10 They have (A)turned back to the iniquities of their [a]ancestors who (B)refused to hear My words, and they (C)have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have (D)broken My covenant which I made with their fathers.” 11 Therefore thus says the Lord, “Behold I am (E)bringing disaster on them which they will (F)not be able to escape; though they will (G)cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them. 12 Then the cities of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem will (H)go and cry to the gods to whom they burn incense, but they surely will not save them in the time of their disaster.

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  1. Jeremiah 11:10 Lit former fathers

10 They have returned to the sins of their ancestors,(A) who refused to listen to my words.(B) They have followed other gods(C) to serve them.(D) Both Israel and Judah have broken the covenant(E) I made with their ancestors. 11 Therefore this is what the Lord says: ‘I will bring on them a disaster(F) they cannot escape.(G) Although they cry(H) out to me, I will not listen(I) to them. 12 The towns of Judah and the people of Jerusalem will go and cry out to the gods to whom they burn incense,(J) but they will not help them at all when disaster(K) strikes.

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