"And when you tell this people all these words, and they say to you, 1'Why has the LORD pronounced all this great evil against us? What is our iniquity? What is the sin that we have committed against the LORD our God?'
then you shall say to them: 2'Because your fathers have forsaken me, declares the LORD, and 3have gone after other gods and have served and worshiped them, and have forsaken me and have not kept my law,
and because 4you have done worse than your fathers, for behold, 5every one of you follows his stubborn, evil will, refusing to listen to me.
Therefore 6I will hurl you out of this land into 7a land that neither you nor your fathers have known, 8and there you shall serve other gods day and night, for I will show you no favor.'