93 Bible Verses about Listening to Others

Here are 93 Bible verses about listening to others, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

James 1:19 KJV

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

Proverbs 18:13 KJV

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

Proverbs 12:15 KJV

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

Proverbs 19:27 KJV

27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.

Proverbs 18:2 KJV

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

Romans 10:17 KJV

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

Jeremiah 29:12 KJV

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

Proverbs 10:17 KJV

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

Psalm 116:1-2 KJV

1 I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications. 2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

Matthew 7:24 KJV

24 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:

Psalm 18:6 KJV

6 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.

Proverbs 11:14 KJV

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

Jeremiah 33:3 KJV

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

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Psalm 34:15 KJV

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

Matthew 18:15 KJV

15 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.

James 1:22 KJV

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

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Proverbs 2:2 KJV

2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

1 Peter 3:12 KJV

12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

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Luke 11:28 KJV

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

Proverbs 5:1-23 KJV

1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding: 2 That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge. 3 For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: 4 But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. 5 Her feet go down to death; …

Philippians 4:9 KJV

9 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.

1 John 5:14 KJV

14 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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1 John 5:15 KJV

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

Acts 16:25 KJV

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

Deuteronomy 13:4 KJV

4 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.

Psalm 5:3 KJV

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

Matthew 4:4 KJV

4 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.

Proverbs 4:20-21 KJV

20 My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. 21 Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart.

Zechariah 10:6 KJV

6 And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them; for I have mercy upon them: and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I am the Lord their God, and will hear them.

Proverbs 12:1 KJV

1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

Psalm 130:1-2 KJV

1 Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord. 2 Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.

James 1:25 KJV

25 But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

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Galatians 3:5 KJV

5 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?

Genesis 26:4-5 KJV

4 And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; 5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Psalm 34:4 KJV

4 I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

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Proverbs 17:28 KJV

28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Revelation 3:20 KJV

20 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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Malachi 2:2 KJV

2 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.

Proverbs 21:23 KJV

23 Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 16:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 6:20 KJV

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

Luke 12:3 KJV

3 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.

Proverbs 19:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.

James 1:26 KJV

26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

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Titus 3:2 KJV

2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

John 10:27 KJV

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

James 1:2 KJV

2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

Philippians 4:8 KJV

8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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John 5:2 KJV

2 Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches.

Matthew 7:2 KJV

2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

1 Samuel 3:10 KJV

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

Revelation 1:1 KJV

1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

Proverbs 10:8 KJV

8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Proverbs 17:27 KJV

27 He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

Malachi 2:1-17 KJV

1 And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you. 2 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. 3 Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn …

John 2:24 KJV

24 But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men,

Luke 10:16 KJV

16 He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.

Micah 7:1-20 KJV

1 Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grapegleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the firstripe fruit. 2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net. 3 That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, …

Matthew 11:15 KJV

15 He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Matthew 7:12 KJV

12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Proverbs 1:5 KJV

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

Revelation 2:7 KJV

7 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

Matthew 17:5 KJV

5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.

John 3:16-17 KJV

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Proverbs 12:18 KJV

18 There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Jeremiah 26:3-6 KJV

3 If so be they will hearken, and turn every man from his evil way, that I may repent me of the evil, which I purpose to do unto them because of the evil of their doings. 4 And thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord; If ye will not hearken to me, to walk in my law, which I have set before you, 5 To hearken to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I sent unto you, both rising up early, …

Psalm 23:1-6 KJV

1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4 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. …

Proverbs 18:15 KJV

15 The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Mark 4:9 KJV

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

Isaiah 65:1 KJV

1 I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name.

Luke 1:37 KJV

37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Philippians 4:2 KJV

2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.

Revelation 11:1-19 KJV

1 And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein. 2 But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months. 3 And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall …

Mark 4:24 KJV

24 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.

Proverbs 5:1 KJV

1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

Romans 12:2 KJV

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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John 8:32 KJV

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Philippians 2:4 KJV

4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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John 8:47 KJV

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

Mark 4:2 KJV

2 And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine,

Psalm 34:6 KJV

6 This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

1 Thessalonians 2:13 KJV

13 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.

Proverbs 25:12 KJV

12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Galatians 4:6-9 KJV

6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. 7 Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. 8 Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods. 9 But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, …

Mark 9:7 KJV

7 And there was a cloud that overshadowed them: and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.

Philippians 2:3 KJV

3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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Luke 8:21 KJV

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

Matthew 18:2 KJV

2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them,

Proverbs 20:5 KJV

5 Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.

Proverbs 1:33 KJV

33 But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

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Mark 4:1-20 KJV

1 And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land. 2 And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine, 3 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow: 4 And it came to pass, as he sowed, …

Exodus 20:19 KJV

19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.