KO E ʻULUAKI TOHI
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1 ʻOku ne fakafetaʻi ki he ʻOtua koeʻuhi ko ʻene ngaahi lelei fakalaumālie: 10 ʻO ne fakahā ʻoku ʻikai ko e meʻa foʻou ʻae fakamoʻui ʻia Kalaisi, ka ko e meʻa naʻe kikite ki ai talu mei muʻa: 13 Pea ne ako ai ʻakinautolu ke nau moʻui angafakaʻotua, he koeʻuhi kuo toe fanauʻi foʻou ʻakinautolu ʻi he folofola ʻae ʻOtua.
KO AU PITA, ko e ʻaposetolo ʻa Sisu Kalaisi, ki he kakai ʻāunofo kuo fakamovetevete ʻi Ponito, mo Kalētia, mo Kapatosia, mo ʻEsia, mo Pitinia, Kuo fili ʻo fakatatau ki he muʻaki ʻilo ʻoe ʻOtua ko e Tamai, ʻi he fakamāʻoniʻoniʻi ʻoe Laumālie, ki he talangofua, pea ʻi he luluku ʻoe taʻataʻa ʻo Sisu Kalaisi: Ke tupulekina pe kiate kimoutolu ʻae ʻaloʻofa mo e monūʻia. Fakafetaʻi ki he ʻOtua ko e Tamai ʻa hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi, ʻaia kuo ne fakatupu foʻou ʻakitautolu, ʻo fakatatau ki heʻene ʻaloʻofa lahi, ki he ʻamanaki moʻui ʻi he toetuʻu ʻa Sisu Kalaisi mei he pekia, Ki ha tofiʻa taʻefaʻaʻauha, pea taʻeʻuli, ʻo taʻefaʻamae, ʻoku tauhiʻi ʻi he langi maʻatautolu, ‌ʻAkitautolu ʻoku leʻohi ʻe he mālohi ʻoe ʻOtua ʻi he tui ki he fakamoʻui kuo teu ke fakahā ʻi he kuonga ki mui. ‌ʻAia ʻoku mou fiefia lahi ai, ka ko eni ʻi he ʻaho siʻi pe, ʻi heʻene ʻaonga ke pehē, ʻoku mou māfasia ʻi he ngaahi ʻahiʻahi lahi: Koeʻuhi ʻi he ʻahiʻahi ʻa hoʻomou tui, ʻaia ʻoku mahuʻinga lahi ʻi he koula ʻoku ʻauha, ka kuo ʻahiʻahi ia ʻaki ʻae afi, ke ʻilo ia ʻoku iku ki he fakamālōʻia mo e ongoongolelei mo e nāunau ʻi he fakahā mai ʻo Sisu Kalaisi: ‌ʻAia ʻoku teʻeki te mou mamata, ka ʻoku mou ʻofa ki ai; pea ʻoku ʻikai pe te mou mamata ki ai, ka ʻi hoʻomou tui, ʻoku mou fiefia ʻaki ʻae fiefia taʻefaʻaʻauha pea fungani lelei: ‌ʻO maʻu ʻae ngataʻanga ʻo hoʻomou tui, ko e fakamoʻui ʻo homou laumālie. 10 ‌ʻAe fakamoʻui ko ia naʻe ʻekea mo hakule lahi ki ai ʻae kau palōfita, ʻakinautolu naʻe kikite ki he ʻaloʻofa kiate kimoutolu: 11 ‌ʻO nau kumi pe hoko fakakū, pe ko e hā ʻae anga ʻoe kuonga ko ia naʻe lea ki ai ʻae Laumālie ʻo Kalaisi, ʻaia naʻe nofoʻia ʻakinautolu, ʻi heʻene tomuʻa fakahā ʻae ngaahi mamahi ʻo Kalaisi, pea mo e lelei ʻe hoko ai. 12 ‌ʻAkinautolu naʻe fakahā ki ai, naʻe ʻikai maʻanautolu, kae maʻatautolu naʻa nau tauhiʻi ʻae ngaahi meʻa, ʻaia kuo fakamatala eni kiate kimoutolu ʻekinautolu kuo malangaʻaki ʻae ongoongolelei kiate kimoutolu, ʻaki ʻae Laumālie Māʻoniʻoni naʻe fekau hifo mei he langi; ko e ngaahi meʻa ko ia ʻoku holi ke fakasio ki ai ʻae kau ʻāngelo. 