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Gen 3:8

(NIV)
Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the  Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the  Lord God among the trees of the garden.
(ESV)
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.

Gen 3:10

(NIV)
He answered, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.’

(ESV)
And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.”

Gen 3:17

(NIV)
To Adam he said, ‘Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, “You must not eat from it,”

‘Cursed is the ground because of you;
through painful toil you will eat food from it
all the days of your life.
(ESV)
And to Adam he said,

Because you have listened to the voice of your wife
and have eaten of the tree
of which I commanded you,
‘You shall not eat of it,’
cursed is the ground because of you;
in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

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 6:3

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said, ‘My Spirit will not contend with humans for ever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years.’

(ESV)
Then the  Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.”

Gen 11:7

(NIV)
Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.’

(ESV)
Come let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another’s speech.”

Gen 14:14

(NIV)
When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
(ESV)
When Abram heard that his kinsman had been taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, 318 of them, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

Gen 15:14

(NIV)
But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterwards they will come out with great possessions.
(ESV)
But I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

Gen 16:2

(NIV)
so she said to Abram, ‘The  Lord has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family through her.’

Abram agreed to what Sarai said.
(ESV)
And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the  Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Gen 16:5

(NIV)
Then Sarai said to Abram, ‘You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my slave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the  Lord judge between you and me.’

(ESV)
And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the  Lord judge between you and me!”

Gen 16:11

(NIV)
The angel of the  Lord also said to her:

‘You are now pregnant
and you will give birth to a son.
You shall name him Ishmael,
for the  Lord has heard of your misery.
(ESV)
And the angel of the  Lord said to her,

Behold, you are pregnant
and shall bear a son.
You shall call his name Ishmael,
because the  Lord has listened to your affliction.

Gen 17:20

(NIV)
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
(ESV)
As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.

Gen 18:10

(NIV)
Then one of them said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
(ESV)
The  Lord said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.

Gen 18:25

(NIV)
Far be it from you to do such a thing – to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?’

(ESV)
Far be it from you to do such a thing, to put the righteous to death with the wicked so that the righteous fare as the wicked! Far be that from you! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

Gen 19:9

(NIV)
‘Get out of our way,’ they replied. ‘This fellow came here as a foreigner, and now he wants to play the judge! We’ll treat you worse than them.’ They kept bringing pressure on Lot and moved forward to break down the door.

(ESV)
But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.

Gen 21:6

(NIV)
Sarah said, ‘God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.’
(ESV)
And Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me.”

Gen 21:12

(NIV)
But God said to him, ‘Do not be so distressed about the boy and your slave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
(ESV)
But God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named.

Gen 21:17

(NIV)
God heard the boy crying, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, ‘What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there.
(ESV)
And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What troubles you, Hagar? Fear not, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is.

Gen 21:26

(NIV)
But Abimelek said, ‘I don’t know who has done this. You did not tell me, and I heard about it only today.’

(ESV)
Abimelech said, “I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, and I have not heard of it until today.”

Gen 22:18

(NIV)
and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me.’

(ESV)
and in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.”

Gen 23:6

(NIV)
‘Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead.’

(ESV)
“Hear us, my lord; you are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb to hinder you from burying your dead.”

Gen 23:8

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘If you are willing to let me bury my dead, then listen to me and intercede with Ephron son of Zohar on my behalf
(ESV)
And he said to them, “If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me and entreat for me Ephron the son of Zohar,

Gen 23:11

(NIV)
‘No, my lord,’ he said. ‘Listen to me; I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. I give it to you in the presence of my people. Bury your dead.’

(ESV)
No, my lord, hear me: I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. In the sight of the sons of my people I give it to you. Bury your dead.”

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 23:15

(NIV)
‘Listen to me, my lord; the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver, but what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.’

(ESV)
“My lord, listen to me: a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

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 24:30

(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 24:52

(NIV)
When Abraham’s servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the  Lord.
(ESV)
When Abraham’s servant heard their words, he bowed himself to the earth before the  Lord.

Gen 26:5

(NIV)
because Abraham obeyed me and did everything I required of him, keeping my commands, my decrees and my instructions.’
(ESV)
because Abraham obeyed my voice and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.”

Gen 27:5

(NIV)
Now Rebekah was listening as Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau left for the open country to hunt game and bring it back,
(ESV)
Now Rebekah was listening when Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game and bring it,

Gen 27:6

(NIV)
Rebekah said to her son Jacob, ‘Look, I overheard your father say to your brother Esau,
(ESV)
Rebekah said to her son Jacob, “I heard your father speak to your brother Esau,

Gen 27:8

(NIV)
Now, my son, listen carefully and do what I tell you:
(ESV)
Now therefore, my son obey my voice as I command you.

Gen 27:13

(NIV)
His mother said to him, ‘My son, let the curse fall on me. Just do what I say; go and get them for me.’

(ESV)
His mother said to him, “Let your curse be on me, my son; only obey my voice, and go, bring them to me.”

Gen 27:34

(NIV)
When Esau heard his father’s words, he burst out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, ‘Bless me – me too, my father!’

(ESV)
As soon as Esau heard the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry and said to his father, “Bless me, even me also, O my father!”

Gen 27:43

(NIV)
Now then, my son, do what I say: flee at once to my brother Laban in Harran.
(ESV)
Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. Arise, flee to Laban my brother in Haran

Gen 28:7

(NIV)
and that Jacob had obeyed his father and mother and had gone to Paddan Aram.
(ESV)
and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother and gone to Paddan-aram.

