100 Bible Verses about Hearing

Romans 10:17 ESV / 49 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Matthew 11:15 ESV / 29 helpful votes

He who has ears to hear, let him hear.

Galatians 3:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith?

Hebrews 3:7-8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness,

Luke 8:15 ESV / 21 helpful votes

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Hebrews 4:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened.

Luke 8:18 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Take care then how you hear, for to the one who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he thinks that he has will be taken away.”

Mark 4:24 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear: with the measure you use, it will be measured to you, and still more will be added to you.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 18 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

James 1:19-27 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. ...

Mark 4:20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But those that were sown on the good soil are the ones who hear the word and accept it and bear fruit, thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold.”

Matthew 13:13-15 ESV / 13 helpful votes

This is why I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand. Indeed, in their case the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled that says: “‘You will indeed hear but never understand, and you will indeed see but never perceive. For this people's heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’

Matthew 13:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

As for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it. He indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty, and in another thirty.”

Acts 17:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Proverbs 8:6-10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Hear, for I will speak noble things, and from my lips will come what is right, for my mouth will utter truth; wickedness is an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth are righteous; there is nothing twisted or crooked in them. They are all straight to him who understands, and right to those who find knowledge. Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold,

Mark 4:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And he said, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”

Deuteronomy 6:4-5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

Matthew 5:37 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil.

Ecclesiastes 5:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

John 16:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

John 10:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

John 8:47 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”

John 6:63 ESV / 6 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Luke 11:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

1 John 5:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

James 5:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Galatians 3:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Does he who supplies the Spirit to you and works miracles among you do so by works of the law, or by hearing with faith—

John 14:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Luke 4:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And said to him, “To you I will give all this authority and their glory, for it has been delivered to me, and I give it to whom I will.

Isaiah 30:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,” when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 John 5:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

Hebrews 2:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Romans 8:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

John 14:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.

John 10:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 34:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous and his ears toward their cry.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

1 Peter 3:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

James 5:14-15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

James 1:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

Hebrews 3:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As it is said, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Romans 8:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

Romans 1:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

John 14:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

John 5:30 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

John 5:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.

Mark 2:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.

Isaiah 6:9-10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he said, “Go, and say to this people: “‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’ Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.”

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalm 32:8-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

1 Kings 19:11-13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire the sound of a low whisper. And when Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his cloak and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. And behold, there came a voice to him and said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?”

Deuteronomy 13:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You shall walk after the Lord your God and fear him and keep his commandments and obey his voice, and you shall serve him and hold fast to him.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”

Genesis 3:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.

Revelation 3:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’”

Revelation 2:4-5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.

Revelation 2:1-3:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary. But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the works you did at first. If not, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. ...

3 John 1:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

1 John 1:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

James 1:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Hebrews 11:38 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Of whom the world was not worthy—wandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Hebrews 10:38 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But my righteous one shall live by faith, and if he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him.”

Hebrews 2:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

How shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard,

Hebrews 2:1-3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard,

Hebrews 1:1-5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs. For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”?

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

Colossians 1:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Ephesians 2:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins

Ephesians 1:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,

1 Corinthians 11:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning the body and blood of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 1:18-21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.” Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since, in the wisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom, it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe.

Romans 10:16-17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us?” So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 2:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.

Acts 22:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he said, ‘The God of our fathers appointed you to know his will, to see the Righteous One and to hear a voice from his mouth;

Acts 13:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”

Acts 9:34 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And Peter said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; rise and make your bed.” And immediately he rose.

John 10:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

This figure of speech Jesus used with them, but they did not understand what he was saying to them.

John 10:3-4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.

John 9:31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.

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