What Does "Blessed Are Those who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness" Mean (Matthew 5:6)?
Why Was Jesus so Impressed with the Faith of the Roman Centurion?
What Do We Learn from Mary Anointing the Feet of Jesus in John 12?
"Bore his ear through with an awl" (Exodus 21:6; Deuteronomy 15:17). The ear was pierced as being the organ of hearing, thus signifying the servant's promise of obedience. See BORE.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AWL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.