Gen 4:23

(NIV)
Lamech said to his wives,

‘Adah and Zillah, listen to me;
wives of Lamech, hear my words.
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for injuring me.
(ESV)
Lamech said to his wives:

Adah and Zillah, hear my voice;
you wives of Lamech, listen to what I say:
I have killed a man for wounding me,
a young man for striking me.

Gen 20:8

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abimelek summoned all his officials, and when he told them all that had happened, they were very much afraid.
(ESV)
So Abimelech rose early in the morning and called all his servants and told them all these things. And the men were very much afraid.

Gen 23:10

(NIV)
Ephron the Hittite was sitting among his people and he replied to Abraham in the hearing of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of his city.
(ESV)
Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites, and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites, of all who went in at the gate of his city,

Gen 23:13

(NIV)
and he said to Ephron in their hearing, ‘Listen to me, if you will. I will pay the price of the field. Accept it from me so that I can bury my dead there.’

(ESV)
And he said to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, “But if you will, hear me: I give the price of the field. Accept it from me, that I may bury my dead there.”

Gen 23:16

(NIV)
Abraham agreed to Ephron’s terms and weighed out for him the price he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: four hundred shekels of silver, according to the weight current among the merchants.

(ESV)
Abraham listened to Ephron, and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the Hittites, four hundred shekels of silver, according to the weights current among the merchants.

Gen 24:22

(NIV)
When the camels had finished drinking, the man took out a gold nose ring weighing a beka and two gold bracelets weighing ten shekels.
(ESV)
When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half shekel, and two bracelets for her arms weighing ten gold shekels,

Gen 24:30

(NIV)
As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring.
(ESV)
As soon as he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and heard the words of Rebekah his sister, “Thus the man spoke to me,” he went to the man. And behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.

Gen 24:47

(NIV)
‘I asked her, “Whose daughter are you?”

‘She said, “The daughter of Bethuel son of Nahor, whom Milkah bore to him.”

‘Then I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her arms,
(ESV)
Then I asked her, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ She said, ‘The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bore to him.’ So I put the ring on her nose and the bracelets on her arms.

Gen 35:4

(NIV)
So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods they had and the rings in their ears, and Jacob buried them under the oak at Shechem.
(ESV)
So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that they had, and the rings that were in their ears. Jacob hid them under the terebinth tree that was near Shechem.

Gen 41:5

(NIV)
He fell asleep again and had a second dream: seven ears of corn, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time. And behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were growing on one stalk.

Gen 41:6

(NIV)
After them, seven other ears of corn sprouted – thin and scorched by the east wind.
(ESV)
And behold, after them sprouted seven ears, thin and blighted by the east wind.

Gen 41:7

(NIV)
The thin ears of corn swallowed up the seven healthy, full ears. Then Pharaoh woke up; it had been a dream.

(ESV)
And the thin ears swallowed up the seven plump, full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, and behold, it was a dream.

Gen 41:22

(NIV)
‘In my dream I saw seven ears of corn, full and good, growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
I also saw in my dream seven ears growing on one stalk, full and good.

Gen 41:23

(NIV)
After them, seven other ears sprouted – withered and thin and scorched by the east wind.
(ESV)
Seven ears, withered, thin, and blighted by the east wind, sprouted after them,

Gen 41:24

(NIV)
The thin ears of corn swallowed up the seven good ears. I told this to the magicians, but none of them could explain it to me.’

(ESV)
and the thin ears swallowed up the seven good ears. And I told it to the magicians, but there was no one who could explain it to me.”

Gen 41:26

(NIV)
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears of corn are seven years; it is one and the same dream.
(ESV)
The seven good cows are seven years, and the seven good ears are seven years; the dreams are one.

Gen 41:27

(NIV)
The seven lean, ugly cows that came up afterwards are seven years, and so are the seven worthless ears of corn scorched by the east wind: they are seven years of famine.

(ESV)
The seven lean and ugly cows that came up after them are seven years, and the seven empty ears blighted by the east wind are also seven years of famine.

