Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 32

New International Reader's Version

New International Version

Isaiah 32

NIRV 1 A king will come who will do what is right. His officials will govern fairly. NIV 1 See, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice. NIRV 2 Each man will be like a place to get out of the wind. He will be like a place to hide from storms. He'll be like streams of water flowing in the desert. He'll be like the shadow of a huge rock in a dry and thirsty land. NIV 2 Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land. NIRV 3 Then the eyes of those who see won't be closed anymore. The ears of those who hear will listen to the truth. NIV 3 Then the eyes of those who see will no longer be closed, and the ears of those who hear will listen. NIRV 4 The minds of thoughtless people will know and understand. Tongues that stutter will speak clearly. NIV 4 The fearful heart will know and understand, and the stammering tongue will be fluent and clear. NIRV 5 Foolish people won't be considered noble anymore. Those who are worthless won't be highly respected. NIV 5 No longer will the fool be called noble nor the scoundrel be highly respected. NIRV 6 A foolish person says foolish things. His mind is full of evil thoughts. He doesn't do what is right. He tells lies about the Lord. He doesn't give hungry people any food. He doesn't let thirsty people have any water. NIV 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. NIRV 7 The one who is worthless uses sinful methods. He makes evil plans against poor people. He destroys them with his lies. He does it even when those people are right. NIV 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. NIRV 8 But the man who is noble makes noble plans. And by doing noble things he succeeds. NIV 8 But the noble make noble plans, and by noble deeds they stand. NIRV 9 You women who are so contented, pay attention to me. You who feel so secure, listen to what I have to say. NIV 9 You women who are so complacent, rise up and listen to me; you daughters who feel secure, hear what I have to say! NIRV 10 You feel secure now. But in a little over a year you will tremble with fear. The grape harvest will fail. There won't be any fruit. NIV 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. NIRV 11 So tremble, you contented women. Tremble with fear, you who feel so secure. Take your fine clothes off. Put black clothes on. NIV 11 Tremble, you complacent women; shudder, you daughters who feel secure! Strip off your fine clothes and wrap yourselves in rags. NIRV 12 Beat your chests to show how sad you are. The pleasant fields have been destroyed. The fruitful vines have dried up. NIV 12 Beat your breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vines NIRV 13 My people's land is overgrown with thorns and bushes. Sob over all of the houses that were once filled with joy. Cry over this city that used to be full of wild parties. NIV 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. NIRV 14 The royal palace will be left empty. The noisy city will be deserted. The fort and lookout tower will become a dry and empty desert forever. Donkeys will enjoy being there. Flocks will eat there. NIV 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, NIRV 15 That will continue until the Holy Spirit is poured out on us from heaven. Then the desert will be turned into rich farm lands. The rich farm lands will seem like a forest. NIV 15 till the Spirit is poured on us from on high, and the desert becomes a fertile field, and the fertile field seems like a forest. NIRV 16 In the desert and the rich farm lands people will do what is right. And they will treat one another fairly. NIV 16 The LORD’s justice will dwell in the desert, his righteousness live in the fertile field. NIRV 17 Doing what is right will bring peace and rest. When my people do that, they will stay calm and trust in the LORD forever. NIV 17 The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever. NIRV 18 They will live in a peaceful land. Their homes will be secure. They will enjoy peace and quiet. NIV 18 My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest. NIRV 19 Hail might strip the forests bare. Cities might be completely destroyed. NIV 19 Though hail flattens the forest and the city is leveled completely, NIRV 20 But how blessed you people will be! You will plant your seeds by every stream. You will let your cattle and donkeys wander anywhere they want to. NIV 20 how blessed you will be, sowing your seed by every stream, and letting your cattle and donkeys range free.

California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information  California - CCPA Notice