What the scriptures say about
answer, react, reply, receive instruction

REPLY in NIV scriptures [BibleGateway Search]RESPOND in NIV scriptures [BibleGateway Search]

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"reply" becomes mostly "answer"
2 Kings 18:36 - But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king’s commandment was, “Don’t answer him.”
Ezra 4:17 - Then sent the king an answer to Rehum the chancellor...
Ezra 5:5 - But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, until the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.
Nehemiah 6:3, 8 - I sent messengers to them, saying... ; Then I sent to him, saying ...
Esther 4:15 - Then Esther asked them to answer Mordecai
Job 13:22 - Then call, and I will answer; or let me speak, and you answer me.

"respond" becomes mostly "answer"
Exodus 19:8, Exodus 24:3, 7 - [The people answered] "All that Yahweh has spoken we will do."
2 Chronicles 32:25 - But Hezekiah didn’t render again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him, and on Judah and Jerusalem.
Isaiah 19:22 - Yahweh will strike Egypt, striking and healing. They will return to Yahweh, and he will be entreated by them, and will heal them.
Jeremiah 2:30 - I have struck your children in vain. They received no correction.
Jeremiah 7:28 - ... This is the nation that has not listened to the voice of Yahweh their God, nor received instruction...
Jeremiah 17:23 - But they didn’t listen, neither turn their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, and might not receive instruction.
Jeremiah 32:33 - They have turned to me the back, and not the face: and though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not listened to receive instruction.
Hosea 2:21-22 - It will happen in that day, I will respond,” says Yahweh, “I will respond to the heavens, and they will respond to the earth; and the earth will respond to the grain, and the new wine, and the oil; and they will respond to Jezreel.
Acts 16:14 - A certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one who worshiped God, heard us; whose heart the Lord opened to listen to the things which were spoken by Paul.
Revelation 16:7 - I heard the altar saying, “Yes, Lord God, the Almighty, true and righteous are your judgments.”

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