Isaiah 32 NAS

The Glorious Future

1 Behold, a 1king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly.

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2 Each will be like a 2refuge from the wind And a shelter from the storm, Like 3streams of water in a dry country, Like the 4shade of a huge rock in a parched land.

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    • a 32:2 - Lit "canals"
    • b 32:2 - Lit "heavy"
    • c 32:2 - Lit "an exhausted"
      3 Then 5the eyes of those who see will not be blinded, And the ears of those who hear will listen.

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        • d 32:3 - Or "turned away"
          4 The mind of the 6hasty will discern the truth, And the tongue of the stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

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            • e 32:4 - Lit "heart"
            • f 32:4 - Lit "knowledge"
              5 No longer will the 7fool be called noble, Or the rogue be spoken of as generous.

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              6 For a fool speaks nonsense, And his heart 8inclines toward wickedness: To practice 9ungodliness and to speak error against the LORD, To 10keep the hungry person unsatisfied And to withhold drink from the thirsty.

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                • g 32:6 - Or "does"
                • h 32:6 - Lit "make empty the hungry soul"
                • i 32:6 - Lit "he causes to lack"
                  7 As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He 11devises wicked schemes To 12destroy the afflicted with slander *, 13Even though the needy one speaks what is right.

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                    • j 32:7 - Lit "words of falsehood"
                    • k 32:7 - Lit "justly"
                      8 But 14the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

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                      9 Rise up, you 15women who are at ease, And hear my voice; 16Give ear to my word, You complacent daughters.

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                      10 Within a year and a few days You will be troubled, O complacent daughters; 17For the vintage is ended, And the fruit gathering will not come.

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                      11 Tremble, you women who are at ease; 18Be troubled, you complacent daughters; 19Strip, undress and put sackcloth on your waist,

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                      12 20Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine,

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                      13 21For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up; Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the 22jubilant city.

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                      14 Because 23the palace has been abandoned, the populated 24city forsaken. Hill and watch-tower have become 25caves forever *, A delight for 26wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks;

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                        • l 32:14 - Lit "multitude" of "the"
                        • m 32:14 - Or "Ophel"
                          15 Until the 27Spirit is poured out upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a 28fertile field, And the fertile field is considered as a forest.

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                          16 Then 29justice will dwell in the wilderness And righteousness will abide in the fertile field.

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                          17 And the 30work of righteousness will be peace, And the service of righteousness, 31quietness and confidence forever *.

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                          18 Then my people will live in a 32peaceful habitation, And in secure dwellings and in undisturbed 33resting places;

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                          19 And it will 34hail when the 35forest comes down, And 36the city will be utterly laid low.

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                          20 How 37blessed will you be, you who sow beside all waters, Who let out freely the ox and the donkey.

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                            • o 32:20 - Lit "send out the foot of the ox"