13 Yet the (A)Lord warned Israel and Judah [a](B)through all His prophets and (C)every seer, saying, “(D)Turn back from your evil ways and keep My commandments and My statutes in accordance with all the Law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you [b]through My servants the prophets.” 14 However, they did not listen, but (E)stiffened their neck [c]like their fathers, who did not believe in the Lord their God. 15 (F)They rejected His statutes and (G)His covenant which He made with their fathers, and His warnings which He [d]gave them. And (H)they followed [e]idols and (I)became empty, and followed the nations that surrounded them, about which the (J)Lord had commanded them not to do as they did.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 17:13 Lit by the hand of
  2. 2 Kings 17:13 Lit by the hand of
  3. 2 Kings 17:14 Lit like the neck of
  4. 2 Kings 17:15 Lit warned
  5. 2 Kings 17:15 Lit the non-existent

12 This happened because they (A)did not obey the voice of the Lord their God, but violated His covenant, all that Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded; they would neither listen nor do it.

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