KO E ʻULUAKI TOHI ʻA PAULA KO E ʻAPOSETOLO
KI HE KAKAI
KOLINITŌ
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1 Hili ʻene fetapa atu mo ʻene fakafetaʻi, 12 Pea ne akonakiʻi ʻakinautolu ke nau feʻofoʻofani, pea ne valokiʻi ʻenau ngaahi mavahevahe. 18 ʻOku fakaʻauha ʻe he ʻOtua ʻae poto ʻoe fie poto, 21 ʻAki ʻae vale ʻoe malanga, 26 Pea ʻoku ʻikai ke ui ʻae poto, mo e mālohi, mo e ʻeiki fakamaama, 27 - 28 Ka ko e vale, mo e vaivai, mo e kakai meʻa vale.
KO AU PAULA, naʻe ui ko e ʻaposetolo ʻa Sisu Kalaisi, ʻi he finangalo ʻoe ʻOtua, mo Sositine ko e tokoua, ki he siasi ʻoe ʻOtua ʻaia ʻoku ʻi Kolinitō, kiate kinautolu kuo fakamāʻoniʻoni ʻia Kalaisi Sisu, kuo hoko ko e māʻoniʻoni, mo kinautolu kotoa pē ʻi he potu fulipē ʻoku ui ki he huafa ʻo Sisu Kalaisi ko hotau ʻEiki, ʻoku ʻonautolu mo ʻotautolu fakatouʻosi: Ke ʻiate kimoutolu ʻae ʻofa mo e melino, mei he ʻOtua ko ʻetau Tamai, pea mei he ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi. ‌ʻOku ou fakafetaʻi maʻuaipē ki hoku ʻOtua koeʻuhi ko kimoutolu, koeʻuhi ko e ʻofa ʻae ʻOtua kuo foaki kiate kimoutolu ʻia Sisu Kalaisi; Koeʻuhi kuo ne fakakoloaʻia ʻakimoutolu ʻi he meʻa kotoa pē, ʻi he ngaahi lea kotoa pē, mo e ngaahi ʻilo kotoa pē; ‌ʻO hangē ko hono fakamoʻoni ʻoe fakahā ʻo Kalaisi ʻiate kimoutolu: Ko ia ʻoku ʻikai ai te mou tomui ʻi ha foaki; ʻo tatali ki he fakahā ʻa hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi: ‌ʻAia te ne fakatuʻumaʻu ʻakimoutolu foki ʻo aʻu ki he ngataʻanga, koeʻuhi ke mou taʻehala ʻi he ʻaho ʻo hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi. ‌ʻOku moʻoni ʻae ʻOtua, ʻaia naʻe ui ʻakimoutolu ki he feohi mo hono ʻAlo ko Sisu Kalaisi ko hotau ʻEiki. 10 Pea ko eni, ʻe kāinga, ʻoku ou kole kiate kimoutolu, ʻi he huafa ʻo hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi, ke lea taha pe ʻakimoutolu kotoa pē, pea ke ʻoua naʻa ʻiate kimoutolu ʻae ngaahi mavahevahe; ka mou māʻopoʻopo lelei ʻo loto taha pe, pea fakakaukau taha pe. 11 He kuo fakahā mai kiate au ʻakimoutolu, ʻe hoku kāinga, ʻekinautolu ʻi he fale ʻo Koloi, ʻoku ai ʻae ngaahi kikihi ʻiate kimoutolu. 12 Pea ko ʻeku lea eni, ʻoku mou taki taha pehē, “ʻOku ʻo Paula au;” pea, “ʻOku ʻo ʻApolosi au;” pea, “ʻOku ʻo Kifasi au;” pea, “ʻOku ʻo Kalaisi au.” 13 Kuo mavahevahe koā ʻa Kalaisi? Naʻe tutuki ki he ʻakau ʻa Paula koeʻuhi ko kimoutolu? Pe naʻa mou papitaiso ʻi he hingoa ʻo Paula? 