Isaiah 32:4-14 NIV

4 The fearful heart will know and understand, and the stammering tongue will be fluent and clear.

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5 No longer will the fool be called noble nor the scoundrel be highly respected.

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6 For fools speak folly, their hearts are bent on evil: They practice ungodliness and spread error concerning the LORD; the hungry they leave empty and from the thirsty they withhold water.

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7 Scoundrels use wicked methods, they make up evil schemes to destroy the poor with lies, even when the plea of the needy is just.

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8 But the noble make noble plans, and by noble deeds they stand.

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The Women of Jerusalem

9 You women who are so complacent, rise up and listen to me; you daughters who feel secure, hear what I have to say!

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10 In little more than a year you who feel secure will tremble; the grape harvest will fail, and the harvest of fruit will not come.

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11 Tremble, you complacent women; shudder, you daughters who feel secure! Strip off your fine clothes and wrap yourselves in rags.

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12 Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vines

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13 and for the land of my people, a land overgrown with thorns and briers— yes, mourn for all houses of merriment and for this city of revelry.

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14 The fortress will be abandoned, the noisy city deserted; citadel and watchtower will become a wasteland forever, the delight of donkeys, a pasture for flocks,

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