Babel

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

Gonja (Ngbanyito)

Babel be ketempreŋ jeŋgreŋ na be asheŋ

  1. To, sososo na, durnya to be basa kikɛ daa kɔ ŋgbar koŋwule nna nsaa malga kamalga koŋwule.
  2. Basa daŋ sɔ epeŋipetekpa nna a yɔ nseŋ ya tu kaboŋ fultoso ko ashi Babilɔn be efuli so n ta ndoŋ ŋ ki bumo be kade.
  3. Kumo be kaman nɛ b kaŋɛ abar: “Men shin nɛ an kuya ebirkesi n ta amo n tɔ edɛ to nɛ a ki kpakpa.” Amoso ebirkesi nɛ b daa ta a pɔr, mannɛ ajembu, nsaa ta kootal a pɛ amo a mata abar.
  4. Kede be kaman nɛ b kaŋɛ le: “Naniere bre men shin nɛ an pɔr kadegboŋ n sa anyi be amu nseŋ pɔr ketempreŋ jeŋgreŋ n ya chute awɔlpa, saŋɛ na so, anyi be ketre beeŋ dii nɛ anyi maaŋ naŋ pesaŋ to a wɔ kasawule so kikɛ.”
  5. Ndoŋ nna nɛ Enyɛnpe Ebɔrɛ ba wu kadegboŋ na nɛ ketempreŋ jeŋgreŋ nɛ basa na daa pɔr na
  6. nseŋ kaŋɛ le: “Ŋkpal basa ere ka la basa koŋwule a gbar ŋgbar koŋwule nseŋ fara a wora kusɔ nɛ baa wora ere, kumo ere kusɔ kama nɛ baa fɛ kewora, baaŋ tiŋ n wora kumo.
  7. Amoso men shin nɛ an yɔ n ya wea bumo be ŋgbar na to, saŋɛ na so b maaŋ naa nu abar be ŋgbar.”
  8. Loŋ nɛ Enyɛnpe Ebɔrɛ na daŋ wora n shin nɛ b pesaŋ to n sɔ kasawule so kikɛ nseŋ yige kadegboŋ na nɛ ketempreŋ jeŋgreŋ nɛ b daa pɔr na be kepɔr.
  9. Loŋ be kade na nɛ b daa tre Babilɔn, ŋkpal manɛ so, ndoŋ nɛ Enyɛnpe Ebɔrɛ na daŋ wea basa kikɛ be ŋgbar to nseŋ pesaŋ bumo to nɛ b sɔ kasawule so kikɛ

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/1729/GEN.11.GJNB

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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