An honest king
Honest leaders will rule under his authority.
from strong winds and storms.
He will be like streams of water in a
And he will be like the shadow of a great rock in a hot, dry land.
Everyone who has ears will be able to listen well.
Those who cannot speak well will be able to talk clearly.
They think of
They live in a way that does not respect God.
The things that they teach about the Lord are false.
They keep food away from hungry people.
They give no drink to
They think of ways that they can cheat their friends.
So poor people do not receive the
They do the good things that they have decided to do.
A message about Jerusalem's women
You think that you have no problems.
You feel very safe.
But listen to me!
but in one year's time, you will
There will be no
You will pick no fruit from your trees.
but you should be afraid.
Yes, shake with fear!
Take off all your beautiful clothes.
because your good fields have no
Weep because there are no longer any happy homes.
There are no more parties in the city.
The city that is now full of people will be empty.
The city's hill and its strong buildings
and sheep will find grass to eat.
And fields of fruit trees will seem like forests.
in the deserts as well as in the fields.
so there will be
People will always be safe.
They will not be afraid of trouble.
The buildings in the city may all fall down too.
You will plant your seeds beside streams of water.
You will send your cows and donkeys into the fields,
and they will have plenty of grass to eat.