10 The fortified city stands desolate,(A)
    an abandoned settlement, forsaken(B) like the wilderness;
there the calves graze,(C)
    there they lie down;(D)
    they strip its branches bare.

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15 till the Spirit(A) is poured on us from on high,
    and the desert becomes a fertile field,(B)
    and the fertile field seems like a forest.(C)

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16 The Lord’s justice(A) will dwell in the desert,(B)
    his righteousness(C) live in the fertile field.

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18 I will make rivers flow(A) on barren heights,
    and springs within the valleys.
I will turn the desert(B) into pools of water,(C)
    and the parched ground into springs.(D)
19 I will put in the desert(E)
    the cedar and the acacia,(F) the myrtle and the olive.
I will set junipers(G) in the wasteland,
    the fir and the cypress(H) together,(I)

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