Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Babylon hath been a golden cup in the LORD'S hand, that made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunken of her wine; therefore the nations are mad.

General references

Bible References

A golden

Isaiah 14:4
that thou shalt take up this taunt over the king of Babylon, and shalt say: - How hath ceased the oppressor! Ceased the exactress!
Daniel 2:32
As for this image, its head, was of fine gold, its breast and its arms, were of silver, - its belly and its thighs, of bronze;
Revelation 17:4
And, the woman, was arrayed with purple and scarlet, and decked with gold and precious stone and pearls, - having a cup of gold in her hand, full of abominations and the impurities of her lewdness;

The nations

Jeremiah 25:9
Behold me! sending and fetching all the families of the North, Declareth Yahweh and Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon my servant, And I will bring them in against this land and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations, round about, - And I will devote them to destruction, and make them an astonishment and a hissing, and age-abiding desolations.
Daniel 3:1
Nebuchadnezzar the king, made an image of gold, the height thereof, sixty cubits, the breadth thereof, six cubits, - he set it up in the valley of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
Habakkuk 2:15
Alas! for him who causeth his neighbour to drink, from the goblet of thy fury, and also, making him drunk, - to the end thou mayest gloat over their parts of shame.
Revelation 14:8
And, another, a second messengerfollowed, saying - Fallen! fallen! is Babylon the great, who, of the wine of the wrath of her lewdness, hath caused all the nations to drink.
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth committed lewdness, - and they who were dwelling upon the earth were made drunk with the wine of her lewdness.
Revelation 18:3
Because, by reason of the wineof the wrath of her lewdness, have all the nations fallen, and, the kings of the earth, with her, did commit lewdness, and, the merchants of the earth, by reason of the power of her wantonness, waxed rich.
Revelation 19:2
Because, true and righteous, are his judgments; because he hath judged the great harlot, who, indeed, corrupted the earth with her lewdness, - and hath avenged the blood of his servants, at her hand.

Are mad

Jeremiah 25:16
Yea they shall drink and reel to and fro and act as madmen, because of the sword which I am sending between them.
Jeremiah 50:38
A drought, is against her waters, And they shall be dried up, - For a land of images, it is, And with their shocking things, they act as men who are mad:

General references

Jeremiah 25:16
Yea they shall drink and reel to and fro and act as madmen, because of the sword which I am sending between them.
Revelation 17:2
with whom the kings of the earth committed lewdness, - and they who were dwelling upon the earth were made drunk with the wine of her lewdness.