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136 Bible Verses About Listening to God

Here are 136 Bible verses about listening to God from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

John 8:47 KJV

He that is of God heareth God’s words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.

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Proverbs 2:1-5 KJV

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

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Mark 4:24 KJV

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

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John 10:27-28 KJV

And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given.

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Psalms 25:4-5 KJV

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

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Psalms 37:4-5 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

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Romans 10:17 KJV

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

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Hebrews 4:7 KJV

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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James 1:22 KJV

Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

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James 1:19 KJV

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

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Job 33:14-15 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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John 10:2-4 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Psalms 119:105 KJV

But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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1 John 5:14 KJV

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

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Psalms 37:7-9 KJV

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

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Deuteronomy 28:1-2 KJV

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

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Luke 8:18 KJV

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

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Luke 11:28 KJV

Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.

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Proverbs 18:13 KJV

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

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Matthew 4:4 KJV

He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

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1 Samuel 3:10 KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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John 14:26 KJV

And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.

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Ezekiel 3:10 KJV

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak unto thee receive in thine heart, and hear with thine ears.

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Jeremiah 33:3 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Psalms 85:8 KJV

Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

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Psalms 119:18 KJV

I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.

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Philippians 4:7 KJV

Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

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Deuteronomy 32:1-2 KJV

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

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John 10:27 KJV

Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:

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Luke 8:21 KJV

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

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Hebrews 3:15 KJV

And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.

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John 16:13 KJV

While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.

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John 5:30 KJV

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

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Psalms 34:15 KJV

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

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2 Corinthians 12:9-10 KJV

The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

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1 John 5:15 KJV

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

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Acts 16:25 KJV

And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

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Ezekiel 33:30-32 KJV

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.

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Psalms 46:10 KJV

Also, thou son of man, the children of thy people still are talking against thee by the walls and in the doors of the houses, and speak one to another, every one to his brother, saying, Come, I pray you, and hear what is the word that cometh forth from the LORD. And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness. And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.

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Proverbs 22:17-18 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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Deuteronomy 28:2 KJV

Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge. For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.

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Luke 12:3 KJV

And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

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Deuteronomy 13:4 KJV

Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

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Revelation 3:22 KJV

Ye shall walk after the LORD your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.

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Galatians 3:5 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Malachi 2:2 KJV

He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

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Isaiah 42:23 KJV

If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed them already, because ye do not lay it to heart.

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Psalms 5:3 KJV

Who among you will give ear to this? who will hearken and hear for the time to come?

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Proverbs 12:15 KJV

My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.

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Philippians 4:9 KJV

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

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Psalms 25:5-9 KJV

Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

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Hebrews 2:1 KJV

Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness’ sake, O LORD. Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.

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Hebrews 3:7 KJV

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

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1 Thessalonians 2:13 KJV

Wherefore (as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice,

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Mark 4:9 KJV

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

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Philippians 2:13 KJV

And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

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Luke 24:27 KJV

For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

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Proverbs 11:14 KJV

And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.

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1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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Matthew 7:24 KJV

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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Psalms 81:8 KJV

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

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1 Corinthians 2:14 KJV

Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;

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Proverbs 16:20 KJV

But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

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Psalms 116:1-2 KJV

He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

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Psalms 23:1-6 KJV

I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications. Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

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Psalms 37:7 KJV

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

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2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

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Proverbs 18:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 10:17 KJV

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

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Proverbs 6:20 KJV

He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth.

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John 5:37 KJV

My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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Luke 5:1 KJV

And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.

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Jeremiah 29:12 KJV

And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

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Proverbs 28:13-14 KJV

Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

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Habakkuk 2:1 KJV

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

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Psalms 18:6 KJV

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

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Matthew 18:15 KJV

In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

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Isaiah 55:2-3 KJV

Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

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Psalms 37:5-6 KJV

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness. Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

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Proverbs 1:5 KJV

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

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1 Timothy 4:13 KJV

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

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Psalms 37:3-4 KJV

Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.

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Psalms 95:7 KJV

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

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Mark 4:18-19 KJV

For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice,

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Proverbs 22:17-19 KJV

And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word, And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.

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Hebrews 12:25 KJV

Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge. For it is a pleasant thing if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips. That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

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Galatians 6:1-2 KJV

See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:

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Psalms 62:5-6 KJV

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

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1 Timothy 4:11 KJV

My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.

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Ephesians 5:19-20 KJV

These things command and teach.

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Proverbs 27:17 KJV

Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

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Proverbs 28:9 KJV

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

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Acts 5:29 KJV

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

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Isaiah 28:23 KJV

Give ye ear, and hear my voice; hearken, and hear my speech.

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Psalms 17:6 KJV

I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.

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Ecclesiastes 5:1 KJV

Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

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John 5:25 KJV

Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live.

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Matthew 13:13 KJV

Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

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Jeremiah 26:5 KJV

To hearken to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I sent unto you, both rising up early, and sending them, but ye have not hearkened;

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Habakkuk 1:2 KJV

O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!

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Psalms 116:2 KJV

Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

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Jeremiah 7:27 KJV

Therefore thou shalt speak all these words unto them; but they will not hearken to thee: thou shalt also call unto them; but they will not answer thee.

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Isaiah 42:18 KJV

Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see.

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Proverbs 1:24 KJV

Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

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Daniel 9:19 KJV

O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer not, for thine own sake, O my God: for thy city and thy people are called by thy name.

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Proverbs 8:33 KJV

Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

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Matthew 11:15 KJV

He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

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1 Samuel 8:7 KJV

And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.

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Jeremiah 44:5 KJV

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense unto other gods.

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Ezekiel 3:27 KJV

But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; He that heareth, let him hear; and he that forbeareth, let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.

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Proverbs 1:28 KJV

Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

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Job 33:33 KJV

If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom.

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Proverbs 4:10 KJV

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.

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Zechariah 7:13 KJV

Therefore it is come to pass, that as he cried, and they would not hear; so they cried, and I would not hear, saith the LORD of hosts:

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1 John 4:5 KJV

They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.

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Psalms 66:18 KJV

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

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Jeremiah 11:14 KJV

Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up a cry or prayer for them: for I will not hear them in the time that they cry unto me for their trouble.

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Job 33:31 KJV

Mark well, O Job, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I will speak.

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Amos 5:23 KJV

Take thou away from me the noise of thy songs; for I will not hear the melody of thy viols.

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Matthew 13:16 KJV

But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

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Isaiah 1:2 KJV

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

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John 8:43 KJV

Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.

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Job 42:5 KJV

I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye seeth thee.

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1 John 4:6 KJV

We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

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Proverbs 8:32 KJV

Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.

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Isaiah 48:1 KJV

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by the name of the LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.

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Jeremiah 22:29 KJV

O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the LORD.

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Acts 4:19 KJV

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.

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Proverbs 20:12 KJV

The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them.

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Isaiah 42:20 KJV

Seeing many things, but thou observest not; opening the ears, but he heareth not.

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2 Timothy 4:4 KJV

And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

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Deuteronomy 5:27 KJV

Go thou near, and hear all that the LORD our God shall say: and speak thou unto us all that the LORD our God shall speak unto thee; and we will hear it, and do it.

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Job 37:14 KJV

Hearken unto this, O Job: stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God.

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Job 15:8 KJV

Hast thou heard the secret of God? and dost thou restrain wisdom to thyself?

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