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This word is frequently used in a figurative sense (Psalm 34:15). To “uncover the ear” is to show respect to a person (1 Sam. 20:2 marginal note). To have the “ear heavy”, or to have “uncircumcised ears” (Isa. 6:10), is to be inattentive and disobedient.