14 ‌ʻOku ou fakafetaʻi ki he ʻOtua, naʻe ʻikai te u papitaiso ha taha ʻiate kimoutolu ka ko Kalisipo mo Keio; 15 Telia naʻa pehē ʻe ha niʻihi kuo u fai papitaiso ʻi hoku hingoa ʻoʻoku. 16 Pea naʻaku papitaiso foki ʻae fale ʻo Setivena: pea ʻoku ʻikai te u ʻilo pe naʻaku papitaiso mo ha taha kehe. 17 He naʻe ʻikai fekau au ʻe Kalaisi ke papitaiso, ka ke malangaʻaki ʻae ongoongolelei: kae ʻikai ʻi he poto ʻoe lea, telia naʻa fakataʻeaongaʻi ʻae ʻakau naʻe tutuki ki ai ʻa Kalaisi. 18 He ko e malangaʻaki ʻae ʻakau naʻe tutuki ia ki ai ko e vale ia kiate kinautolu ʻoku malaʻia: ka ko e mālohi ia ʻoe ʻOtua kiate kitautolu kuo fakamoʻui. 19 He kuo tohi, “Te u fakaʻauha ʻae poto ʻoe kau poto, Pea te u fakataʻeʻaonga ʻae ʻilo ʻoe ʻiloʻilo.” 20 Ko e fē ʻae poto? Ko e fē ʻae tangata tohi? Ko e fē ʻae fakakikihi ʻo māmani? ʻIkai kuo fakamatavalea ʻe he ʻOtua ʻae poto ʻo māmani? 21 He koeʻuhi ʻi he poto ʻoe ʻOtua naʻe ʻikai ʻilo ʻae ʻOtua ʻe māmani ʻi hono poto, pea naʻe lelei ki he ʻOtua ʻi he “vale” ʻoe malanga ke fakamoʻui ʻakinautolu ʻoku tui. 22 He ʻoku tangi ʻe he kakai Siu ki ha meʻa fakaofo, pea ʻoku kumi ʻe he kakai Kiliki ki he poto: 23 Ka ʻoku mau malangaʻaki ʻa Kalaisi naʻe tutuki ki he ʻakau, ko e tūkiaʻanga ki he kakai Siu, pea ki he kakai Kiliki ko e vale; 24 Ka ko e mālohi ʻoe ʻOtua mo e poto ʻoe ʻOtua ʻa Kalaisi, kiate kinautolu kuo ui, ʻi he kakai Siu mo e kakai Kiliki. 25 He ko ia ʻoku vale ʻi he ʻOtua, ʻoku poto lahi ia ʻi he tangata; mo ia ʻoku vaivai ʻi he ʻOtua, ʻoku mālohi lahi ia ʻi he tangata. 26 He ʻoka mou mamata ki homou ui, ʻe kāinga, koeʻuhi ʻoku ʻikai ui ha tokolahi ʻoe poto fakakakano, pe ko e tokolahi ʻi he mālohi, pe ko e tokolahi ʻi he houʻeiki: 27 Ka kuo fili ʻe he ʻOtua ʻae ngaahi meʻa vale ʻoe māmani, ke fakamā ʻae poto; pea kuo fili ʻe he ʻOtua ʻae ngaahi meʻa vaivai ʻoe māmani, ke fakamā ʻae mālohi; 28 Mo e kau lāuvale ʻoe māmani, mo e meʻa kuo manuki, kuo fili ʻe he ʻOtua, pea mo e ngaahi meʻa kuo ʻikai, ke ne fakaʻosi ʻaki ʻae ngaahi meʻa ʻoku ai: 29 Ke ʻoua naʻa vikiviki ha toko taha ʻi hono ʻao. 30 Ka ko e meʻa ʻiate ia ʻoku mou ʻia Kalaisi Sisu, ʻaia kuo hoko ai ia mei he ʻOtua kiate kitautolu, ko e poto, mo e fakatonuhia, mo e māʻoniʻoni, mo e huhuʻi: 31 Koeʻuhi, ke hangē ko ia kuo tohi, “Ko ia ʻoku vikiviki, ke vikiviki ia ʻi he ʻEiki.”