and I brought· them ·into the house of Jehovah, into▵ the room of the sons of Hanan, the son of Igdaliah◦, a man◦ of God, which was beside the room of the princes, which was above the room of Maaseiah◦ the son of Shallum, the keeper of the doorway;
neither shall you build a house, nor sow seed, nor plant a vineyard, nor have◦ any vineyard; but◦ you shall dwell··in tents all your days; so··that you may··live many days upon the faces of the ground where you◦ be sojourners.
But it was, when Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon came··up into▵ the land, that we said, Come, and let us go··into Jerusalem from the faces of the host of the Chaldeans, and from the faces of the host of Syria; and we will dwell··in Jerusalem.
The words of Jehonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons to not▵ drink wine, are performed◦; and they drink not even··to this day, for they hear the commandment of their father; but I▵ have spoken to▵ you, getting··up··early and speaking, and you hearkened not unto▵ Me.
And I have sent unto▵ you all My servants the prophets, getting··up··early and sending them, saying, Return ye now◦ each··man◦ from his evil way, and make· your actions ·better, and go not after other gods to serve them, and you shall dwell on the ground which I have given to you and to your fathers; but you have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto▵ Me.
therefore thus says Jehovah God of Armies, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring to▵ Judah and to▵ all the inhabitants◦ of Jerusalem all the evil that I have spoken against them; because I have spoken to▵ them, but they have not heard; and I have called to them, but they have not answered.
And Jeremiah◦ said to the house of the Rechabites, Thus says Jehovah of Armies, the God of Israel; Because you have obeyed the commandment of Jehonadab your father, and kept all his commandments, and done according··to all that he has commanded you;