Gen 44:18

(NIV)
Then Judah went up to him and said: ‘Pardon your servant, my lord, let me speak a word to my lord. Do not be angry with your servant, though you are equal to Pharaoh himself.
(ESV)
Then Judah went up to him and said, “Oh, my lord, please let your servant speak a word in my lord’s ears, and let not your anger burn against your servant, for you are like Pharaoh himself.

Gen 50:4

(NIV)
When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh’s court, ‘If I have found favour in your eyes, speak to Pharaoh for me. Tell him,
(ESV)
And when the days of weeping for him were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, “If now I have found favor in your eyes, please speak in the ears of Pharaoh, saying,

Exod 10:2

(NIV)
that you may tell your children and grandchildren how I dealt harshly with the Egyptians and how I performed my signs among them, and that you may know that I am the  Lord.’

(ESV)
and that you may tell in the hearing of your son and of your grandson how I have dealt harshly with the Egyptians and what signs I have done among them, that you may know that I am the  Lord.”

Exod 11:2

(NIV)
Tell the people that men and women alike are to ask their neighbours for articles of silver and gold.’
(ESV)
Speak now in the hearing of the people, that they ask, every man of his neighbor and every woman of her neighbor, for silver and gold jewelry.”

Exod 15:26

(NIV)
He said, ‘If you listen carefully to the  Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the  Lord, who heals you.’

(ESV)
sayingIf 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.”

Exod 17:14

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Write this on a scroll as something to be remembered and make sure that Joshua hears it, because I will completely blot out the name of Amalek from under heaven.’

(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Write this as a memorial in a book and recite it in the ears of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven.”

Exod 21:6

(NIV)
then his master must take him before the judges. He shall take him to the door or the door-post and pierce his ear with an awl. Then he will be his servant for life.

(ESV)
then his master shall bring him to God, and he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall bore his ear through with an awl, and he shall be his slave forever.

Exod 24:7

(NIV)
Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They responded, ‘We will do everything the  Lord has said; we will obey.’

(ESV)
Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it in the hearing of the people. And they said, “All that the  Lord has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient.”

Exod 29:20

(NIV)
Slaughter it, take some of its blood and put it on the lobes of the right ears of Aaron and his sons, on the thumbs of their right hands, and on the big toes of their right feet. Then splash blood against the sides of the altar.
(ESV)
and you shall kill the ram and take part of its blood and put it on the tip of the right ear of Aaron and on the tips of the right ears of his sons, and on the thumbs of their right hands and on the great toes of their right feet, and throw the rest of the blood against the sides of the altar.

Exod 32:2

(NIV)
Aaron answered them, ‘Take off the gold earrings that your wives, your sons and your daughters are wearing, and bring them to me.’
(ESV)
So Aaron said to them, “Take off the rings of gold that are in the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters, and bring them to me.”

Exod 32:3

(NIV)
So all the people took off their earrings and brought them to Aaron.
(ESV)
So all the people took off the rings of gold that were in their ears and brought them to Aaron.

Exod 35:22

(NIV)
All who were willing, men and women alike, came and brought gold jewellery of all kinds: brooches, earrings, rings and ornaments. They all presented their gold as a wave offering to the  Lord.
(ESV)
So they came, both men and women. All who were of a willing heart brought brooches and earrings and signet rings and armlets, all sorts of gold objects, every man dedicating an offering of gold to the  Lord.

Lev 8:23

(NIV)
Moses slaughtered the ram and took some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron’s right ear, on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.
(ESV)
And he killed it, and Moses took some of its blood and put it on the lobe of Aaron’s right ear and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Lev 8:24

(NIV)
Moses also brought Aaron’s sons forward and put some of the blood on the lobes of their right ears, on the thumbs of their right hands and on the big toes of their right feet. Then he splashed blood against the sides of the altar.
(ESV)
Then he presented Aaron’s sons, and Moses put some of the blood on the lobes of their right ears and on the thumbs of their right hands and on the big toes of their right feet. And Moses threw the blood against the sides of the altar.

