13 Yet the (A)Lord warned Israel and Judah (B)through all His prophets and (C)every seer, saying, “(D)Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments, My statutes according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you through My servants the prophets.” 14 However, they did not listen, but (E)stiffened their neck [a]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 with which He warned them. And (H)they followed vanity and (I)became vain, and went after the nations which surrounded them, concerning which the (J)Lord had commanded them not to do like them.

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  1. 2 Kings 17:14 Lit like the neck of