New American Standard Bible
Then justice will dwell in the wilderness And righteousness will abide in the fertile field.
King James Bible
Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.
Darby Bible Translation
And judgment shall inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness dwell in the fruitful field.
World English Bible
Then justice will dwell in the wilderness; and righteousness will remain in the fruitful field.
Young's Literal Translation
And dwelt in the wilderness hath judgment, And righteousness in the fruitful field remaineth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Then judgment shall dwell - Or, justice shall make its appropriate dwelling-place there.
In the wilderness - In the place that was a wilderness, but that shall now be turned to a fruitful field.
In the fruitful field - In the nation that is like a fruitful field; in Judea restored.
The work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.' (Isaiah xxxii. 17.) One reason why I glory in teaching Full Salvation is that it includes a religion of certainty. It brings a man to a place of sureness as to his religious relationships. A soul just awakened to a sense of responsibility is naturally full of wonderment and anxiety, and this must be disposed of. So that when we speak of a man obtaining Salvation, we say 'he found peace'. …
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service
Under his Shadow.
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
A spirit of justice for him who sits in judgment, A strength to those who repel the onslaught at the gate.
The LORD is exalted, for He dwells on high; He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness.
Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. Let the inhabitants of Sela sing aloud, Let them shout for joy from the tops of the mountains.
"If only you had paid attention to My commandments! Then your well-being would have been like a river, And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
"Thus says the LORD, 'I will return to Zion and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem. Then Jerusalem will be called the City of Truth, and the mountain of the LORD of hosts will be called the Holy Mountain.'
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