Zechariah 12:2

NET ©

“I am about to make Jerusalem a cup that brings dizziness to all the surrounding nations; indeed, Judah will also be included when Jerusalem is besieged.

NIV ©

"I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that sends all the surrounding peoples reeling. Judah will be besieged as well as Jerusalem.

NASB ©

"Behold, I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that causes reeling to all the peoples around; and when the siege is against Jerusalem, it will also be against Judah.

NLT ©

I will make Jerusalem and Judah like an intoxicating drink to all the nearby nations that send their armies to besiege Jerusalem.

MSG ©

"Watch for this: I'm about to turn Jerusalem into a cup of strong drink that will have the people who have set siege to Judah and Jerusalem staggering in a drunken stupor.

BBE ©

See, I will make Jerusalem a cup of shaking fear to all the peoples round about, when Jerusalem is shut in.

NRSV ©

See, I am about to make Jerusalem a cup of reeling for all the surrounding peoples; it will be against Judah also in the siege against Jerusalem.

NKJV ©

"Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of drunkenness to all the surrounding peoples, when they lay siege against Judah and Jerusalem.

KJV
Behold, I will make
<07760> (8802)
Jerusalem
<03389>
a cup
<05592>
of trembling
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unto all the people
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round about
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when they shall be in the siege
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both against Judah
<03063>
[and] against Jerusalem
<03389>_.
{trembling: or, slumber, or, poison} {when...: or, and also against Judah shall he be which shall be in siege against Jerusalem}
HEBREW
Mlswry
<03389>
le
<05921>
rwumb
<04692>
hyhy
<01961>
hdwhy
<03063>
le
<05921>
Mgw
<01571>
bybo
<05439>
Mymeh
<05971>
lkl
<03605>
ler
<07478>
Po
<05592>
Mlswry
<03389>
ta
<0853>
Mv
<07760>
ykna
<0595>
hnh (12:2)
<02009>
LXXM
idou
<2400>  
INJ
egw
<1473>  
P-NS
tiyhmi
<5087>  
V-PAI-1S
thn
<3588>  
T-ASF
ierousalhm
<2419>  
N-PRI
wv
<3739>  
CONJ
proyura
 
N-APN
saleuomena
<4531>  
V-PMPAP
pasi
<3956>  
A-DPM
toiv
<3588>  
T-DPM
laoiv
<2992>  
N-DPM
kuklw
 
N-DSM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
en
<1722>  
PREP
th
<3588>  
T-DSF
ioudaia
<2449>  
N-DSF
estai
<1510>  
V-FMI-3S
perioch
<4042>  
N-NSF
epi
<1909>  
PREP
ierousalhm
<2419>  
N-PRI
NET © [draft] ITL
“I
<0595>
am about to make
<07760>
Jerusalem
<03389>
a cup
<05592>
that brings dizziness
<07478>
to all
<03605>
the surrounding
<05439>
nations
<05971>
; indeed, Judah
<03063>
will also
<01571>
be included
<01961>
when Jerusalem
<03389>
is besieged
<04692>
.
NET © Notes

map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.

sn The image of a cup that brings dizziness is that of drunkenness. The Lord will force the nations to drink of his judgment and in doing so they will become so intoxicated by his wrath that they will stumble and become irrational.