9 And the answer will be: ‘Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God and have worshiped and served other gods.’ ”

Read Jeremiah 22:9 Using Other Translations

Then they shall answer, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God, and worshipped other gods, and served them.
And they will answer, "Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God and worshiped other gods and served them."'"
And the answer will be, ‘Because they violated their covenant with the LORD their God by worshiping other gods.’”