Babel

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

Yao

Sanja ja ku Babiloni

  1. Pandanda ŵandu wosope ŵa pa cilambo capasi ŵaliji mkuŵeceta ciŵeceto cimo, nipo ŵandu ŵaliji mkukamulisya masengo maloŵe ga ciŵeceto cimoco.
  2. Piŵasamile kwinjilila ca kungopoko lyuŵa, ŵajile kwika mwilambo line lyakwe lya ku Babiloniya ni ŵatamilicice kweleko.
  3. Myoyo ŵasalilene ŵanduwo kuti, “Kwende tugumbe njelwa ni kusijoca.” Myoyo m'malo mwa maganga ŵajigele njelwa ni kusikamulisya masengo, ni ŵalitaŵile lipupalyo ni lipula m'malo mwa matope.
  4. Ni ŵatite, “Kwende sambano tutaŵe msinda wetu, nipo sanja jakwe jilewupe mpaka kwinani. Naga tukutenda yeleyi tuciŵa ŵandu ŵakupikanika nditu, nipo ngasitubalalika soni pa cilambo capasi.”
  5. Nipo AMBUJE ŵatulwice kwisa kuwulola msindawo pamo ni sanjajo, jiŵaliji mkutaŵa ŵandu ŵala.
  6. Ni AMBUJE ŵatite, “Sambano ŵanduŵa ali mtundu umo, soni akuŵeceta ciŵeceto cimo. Yindu yakutendayi ni kutanda kwa yindu yitaciyitenda. Kaneko tatendeje yindu yiliyose yitasaceje kuyicitenda.
  7. Kwende tutuluce kuti tukacisokonesye ciŵeceto cawo kuti akusapikanganana jwine ni mjakwe.”
  8. Myoyo AMBUJE ŵapwilingenye ŵandu pa cilambo capasi, nipo jemanjajo ŵalesile kutaŵa msindawo.
  9. Myoyo msindawo ŵawupele lina lyakwe Babiloni, ligongo kweleko AMBUJE ŵacisokonesye ciŵeceto ca pa cilambo capasi, nipo kutyocela kweleko AMBUJE ŵapwilingenye ŵandu pa cilambo cosope capasi.

Source: Chiyawo Bible (YAWO). Bible Society of Malawi, 2012.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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