Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces, and all the people, obeyed not the voice of the LORD, to dwell in the land of Judah.
Then they said to Jeremiah, “May the
Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with the whole message with which the Lord your God will send you to us.
they did not listen or incline their ears to turn from their wickedness, so as not to burn sacrifices to other gods.
2 Chronicles 25:16
As he was talking with him,
the king said to him, “Have we appointed you a royal counselor? Stop! Why should you be struck down?” Then the prophet stopped and said, “I know that God has planned to destroy you, because you have done this and have not listened to my counsel.”
So I said, “
Wisdom is better than strength.” But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.
‘If you will indeed stay in this land, then I will
build you up and not tear you down, and I will plant you and not uproot you; for I will relent concerning the calamity that I have inflicted on you.
Trust in the Lord and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.
2 Kings 25:26
Then all the people, both small and great, and the captains of the forces arose and went to Egypt; for they were afraid of the Chaldeans.