Again and again I sent all my servants the prophets1 to you. They said, "Each of you must turn2 from your wicked ways and reform3 your actions; do not follow other gods4 to serve them. Then you will live in the land5 I have given to you and your fathers." But you have not paid attention or listened6 to me.
The descendants of Jonadab son of Recab have carried out the command their forefather7 gave them, but these people have not obeyed me.'
"Therefore, this is what the LORD God Almighty, the God of Israel, says: 'Listen! I am going to bring on Judah and on everyone living in Jerusalem every disaster8 I pronounced against them. I spoke to them, but they did not listen;9 I called to them, but they did not answer.' "10