Jeremiah 7:21-28 NIV

21 " 'This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Go ahead, add your burnt offerings to your other sacrifices1 and eat2 the meat yourselves!

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22 For when I brought your forefathers out of Egypt and spoke to them, I did not just give them commands3 about burnt offerings and sacrifices,4

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23 but I gave them this command:5 Obey6 me, and I will be your God and you will be my people.7 Walk in all the ways8 I command you, that it may go well9 with you.

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24 But they did not listen10 or pay attention;11 instead, they followed the stubborn inclinations of their evil hearts.12 They went backward13 and not forward.

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25 From the time your forefathers left Egypt until now, day after day, again and again14 I sent you my servants15 the prophets.16

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26 But they did not listen to me or pay attention.17 They were stiff-necked18 and did more evil than their forefathers.'19

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27 "When you tell20 them all this, they will not listen21 to you; when you call to them, they will not answer.22

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28 Therefore say to them, 'This is the nation that has not obeyed the LORD its God or responded to correction.23 Truth24 has perished; it has vanished from their lips.

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