The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the people of Judah in the fourthyear of Jehoiakim the son of Josiahking of Judah, that was the firstyear of Nebuchadrezzarking of Babylon;2
The which Jeremiah the prophetspake unto all the people of Judah, and to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem,saying ,
From the thirteenthyear of Josiah the son of Amonking of Judah, even unto this day, that is the three and twentiethyear, the word of the LORD hath come unto me, and I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking ; but ye have not hearkened .
And the LORD hath sent unto you all his servants the prophets, rising early and sending them; but ye have not hearkened , nor inclined your ear to hear .
They said , Turn ye again now every one from his evilway, and from the evil of your doings, and dwell in the land that the LORD hath given unto you and to your fathersforever and ever:6
And go not afterothergods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt .
Yet ye have not hearkened unto me, saith the LORD; that ye might provoke me to anger with the works of your hands to your own hurt.8
Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Because ye have not heard my words,