KO HONO UA ʻOE TOHI ʻA PAULA KO E ʻAPOSETOLO
KI HE KAKAI
KOLINITŌ
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3 ʻOku fakafiemālieʻi ʻakinautolu ʻe he ʻaposetolo ʻi he ngaahi mamahi, ʻi heʻene lau ki he fakafiemālie mo e fakamoʻui kuo fai ʻe he ʻOtua maʻana, 8 Kae lahi ʻaupito ʻi heʻene tuʻutāmaki ʻi ʻEsia. 12 Pea ʻoku ne fakamoʻoni mei hono loto ʻoʻona, mo homau loto, ki he angatotonu naʻa ne malangaʻaki ai ʻae moʻoni taʻeliliu ʻoe ongoongolelei. 15 ʻOku ne fakahā hono ʻuhinga ʻo ʻene taʻeʻalu atu kiate kinautolu.
KO AU PAULA, ko e ʻaposetolo ʻa Sisu Kalaisi ʻi he finangalo ʻoe ʻOtua, pea mo Timote ko hotau kāinga, ki he siasi ʻoe ʻOtua ʻoku ʻi Kolinitō, fakataha mo e kāinga māʻoniʻoni fulipē ʻoku ʻi ʻAkeia kotoa pē: Ke ʻiate kimoutolu ʻae ʻofa mo e melino mei he ʻOtua ko ʻetau Tamai, pea mei he ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi. Fakafetaʻi ki he ʻOtua, mo e Tamai ʻa hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi, ko e Tamai ʻae ngaahi ʻaloʻofa, mo e ʻOtua ʻoe fiemālie kotoa pē; ‌ʻAia ʻoku ne fakafiemālieʻi ʻakimautolu ʻi heʻemau mamahi kotoa pē, koeʻuhi ke mau faʻa fai ai ke fakafiemālieʻi ʻakinautolu ʻoku mamahiʻia, ʻaki ʻae fakafiemālie ko ia ʻaia ʻoku fakafiemālieʻi ʻaki ʻakimautolu ʻe he ʻOtua. He ʻoku hangē ʻae tupulekina ʻoe ngaahi mamahi ʻa Kalaisi ʻiate kimautolu, ʻoku pehē, ʻoku tupulekina foki ʻemau fiemālie ʻia Kalaisi. Pea kapau ʻoku mau mamahi, ko e meʻa ia ki hoʻomou fiemālie mo e fakamoʻui, ʻaia ʻoku ngāue lelei ke mou faʻa kātaki ʻae ngaahi mamahi ko ia ʻoku mau kātaki foki: pea kapau kuo fakafiemālieʻi ʻakimautolu, ko hoʻomou fakafiemālie ia mo e fakamoʻui. Pea ʻoku tuʻumaʻu pe ʻemau ʻamanaki lelei kiate kimoutolu, ko ʻemau ʻilo, ko e meʻa ʻi hoʻomou kau ʻi he ngaahi mamahi, te mou kau foki ʻi he fiemālie. He ʻoku ʻikai ko homau loto ke mou taʻeʻilo, ʻe kāinga, ki heʻemau ngaahi mamahi naʻe hoko kiate kimautolu ʻi ʻEsia, koeʻuhi naʻe taʻomia lahi hake ʻaupito ia ʻi heʻemau mālohi, ko ia naʻe ʻikai ai te mau ʻamanaki ki he moʻui: Ka naʻa mau ongoʻi kuo tukupau ʻakimautolu ki he mate, koeʻuhi ke ʻoua naʻa mau falala kiate kimautolu, ka ki he ʻOtua ʻaia ʻoku ne fokotuʻu hake ʻae mate: 10 ‌ʻAia naʻa ne fakamoʻui ʻakimautolu mei he mate lahi ko ia, pea ʻoku ne kei fakamoʻui: pea ʻoku mau falala te ne kei fakamoʻui pe; 11 ‌ʻI he tokoni fakataha ʻakimoutolu foki ʻi he lotua ʻakimautolu, koeʻuhi ko e foaki kuo tuku kiate kimautolu ʻi he kau ʻae tokolahi, ʻe ʻatu ai ʻae fakafetaʻi ʻe he tokolahi koeʻuhi ko kimautolu. 