New Living Translation
When they drink from it, they will stagger, crazed by the warfare I will send against 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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LibraryThe Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8
The Last King of Judah
The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
Then the LORD said to me, "Now tell them, 'This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says: Drink from this cup of my anger. Get drunk and vomit; fall to rise no more, for I am sending terrible wars against you.'
Babylon has been a gold cup in the LORD's hands, a cup that made the whole earth drunk. The nations drank Babylon's wine, and it drove them all mad.
Drunkenness and anguish will fill you, for your cup is filled to the brim with distress and desolation, the same cup your sister Samaria drank.
Just as you swallowed up my people on my holy mountain, so you and the surrounding nations will swallow the punishment I pour out on you. Yes, all you nations will drink and stagger and disappear from history.
And you, Nineveh, will also stagger like a drunkard. You will hide for fear of the attacking enemy.
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