Tongan Bible (Revised West Version) Kau ʻAposetolo 22
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1 ʻOku fakamatala lahi ʻe Paula ʻae liliu ia ki he tui, 17 Mo hono fakanofo ko e ʻaposetolo. 22 ʻOku lea ia ki he ngaahi Senitaile, pea ʻita lahi ʻae kakai kiate ia. 24 Naʻe fai ke kauʻimaea ia, 25 Ka ʻi heʻene pehē ko e tangata Loma ia naʻa ne hao.
“ʻAe kāinga tangata, mo e ngaahi tamai, mou fanongo ki heʻeku fakamatala ni kiate kimoutolu.” (Pea ʻi heʻenau fanongo ʻoku ne lea kiate kinautolu ʻi he lea fakaHepelū, naʻa nau fakalongo pe: pea ne pehē,) “Ko e moʻoni ko e tangata Siu au, naʻe fanauʻi au ʻi Tasusi, ʻi Silisia, ka naʻaku tupu hake ʻi he kolo ni ʻi he vaʻe ʻo Kāmelieli, pea naʻe akonekina au ʻi he fono ʻae ngaahi tamai, ʻo fakatatau ki hono totonu lahi, pea ne u fai velenga ki he ʻOtua, ʻo hangē ko kimoutolu kotoa pē ʻi he ʻaho ni. Pea naʻaku fakatangaʻi ʻae hala ko eni ʻo aʻu ki he mate, ʻo haʻisia mo fakahū ki he ngaahi fale fakapōpula ʻae tangata mo e fefine. Pea ʻoku fakamoʻoni kiate au ʻae taulaʻeiki lahi, mo e kau mātuʻa kotoa pē: ʻaia ne u maʻu mei ai ʻae ngaahi tohi ki he kāinga, pea u ʻalu ki Tamasikusi, ke haʻisia mo ʻomi ʻakinautolu naʻe ʻi ai ki Selūsalema, ke tautea. “Pea pehē, ʻi heʻeku fai ʻeku fononga, kuo u ofi ki Tamasikusi, ʻi he hoʻatāmālie, pea fakafokifā, kuo malama mai mei he langi ʻae maama lahi ʻo takatakai ʻiate au. Pea ne u tō ki he kelekele, pea u fanongo ki he leʻo, ʻoku pehē mai kiate au, ‘ʻE Saula, ʻe Saula, ko e hā ʻoku ke fakatanga ai au?’ Pea ne u pehē, ‘ʻE ʻEiki, ko hai koe?’ Pea ne pehē mai kiate au, ‘Ko au Sisu ʻo Nāsaleti, ʻaia ʻoku ke fakatangaʻi.’ Pea naʻe mamata moʻoni ki he maama ʻakinautolu naʻe ʻiate au, pea manavahē; ka naʻe ʻikai te nau fanongo ki he leʻo ʻo ia naʻe lea mai kiate au. 10 Pea ne u pehē, ‘ʻE ʻEiki, ko e hā te u fai?’ Pea pehē mai ʻe he ʻEiki kiate au, ‘Tuʻu, ʻo ʻalu ki Tamasikusi; pea ʻe tala ʻi ai kiate koe ʻae ngaahi meʻa kotoa pē kuo tuʻutuʻuni ke ke fai.’ 11 Pea naʻe ʻikai te u kei mamata, ko e meʻa ʻi he malama lahi ʻae maama ko ia, pea naʻe taki nima au ʻekinautolu naʻe ʻiate au, pea ne u aʻu ki Tamasikusi. 12 “Pea ko e tokotaha ko ʻAnanaia, ko e tangata faʻa lotu ʻo fakatatau ki he fono, pea ongo lelei ia ʻi he kakai Siu kotoa pē naʻe nofo ai; 13 Naʻe haʻu ia kiate au, ʻo tuʻu mai, mo ne pehē mai kiate au, ‘ʻE kāinga ko Saula, ke ʻā ho mata.’ Pea ʻi he feituʻulaʻā pē ko ia ne u sio hake kiate ia. 14 Pe ne pehē mai, ‘Kuo fili koe ʻe he ʻOtua ʻo ʻetau ngaahi tamai, ke ke ʻilo hono finangalo, mo mamata ki he Toko Taha Angatonu ko ia, mo ke fanongo ki he leʻo ʻo hono fofonga. 15 He te ke hoko ko ʻene fakamoʻoni ʻoe meʻa kuo ke mamata mo fanongo ai ki he kakai kotoa pē. 16 Pea ko e hā ʻoku ke fakatuai ai? Tuʻu, pea ke papitaiso, ʻo fakamaʻa koe mei hoʻo angahala, pea ui ki he huafa ʻoe ʻEiki.’ 17 “Pea ʻi heʻeku toe haʻu ki Selūsalema, naʻe pehē, naʻe ʻāvea hoku loto, lolotonga ʻeku lotu ʻi he falelotu lahi; 18 Pea ne u mamata kiate ia, pea ne pehē mai kiate au, ‘Fakatoʻotoʻo, mo ke ʻalu ke vave ʻi Selūsalema: koeʻuhi ʻe ʻikai te nau tui ki hoʻo fakamoʻoni kiate au.’ 19 Pea ne u pehē, ‘ʻE ʻEiki, ʻoku nau ʻilo ko au naʻaku fakahū ki he fale fakapōpula mo haha ʻi he falelotu kotoa pe ʻakinautolu naʻe tui kiate koe. 20 Pea ʻi he lilingi ʻoe toto ʻo hoʻo fakamoʻoni ko Setiveni, naʻaku tuʻu ʻi ai foki, pea u loto ki hono tāmateʻi, pea ne u tauhi ʻae kofu ʻokinautolu naʻa nau tāmateʻi ia.’ 21 Pea pehē mai ʻe ia kiate au, ‘Ke ke ʻalu: he te u fekau koe ki he mamaʻo ki he ngaahi Senitaile.’
22 ¶ Pea naʻa nau fakafanongo kiate ia ʻo aʻu ki he lea ko ia, pea nau toki kalanga lahi, ʻo pehē, “Ke ʻave ʻi māmani ʻae siana pehē: ʻoku ʻikai lelei ke moʻui ia.” 23 Pea ʻi heʻenau kalanga, mo lī ki lalo honau kofu, pea laku ki ʻolunga ʻae efu, 24 Naʻe fekau ʻe he ʻeikitau ke ʻomi ia ki he fale lahi ʻoe kau tau, pea fekau ke ʻeke mo kauʻimaea ia; ke ne ʻilo pe ko e hā ʻoku nau kalanga pehē ai kiate ia. 25 Pea ʻi heʻenau haʻi ʻaki ia ʻae kiliʻi manu, pea pehē ʻe Paula ki he ʻeikitau naʻe tuʻu ai, “ʻOku ngofua hoʻomou kauʻimaea ha tangata Loma, ʻoku teʻeki ai fakamaauʻi?” 26 Pea kuo fanongo ki ai ʻae ʻeikitau, pea ʻalu ia ʻo tala ki he pule ʻoe tau, ʻo ne pehē, “Ke ke vakai ki he meʻa ʻoku ke fai: he ko e tangata Loma eni.” 27 Pea haʻu ai ʻae pule ʻoe tau, ʻo pehē kiate ia, “Tala mai kiate au, ko e Loma koe?” Pea ne pehē, “ʻIo.” 28 Pea pehē ʻe he pule ʻoe tau, “Ko e paʻanga lahi naʻaku fakatauʻaki ʻeau ke u ʻoe kakai ko ia.” Pea pehē ʻe Paula, “Ka naʻe fanauʻi au ko ia.” 29 Pea ʻalu leva ʻiate ia ʻakinautolu naʻe fai ke fakamamahiʻi ia: pea naʻe manavahē foki mo e pule ʻoe tau, ʻi heʻene ʻilo ko e Loma ia, pea koeʻuhi kuo ne haʻi ia. 30 Pea pongipongi ai, koeʻuhi ko ʻene fie ʻilo hono moʻoni ʻoe meʻa kuo tukuakiʻi ai ia ʻe he kakai Siu, naʻa ne vete ʻiate ia hono haʻi, mo ne fekau ki he kau taulaʻeiki lahi mo e kau fakamaau kotoa pē ke fakataha, pea ne ʻomi ki lalo ʻa Paula, ʻo tuku ia ʻi honau ʻao.