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Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

Cha'palaachi

Babel aa katyu ya

  1. Kaspeleya kumuinchi chachilla ma palaachin patimu juwaala.
  2. Tsejtu yala pajlanu pasha dechuturen deluꞌ jitu, Sinar tusha ma jatsuwa tena dekatatu, junu dekajdiꞌ tsai chula.
  3. Tsejtu ma malu yaitala tsandila: Tu lepaa keꞌ, ñinbaasha puꞌ puulawaadaa, tila. Tsa dekeꞌ shupukaa putyumujchi tu lepaa pula, tsenmala tyakakaantsumiya amuyaa pula.
  4. Tsejtu bene tsandila: ¡Dewaꞌdiꞌ, ma pebulu kidaa! Tsangueꞌ selusha tapaꞌkayaa ya bain main aa katyu kidaa. Tsanguishu juntsaa daj ruku keengayanu detsuyu, tsenmin tsanguishu juntsaa, entsa tunu naꞌbaasa shajaraꞌ nenu dejuiꞌyu, tila.
  5. Tsenñu Yavé pajaꞌ keemi chaꞌ rukulaꞌ kenu pebulunu bain, naa aa katyu yanu bain,
  6. tsejtu entsandimi: Yala ma bulu chachi judeeve, tsenmin ma palaachiren patimu ne judeeve. Tsa dejuꞌ mityaa entsa taawasha depeepuñuve. Tsejtu yala ti kendyaꞌba kenuu dejuñu muba dyaꞌkawaakenuu dejutyuve.
  7. Tsaañuꞌ mitya lala pajtyaꞌ, yalaꞌ palaa tsaa detujlekaakidaa, tsenmalaa yaitala aseetanguiꞌnudetsu, timi.
  8. Entsanguitaa Yavé tusha naꞌbaasa deshajaraꞌ eekemi chachillanu. Tsenñaa yala juntsa pebulunu taawasha mantyui tiyala.
  9. Tsaꞌ mitya juntsa tenanaa Yavé kumuinchi tusha chumulaꞌ palaa detujlekaakeꞌ, naa nuka tenashaba develaꞌ eekemuwaami. Tsenñuꞌ mityaa juntsa pebulu Babel mumuwaami.

Babel: tsandityuꞌ bain, Babilonia timu deeve. Babel titu naatitaa hebreo palaachiya detujlekaraa timu deeñuba juntsandi patiñuu juve.

Source: Génesis, Éxodo y el Nuevo Testamento de las Sagradas Escrituras en el idioma chaꞌpalaa de los chachi del Ecuador, 2012.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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