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    who pays out her due.(A)
Babylon was a golden cup in the hand of the Lord
    making the whole earth drunk;
The nations drank its wine,
    thus they have gone mad.(B)

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21 Rejoice and gloat, daughter Edom,
    dwelling in the land of Uz,[a]
The cup will pass to you as well;
    you shall become drunk and strip yourself naked!(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 4:21 Rejoice: the address is sarcastic, since Edom (where Uz may have been located) ravaged the land after the fall of Jerusalem (cf. Ps 137).

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