Jeremiah 25:17
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New American Standard Bible
Then I took the cup from the LORD'S hand and made all the nations to whom the LORD 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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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Then took I the cup - Not actually offering the wine-cup - Holy Scripture has suffered much from this materialistic way of explaining it: but publicly proclaiming this prophecy in Jerusalem, as the central spot of God's dealings with men, and leaving it to find its way to the neighboring states.

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The Man and the Book.
In this and the following lectures I attempt an account and estimate of the Prophet Jeremiah, of his life and teaching, and of the Book which contains them--but especially of the man himself, his personality and his tempers (there were more than one), his religious experience and its achievements, with the various high styles of their expression; as well as his influence on the subsequent religion of his people. It has often been asserted that in Jeremiah's ministry more than in any other of the
George Adam Smith—Jeremiah

The Cavils of the Pharisees Concerning Purification, and the Teaching of the Lord Concerning Purity - the Traditions Concerning Hand-Washing' and Vows. '
As we follow the narrative, confirmatory evidence of what had preceded springs up at almost every step. It is quite in accordance with the abrupt departure of Jesus from Capernaum, and its motives, that when, so far from finding rest and privacy at Bethsaida (east of the Jordan), a greater multitude than ever had there gathered around Him, which would fain have proclaimed Him King, He resolved on immediate return to the western shore, with the view of seeking a quieter retreat, even though it were
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Jeremiah 1:10
"See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms, To pluck up and to break down, To destroy and to overthrow, To build and to plant."

Jeremiah 25:28
"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!

Ezekiel 3:2
So I opened my mouth, and He fed me this scroll.

Habakkuk 2:16
"You will be filled with disgrace rather than honor. Now you yourself drink and expose your own nakedness. The cup in the LORD'S right hand will come around to you, And utter disgrace will come upon your glory.

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