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(1) to be told or informed

(2) to perceive or become aware

(3) to listen, to give attention to


(1) something has been looked at or noticed

(2) perceived with the eyes; looked at, to viewed·

(3) understood

(4) look after, protect, guard, defend, preserve

All scripture is from the New Living Translation (NLT) unless noted otherwise. Permission on section title page.

Genesis 16:13

Thereafter, Hagar used another name to refer to the Lord, who had spoken to her. She said, “You are the God who sees me.” She also said, “Have I truly seen the One who sees me?

2 Samuel 22:7

But in my distress I cried out to the Lord; yes, I cried to my God for help. He heard me from his sanctuary; my cry reached his ears.

2 Chronicles 7:14-15

Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. (15) My eyes will be open and my ears attentive to every prayer [made in this in this place.]

2 Chronicles 16:9

The eyes of the LORD search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. 

Psalms 1:6

For the Lord watches over the path of the godly.

Psalms 3:5

I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the Lord was watching over me.


Psalms 6:9

The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord will answer my prayer.

Psalms 22:24 (NKJV)

For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from Him;

But when He cried to Him, He heard.

Psalms 31:22

But you heard my cry for mercy and answered my call for help.

Psalms 33:18

But the Lord watches over those who fear him, those who rely on his unfailing love.

Psalms 34:15

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry.

Psalms 40:1

I waited patiently for the Lord to help me, and he turned to me and heard my cry.

Psalms 69:33

For the Lord hears the cries of the needy.

Psalms 121:3

He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber.

Psalms 121:5

The Lord himself watches over you! The Lord stands beside you as your protective shade.

Psalms 121:8

The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.

Psalms 145:19

He grants the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cries for help and rescues them.

Proverbs 5:21

For the Lord sees clearly what a man does, examining every path he takes.

Lamentations 3:56

You heard me when I cried, “Listen to my pleading! Hear my cry for help!”

Daniel 10:12

...Since the first day you began to pray for understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your request has been heard in heaven. I have come in answer to your prayer.

Hosea 14:8

…I am the one who answers your prayers and cares for you. I am like a tree that is always green; all your fruit comes from me.”

Micah 7:7

As for me, I look to the Lord for help. I wait confidently for God to save me, and my God will certainly hear me.


John 9:31

...He is ready to hear those who worship him and do his will.

1 Peter 3:12

The eyes of the Lord watch over those who do right, and his ears are open to their prayers. 

1 John 5:15

And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.

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