Jeremiah 25:15-29 CSB

The Cup of God's Wrath

15 This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, said to me: "Take this cup of the wine of wrath from My hand and make all the nations I am sending you to drink from it.a

References for Jeremiah 25:15

    • o 25:15 - Jr 49:12; Ps 75:8; Isa 51:17
      16 They will drink, stagger,b and go out of their minds because of the sword I am sending among them."

      References for Jeremiah 25:16

          17 So I took the cup from the Lord's hand and made all the nations drink [from it], everyone the Lord sent me to.
          18 [These included:] Jerusalem and the [other] cities of Judah, its kings and its officials, to make them a desolate ruin, an object of scorn and cursingc-as it is today;

          References for Jeremiah 25:18

              19 Pharaoh king of Egypt, his officers, his leaders, all his people,
              20 and all the mixed peoples;d all the kings of the land of Uz;e all the kings of the land of the Philistines-Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod;

              References for Jeremiah 25:20

                • r 25:20 - Jr 50:37; Ex 12:38; Neh 13:1-3
                • s 25:20 - Jb 1:1; Lm 4:21
                  21 Edom, Moab, and the Ammonites;
                  22 all the kings of Tyre, all the kings of Sidon, and the kings of the coastlands across the sea;
                  23 Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all those who shave their temples;f

                  References for Jeremiah 25:23

                    • t 25:23 - Or who live in distant places; Jr 9:26; 49:32; Lv 19:27
                      24 all the kings of Arabia, and all the kings of the mixed peoples who have settled in the desert;
                      25 all the kings of Zimri, all the kings of Elam, and all the kings of Media;
                      26 all the kings of the north, both near and far from one another; that is, all the kingdoms of the world which are on the face of the earth. Finally, the king of Sheshachg will drink after them.

                      References for Jeremiah 25:26

                        • u 25:26 - Probably a code name for Babylon
                          27 "Then you are to say to them: This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk, and vomit. Fall down and never get up again, as a result of the sword I am sending among you.
                          28 Ifh they refuse to take the cup from you and drink, you are to say to them: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: You must drink!

                          References for Jeremiah 25:28

                              29 For I am already bringing disaster on the city that bears My name,i so how could you possibly go unpunished? You will not go unpunished, for I am summoning a sword against all the inhabitants of the earth"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.j

                              References for Jeremiah 25:29