Rouse yourself! Rouse yourself! Arise, O Jerusalem, You who have drunk from the Lord’s hand the cup of His anger; The chalice of reeling you have drained to the dregs.
“Let his own eyes see his decay, And let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty.
Awake, awake, Clothe yourself in your strength, O Zion; Clothe yourself in your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city; For the uncircumcised and the unclean Will no longer come into you.
You have made Your people experience hardship; You have given us wine to drink that makes us stagger.
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the Lord; Awake as in the days of old, the generations of long ago. Was it not You who cut Rahab in pieces, Who pierced the dragon?
he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.
“Behold, I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that causes reeling to all the peoples around; and when the siege is against Jerusalem, it will also be against Judah.
The Lord will smite you with madness and with blindness and with bewilderment of heart;
You shall be driven mad by the sight of what you see.
“ Awake, awake, Deborah; Awake, awake, sing a song! Arise, Barak, and take away your captives, O son of Abinoam.
Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.
For a cup is in the hand of the Lord, and the wine foams; It is well mixed, and He pours out of this; Surely all the wicked of the earth must drain and drink down its dregs.
And all the horns of the wicked He will cut off, But the horns of the righteous will be lifted up.
“ Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
For thus the Lord, the God of Israel, says to me, “Take this cup of the wine of wrath from My hand and cause all the nations to whom I send you to drink it.
“You shall say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “ Drink, be drunk, vomit, fall and rise no more because of the sword which I will send among you.”’
You have walked in the way of your sister; therefore I will give her cup into your hand.’
Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame.
For this reason it says, “ Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you.”
The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of His fierce wrath.
Pay her back even as she has paid, and give back to her double according to her deeds; in the cup which she has mixed, mix twice as much for her.