Babel

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

Babel o sapa

  1. Chatawcha chysa zydua cha rei miakha nata bireizi miakha cha ta.
  2. Chatawcha chysazy cha nochhi lachhata ama pasi lai nota, Shinara ra liata bypi hmô ei ta; cha liana chata pahra hawh ei ta.
  3. Amo nata amo liata, “A vy te u, beilei tlozy tao ei sila, rao ei su vy,” a tah chyu ei ta. Chatanachata alô vyupata beileitlo raopa hnei ei ta, a baipana châta chiatlao hnei hra ei ta.
  4. Chatawcha amo chata, “Avy te u, khipi tao ei sila, osapa a laki ta ava a dai awhpata sa ei sila, eima mo pathasa ei su vy, chata leipata la alei chô zydua liana heta papaipata eima y pathlei awh na, “ a tah ei ta.
  5. Chatawcha ABEIPA cha chysa sawzy ta, khipi nata osapa ama sapa cha mo awhpata a zu ta.
  6. ABEIPA chata,“Mo te u, chysazy cha pôkha cha ei ta, ama zydua ta rei miakha hma tlô ei ta; he hmo he tao a chhuapa he pakhâ theipa rima cha khao awh vei.
  7. A vy ula, zu ei sila, rei ama pahno thei khao lei pata, ama rei za panano pa ei su vy“, tah ta.
  8. Chatanachata ABEIPA chata amo sahlao cha, cha su tawna cha alei zydua lana chata papai ta, ama khipi sapa cha basai ei ta.
  9. Chavata a mo cha Babel tah ei ta, ABEIPA ta cha liana chata alei liata chysa zydua rei cha a panano khai hawhpa vat;: cha tawna chata ABEIPA ta amo sahlao cha alei chô zydua liana cha papai hawh ta.

Source: Khazopa Chabu Pathaipa. Bihrai Paropa Nata Bihrai Thipa Pahlypa. The Holy Bible in Mara. The Bible Society of India, Bangalore, 1974.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

Mara Chin is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in India and Burma by about 42,000 people.

See also: http://www.ethnologue.com/language/mrh

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