Read Jeremiah 6:17 Using Other Translations
Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.
I set watchmen over you, saying, 'Pay attention to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not pay attention.'
I posted watchmen over you who said, ‘Listen for the sound of the alarm.’ But you replied, ‘No! We won’t pay attention!’