incline your ear

incline (one's) ear

To listen intently, attentively, and receptively (to what someone is saying). A phrase used in several places in the Bible, usually used in reference to listening to God. You need to learn to incline your ear to the words of wisdom your elders have to offer. The representative pleaded with world leaders to incline their ears to her country's distress.
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incline your ear

listen favourably. literary
Incline thine ear is an expression used throughout the Bible, for example in Psalms 17:6: ‘I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech’.
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Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my trouble; Incline your ear to me; In the day that I call, answer me speedily.
Incline your ear, and come to me; listen, so that you may live" (Isaiah 55:2-3).
you will incline your ear to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed.
Incline your ears to his strings, for his song is loftier, more praiseworthy, and more glorious than all songs that persons sing, and it is impossible not to attribu te it to anyone but the perfect of all perfect ones in wisdom, understanding, knowledge, and the whole practice of song, and He is the perfect king whom I loved.