Jeremiah 25:17-28 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 So I took the cup from the LORD's hand, and made all the nations to whom the Lord sent me drink it: 17 So I took the cup from the LORD's hand and made all the nations to whom he sent me drink it:
18 Jerusalem and the cities of Judah, its kings and princes, to make them a desolation and a waste, a hissing and a curse, as at this day; 18 Jerusalem and the towns of Judah, its kings and officials, to make them a ruin and an object of horror and scorn and cursing, as they are today;
19 Pharaoh king of Egypt, his servants, his princes, all his people, 19 Pharaoh king of Egypt, his attendants, his officials and all his people,
20 and all the foreign folk among them; all the kings of the land of Uz and all the kings of the land of the Philistines (Ash'kelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod); 20 and all the foreign people there; all the kings of Uz; all the kings of the Philistines (those of Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the people left at Ashdod);
21 Edom, Moab, and the sons of Ammon; 21 Edom, Moab and Ammon;
22 all the kings of Tyre, all the kings of Sidon, and the kings of the coastland across the sea; 22 all the kings of Tyre and Sidon; the kings of the coastlands across the sea;
23 Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all who cut the corners of their hair; 23 Dedan, Tema, Buz and all who are in distant places;
24 all the kings of Arabia and all the kings of the mixed tribes that dwell in the desert; 24 all the kings of Arabia and all the kings of the foreign people who live in the desert;
25 all the kings of Zimri, all the kings of Elam, and all the kings of Media; 25 all the kings of Zimri, Elam and Media;
26 all the kings of the north, far and near, one after another, and all the kingdoms of the world which are on the face of the earth. And after them the king of Babylon shall drink. 26 and all the kings of the north, near and far, one after the other--all the kingdoms on the face of the earth. And after all of them, the king of Sheshach will drink it too.
27 "Then you shall say to them, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Drink, be drunk and vomit, fall and rise no more, because of the sword which I am sending among you.' 27 "Then tell them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk and vomit, and fall to rise no more because of the sword I will send among you.'
28 "And if they refuse to accept the cup from your hand to drink, then you shall say to them, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts: You must drink! 28 But if they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink, tell them, 'This is what the LORD Almighty says: You must drink it!