33‡He turns rivers into a desert,         springs of water into thirsty ground,     34a fruitful land into a salty waste,         because of the evil of its inhabitants.     35He turns a desert into pools of water,         a parched land into springs of water.     36And there he lets the hungry dwell,         and they establish a city to live in;     37they sow fields and plant vineyards         and get a fruitful yield.     38By his blessing they multiply greatly,         and he does not let their livestock diminish.     39When...
An excellent wife who can find?         She is far more precious than jewels.     11The heart of her husband trusts in her,         and he will have no lack of gain.     12†She does him good, and not harm,         all the days of her life.
13‡Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?” 14I said to him, “Sir, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.