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.