Babel

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

Obolo

Uwu-oket Baben

  1. Me ike mgbọ ya, otutuuk linyọn̄ ekaan̄ otu usem ge gaalek, mè ikitumu ida amọn yaage.
  2. Ebilene enenibene ije ikije inyi agan̄ mbum-ura, mè isi imun̄ òla ijọn̄ ge me inyọn̄ ijọn̄ Babilonia, mè iniluk me ere ya.
  3. Ema enenitọt me lek kiban̄ ibe, “Ngwa, eji enebot okpungwu, mè ewọp me ukan̄, inyi inye ijaan̄ lek.” Ema enenisa okpungwu cha irọ ewuuk inama-uwu, mè isa ulobo ulobo agba ofifit ichọkọ ewuuk cha igba igọm.
  4. Ema enenitumu ibe, “Ngwa, eji enenama ikpele ama ge enyi lek kiji, mè enama si ikpele uwu-oket eyi inyọn̄ kan̄ môbenebe isi ichak me isinyọn̄, inyi eji esa me ikeya etaan̄ etip, mè eji ekayiyala ìkana otutuuk linyọn̄.”
  5. Okumugwem osisibi inu inikpọ ama ya mè uwu-oket eyi ebilene ekinama,
  6. mè ibe, “Eyi ebi ife chi erebe ge, mè ikaan̄ otu usem ge, mè ibene ikirọ inu yi, kpunu inu geege eyi ema etọtbe irọrọ eyi òboyọt ema me lek.
  7. Eya orọ, eji enesibi esi ewuwọlọ usem kiban̄, inyi ge ikayaka ìnọ inu ogwu melek kan̄ okitumu.”
  8. Sa me ikeya ke Okumugwem oyiyala ebi ife cha ikana otutuuk linyọn̄. Ema kpeyaka ikọt inama ama ya igak ikeya.
  9. Eya orọ egwenbe ama ya Baben, mije, îre me ere ya ke Okumugwem owuwọlọ otu usem otutuuk linyọn̄, mè iyiyala ebilene ikana otutuuk linyọn̄.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/1587/GEN.11.OBOLO

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