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95 Bible Verses About Listening to Others

Here are 95 Bible verses about listening to others from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

James 1:19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:15 KJV

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

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Proverbs 18:13 KJV

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

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Proverbs 18:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:27 KJV

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

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Proverbs 2:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:14 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:28 KJV

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

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Titus 3:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:23 KJV

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

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Mark 4:24 KJV

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

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James 1:26 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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Proverbs 17:27 KJV

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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James 1:22 KJV

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

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Proverbs 10:19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 10:8 KJV

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

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Romans 10:17 KJV

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

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Luke 11:28 KJV

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

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Malachi 2:2 KJV

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

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Matthew 11:15 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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Jeremiah 29:12 KJV

He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

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Exodus 14:14 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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Ecclesiastes 3:7 KJV

The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

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Psalms 116:1-2 KJV

A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

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Proverbs 10:17 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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Philippians 2:4 KJV

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

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Philippians 2:3-4 KJV

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

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Proverbs 1:5 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:9 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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Jeremiah 33:3 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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Matthew 7:24 KJV

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

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Proverbs 16:20 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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Psalms 18:6 KJV

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

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Psalms 34:15 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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1 John 5:15 KJV

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

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Psalms 141:3 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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1 John 5:14 KJV

Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.

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Acts 16:25 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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Proverbs 6:20 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 13:4 KJV

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

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John 8:47 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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Matthew 4:4 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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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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Matthew 18:15 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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Proverbs 25:12 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 5:3 KJV

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

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Revelation 2:7 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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John 10:27 KJV

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.

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Galatians 3:5 KJV

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

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Galatians 4:6-9 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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Proverbs 20:19 KJV

And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father. Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods. But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

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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Luke 12:3 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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1 Thessalonians 2:13 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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Mark 9:7 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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Proverbs 1:33 KJV

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

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Matthew 17:5 KJV

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

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

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.

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Mark 4:9 KJV

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:

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Jeremiah 26:3-6 KJV

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

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Matthew 15:10 KJV

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. 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, 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; Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.

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Proverbs 18:15 KJV

And he called the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand:

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

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

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1 Peter 3:12 KJV

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

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Exodus 20:19 KJV

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 8:21 KJV

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

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Proverbs 20:12 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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1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 24:6 KJV

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

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John 3:16-17 KJV

For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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Jeremiah 7:13 KJV

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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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1 Peter 3:8 KJV

And now, because ye have done all these works, saith the LORD, and I spake unto you, rising up early and speaking, but ye heard not; and I called you, but ye answered not;

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Mark 7:14 KJV

Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:

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Micah 1:2 KJV

And when he had called all the people unto him, he said unto them, Hearken unto me every one of you, and understand:

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Isaiah 30:15 KJV

Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and all that therein is: and let the Lord GOD be witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple.

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Hebrews 2:3 KJV

For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.

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Proverbs 12:1 KJV

How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

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Proverbs 4:20-21 KJV

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

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Psalms 130:1-2 KJV

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

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Genesis 18:10 KJV

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

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James 1:25 KJV

And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.

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1 Thessalonians 5:19 KJV

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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1 Corinthians 13:4-7 KJV

Quench not the Spirit.

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Acts 16:14 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

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Zechariah 10:6 KJV

And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.

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Psalms 34:4 KJV

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.

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Genesis 26:4-5 KJV

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

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Hebrews 10:24 KJV

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; Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

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Acts 26:29 KJV

And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:

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1 Peter 2:17 KJV

And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.

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James 4:2-3 KJV

Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

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