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.
“Let his own eyes see his decay, And let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty.
Those who linger long over wine, Those who go to taste mixed wine.
Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.
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 have made Your people experience hardship; You have given us wine to drink that makes us stagger.
Therefore his people return to this place, And waters of abundance are drunk by them.
Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine And valiant men in mixing strong drink,
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.
Thus says your Lord, the Lord, even your God Who contends for His people, “Behold, I have taken out of your hand the cup of reeling, The chalice of My anger; You will never drink it again.
Then I took the cup from the Lord’s hand and made all the nations to whom the Lord sent me 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.”’
Then another angel, a third one, followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand,
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.