KO E TOHI
ʻAE PALŌFITA KO
TANIELA
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1 ʻAe pōpula ʻo Sihoiakimi. 3 ʻOku maʻu ʻe ʻAsipinasi ʻa Taniela, mo Hanania, mo Misaeli, mo ʻAsalia. 8 ʻI heʻenau taʻetokanga ki he meʻakai ʻae tuʻi, ʻoku nau tupu lelei ʻi he sepo mo e vai. 17 Honau lelei ʻi he poto.
‌ʻI HONO tolu ʻoe taʻu ʻoe pule ʻa Sihoiakimi, ko e tuʻi ʻo Siuta, naʻe haʻu ʻa Nepukanesa ko e tuʻi ʻo Papilone ki Selūsalema, pea tauʻi ia. Pea naʻe tuku ʻe he ʻEiki ʻa Sihoiakimi ko e tuʻi ʻo Siuta ki hono nima, mo e ngaahi ipu niʻihi ʻi he fale ʻoe ʻOtua; ʻaia naʻa ne ʻave ki he fonua, ko Saina, ki he fale ʻo hono ʻotua; pea ne ʻomi ʻae ngaahi ipu ki he feleoko ʻo hono ʻotua.
¶ Pea naʻe lea ʻae tuʻi kia ʻAsipinasi, ko e ʻeiki ʻo ʻene kau talifekau, ke ne ʻomai ha niʻihi ʻoe fānau ʻa ʻIsileli, pea mo e hako ʻoe tuʻi, pea mo e ngaahi houʻeiki: Ko e fānau taʻehaʻila kae matamatalelei, pea poto ʻi he ngaahi poto kotoa pē, pea ʻiloʻi ʻae ngaahi ʻilo, mo poto ʻi he ngaahi poto ʻoku ako, pea mo kinautolu naʻe maʻu ʻae faʻa fai ʻiate kinautolu ke tuʻu ʻi he fale ʻoe tuʻi, ke ako kiate kinautolu ʻae poto mo e lea ʻae kau Kalitia. Pea ne tuʻutuʻuni ʻe he tuʻi ki ai ʻae tufakanga meʻakai ʻi he ʻaho kotoa pē, ʻi he meʻakai ʻae tuʻi, pea mo e uaine ʻaia naʻa ne inu: ʻo tauhi pehē ʻi he taʻu ʻe tolu, koeʻuhi ʻi he ngataʻanga ʻo ia ke nau tuʻu ʻi he ʻao ʻoe tuʻi. Pea naʻe ʻiate kinautolu, ʻi he fānau ʻo Siuta, ʻa Taniela, mo Hanania, mo Misaeli, mo ʻAsalia. ‌ʻAkinautolu naʻe ai ki ʻai ʻe he ʻeiki ʻoe kau talifekau ʻae ngaahi hingoa, he naʻa ne ʻai kia Taniela ʻae hingoa ko Pelitisasa, pea kia Hanania ko Seteleki, pea kia Misaeli ko Mesake, pea kia ʻAsalia, ko ʻApetiniko. Ka naʻe fakapapau ʻa Taniela ʻi hono loto, ʻe ʻikai te ne fakaʻuliʻi ʻe ia ia, ʻaki ʻae tufakanga meʻakai ʻoe tuʻi pe ko e uaine naʻa ne inu: ko ia naʻa ne kole ki he ʻeiki ʻoe kau talifekau, ke ʻoua naʻa ne fakaʻuliʻi ʻe ia ia. Pea ko eni, kuo fakatupu ʻe he ʻOtua, ʻi he loto ʻoe ʻeiki ʻoe kau talifekau, ʻae lelei mo e ʻofa mamahi kia Taniela. 10 Pea ne pehē ʻe he ʻeiki ʻoe kau talifekau kia Taniela, “ʻOku ou manavahē ki hoku ʻeiki ko e tuʻi, ʻaia kuo ne tuʻutuʻuni ʻa hoʻomou meʻakai, mo hoʻomou inu, ko e hā ka mamata ai ia ki homou mata ʻoku matamata kovi ʻi he fānau, ʻaia ʻoku mou faʻahinga ki ai? Ka pehē te mou fakatuputāmaki ke tō ki hoku ʻulu mei he tuʻi.” 11 Pea ne pehē ʻe Taniela kia Melasa, “ʻAia naʻe fakanofo ʻe he ʻeiki ʻoe kau talifekau, ke pule kia Taniela, mo Hanania, mo Misaeli, mo ʻAsalia, 12 ‌ʻoku ou kole kiate koe, ke ke ʻahiʻahi ʻa hoʻo kau tamaioʻeiki ʻi he ʻaho ʻe hongofulu, pea ke nau tuku kiate kimautolu ʻae sepo, ke mau kai, mo e vai ke mau inu. 13 Pea tuku ke vakai ki homau mata ʻi ho ʻao, pea mo e mata ʻoe fānau ʻoku kai ʻae tufakanga ʻoe meʻakai ʻae tuʻi: pea hangē ko hoʻo mamata, fai ki hoʻo kau tamaioʻeiki.” 14 Pea pehē, naʻa ne tokanga kiate kinautolu ʻi he meʻa ni, pea ne ʻahiʻahiʻi ʻakinautolu ʻi he ʻaho ʻe hongofulu. 15 Pea ʻi he ngataʻanga ʻoe ʻaho ʻe hongofulu, naʻe matamatalelei hake mo sino ʻa honau mata ʻi he fānau kotoa pē, ʻaia naʻe kai ʻae tufakanga ʻoe meʻakai ʻae tuʻi. 16 Ko ia naʻe ʻave ʻe Melasa ʻa ʻenau tufakanga meʻakai, pea mo e uaine naʻe tuku ke nau inu, pea ne tuku kiate kinautolu ʻae sepo. 17 Pea ko e kau talavou ʻe toko fā ni, naʻe foaki ʻe he ʻOtua kiate kinautolu ʻae ʻilo mo e mafai, ʻi he ngaahi ʻiloʻilo kotoa pē mo e poto, pea naʻe maʻu ʻe Taniela ʻae ʻiloʻi ʻoe ngaahi meʻa hā mai kotoa pē, mo e ngaahi misi. 18 Pea ʻi he ngataʻanga ʻoe ngaahi ʻaho naʻe lea ʻae tuʻi, ke ne ʻomi ki loto ʻakinautolu, pea naʻe ʻomi ki loto ʻakinautolu ʻe he ʻeiki ʻoe kau talifekau, ki he ʻao ʻo Nepukanesa. 19 Pea naʻe lea ʻae tuʻi mo kinautolu; pea ʻiate kinautolu kotoa pē, naʻe ʻikai ke ʻilo ha niʻihi ʻoku tatau mo Taniela, mo Hanania, mo Misaeli, mo ʻAsalia: ko ia naʻe tuʻu ʻakinautolu ʻi he ʻao ʻo Nepukanesa. 20 Pea ʻi he ngaahi meʻa kotoa pē ʻoe poto, mo e ʻilo ʻaia naʻe fehuʻi ai ʻae tuʻi kiate kinautolu, naʻa ne ʻiloʻi ʻakinautolu, ne nau lelei hake ʻo liunga hongofulu, ʻi he kau fiemana, mo e kau ʻasitolōnoma kotoa pē, ʻaia naʻe ʻi hono puleʻanga kotoa pē. 21 Pea naʻe kei ʻi ai pe ʻa Taniela, ʻo aʻu ki hono ʻuluaki taʻu ʻoe tuʻi ko Kolesi.