The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying,
"Hear the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem;
and say to them, 'Thus says the Lord God of Israel: "Cursed is the man who does not obey the words of this covenant
which I commanded your fathers in the day I brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, 'Obey My voice, and do according to all that I command you; so shall you be My people, and I will be your God,'
that I may establish the oath which I have sworn to your fathers, to give them 'a land flowing with milk and honey,' as it is this day." ' " And I answered and said, "So be it, Lord."
Then the Lord said to me, "Proclaim all these words in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, saying: 'Hear the words of this covenant and do them.