Babel

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

Bininj Gun-Wok

Bininj Birrirurrkdundulubom Manrurrkkuyeng Duninjh Kore Kunred Babel

  1. Kerrngehkenhni bininj rowk nawu birrihni kurorre wanjh birriwokkudjini, kundjenkudji birridjarrkwokdi.
  2. Kaluk bu bininj birrihrey koyek wanjh birribolkngalkeng kabbal kore kubolkwarlah kabolkngeyyo Shinar, wanjh kumekbe birriyerrkang.
  3. Wanjh bedda birrimarneyimerrinj, “Kab karrimarnbu manwern brick, karrikinje kukunak ba karayekmen.” Wanjh birribawong kunwardde bu birrirurrkmarnbuni, dja birrimarnbuni manwern brick, dja tar birribarungi bu birribelbmi.
  4. Wanjh birrimarneyimerrinj, “Kab karrimarnbu kadberre kubolkkimuk, dja karrirurrknamen warridj manrurrkkuyeng duninjh manbu kadjalewi kaddum kungol, ba karringeykukenworren, dja marndi kandikukyarlarrke karribebbehre kubolkbubuyika rowk kore kurorre.”
  5. Wanjh Yawey kumkoluy kanan kubolkkimuk dja manrurrkkuyeng manbu bininj birrimarnbuni.
  6. Dja nungka Yawey yimeng, “Bedda bininj wanjh birridjalkudji dja birriwokkudjiwi. Kuhni wanjh yiman birridjaldedjdjingmey, dja kunwern mak kaluk kabirrikurduyime warridj, wanjh bonj yehyeng nawu bedda kabirrikarremarnbun, yimankek kabirrikurduyime, wanjh minj kabirribarabun.
  7. Kab ngarrkolung ngarrbendjenborledke ba bu kabirribebbehwokwakwarren dja kabirrimayahmerren.”
  8. Wanjh Yawey benyarlarrkeng, benbebbehmunkeweng kumekbebeh birribebbehwam kubolkbubuyika rowk kore kurorre, wanjh birribawong bu kubolkkimuk birrirurrkmarnbuni.
  9. Dja kumekbe wanjh Yawey benbebbehdjenborledkeng dja birribebbehmayahmeng. Wanjh kunmekbekenh kunu kabolkngeyyo Babel. Kunekke kunngey kayime “Birrimayahmeng”. Dja mak kumekbebeh Yawey benyarlarrkeng benbebbehmunkeweng birribebbehwam kubolkbubuyika rowk kore kurorre.

Source: God Nuye Kunmok. The Holy Bible in the Kunwijku (Gunwinggu) language of Australia. Copyright © 2018 Bible Society of Australia.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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