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Jeremiah 25:12-22 (New International Version)

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12 "But when the seventy years1 are fulfilled, I will punish the king of Babylon2 and his nation, the land of the Babylonians,a for their guilt," declares the LORD, "and will make it desolate3 forever. 13 I will bring upon that land all the things I have spoken against it, all that are written4 in this book and prophesied by Jeremiah against all the nations. 14 They themselves will be enslaved5 by many nations6 and great kings; I will repay7 them according to their deeds and the work of their hands."

The Cup of God's Wrath

15 This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, said to me: "Take from my hand this cup8 filled with the wine of my wrath and make all the nations to whom I send9 you drink it. 16 When they drink10 it, they will stagger11 and go mad12 because of the sword13 I will send among them." 17 So I took the cup from the LORD's hand and made all the nations to whom he sent14 me drink it: 18 Jerusalem15 and the towns of Judah, its kings and officials, to make them a ruin16 and an object of horror and scorn17 and cursing,18 as they are today;19 19 Pharaoh king20 of Egypt,21 his attendants, his officials and all his people, 20 and all the foreign people there; all the kings of Uz;22 all the kings of the Philistines23 (those of Ashkelon,24 Gaza,25 Ekron, and the people left at Ashdod); 21 Edom,26 Moab27 and Ammon;28 22 all the kings of Tyre29 and Sidon;30 the kings of the coastlands31 across the sea;
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