And if we know 1 that he hears us in regard to whatever we ask, then we know that we have the requests that we have asked from him.
The Lord said to Moses, “I am going to come 1 to you in a dense cloud, 2 so that the people may hear when I speak with you and so that they will always believe in you.” 3 And Moses told the words of the people to the Lord.
From heaven he spoke to you in order to teach you, and on earth he showed you his great fire from which you also heard his words. 1
Then their children, who have not known this law, 1 will also hear about and learn to fear the Lord your God for as long as you live in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.”
Ahithophel replied to Absalom, “Have sex with 1 your father’s concubines whom he left to care for the palace. All Israel will hear that you have made yourself repulsive to your father. Then your followers will be motivated to support you.” 2
Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing! 1 For I am dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land; I am at your mercy, just as all my ancestors were. 2
Eliakim, Shebna, and Joah said to the chief adviser, “Speak to your servants in Aramaic, 1 for we understand it. Don’t speak with us in the Judahite dialect 2 in the hearing of the people who are on the wall.”
Hear what the Lord has to say, O nations. Proclaim it in the faraway lands along the sea. Say, “The one who scattered Israel will regather them. He will watch over his people like a shepherd watches over his flock.”
All the nations will hear about all the good things which I will do to them. This city will bring me fame, honor, and praise before them for the joy that I bring it. The nations will tremble in awe at all the peace and prosperity that I will provide for it.’ 1
The officials may hear that I have talked with you. They may come to you and say, ‘Tell us what you said to the king and what the king said to you. 1 Do not hide anything from us. If you do, we will kill you.’ 2
Say to the Ammonites, ‘Hear the word of the sovereign Lord: This is what the sovereign Lord says: You said “Aha!” about my sanctuary when it was desecrated, about the land of Israel when it was made desolate, and about the house of Judah when they went into exile.
You have issued an edict, O king, that everyone must bow down and pay homage to the golden statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, trigon, harp, pipes, and all kinds of music.
O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, pay attention, and act! Don’t delay, for your own sake, O my God! For your city and your people are called by your name.” 1
Hear this, you priests! Pay attention, you Israelites! 1 Listen closely, 2 O king! 3 For judgment is about to overtake you! 4 For you were like a trap 5 to Mizpah, 6 like a net 7 spread out to catch Tabor. 8