God, He was standing by the lake of Gennesaret;
And while all the people were listening, He said to the disciples,
She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word.
A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul.
And Paul said, "I would wish to God, that whether in a short or long time, not only you, but also all who hear me this day, might become such as I am, except for these chains."
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