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

Babel

ⲘⲉⲧⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ (Coptic - Bohairic)

  1. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲛⲁⲣⲉ ⲡⲕⲁϩⲓ ⲧⲏⲣϥ ⲟⲓ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲥⲯⲟⲧⲟⲩ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲱⲧ ⲛⲉⲙ ⲟⲩⲥⲙⲏ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲱⲧ
  2. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲁⲥϣⲱⲡⲓ ⲉ̇ⲧⲁⲩⲕⲓⲙ ⲙ̇ⲙⲱⲟⲩ ⲉ̇ⲃⲟⲗϧⲉⲛ ⲛⲓⲙⲁⲛ̇ϣⲁⲓ ⲁⲩϫⲓⲙⲓ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲙⲉϣϣⲱⲧ ϧⲉⲛ ⲡⲕⲁϩⲓ ⲛ̇ⲥⲉⲛⲁⲁⲣ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲁⲩϣⲱⲡⲓ ⲙ̇ⲙⲁⲩ
  3. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲡⲉϫⲉ ⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲓ ⲙ̇ⲡⲉϥϣⲯⲏⲣ ϫⲉ ⲁ̇ⲙⲱⲓⲛⲓ ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲛⲯⲁⲯⲉ ϩⲁⲛⲧⲱⲃⲓ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲛ̇ⲧⲉⲛⲯⲁⲥⲟⲩ ϧⲉⲛ ⲟⲩⲭⲣⲱⲙ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲁ̇ ⲧⲟⲩⲧⲱⲃⲓ ϣⲱⲡⲓ ⲛⲱⲟⲩ ⲉⲩⲱⲛⲓ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲡⲟⲩⲕⲁϩⲓ ⲉ̇ⲟⲩⲃⲣⲉϩⲓ ⲡⲉ
  4. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲡⲉϫⲱⲟⲩ ϫⲉ ⲁ̇ⲙⲱⲓⲛⲓ ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲛⲕⲱⲧ ⲛⲁⲛ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲃⲁⲕⲓ ⲛⲉⲙ ⲟⲩⲡⲩⲣⲅⲟⲥ ⲯⲁⲓ ⲉ̇ⲧⲉ ⲧⲉϥⲁ̇ⲯⲉ ⲛⲁϣⲱⲡⲓ ϣⲁ ⲉ̇ϩⲣⲏⲓ ⲉ̇ⲧⲯⲉ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲛⲑⲁⲙⲓⲛ̇ⲟ ⲛⲁⲛ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲣⲁⲛ ⲙ̇ⲡⲁⲧⲉⲛϫⲱⲣ ⲉ̇ⲃⲟⲗϩⲓϫⲉⲛ ⲡϩⲟ ⲙ̇ⲡⲕⲁϩⲓ ⲧⲏⲣϥ
  5. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲁϥⲓ̇ ⲉ̇ⲡⲉⲥⲏⲧ ⲛ̇ϫⲉ ⲡϭⲟⲓⲥ ⲉ̇ⲛⲁⲩ ⲉ̇ϯⲃⲁⲕⲓ ⲛⲉⲙ ⲡⲓⲡⲩⲣⲅⲟⲥ ⲯⲏⲉ̇ⲛⲁⲩⲕⲱⲧ ⲙ̇ⲙⲟϥ ⲛ̇ϫⲉ ⲛⲉⲛϣⲏⲣⲓ ⲛ̇ⲧⲉ ⲛⲓⲣⲱⲙⲓ
  6. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲡⲉϫⲉ ⲡϭⲟⲓⲥ ϫⲉ ϩⲏⲡⲡⲉ ⲓⲥ ⲟⲩⲅⲉⲛⲟⲥ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲱⲧ ⲛⲉⲙ ⲟⲩⲥⲯⲟⲧⲟⲩ ⲛ̇ⲟⲩⲱⲧ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲯⲁⲓ ⲁⲩⲉⲣϩⲏⲧⲥ ⲁ̇ⲓϥ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ϯⲛⲟⲩ ⲛ̇ⲛⲉϥⲙⲟⲩⲛⲕ ⲉ̇ⲃⲟⲗ ⲛ̇ϧⲏⲧⲟⲩ ⲛ̇ϫⲉ ϩⲱⲃ ⲛⲓⲃⲉⲛ ⲉ̇ⲧⲁⲩϩⲓⲧⲟⲧⲟⲩ ⲉ̇ⲁⲓⲧⲟⲩ
  7. ⲁ̇ⲙⲱⲓⲛⲓ ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲛϣⲉ ⲉ̇ⲡⲉⲥⲏⲧ ⲛ̇ⲧⲉⲛⲯⲉⲣϫ ⲡⲟⲩⲗⲁⲥ ⲙ̇ⲙⲁⲩ ϩⲓⲛⲁ ⲛ̇ⲧⲟⲩϣⲧⲉⲙⲥⲱⲧⲉⲙ ⲯⲟⲩⲁⲓ ⲯⲟⲩⲁⲓ ⲉ̇ⲧⲥⲙⲏ ⲙ̇ⲡⲉϥϣⲯⲏⲣ
  8. ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲁ̇ ⲡϭⲟⲓⲥ ϫⲟⲣⲟⲩ ⲉ̇ⲃⲟⲗ ⲙ̇ⲙⲁⲩ ϩⲓϫⲉⲛ ⲡϩⲟ ⲙ̇ⲡⲕⲁϩⲓ ⲧⲏⲣϥ ⲟⲩⲟϩ ⲁⲩⲗⲟϫⲟⲩ ⲉⲩⲕⲱⲧ ⲉ̇ϯⲃⲁⲕⲓ ⲛⲉⲙ ⲡⲓⲡⲩⲣⲅⲟⲥ
  9. ⲉⲑⲃⲉⲯⲁⲓ ⲁⲩϯⲣⲉⲛ ⲡⲉⲥⲣⲁⲛ ϫⲉ ⲯⲱⲣϫ ⲉ̇ⲃⲟⲗ ϫⲉ ϧⲉⲛ ⲡⲓⲙⲁ ⲉ̇ⲧⲉⲙⲙⲁⲩ ⲁ̇ ⲡϭⲟⲓⲥ ⲯⲱⲣϫ ⲛ̇ⲛⲉⲛⲥⲯⲟⲧⲟⲩ ⲙ̇ⲡⲕⲁϩⲓ ⲧⲏⲣϥ

