Is 32:1Indeed a King will reign according to righteousness, / And the rulers will rule according to justice.

Is 32:2And a man will be like a refuge from the wind / And a covering from the tempest, / Like streams of water in a dry place, / Like the shadow of a massive rock in a wasted land.

Is 32:3And the eyes of those who see will not be dim, / And the ears of those who hear will attend.

Is 32:4And the heart of the hasty will understand knowledge, / And the tongue of those who stammer will hasten to speak elegantly.

Is 32:5The fool will no longer be called noble, / Nor will the cheat be said to be generous;

Is 32:6For the fool will speak foolishness, / And his heart will commit iniquity / By committing profaneness / And by speaking error against Jehovah, / By leaving the soul of the hungry empty / And by causing drink for the thirsty to fail.

Is 32:7And as for the cheat, his tools are evil; / He devises wicked schemes / To destroy the poor with false words / Even when the needy speaks rightly.

Is 32:8But the noble man devises noble things, / And upon noble things he stands.

Is 32:9Rise up, O women who are at ease, / And hear my voice; / O daughters of complacency, / Hearken to my words.

Is 32:10In a year and some days / You will be troubled, O complacent ones; / For the vintage is at its end; / The ingathering will not come.

Is 32:11Tremble, O women at ease; / Be troubled, O complacent ones. / Strip yourselves and be bare, / And gird your loins with sackcloth.

Is 32:12They beat their breasts / For the pleasant fields, / For the fruitful vine.

Is 32:13Upon the land of my people / Will come up thorns and briers, / Indeed upon all the jubilant houses / In the exultant city.

Is 32:14Because the palace will be abandoned; / The multitude of the city will be forsaken; / The Hill and the watchtower / Will become caves forever, / A joy for wild asses, / A pasture for flocks;

Is 32:15Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, / And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, / And the fruitful field is considered to be a forest.

Is 32:16Then justice will dwell in the wilderness, / And righteousness will remain in the fruitful field;

Is 32:17And the work of righteousness will be peace, / And the result of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever.

Is 32:18And my people will live in a peaceful habitation / And in secure dwellings and carefree resting places.

Is 32:19And it will hail when the forest comes down, / And the city will be utterly laid low.

Is 32:20Blessed are you who sow beside all the water, / Who send there the feet of the ox and the donkey.

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