Isaiah 32:12-20 NIV

12 Beat your breasts1 for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vines2

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13 and for the land of my people, a land overgrown with thorns and briers3-- yes, mourn4 for all houses of merriment and for this city of revelry.5

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14 The fortress6 will be abandoned, the noisy city deserted;7 citadel and watchtower8 will become a wasteland forever, the delight of donkeys,9 a pasture for flocks,10

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15 till the Spirit11 is poured upon us from on high, and the desert becomes a fertile field,12 and the fertile field seems like a forest.13

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16 Justice14 will dwell in the desert15 and righteousness16 live in the fertile field.

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17 The fruit of righteousness17 will be peace;18 the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence19 forever.

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18 My people will live in peaceful20 dwelling places, in secure homes,21 in undisturbed places of rest.22

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19 Though hail23 flattens the forest24 and the city is leveled25 completely,

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20 how blessed you will be, sowing26 your seed by every stream,27 and letting your cattle and donkeys range free.28

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