Lev 14:14

(NIV)
The priest is to take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot.
(ESV)
The priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt offering, and the priest shall put it on the lobe of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Lev 14:17

(NIV)
The priest is to put some of the oil remaining in his palm on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot, on top of the blood of the guilt offering.
(ESV)
And some of the oil that remains in his hand the priest shall put on the lobe of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot, on top of the blood of the guilt offering.

Lev 14:25

(NIV)
He shall slaughter the lamb for the guilt offering and take some of its blood and put it on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot.
(ESV)
And he shall kill the lamb of the guilt offering. And the priest shall take some of the blood of the guilt offering and put it on the lobe of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot.

Lev 14:28

(NIV)
Some of the oil in his palm he is to put on the same places he put the blood of the guilt offering – on the lobe of the right ear of the one to be cleansed, on the thumb of their right hand and on the big toe of their right foot.
(ESV)
And the priest shall put some of the oil that is in his hand on the lobe of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed and on the thumb of his right hand and on the big toe of his right foot, in the place where the blood of the guilt offering was put.

Num 11:1

(NIV)
Now the people complained about their hardships in the hearing of the  Lord, and when he heard them his anger was aroused. Then fire from the  Lord burned among them and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.
(ESV)
And the people complained in the hearing of the  Lord about their misfortunes, and when the  Lord heard it, his anger was kindled, and the fire of the  Lord burned among them and consumed some outlying parts of the camp.

Num 11:18

(NIV)
‘Tell the people: “Consecrate yourselves in preparation for tomorrow, when you will eat meat. The  Lord heard you when you wailed, ‘If only we had meat to eat! We were better off in Egypt!’ Now the  Lord will give you meat, and you will eat it.
(ESV)
And say to the people, ‘Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, and you shall eat meat, for you have wept in the hearing of the  Lord, saying, “Who will give us meat to eat? For it was better for us in Egypt.” Therefore the  Lord will give you meat, and you shall eat.

Num 14:28

(NIV)
So tell them, “As surely as I live, declares the  Lord, I will do to you the very thing I heard you say:
(ESV)
Say to them, ‘As I live, declares the  Lord what you have said in my hearing I will do to you:

Num 23:18

(NIV)
Then he spoke his message:

‘Arise, Balak, and listen;
hear me, son of Zippor.
(ESV)
And Balaam took up his discourse and said,

Rise, Balak, and hear;
give ear to me, O son of Zippor:

Deut 1:45

(NIV)
You came back and wept before the  Lord, but he paid no attention to your weeping and turned a deaf ear to you.
(ESV)
And you returned and wept before the  Lord, but the  Lord did not listen to your voice or give ear to you.

Deut 5:1

(NIV)
Moses summoned all Israel and said:

Hear, Israel, the decrees and the laws I declare in your hearing today. Learn them and be sure to follow them.
(ESV)
And Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, “Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the rules that I speak in your hearing today, and you shall learn them and be careful to do them.

Deut 15:17

(NIV)
then take an awl and push it through his ear lobe into the door, and he will become your servant for life. Do the same for your female servant.

(ESV)
then you shall take an awl, and put it through his ear into the door, and he shall be your slave forever. And to your female slave you shall do the same.

Deut 23:25

(NIV)
If you enter your neighbour’s cornfield, you may pick the ears with your hands, but you must not put a sickle to their standing corn.

(ESV)
If you go into your neighbor’s standing grain, you may pluck the ears with your hand, but you shall not put a sickle to your neighbor’s standing grain.

Deut 29:4

(NIV)
But to this day the  Lord has not given you a mind that understands or eyes that see or ears that hear.
(ESV)
But to this day the  Lord has not given you a heart to understand or eyes to see or ears to hear.

Deut 31:11

(NIV)
when all Israel comes to appear before the  Lord your God at the place he will choose, you shall read this law before them in their hearing.
(ESV)
when all Israel comes to appear before the  Lord your God at the place that he will choose, you shall read this law before all Israel in their hearing.

