Tongan Bible (Revised West Version) 1 Tesalonaika 2
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1 ʻAe anga ʻo hono ʻomi mo e malangaʻaki ʻae ongoongolelei ki he kāinga ʻi Tesalonika, mo e anga naʻa nau tali ʻaki ia. 18 ʻOku fakahā ʻe Paula hono ʻuhinga ʻo ʻene nofo fuoloa meiate kinautolu, mo ia foki ʻoku ne holi lahi ai ke toe mamata kiate kinautolu.
He ʻoku ʻilo ʻekimoutolu, ʻe kāinga, ko ʻemau hoko atu kiate kimoutolu, naʻe ʻikai taʻeʻaonga ia: Kae hili ʻemau tomuʻa mamahi, mo homau ngaohikoviʻi ʻaupito, ʻi Filipai, ʻaia ʻoku mou ʻilo, naʻa mau mālohi ʻi homau ʻOtua ke leaʻaki kiate kimoutolu ʻae ongoongolelei ʻoe ʻOtua lolotonga ʻae fakatanga lahi. He naʻe ʻikai ʻi he kākā ʻemau akonaki, pe ʻi he taʻemāʻoniʻoni, pe ʻi he fakaoloolo: Ka ʻi heʻene lelei ki he ʻOtua ke tuku kiate kimautolu ʻae ongoongolelei, ko ia ʻoku pehē ai ʻemau lea; ʻo ʻikai ko e fakafiemālie ki he kakai, ka ko e ʻOtua, ʻaia ʻoku ne ʻahiʻahiʻi homau loto. He ʻoku mou ʻilo, naʻe ʻikai te mau ngāueʻaki ʻae lea fakalai ʻi ha kuonga ʻe taha, pe ko e kofu ʻoe manumanu; ko e fakamoʻoni ʻae ʻOtua: Pea naʻe ʻikai te mau kumi ha fakamālō mei he tangata, pe meiate kimoutolu, pe mei ha niʻihi kehe, ka naʻe ngofua pe ke mau fakamāfasia ʻakimoutolu, ʻo taau mo e kau ʻaposetolo ʻo Kalaisi. Ka naʻa mau ʻiate kimoutolu ʻi he angavaivai, ʻio, ʻo hangē ko e tauhi ʻoku ne tauhi ʻofa ʻene fānau: Pea ʻi he ʻemau tokanga ʻofa kiate kimoutolu, naʻa mau loto ke ʻatu kiate kimoutolu, ʻikai ko e ongoongolelei ʻoe ʻOtua pe, ka ko ʻemau moʻui foki, koeʻuhi ko e ʻofeina lahi ʻakimoutolu kiate kimautolu. He ʻoku mou manatu, ʻe kāinga, ʻemau ngaue mo e ongosia: ko e meʻa ʻi he ngaue ʻi he pō mo e ʻaho, koeʻuhi ke ʻoua naʻa mau fakamasiva ha tokotaha ʻiate kimoutolu, pea naʻa mau malangaʻaki ʻae ongoongolelei ʻoe ʻOtua kiate kimoutolu. 10 Ko e kau fakamoʻoni ʻakimoutolu, mo e ʻOtua foki, ki heʻemau ʻulungāanga māʻoniʻoni mo totonu mo taʻehalaia ʻiate kimoutolu ʻoku tui: 11 Pea ʻoku mou ʻilo foki ʻemau enginakiʻi mo fakafiemālie mo fakapapau kiate kimoutolu kotoa pē, ʻo hangē ko e tamai ki heʻene fānau, 12 Koeʻuhi ke mou ʻaʻeva ʻo taau mo e ʻOtua, ʻaia kuo ne ui ʻakimoutolu ki hono puleʻanga mo hono nāunau. 13 Ko e meʻa ko ia ʻoku mau fakafetaʻi taʻetuku ai foki ki he ʻOtua, koeʻuhi, ʻi hoʻomou maʻu ʻae folofola ʻae ʻOtua ʻaia ne mou fanongo ai ʻiate kimautolu, naʻe ʻikai te mou maʻu ia ʻo hangē ko e lea ʻae tangata, kae hangē ko ia ʻoku moʻoni, ko e folofola ʻae ʻOtua, ʻaia ʻoku ngaue ʻaonga foki kiate kimoutolu ʻoku tui. 14 He naʻa mou hoko, ʻe kāinga, ko e kau faʻifaʻitaki ki he ngaahi siasi ʻoe ʻOtua ʻi Siutea ʻoku ʻia Kalaisi Sisu: he naʻa mou kātaki ʻae ngaahi meʻa pehē ʻi he kakai ʻi homou fonua foki, ʻo hangē ko kinautolu ʻi he kakai Siu: 15 ‌ʻAkinautolu naʻe tāmateʻi ʻae ʻEiki ko Sisu, mo honau kau palōfita foki, pea kuo nau fakatangaʻi ʻakimautolu; pea ʻoku ʻikai te nau lelei ki he ʻOtua, pea ʻoku nau fai kehe mo e kakai kotoa pē: 16 ‌ʻOku nau taʻofi ʻemau lea ki he ngaahi Senitaile koeʻuhi ke nau moʻui, ko e meʻa ke fakakakato ai ʻenau ngaahi angahala: he kuo hoko hono lahi ʻoe houhau kiate kinautolu. 17 Ka ko kimautolu, ʻe kāinga, kuo mavahe meiate kimoutolu ʻi he kuonga siʻi ʻi he sino, kae ʻikai ʻi he loto, kuo lahi hake ʻaupito ai ʻemau ʻahiʻahi mo holi lahi ke mamata ki homou mata. 18 Ko ia naʻa mau fie ʻalu atu ai kiate kimoutolu, ʻio, ko au Paula, ʻo liunga taha mo liunga ua; ka naʻe taʻofi ʻakimoutolu ʻe Sētane. 19 He ko e hā ʻemau ʻamanaki lelei, pe fiefia, pe ko e polepole ʻoe fiefia? ʻIkai ko kimoutolu foki ʻi he ʻao ʻo hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi ʻi heʻene hāʻele mai? 20 He ko homau vikivikiʻanga ʻakimoutolu mo ʻemau fiefia.