16 “So do not pray for this people nor offer any plea or petition for them; do not plead with me, for I will not listen to you.

Read Jeremiah 7:16 Using Other Translations

Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me: for I will not hear thee.
"As for you, do not pray for this people, or lift up a cry or prayer for them, and do not intercede with me, for I will not hear you.
“Pray no more for these people, Jeremiah. Do not weep or pray for them, and don’t beg me to help them, for I will not listen to you.