Deut 31:28

(NIV)
Assemble before me all the elders of your tribes and all your officials, so that I can speak these words in their hearing and call the heavens and the earth to testify against them.
(ESV)
Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

Deut 31:30

(NIV)
And Moses recited the words of this song from beginning to end in the hearing of the whole assembly of Israel:

(ESV)
Then Moses spoke the words of this song until they were finished, in the ears of all the assembly of Israel:

Deut 32:1

(NIV)
Listen, you heavens, and I will speak;
hear, you earth, the words of my mouth.
(ESV)
“Give ear O heavens, and I will speak,
and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Deut 32:44

(NIV)
Moses came with Joshua son of Nun and spoke all the words of this song in the hearing of the people.
(ESV)
Moses came and recited all the words of this song in the hearing of the people, he and Joshua the son of Nun.

Josh 20:4

(NIV)
When they flee to one of these cities, they are to stand in the entrance of the city gate and state their case before the elders of that city. Then the elders are to admit the fugitive into their city and provide a place to live among them.
(ESV)
He shall flee to one of these cities and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city and explain his case to the elders of that city. Then they shall take him into the city and give him a place, and he shall remain with them.

Judg 5:3

(NIV)
‘Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers!
I, even I, will sing to the  Lord;
I will praise the  Lord, the God of Israel, in song.
(ESV)
Hear, O kings; give ear, O princes;
to the  Lord I will sing;
I will make melody to the  Lord, the God of Israel.

Judg 7:3

(NIV)
Now announce to the army, “Anyone who trembles with fear may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.”’ So twenty-two thousand men left, while ten thousand remained.

(ESV)
Now therefore proclaim in the ears of the people, sayingWhoever is fearful and trembling, let him return home and hurry away from Mount Gilead.’” Then 22,000 of the people returned, and 10,000 remained.

Judg 8:24

(NIV)
And he said, ‘I do have one request, that each of you give me an earring from your share of the plunder.’ (It was the custom of the Ishmaelites to wear gold earrings.)

(ESV)
And Gideon said to them, “Let me make a request of you: every one of you give me the earrings from his spoil.” (For they had golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.)

Judg 8:25

(NIV)
They answered, ‘We’ll be glad to give them.’ So they spread out a garment, and each of them threw a ring from his plunder onto it.
(ESV)
And they answered, “We will willingly give them.” And they spread a cloak, and every man threw in it the earrings of his spoil.

Judg 8:26

(NIV)
The weight of the gold rings he asked for came to seventeen hundred shekels, not counting the ornaments, the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Midian or the chains that were on their camels’ necks.
(ESV)
And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was 1,700 shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments and the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Midian, and besides the collars that were around the necks of their camels.

Judg 9:2

(NIV)
‘Ask all the citizens of Shechem, “Which is better for you: to have all seventy of Jerub-Baal’s sons rule over you, or just one man?” Remember, I am your flesh and blood.’

(ESV)
Say in the ears of all the leaders of Shechem, ‘Which is better for you, that all seventy of the sons of Jerubbaal rule over you, or that one rule over you?’ Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.”

Judg 9:3

(NIV)
When the brothers repeated all this to the citizens of Shechem, they were inclined to follow Abimelek, for they said, ‘He is related to us.’
(ESV)
And his mother’s relatives spoke all these words on his behalf in the ears of all the leaders of Shechem, and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech, for they said, “He is our brother.”

Judg 12:6

(NIV)
they said, ‘All right, say “Shibboleth”.’ If he said, ‘Sibboleth’, because he could not pronounce the word correctly, they seized him and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. Forty-two thousand Ephraimites were killed at that time.

(ESV)
they said to him, “Then say Shibboleth,” and he said, “Sibboleth,” for he could not pronounce it right. Then they seized him and slaughtered him at the fords of the Jordan. At that time 42,000 of the Ephraimites fell.

Judg 17:2

(NIV)
said to his mother, ‘The eleven hundred shekels of silver that were taken from you and about which I heard you utter a curse – I have that silver with me; I took it.’

Then his mother said, ‘The  Lord bless you, my son!’

(ESV)
And he said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver that were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me; I took it.” And his mother said, “Blessed be my son by the  Lord.”

Ruth 2:2

(NIV)
And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favour.’

Naomi said to her, ‘Go ahead, my daughter.’
(ESV)
And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.”
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