Jeremiah 25:16
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New International Version
When they drink it, they will stagger and go mad because of the sword I will send among them."

King James Bible
And they shall drink, and be moved, and be mad, because of the sword that I will send among them.

Darby Bible Translation
And they shall drink, and reel to and fro, and be mad, because of the sword that I will send among them.

World English Bible
They shall drink, and reel back and forth, and be mad, because of the sword that I will send among them.

Young's Literal Translation
And they have drunk, and shaken themselves and shewn themselves foolish, because of the sword that I am sending among them.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Take the wine cup of this fury - For an ample illustration of this passage and simile, see the note on Isaiah 51:21.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 25:27 Therefore you shall say to them, Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Drink you, and be drunken, and spew, and fall...

Jeremiah 51:7,39 Babylon has been a golden cup in the LORD's hand, that made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunken of her wine...

Lamentations 3:15 He has filled me with bitterness, he has made me drunken with wormwood.

Lamentations 4:21 Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwell in the land of Uz; the cup also shall pass through to you: you shall be drunken...

Ezekiel 23:32-34 Thus said the Lord GOD; You shall drink of your sister's cup deep and large: you shall be laughed to scorn and had in derision...

Nahum 3:11 You also shall be drunken: you shall be hid, you also shall seek strength because of the enemy.

Revelation 14:8,10 And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city...

Revelation 16:9-11 And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which has power over these plagues...

Revelation 18:3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her...

Library
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
(Ad. vol. i. p. 42, note 4.) In comparing the allegorical Canons of Philo with those of Jewish traditionalism, we think first of all of the seven exegetical canons which are ascribed to Hillel. These bear chiefly the character of logical deductions, and as such were largely applied in the Halakhah. These seven canons were next expanded by R. Ishmael (in the first century) into thirteen, by the analysis of one of them (the 5th) into six, and the addition of this sound exegetical rule, that where two
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Return of the Exiles
The advent of the army of Cyrus before the walls of Babylon was to the Jews a sign that their deliverance from captivity was drawing nigh. More than a century before the birth of Cyrus, Inspiration had mentioned him by name, and had caused a record to be made of the actual work he should do in taking the city of Babylon unawares, and in preparing the way for the release of the children of the captivity. Through Isaiah the word had been spoken: "Thus saith the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whose
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Jeremiah
The interest of the book of Jeremiah is unique. On the one hand, it is our most reliable and elaborate source for the long period of history which it covers; on the other, it presents us with prophecy in its most intensely human phase, manifesting itself through a strangely attractive personality that was subject to like doubts and passions with ourselves. At his call, in 626 B.C., he was young and inexperienced, i. 6, so that he cannot have been born earlier than 650. The political and religious
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Jeremiah 25:27
"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.'

Jeremiah 51:7
Babylon was a gold cup in the LORD's hand; she made the whole earth drunk. The nations drank her wine; therefore they have now gone mad.

Ezekiel 23:33
You will be filled with drunkenness and sorrow, the cup of ruin and desolation, the cup of your sister Samaria.

Obadiah 1:16
Just as you drank on my holy hill, so all the nations will drink continually; they will drink and drink and be as if they had never been.

Nahum 3:11
You too will become drunk; you will go into hiding and seek refuge from the enemy.

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