12 He ko ʻemau fiefiaʻanga eni, ko e fakamoʻoni ʻo homau loto, koeʻuhi ʻi he loto taha, mo e moʻoni fakaʻotua, kae ʻikai ʻi he poto fakakakano, kae ʻi he ʻofa ʻae ʻOtua, kuo mau fai homau lakanga ʻi he māmani, kae lahi taha pe kiate kimoutolu. 13 He ʻoku ʻikai te mau tohi ha meʻa kehe kiate kimoutolu, ka ko ia pe ʻoku mou ʻilo mo tui ki ai; pea ʻoku ou ʻamanaki ke mou tui ʻo aʻu ki he ngataʻanga; 14 ‌ʻO hangē ko e ʻilo ʻakimautolu foki ʻe homou niʻihi, ko homou fiefiaʻanga ʻakimautolu, ʻio, ʻo hangē ʻoku ʻamautolu ʻakimoutolu ʻi he ʻaho ʻoe ʻEiki ko Sisu. 15 Pea ʻi he tui ni naʻaku loto ke ʻalu atu kiate kimoutolu ʻi muʻa, koeʻuhi ke mou maʻu hono ua ʻoe meʻaʻofa; 16 Pea ke u ʻalu atu ʻiate kimoutolu ki Masitōnia, pea ke u toe haʻu mei Masitōnia kiate kimoutolu, pea ke ʻiate kimoutolu ke moimoiʻi au ʻi hoku fononga ki Siutea. 17 Pea ʻi heʻeku loto ki ai, naʻaku vaʻivaʻinga ʻaki? Pe ko e ngaahi meʻa ʻoku ou tuʻutuʻuni, ʻoku ou tuʻutuʻuni ʻo fakatatau ki he kakano, koeʻuhi ke ʻiate au ʻae “ʻIo ʻio,” mo “ʻIkai ʻikai?” 18 Ka ʻoku moʻoni ʻae ʻOtua, ko ʻemau lea atu kiate kimoutolu naʻe ʻikai ko e “ʻIo” mo “ʻIkai.” 19 He ko e ʻAlo ʻoe ʻOtua, ko Sisu Kalaisi, ʻaia naʻe malangaʻaki kiate kimoutolu ʻekimautolu, ʻio , ʻe au mo Silivenusi mo Timote, naʻe ʻikai ko e “ʻIo” mo “ʻIkai,” ka naʻe “ʻIo” pe ʻiate ia. 20 He ko e ngaahi talaʻofa kotoa pē ʻae ʻOtua ʻoku “ʻIo” pe ʻiate ia, pea “ʻEmeni” ʻiate ia, ki he ongoongolelei ʻoe ʻOtua ʻiate kimautolu. 21 Pea ko e ʻOtua ia, ʻaia ʻoku ne fakatuʻumaʻu ʻakimautolu fakataha mo kimoutolu ʻia Kalaisi, pea ko ia ia ne ne pani ʻakitautolu; 22 ‌ʻAia kuo ne fakaʻilonga foki ʻakitautolu, ʻo ne foaki mai ʻae fakamoʻoni, ko e Laumālie ʻi hotau loto. 23 Ka ʻoku ou ui ki he ʻOtua ke ne fakamoʻoni ki hoku laumālie, ko e meʻa ʻi heʻeku ʻofa kiate kimoutolu, ʻoku teʻeki te u ʻalu atu ai ki Kolinitō. 24 Ka ʻoku ʻikai ko e meʻa ke mau puleʻi hoʻomou tui, ka ko e kau tokoni ki hoʻomou fiefia: he ʻoku mou tuʻu ʻi he tui.