Jeremiah 25:18-28 NIV

18 Jerusalem1 and the towns of Judah, its kings and officials, to make them a ruin2 and an object of horror and scorn3 and cursing,4 as they are today;5

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19 Pharaoh king6 of Egypt,7 his attendants, his officials and all his people,

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20 and all the foreign people there; all the kings of Uz;8 all the kings of the Philistines9 (those of Ashkelon,10 Gaza,11 Ekron, and the people left at Ashdod);

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21 Edom,12 Moab13 and Ammon;14

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22 all the kings of Tyre15 and Sidon;16 the kings of the coastlands17 across the sea;

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23 Dedan,18 Tema,19 Buz20 and all who are in distant placesa;21

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    • c 25:23 - Or "who clip the hair by their foreheads"
      24 all the kings of Arabia22 and all the kings of the foreign people23 who live in the desert;

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          25 all the kings of Zimri,24 Elam25 and Media;26

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          26 and all the kings of the north,27 near and far, one after the other--all the kingdoms28 on the face of the earth. And after all of them, the king of Sheshachb29 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 drunk30 and vomit, and fall to rise no more because of the sword31 I will send among you.'

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              28 But if they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink32, tell them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: You must drink it!

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