'Cup' in the Bible
Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand, and I took the grapes, squeezed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.”
In just three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your position. You will put Pharaoh’s cup in his hand the way you used to when you were his cupbearer.
Pharaoh restored the chief cupbearer to his position as cupbearer, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.
Put my cup, the silver one, at the top of the youngest one’s bag, along with his grain money.” So he did as Joseph told him.
Isn’t this the cup that my master drinks from and uses for divination? What you have done is wrong!’”
The steward searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
“What can we say to my lord?” Judah replied. “How can we plead? How can we justify ourselves? God has exposed your servants’ iniquity. We are now my lord’s slaves—both we and the one in whose possession the cup was found.”
Then Joseph said, “I swear that I will not do this. The man in whose possession the cup was found will be my slave. The rest of you can go in peace to your father.”
but the poor man had nothing except one small ewe lamb that he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up, living with him and his children. It shared his meager food and drank from his cup; it slept in his arms, and it was like a daughter to him.
The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or of a lily blossom. It held 11,000 gallons.
So Elijah got up and went to Zarephath. When he arrived at the city gate, there was a widow woman gathering wood. Elijah called to her and said, “Please bring me a little water in a cup and let me drink.”
So there was a great famine in Samaria, and they continued the siege against it until a donkey’s head sold for 80 silver shekels, and a cup of dove’s dung sold for five silver shekels.
The reservoir was three inches thick, and its rim was fashioned like the brim of a cup or a lily blossom. It could hold 11,000 gallons.
Lord, You are my portionand my cup of blessing;You hold my future.
You prepare a table before mein the presence of my enemies;You anoint my head with oil;my cup overflows.
For there is a cup in the Lord’s hand,full of wine blended with spices, and He pours from it.All the wicked of the earth will drink,draining it to the dregs.
I will take the cup of salvationand call on the name of Yahweh.
Don’t gaze at wine because it is red,when it gleams in the cupand goes down smoothly.
Wake yourself, wake yourself up!Stand up, Jerusalem,you who have drunk the cup of His furyfrom the hand of the Lord;you who have drunk the goblet to the dregs—the cup that causes people to stagger.
This is what your Lord says—Yahweh, even your God,who defends His people—“Look, I have removedthe cup of staggering from your hand;that goblet, the cup of My fury.You will never drink it again.
Food won’t be provided for the mourner to comfort him because of the dead. A cup of consolation won’t be given him because of the loss of his father or mother.
This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, said to me: “Take this cup of the wine of wrath from My hand and make all the nations I am sending you to, drink from it.
So I took the cup from the Lord’s hand and made all the nations drink from it, everyone the Lord sent me to.
If they refuse to take the cup from you and drink, you are to say to them: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: You must drink!
“For this is what the Lord says: If those who do not deserve to drink the cup must drink it, can you possibly remain unpunished? You will not remain unpunished, for you must drink it too.
Babylon was a gold cup in the Lord’s hand,making the whole earth drunk.The nations drank her wine;therefore, the nations go mad.
??SinSo rejoice and be glad, Daughter Edom,you resident of the land of Uz!Yet the cup will pass to you as well;you will get drunk and expose yourself.
You have followed the path of your sister, so I will put her cup in your hand.”
This is what the Lord God says:You will drink your sister’s cup,which is deep and wide.You will be an object of ridicule and scorn,for it holds so much.
You will be filled with drunkenness and grief,with a cup of devastation and desolation,the cup of your sister Samaria.
You will be filled with disgrace instead of glory.You also—drink,and expose your uncircumcision!The cup in the Lord’s right handwill come around to you,and utter disgrace will cover your glory.
“Look, I will make Jerusalem a cup that causes staggering for the peoples who surround the city. The siege against Jerusalem will also involve Judah.
And whoever gives just a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple—I assure you: He will never lose his reward!”
But Jesus answered, “You don’t know what you’re asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?”“We are able,” they said to Him.
He told them, “You will indeed drink My cup. But to sit at My right and left is not Mine to give; instead, it belongs to those for whom it has been prepared by My Father.”
“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence!
Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup, so the outside of it may also become clean.
Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them and said, “Drink from it, all of you.
Going a little farther, He fell facedown and prayed, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.”
And whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of My name, since you belong to the Messiah—I assure you: He will never lose his reward.
But Jesus said to them, “You don’t know what you’re asking. Are you able to drink the cup I drink or to be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?”
“We are able,” they told Him.Jesus said to them, “You will drink the cup I drink, and you will be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with.
Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them, and so they all drank from it.
And He said, “Abba, Father! All things are possible for You. Take this cup away from Me. Nevertheless, not what I will, but what You will.”
But the Lord said to him: “Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and evil.
Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He said, “Take this and share it among yourselves.
In the same way He also took the cup after supper and said, “This cup is the new covenant established by My blood; it is shed for you.
“Father, if You are willing, take this cup away from Me—nevertheless, not My will, but Yours, be done.”
At that, Jesus said to Peter, “Sheathe your sword! Am I not to drink the cup the Father has given Me?”
The cup of blessing that we give thanks for, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ?
You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot share in the Lord’s table and the table of demons.
In the same way, after supper He also took the cup and said, “This cup is the new covenant established by My blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”
For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.
Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy way will be guilty of sin against the body and blood of the Lord.
So a man should examine himself; in this way he should eat the bread and drink from the cup.
he will also drink the wine of God’s wrath, which is mixed full strength in the cup of His anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the sight of the holy angels and in the sight of the Lamb,
The great city split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the Great was remembered in God’s presence; He gave her the cup filled with the wine of His fierce anger.
The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls. She had a gold cup in her hand filled with everything vile and with the impurities of her prostitution.