Jeremiah 25:28
New International Version
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!

New Living Translation
And if they refuse to accept the cup, tell them, ‘The LORD of Heaven’s Armies says: You have no choice but to drink from it.

English Standard Version
“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!

Berean Study Bible
If they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink it, you are to tell them that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘You most certainly must drink it!

King James Bible
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at thine hand to drink, then shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ye shall certainly drink.

New King James Version
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup from your hand to drink, then you shall say to them, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts: “You shall certainly drink!

New American Standard Bible
And if they refuse to take the cup from your hand to drink, then you shall say to them, ‘This is what the LORD of armies says: “You shall certainly drink!

NASB 1995
“And it will be, if they refuse to take the cup from your hand to drink, then you will say to them, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts: “You shall surely drink!

NASB 1977
“And it will be, if they refuse to take the cup from your hand to drink, then you will say to them, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts: “You shall surely drink!

Amplified Bible
And if they refuse to take the cup from your hand to drink, then you will say to them, ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, “You shall surely drink!

Christian Standard Bible
If they refuse to accept the cup from your hand and drink, you are to say to them, ‘This is what the LORD of Armies says: You must drink!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If they refuse to take the cup from you and drink, you are to say to them: This is what the LORD of Hosts says: You must drink!

American Standard Version
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at thy hand to drink, then shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Ye shall surely drink.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And if they will not choose to take the cup from your hand to drink, say to them: ‘Thus says LORD JEHOVAH of Hosts, God of Israel, “Drinking, you shall drink

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it shall come to pass, when they refuse to take the cup out of thine hand, to drink it, that thou shalt say, Thus said the Lord; Ye shall surely drink.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD told me that if any of them refused to drink from the cup, I must tell them that he had said, "I, the LORD All-Powerful, command you to drink.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if they refuse to take the cup at thy hand to drink, thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Drinking you shall drink:

English Revised Version
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at thine hand to drink, then shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts: Ye shall surely drink.

Good News Translation
And if they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink from it, then tell them that the LORD Almighty has said that they will still have to drink from it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink from it, say to them, 'This is what the LORD of Armies says: You must drink from it!

International Standard Version
And if they refuse to take the cup from your hand to drink it, say to them, 'This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "You will surely drink it!

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at thy hand to drink, then shalt thou say unto them: Thus saith the LORD of hosts: Ye shall surely drink.

Literal Standard Version
And it has come to pass, When they refuse to receive the cup out of your hand to drink, That you have said to them, Thus said YHWH of Hosts: You certainly drink.

NET Bible
If they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink it, tell them that the LORD who rules over all says 'You most certainly must drink it!

New Heart English Bible
It shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at your hand to drink, then you shall tell them, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts: "You shall surely drink.

World English Bible
It shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at your hand to drink, then you shall tell them, Thus says Yahweh of Armies: You shall surely drink.

Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, When they refuse to receive the cup out of thy hand to drink, That thou hast said unto them: Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Ye do certainly drink.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Cup of God's Wrath
27“Then you are to tell them that this is what the LORD of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: ‘Drink, get drunk, and vomit. Fall down and never get up again, because of the sword I will send among you.’ 28 If they refuse to take the cup from your hand and drink it, you are to tell them that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘You most certainly must drink it! 29For behold, I am beginning to bring disaster on the city that bears My Name, so how could you possibly go unpunished? You will not go unpunished, for I am calling down a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, declares the LORD of Hosts.’…

Cross References
Job 34:33
Should God repay you on your own terms when you have disavowed His? You must choose, not I; so tell me what you know.

Jeremiah 25:17
So I took the cup from the LORD's hand and made all the nations drink from it, each one to whom the LORD had sent me,

Jeremiah 49:12
For this is what the LORD says: "If those who do not deserve to drink the cup must drink it, can you possibly remain unpunished? You will not go unpunished, for you must drink it too.


Treasury of Scripture

And it shall be, if they refuse to take the cup at your hand to drink, then shall you say to them, Thus said the LORD of hosts; You shall certainly drink.

if.

Job 34:33
Should it be according to thy mind? he will recompense it, whether thou refuse, or whether thou choose; and not I: therefore speak what thou knowest.

ye.

Jeremiah 4:28
For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it.

Jeremiah 51:29
And the land shall tremble and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant.

Isaiah 14:27-27
For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back? …









(28) Ye shall certainly drink.--Literally, Drinking, ye shall drink.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If
כִּ֧י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they refuse
יְמָאֲנ֛וּ (yə·mā·’ă·nū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3985: To refuse

to take
לָקַֽחַת־ (lā·qa·ḥaṯ-)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 3947: To take

the cup
הַכּ֥וֹס (hak·kō·ws)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3563: A cup, a lot, some unclean bird, an owl

from your hand
מִיָּדְךָ֖ (mî·yā·ḏə·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

[and] drink it,
לִשְׁתּ֑וֹת (liš·tō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8354: To imbibe

you are to tell
וְאָמַרְתָּ֣ (wə·’ā·mar·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

them,
אֲלֵיהֶ֗ם (’ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

‘This is what
כֹּ֥ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

of Hosts
צְבָא֖וֹת (ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

says:
אָמַ֛ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

You most certainly must
שָׁת֥וֹ (šā·ṯōw)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 8354: To imbibe

drink it!
תִשְׁתּֽוּ׃ (ṯiš·tū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 8354: To imbibe


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