From: Lagarde Paul de. Der Pentateuch koptisch. Neudruck der Ausgabe: Leipzig 1867; Osnabrück 1967

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Transliteration

  1. Ouoh nare pkahi tīrf oi nousfotou nouōt nem ousmī nouōt
  2. Ouoh asšōpi etavkim mmōou evolxen nimanšai avǧimi noumeššōt xen pkahi nsenaar ouoh avšōpi mmav
  3. Ouoh peǧe ourōmi mpefšfīr ǧe amōini marenfafe hantōvi ouoh ntenfasou xen oukrōm ouoh a toutōvi šōpi nōou evōni ouoh poukahi eouvrehi pe
  4. Ouoh peǧōou ǧe amōini marenkōt nan nouvaki nem ouporgos fai ete tefafe našōpi ša ehrīi erfe ouoh marenthamio nan nouran mpatengōr evolhiǧen pho mpkahi tīrf
  5. Ouoh afi epesīt nǧe pčois enav etivaki nem pipirgos fīenavkōt mmof nǧe nenšīri nte nirōmi
  6. Ouoh peǧe pčois ǧe hīppe is ougenos nouōt nem ousfoton nouōt tīrou ouoh fai averhīts naif ouoh tinou nnefmounk evol nxītou nǧe hōv niven etavhitotou eaitou
  7. Amōini marenše epesīt ntenferg poulas mmav hina ntouštemsōtem fouai fouai etsmī mpefšfīr
  8. Ouoh a pčois gorou evol mmav hiǧen pho mpkahi tīrf ouoh avlogou evkōt etivaki nem pipirgos
  9. Ethvefai avtiren pesran ǧe fōrg evol ǧe xen pima etemmav a pčois fōrg nnensfotou mpkahi tīrf

Transliteration by Shawn Kilpatrick

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