32 Behold, aa king will reign in righteousness,
And princes will rule with justice.
As rivers of water in a dry place,
As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
3 cThe eyes of those who see will not be dim,
And the ears of those who hear will listen.
And the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly.
5 The foolish person will no longer be called 3generous,
Nor the miser said to be bountiful;
And his heart will work einiquity:
To practice ungodliness,
To utter error against the Lord,
To keep the hungry unsatisfied,
And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
He devises wicked plans
To destroy the poor with flying words,
Even when the needy speaks justice.
8 But a 4generous man devises generous things,
And by generosity he shall stand.
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