13 Ko ia ke nonoʻo ʻae noʻotanga vala ʻa homou loto, pea leʻo, ʻo ʻamanaki lelei ʻo aʻu ki he ngataʻanga, ki he lelei ʻe ʻomi kiate kimoutolu ʻi he fakahā ʻo Sisu Kalaisi; 14 Ke mou ngali mo e fānau talangofua, ke ʻoua naʻa fakatatau ʻakimoutolu ki he ngaahi holi ʻi muʻa hoʻomou taʻeʻilo: 15 Kae hangē ʻoku māʻoniʻoni ʻaia kuo ne uiuiʻi ʻakimoutolu, ke māʻoniʻoni foki ʻakimoutolu ʻi hoʻomou moʻui kotoa pē; 16 He kuo tohi, ʻo pehē , “Mou māʻoniʻoni he ʻoku ou māʻoniʻoni.” 17 Pea kapau ʻoku mou hū ki he Tamai, ʻaia ʻoku ne fakamaau ʻo taʻefilifilimānako ki he kakai, kae fakatatau ki he ngāue ʻae tangata taki taha, mou fai ke fakaʻosi ʻae ngaahi ʻaho ʻo hoʻomou ʻāunofo ʻi he manavahē: 18 Koeʻuhi ʻoku mou ʻilo naʻe ʻikai ke huhuʻi ʻakimoutolu mei hoʻomou moʻui taʻeʻaonga, ʻi he talatupuʻa mei hoʻomou ngaahi tamai, ʻaki ʻae ngaahi meʻa ʻe ʻauha, ko e siliva mo e koula; 19 Ka ʻi he taʻataʻa maʻongoʻonga ʻo Kalaisi, ʻo hangē ha lami taʻehanoʻila, pea taʻehanomele: 20 ‌ʻAia naʻe muʻaki tuʻutuʻuni moʻoni ʻi he teʻeki fakatupu ʻa māmani, ka naʻe fakahā ia ʻi he kuonga ki mui ni koeʻuhi ko kimoutolu, 21 ‌ʻAkimoutolu ʻoku tui ʻiate ia ki he ʻOtua, ʻaia naʻa ne fokotuʻu ia mei he pekia, mo ne hakeakiʻi ia; koeʻuhi ke ʻi he ʻOtua ʻa hoʻomou tui mo e ʻamanaki lelei. 22 Ko e meʻa ʻi hoʻomou fakamaʻa homou laumālie, ʻi he Laumālie, ʻi hoʻomou talangofua ki he moʻoni, ki he ʻofa taʻeloi ʻoe kāinga, ke mou feʻofaʻaki ʻaki ʻae loto maʻa mo fakamātoato: 23 He kuo mou fanauʻi foʻou, kae ʻikai ʻaki ʻae tenga ʻe ʻauha, ka ko ia ʻe taʻefaʻaʻauha, ko e folofola ʻae ʻOtua, ʻaia ʻoku moʻui pea tolonga ʻo taʻengata. 24 “He ʻoku hangē ko e mohuku ʻae kakano kotoa pē, pea ko e nāunau kotoa pē ʻoe tangata ʻoku tatau mo e fisiʻi mohuku. ʻOku mae ʻae mohuku, pea ko hono fisi ʻoʻona ʻoku ngangana: 25 Ka ʻoku tolonga ʻo taʻengata ʻae folofola ʻae ʻEiki.” Pea ko e folofola eni ʻaia ʻoku malangaʻaki ʻi he ongoongolelei kiate kimoutolu.