YouVersion Reformation Reading Plan, day 303
And he said to them, "Do you not yet understand?“
People are violent people.
All that the people of Judah had to do was follow the LORD's commands. And they didn't do it. They refused to believe that God had something better for them than what they could see for themselves. They blew it.
Moral of the story is don't trust in kings and don't trust in idols. Fear God and worship Him only.