1. Behold, through righteousness a king,
and the princes* shall rule through judgment.*
2. And the Man* shall be as the eclipse of the spirit,*
and like the unraveler of violence,*
and like streams of water among the thirsty,
and like the shadow of a great rock in a desolate land.
3. And the eyes of those who see shall be unsealed,
and the ears of those who hear shall be attentive,
4. And that heart that understands shall learn wisdom,
and the tongue of the mute shall speak fluently.
5. And they shall never again call the senseless a ruler,*
nor shall they call the worthless a savior.
6. Because the senseless speaks nonsense,
and his heart shall forge abomination,
so as to do impious [acts,]
and to utter misleading [thoughts,]
and he shall deflate the soul of the hungry
and snatch away the [water from] the thirsty.
7. For the vessels of the vainglorious are evil,
and he pretends to be intelligent,
so as to drive the poor crazy with dishonest money,
and the manifestation of the evil one is through lending.
8. And the master shall shepherd the multitudes
and He shall stand against the leaders.
9. "The wealthy women shall stand up and hear my voice;
girls that proffer hope shall listen to my words."*
10. The days of the year shall frighten those who wait,
because the harvest* [season] shall be reduced and delayed,
and will not come.*
11. You shall be shaken, O wealthy [women,]
and you shall be angry,
those of you who shall proffer the hope,
you shall [carry on the work of] apostleship
while wearing sackcloth on your backs.
12. And you shall writhe over your breasts,
over the young shoots of the field,
and over the fruit of the vines.
13. And on the land of my people they shall sing of manure and thorns,
and in all the houses of merriment and in the vast city.
14. Because the temple shall be destroyed*
and the power of the city shall be abandoned,
and the beauty of the houses shall be left as pastures
for the flocks to the end of the universe,
manure and joy for the wild donkeys,
and the home of shepherds and their herds;*
15. Until the Spirit descends* upon us from the highest,
and the wilderness becomes like a vineyard
and the vineyard is regarded like a forest.
16. And Judgment shall begin* in the wilderness
and Righteousness shall be established* in the vineyard.
17. And it shall [come to pass]
that His performance of righteousness shall [bring] peace
and His work of holiness shall [bring the] calm
and the hope to the end of the universe, of all the universes.*
18. And my people shall settle in the abode of peace
and in the tabernacle of hope,
and in the home of where hope shall reside awhile.*
19. And the hail shall descend upon the forest
and the city shall be brought low* like a ravine.
20. Blessed are you who shall plant [your seed] upon the waters,*
where the ox and the donkey shall separate the chaff from the grain.*
*32:1.1 NB! Reference is to the Apostles.
*32:1.2 Lit. Ar. id.: Or: "Shall have authority through justice."
*32:2.1 NB! Reference is to Eashoa and His Disciples.
*32.2 Lit. Ar. idiom retained: "Humble."
*32.3 Lit. Ar. idiom retained: "One who makes peace."
*32:5 Lit. Ar. id.: Or: "Authority."
*32:9 NB! The Lord is speaking of the women that would minister to Him and the Disciples.
*32:10.1 Lit. Ar. id.: "Plucking."
*32:10.2 NB! Prophecy regarding the three days and three nights when Eashoa shall be in the tomb.
*32:14.1 Lit. Ar. id.: "Lost."
*32:14.2 Lit. Ar. idiomatic construction: "For islands of sheep," or "to circumcise the sheep."
*32:15 Lit. Ar. id.: "Becomes visible," or "awakens."
*32:16.1 Lit. Ar. id.: "Rest."
*32:16.2 Lit. Ar. id.: "Sit," or "settle."
*32:17 Lit. Ar. id.: "Allam almein."
*32:18 Lit. Ar. id.: "House of hope's encampment."
*32:19 Lit. Ar. id.: "Softened," or "humbled."
*32:20.1 NB! Prophecy regarding the Children of Israel when they shall live across the seas and where they shall be spared.
*32:20.2 Lit. Ar. id.: "Shall winnow."