14 Therefore will I do unto this house, whereupon my Name is called, wherein also ye trust, even unto the place that I gave to you, and to your fathers, as I have done unto Shiloh.

15 And I will cast [a]you out of my sight, as I have cast out all your brethren, even the whole seed of Ephraim.

16 Therefore thou shalt not [b]pray for this people, neither lift up cry or prayer for them, neither entreat me, for I will not hear thee.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 7:15 I will send you into captivity as I have done Ephraim, that is, the ten tribes.
  2. Jeremiah 7:16 To assure them that God had determined with himself to punish their wickedness, he showeth that the prayer of the godly can nothing avail them, whiles they remain in their obstinacy against God, and will not use the means that he useth to call them to repentance, Jer. 11:14 and 14:11.

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