A bruised reed(A) he will not break,(B)
    and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.(C)
In faithfulness he will bring forth justice;(D)
    he will not falter or be discouraged
till he establishes justice(E) on earth.
    In his teaching(F) the islands(G) will put their hope.”(H)

This is what God the Lord says—
the Creator of the heavens,(I) who stretches them out,
    who spreads out the earth(J) with all that springs from it,(K)
    who gives breath(L) to its people,
    and life to those who walk on it:

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