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