The wordwhichcame to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,
"1Hear the words of this2covenant, and speak to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
and say to them, 'Thussays the LORD, the God of Israel, "3Cursed is the manwho does not heed the words of thiscovenant4which I commanded your forefathers in the 4day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the 5ironfurnace, saying, '6Listen to My voice, and ado according to allwhich I command you; so you shall be 7My people, and I will be your God,'
in order to confirm the 8oathwhich I swore to your forefathers, to give them a landflowing with milk and honey, as it is thisday."' " Then I said, "9Amen, O LORD."
And the LORDsaid to me, "10Proclaimallthesewords in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying, '11Hear the words of thiscovenant and 12do them.
'For I solemnly13warned your fathers in the 14day that I brought them up from the land of Egypt, even to thisday, b15warningpersistently, saying, "16Listen to My voice."