New International Version
So I took the cup from the LORD's hand and made all the nations to whom he sent me drink it:
King James Bible
Then took I the cup at the LORD'S hand, and made all the nations to drink, unto whom the LORD had sent me:
Darby Bible Translation
And I took the cup at Jehovah's hand, and made all the nations to drink, to whom Jehovah had sent me:
World English Bible
Then took I the cup at Yahweh's hand, and made all the nations to drink, to whom Yahweh had sent me:
Young's Literal Translation
'And I take the cup out of the hand of Jehovah, and cause all the nations to drink unto whom Jehovah sent me:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then took I the cup - and made all the nations to drink - This cup of God's wrath is merely symbolical, and simply means that the prophet should declare to all these people that they shall fall under the Chaldean yoke, and that this is a punishment inflicted on them by God for their iniquities. "Then I took the cup;" I declared publicly the tribulation that God was about to bring on Jerusalem, the cities of Judah, and all the nations.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryAppendix 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
See, today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant."
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!
So I opened my mouth, and he gave me the scroll to eat.
You will be filled with shame instead of glory. Now it is your turn! Drink and let your nakedness be exposed! The cup from the LORD's right hand is coming around to you, and disgrace will cover your glory.
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