26 But they did not listen to me or pay attention. They were stiff-necked and did more evil than their ancestors.’

Read Jeremiah 7:26 Using Other Translations

Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.
Yet they did not listen to me or incline their ear, but stiffened their neck. They did worse than their fathers.
But my people have not listened to me or even tried to hear. They have been stubborn and sinful—even worse than their ancestors.