5 At that time the Lord All-Powerful will become the “Beautiful Crown.” He will be the “Wonderful Crown of Flowers” for his people who are left. 6 Then he will give wisdom to the judges who rule his people. He will give strength to the people who are in battles at the city gates. 7 But now those leaders are drunk. The priests and prophets are all drunk with wine and beer. They stumble and fall down. The prophets are drunk when they see their dreams. The judges are drunk when they make their decisions.Read full chapter
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5 In that day(A) the Lord Almighty
will be a glorious(B) crown,(C)
a beautiful wreath
for the remnant(D) of his people.
6 He will be a spirit of justice(E)
to the one who sits in judgment,(F)
a source of strength
to those who turn back the battle(G) at the gate.
7 And these also stagger(H) from wine(I)
and reel(J) from beer:
Priests(K) and prophets(L) stagger from beer
and are befuddled with wine;
they reel from beer,
they stagger when seeing visions,(M)
they stumble when rendering decisions.