"Now therefore say to the people of Judah and those living in Jerusalem, 'This is what the LORD says: Look! I am preparing a disaster4 for you and devising a plan5 against you. So turn6 from your evil ways,7 each one of you, and reform your ways and your actions.'8
The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
Yet my people have forgotten14 me; they burn incense15 to worthless idols,16 which made them stumble17 in their ways and in the ancient paths.18 They made them walk in bypaths and on roads not built up.19
They said, "Come, let's make plans26 against Jeremiah; for the teaching of the law by the priest27 will not be lost, nor will counsel from the wise,28 nor the word from the prophets.29 So come, let's attack him with our tongues30 and pay no attention to anything he says."