but I gave them this command:1 Obey2 me, and I will be your God and you will be my people.3 Walk in all the ways4 I command you, that it may go well5 with you.
But they did not listen6 or pay attention;7 instead, they followed the stubborn inclinations of their evil hearts.8 They went backward9 and not forward.
From the time your forefathers left Egypt until now, day after day, again and again10 I sent you my servants11 the prophets.1226
But they did not listen to me or pay attention.13 They were stiff-necked14 and did more evil than their forefathers.'1527
"When you tell16 them all this, they will not listen17 to you; when you call to them, they will not answer.1828
Therefore say to them, 'This is the nation that has not obeyed the LORD its God or responded to correction.19 Truth20 has perished; it has vanished from their lips.