Bible Verses about Listening

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 09/19/2019

What does the Bible say about Listening? Discover the top Bible verses about Listening from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Listening to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.
13 To answer before listening— that is folly and shame.
27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Your Daily Verse - James 1:19
19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,
15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
John 8:32
32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
Philippians 4:8 - Excellent and Worthy of Praise
8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.
3 Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.
19 I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.
11 My name will be great among the nations, from where the sun rises to where it sets. In every place incense and pure offerings will be brought to me, because my name will be great among the nations,” says the LORD Almighty.
28 He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”
Romans 10:17
17 Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.
15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
18 And I tell you that you are Peter,and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadeswill not overcome it.
We are saved through HIM
3 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.”
4 “How can someone be born when they are old?” Nicodemus asked. “Surely they cannot enter a second time into their mother’s womb to be born!”
5 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit.
Hebrews 12:14
14 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
19 speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord,
22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.
3 ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’
2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades.
12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.
1 I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.
2 Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.
Psalm 18:6
6 In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.
Psalm 5:3 NKJV
3 In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.
4 It is the LORD your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him.
15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry;
4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”
Your Daily Verse - Psalm 34:4
4 I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.
20 My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words.
21 Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart;
1 Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD;
2 Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy.
25 But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.
1 “I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, ‘Here am I, here am I.’
1 Peter 3:12
12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
1 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.
4 I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and will give them all these lands, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed,
5 because Abraham obeyed me and did everything I required of him, keeping my commands, my decrees and my instructions.”
6 “I will strengthen Judah and save the tribes of Joseph. I will restore them because I have compassion on them. They will be as though I had not rejected them, for I am the LORD their God and I will answer them.
16 “Whoever listens to you listens to me; whoever rejects you rejects me; but whoever rejects me rejects him who sent me.”
20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
19 My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,
27 Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.
15 “If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.
16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’
17 If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
18 “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will bebound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will beloosed in heaven.
22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church,
23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.