Jeremiah 25:17-28 TNIV

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 scorn,4 a cursea5--as they are today;6

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    • c 25:18 - That is, their names to be used in cursing (see Jer. 29:22); or, to be seen by others as cursed
      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 placesb;22

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        • d 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 wilderness;

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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 Sheshakc30 will drink it too.

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                • e 25:26 - "Sheshak" 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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