Verse 24. "If ye diligently hearken unto me" - So we find that though their destruction was positively threatened, yet still there was an unexpressed proviso that, if they did return to the Lord, the calamities should be averted, and a succession of princes would have been continued on the throne of David, ver. 25, 26.
Verse 27. "But if ye will not hearken" - Then their sin lay at their own door. How fully were they warned; and how basely did they reject the counsel of God against themselves!