KJV Dictionary Definition: hearken


HE`ARKEN, v.i. h`arken.

1. To listen; to lend the ear; to attend to what is uttered, with eagerness or curiosity.

The furies hearken, and their snakes uncurl.

2. To attend; to regard; to give heed to what is uttered; to observe or obey.

Hearken, O Israel, to the statutes and the judgments which I teach you. Deut.4.

3. To listen;; to attend; to grant or comply with.

Hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant.

l Kings 8.

HE`ARKEN, v.t. h`arken. To hear by listening. Little used.


HE`ARKENER, n. h`arkener. A listener; one who hearkens.


HE`ARKENING, ppr. h`arkening. Listening; attending; observing.