Jeremiah 25:17-28 NIV

17 So I took the cup from the LORD's hand and made all the nations to whom he sent1 me drink it:

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18 Jerusalem2 and the towns of Judah, its kings and officials, to make them a ruin3 and an object of horror and scorn4 and cursing,5 as they are today;6

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19 Pharaoh king7 of Egypt,8 his attendants, his officials and all his people,

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20 and all the foreign people there; all the kings of Uz;9 all the kings of the Philistines10 (those of Ashkelon,11 Gaza,12 Ekron, and the people left at Ashdod);

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21 Edom,13 Moab14 and Ammon;15

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22 all the kings of Tyre16 and Sidon;17 the kings of the coastlands18 across the sea;

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23 Dedan,19 Tema,20 Buz21 and all who are in distant placesa;22

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    • c 25:23 - Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
      24 all the kings of Arabia23 and all the kings of the foreign people24 who live in the desert;

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          25 all the kings of Zimri,25 Elam26 and Media;27

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          26 and all the kings of the north,28 near and far, one after the other--all the kingdoms29 on the face of the earth. And after all of them, the king of Sheshachb30 will drink it too.

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            • d 25:26 - "Sheshach" is a cryptogram for Babylon.
              27 "Then tell them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk31 and vomit, and fall to rise no more because of the sword32 I will send among you.'

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              28 But if they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink33, tell them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: You must drink it!

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