Babel

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

Hotcąk (Winnebago)

  1. Egi managre harnaj hit'era hishankirana egi hoit'era hishankirana.
  2. Egi wauinena wiaxebhu sanigeja hikiware harairena hosunsh nige hirahirena Shinar mainja egi eja jhirena.
  3. Egi wakigairena: Hinawianaga ini tashuj hiunkjawina egi s'i tashuj hiwahikjawina. Egi ini tashuj hiuinena inira e herewahire egi rexoro wirara-ax hiuinena hirakira-ax hiuine.
  4. Egi wairena: Hinawianaga jhinagra hisha hinkik'unkjawina egi jhi-hankshira, e hissawara maxiwangeja hirakerekjena, egi rash hinkik'unkjawina, inke managre harnaj wangoe-ranikjawina.
  5. Egi Jehowa jhinagra hajajina egi jhi-hankshira, e wankshig ninkjangra uinera.
  6. Egi Jehowa wena: Horuxujre wankshignagre hishankira hiregaja egi harnaj hit'era hishankira hiregaja. Egi de-e un hajiarairare egi inke washanisha rushag hiranikjanegaja washanisha uinekje hirairegi.
  7. Hinawianaga harnukanag-wianaga egi hit'e warninera hikirupana hirekjena, hit'et'era inke nankixgu hiranik jege.
  8. Egi Jehowa eja managre harnaj hoerare-wahina egi jhinag una rushjainena.
  9. Esge rashra Babel higairena, Jehowa eja hit'era hikirupana wahige maneginagra harnaj. Egi Jehowa eja managre harnaj hoerare-wahina.

Source: Four Gospels, Acts, Genesis and Exodus (Chapters 19 and 20) Translated into the Winnebago Indian Language by John Stacy and J. Stucki. American Bible Society, 1907.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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