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And yet they did not obey, neither did they turn their ear but each one followed the stubbornness of his evil heart, therefore I will bring upon them all the words

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of this covenant which I commanded them to do but which they have not.


Despite my warnings, they did not obey, they didn’t even turn their heads to listen, instead each one followed the stubborn inclinations of his evil heart, that is why I will bring on them all the curses with which this covenant was inaugurated when I commanded them to follow it, but which they have not followed.



The “words” of the covenant could refer to the conditions of the covenant or to the blessings and curses of the covenant. Context had to be used to show the reader which one was meant. In this case, the curses of the covenant are clearly in view.