Isaiah 51:17-23 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
The Cup of the Lord
17 Wake up, wake up!
You who drank at the Lord’s hand
the cup of his wrath;
Who drained to the dregs
the bowl of staggering!
18 She has no one to guide her
of all the children she bore;
She has no one to take her by the hand,
of all the children she reared!—
19 Your misfortunes are double;
who is there to grieve with you?
Desolation and destruction, famine and sword!
Who is there to comfort you?
20 Your children lie helpless
at every street corner
like antelopes in a net.
They are filled with the wrath of the Lord,
the rebuke of your God.
21 But now, hear this, afflicted one,
drunk, but not with wine,
22 Thus says the Lord, your Master,
your God, who defends his people:
See, I am taking from your hand
the cup of staggering;
The bowl of my wrath
you shall no longer drink.
23 I will put it into the hands of your tormentors,
those who said to you,
“Bow down, that we may walk over you.”
So you offered your back like the ground,
like the street for them to walk on.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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