Gen 29:13

(NIV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he hurried to meet him. He embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his home, and there Jacob told him all these things.
(ESV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he ran to meet him and embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Jacob told Laban all these things,

Gen 29:33

(NIV)
She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, ‘Because the  Lord heard that I am not loved, he gave me this one too.’ So she named him Simeon.

(ESV)
She conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Because the  Lord has heard that I am hated, he has given me this son also.” And she called his name Simeon.

Gen 30:6

(NIV)
Then Rachel said, ‘God has vindicated me; he has listened to my plea and given me a son.’ Because of this she named him Dan.

(ESV)
Then Rachel said, “God has judged me, and has also heard my voice and given me a son.” Therefore she called his name Dan.

Gen 30:17

(NIV)
God listened to Leah, and she became pregnant and bore Jacob a fifth son.
(ESV)
And God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.

Gen 30:22

(NIV)
Then God remembered Rachel; he listened to her and enabled her to conceive.
(ESV)
Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb.

Gen 31:1

(NIV)
Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were saying, ‘Jacob has taken everything our father owned and has gained all this wealth from what belonged to our father.’
(ESV)
Now Jacob heard that the sons of Laban were saying, “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s, and from what was our father’s he has gained all this wealth.”

Gen 31:53

(NIV)
May the God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.’

So Jacob took an oath in the name of the Fear of his father Isaac.
(ESV)
The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac,

Gen 34:5

(NIV)
When Jacob heard that his daughter Dinah had been defiled, his sons were in the fields with his livestock; so he did nothing about it until they came home.

(ESV)
Now Jacob heard that he had defiled his daughter Dinah. But his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob held his peace until they came.

Gen 34:7

(NIV)
Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from the fields as soon as they heard what had happened. They were shocked and furious, because Shechem had done an outrageous thing in Israel by sleeping with Jacob’s daughter – a thing that should not be done.

(ESV)
The sons of Jacob had come in from the field as soon as they heard of it, and the men were indignant and very angry, because he had done an outrageous thing in Israel by lying with Jacob’s daughter, for such a thing must not be done.

Gen 34:17

(NIV)
But if you will not agree to be circumcised, we’ll take our sister and go.’

(ESV)
But if you will not listen to us and be circumcised, then we will take our daughter, and we will be gone.”

Gen 34:24

(NIV)
All the men who went out of the city gate agreed with Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male in the city was circumcised.

(ESV)
And all who went out of the gate of his city listened to Hamor and his son Shechem, and every male was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city.

Gen 35:22

(NIV)
While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard of it.

Jacob had twelve sons:

(ESV)
While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine. And Israel heard of it.

Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.

Gen 37:6

(NIV)
He said to them, ‘Listen to this dream I had:
(ESV)
He said to them, “Hear this dream that I have dreamed:

Gen 37:17

(NIV)
‘They have moved on from here,’ the man answered. ‘I heard them say, “Let’s go to Dothan.”’

So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan.
(ESV)
And the man said, “They have gone away, for I heard them say, ‘Let us go to Dothan.’” So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.

Gen 37:21

(NIV)
When Reuben heard this, he tried to rescue him from their hands. ‘Let’s not take his life,’ he said.
(ESV)
But when Reuben heard it, he rescued him out of their hands, saying, “Let us not take his life.”

Gen 37:27

(NIV)
Come, let’s sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him; after all, he is our brother, our own flesh and blood.’ His brothers agreed.

(ESV)
Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother, our own flesh.” And his brothers listened to him.

Gen 39:10

(NIV)
And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even to be with her.

(ESV)
And as she spoke to Joseph day after day, he would not listen to her, to lie beside her or to be with her.

Gen 39:15

(NIV)
When he heard me scream for help, he left his cloak beside me and ran out of the house.’

(ESV)
And as soon as he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried out, he left his garment beside me and fled and got out of the house.”

Gen 39:19

(NIV)
When his master heard the story his wife told him, saying, ‘This is how your slave treated me,’ he burned with anger.
(ESV)
As soon as his master heard the words that his wife spoke to him, “This is the way your servant treated me,” his anger was kindled.

Gen 41:15

(NIV)
Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it.’

(ESV)
And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, and there is no one who can interpret it. I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it.”

Gen 42:2

(NIV)
He continued, ‘I have heard that there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us, so that we may live and not die.’

(ESV)
And he said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain for sale in Egypt. Go down and buy grain for us there, that we may live and not die.”

Gen 42:21

(NIV)
They said to one another, ‘Surely we are being punished because of our brother. We saw how distressed he was when he pleaded with us for his life, but we would not listen; that’s why this distress has come on us.’

(ESV)
Then they said to one another, “In truth we are guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he begged us and we did not listen. That is why this distress has come upon us.”

Gen 42:22

(NIV)
Reuben replied, ‘Didn’t I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you wouldn’t listen! Now we must give an accounting for his blood.’
(ESV)
And Reuben answered them, “Did I not tell you not to sin against the boy? But you did not listen. So now there comes a reckoning for his blood.”

Gen 42:23

(NIV)
They did not realise that Joseph could understand them, since he was using an interpreter.

(ESV)
They did not know that Joseph understood them, for there was an interpreter between them.
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