"But they refused to pay attention; stubbornly1 they turned their backs2 and stopped up their ears.312
They made their hearts as hard as flint4 and would not listen to the law or to the words that the LORD Almighty had sent by his Spirit through the earlier prophets.5 So the LORD Almighty was very angry.613
" 'When I called, they did not listen;7 so when they called, I would not listen,'8 says the LORD Almighty.914
'I scattered10 them with a whirlwind11 among all the nations, where they were strangers. The land was left so desolate behind them that no one could come or go.12 This is how they made the pleasant land desolate.13' "