Babel

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

Djinang

Yan wurpi wurpi Goddji djiny gungili yulpili

  1. Manymak, ngurrwakng baman pirr bukmak djin wanginy girinyi wurpm yan ga wurpm djilang.
  2. Manymak, nyibi yulpili bi djin girinyi djimurrungir, ga djin birraldjnyirdjili gurrbi wayala mirrpm ḻambirring, girri miri nguḻiguma djin gurrbidjili gurrbi yagirri Djinar.
  3. Ga djina djin witjili, “Bi lidji giruwi bapiḻi gurrbili, gaṉamba lim marrgi, lim ḏutjigi, lim batjigi marrga maṉbidjidji. Marrga lim mutjpinigi bala' galbi.” Djin djamadjiliban galbi batjinirbi maṉbipili, ga ngaḏitjalidji mulngdji munatjabir (bitumen) djin mapirrdjini, miri bilapilang djin mutjpiningili bala'.
  4. Rirringir ngunungir girri djina djin witjili, “Bi lidji giruwban, lim mutjpinigi gurrbi wanaban, ga lim mutjpinigi wurpm bala' guṉgi giḻiwiḻi djaydjaying giṉimbirrimirri. Yagirri inydji lim wanadjigiban bintji inydji lim garrwurdjigi wurpili wurpili gurrbili.”
  5. Manymak, God Yaway bi djundjini marrga nyangi ngunung gurrbi wana ga ngunung guṉgi giḻiwiḻi miri wiṉḏi djakuḻuḻu.
  6. Girri Gunydjirri Ṉampi wanginiban, “Ngunubilang inydjin bumir gurrkung marrga giḻiwiḻim djin djamadjigi nyim ngunupilang djin djalngdjidji, miri bintji ngurrguma djin djamadjigi, gima miri wurpm mala djini ga wurpm yan djin wang girimi.
  7. Ma', lim djundidjiban, marrga yan wurpi wurpi djinyi lim gungi, marrga inydjin bumir marrbigi yan.”
  8. Girri nyani God bi djundjini, ga djiny gungili wurpi wurpi yan, marrga inydjin garrgarrpiniban yan. Ga nyani djiny garrwurdjili wurpili wurpili gurrbili djin giraliban, ga djani djin guḻdjiliban bala'ngiri mutjpininyirngir, miri ingkiban yili djin mutjpininyir bala'.
  9. Nguṉitjini yulpilingir ngunung gurrbi wana djin bultjini giriny Babil gima ngunung yagirri mayaligiṉing miri ‘butjir mal baḻpinyirbi’. Yarimban nguḻiguma djani inydjin garrpini wanginy kirinyban, marrga djin butjir mal baḻpiny giriny, ga ngunungiri djin barrkirrdjini wurpili wurpili mala gurrbili djin girali djiḻi gurrbi munganmirri.

Source: Portions of the Holy Bible in the Djinang language of Australia. copyright © 1985 Wycliffe Bible Translators

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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