32 Behold, a king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly. 2 Each will be like a refuge from the wind And a shelter from the storm, Like [a]streams of water in a dry country, Like the shade of a [b]huge rock in [c]a parched land. 3 Then the eyes of those who see will not be [d]blinded, And the ears of those who hear will listen. 4 The [e]mind of the hasty will discern the [f]truth, And the tongue of the stammerers will hasten to speak clearly. 5 No longer will the fool be called noble, Or the rogue be spoken of as generous. 6 For a fool speaks nonsense, And his heart [g]inclines toward wickedness: To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the Lord, To [h]keep the hungry person unsatisfied And [i]to withhold drink from the thirsty. 7 As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises wicked schemes To destroy the afflicted with [j]slander, Even though the needy one speaks [k]what is right. 8 But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.
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