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Want to know what the Bible says about Listening To Others? Here are 83 Bible verses about Listening To Others from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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James 1:19 NIV
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,
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Proverbs 12:15 NIV
The way of fools seems right to them,
    but the wise listen to advice.
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Proverbs 18:13 NIV
To answer before listening—
    that is folly and shame.
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Proverbs 18:2 NIV
Fools find no pleasure in understanding
    but delight in airing their own opinions.
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Proverbs 19:27 NIV
Stop listening to instruction, my son,
    and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
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Proverbs 2:2 NIV
turning your ear to wisdom
    and applying your heart to understanding
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Proverbs 11:14 NIV
For lack of guidance a nation falls,
    but victory is won through many advisers.
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Proverbs 17:28 NIV
Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent,
    and discerning if they hold their tongues.
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Titus 3:2 NIV
to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
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Proverbs 21:23 NIV
Those who guard their mouths and their tongues
    keep themselves from calamity.
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James 1:26 NIV
Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.
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Proverbs 19:20 NIV
Listen to advice and accept discipline,
    and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
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Mark 4:24 NIV
“Consider carefully what you hear,” he continued. “With the measure you use, it will be measured to you—and even more.
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Proverbs 17:27 NIV
The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint,
    and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.
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Proverbs 10:19 NIV
Sin is not ended by multiplying words,
    but the prudent hold their tongues.
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James 1:22 NIV
Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.
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Proverbs 10:8 NIV
The wise in heart accept commands,
    but a chattering fool comes to ruin.
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Ecclesiastes 3:7 NIV
    a time to tear and a time to mend,
    a time to be silent and a time to speak,
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Exodus 14:14 NIV
The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.”
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Matthew 11:15 NIV
Whoever has ears, let them hear.
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