Babel

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

Rubassa (Basa)

Ashɛkpa Babɛl

  1. Rɛjɛmɛ ru unyizo kpaaŋ rɛ shɛ la ru ko gba tu n-ndumwa mu na aa duma.
  2. Gana na ta a banɛ tahaŋnụ ta aba geri bu uwaŋna-banụ, oo to ụdadarɛ uko tukpataa ugbe na cɛnjɛ ti Shaina, aa jɛjɛ apata.
  3. Aa mama hiaŋnụ, Hwure tɛ njɛ ma etemberi, aa njɛ ga etemberi, ee tweni aŋ tebiye gana atayɛ, ee suji tuko aa njɛ cɛnjɛ tu tuma.
  4. Nazhɛ ɛɛ hiɛŋ, Hwure ti meme dweji ma ụshɛpwụ uko ụ'wụtụ 'wụtụ keeni ashɛkpa oko maa ihiŋhiŋ aba timengeni tụla, maa ti 'yaga ma izeci ike, iwɛ maa kede ta garatagwụ na cɛnjɛ tu unyizo kpaaŋ o.
  5. Nazhɛ AGWANGWAMA kezhe maa kwụba ụshɛpwụ ata ụ'wụtụ keeni ashɛkpa ata atwa ata a ma.
  6. Nazhɛ AGWANGWAMA hiɛŋ, Atwa ga a shɛ iyi ike, aa duma rɛjɛmɛ ru ko kpaaŋ aba, inɛ gɛ ibɛ kiri ee te kwuni tɛnda, i zasa iyi elele nɛ ee heŋshi maa a njɛ i zhɛ ya 'yagana aŋ iwɛ tɛnda o.
  7. Hwure tu zwi ma apata maa tu sukwuteji ma rɛjɛmɛ ra aba, iwɛ maa kede a mama hwuganụ ya rɛjɛmɛ o.
  8. Ibɛ po AGWANGWAMA gereteji aŋ na cɛnjɛ tu unyizo kpaaŋ, ee genji ụshɛpwụ ata ụ'wụtụ tuma.
  9. Iwɛbɛ po oo po uŋ izeci maa Babɛl*, iwɛnɛ i shɛ maa apata AGWANGWAMA sukwuteji rɛjɛmɛ ra cɛnjɛ tu unyizo kpaaŋ. Apata kaa du AGWANGWAMA gereteji aŋ oo mburusonu hwayɛ na cɛnjɛ tu unyizo kpaaŋ.

* Egini Babɛl i shɛ, tusukwutogwu.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bn/bible/2631/GEN.11.RBT

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

Basa is a Benue-Congo language spoken in central Nigeria. It is also known as Basa-Benue, Rubassa or Abacha.

Information about Basa
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basa-Benue_language

Tower of Babel in Benue-Congo Languages

Abua, Basa, Obolo, Efik, Lenje, Tiv

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