Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will bringevil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants thereof, even all the curses that are written in the book which they have readbefore the king of Judah:25
Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto othergods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be poured out upon this place, and shall not be quenched .
And as for the king of Judah, who sent you to enquire of the LORD, so shall ye say unto him, Thus saith the LORDGod of Israel concerning the words which thou hast heard ;
Because thine heart was tender , and thou didst humble thyself beforeGod, when thou heardest his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and humbledst thyself before me, and didst rend thy clothes, and weepbefore me; I have even heard thee also, saith the LORD.28
Behold, I will gather thee to thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered to thy grave in peace, neither shall thine eyessee all the evil that I will bring upon this place, and upon the inhabitants of the same. So they brought the kingwordagain .