KO E TOHI ʻA PAULA KO E ʻAPOSETOLO
KI HE KAKAI
ʻEFESŌ
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1 Hili ʻae fetapa ʻa Paula, 3 Mo e fakafetaʻi koeʻuhi ko e kau lotu ʻi ʻEfesō, 4 Pea ne lea ki hono fili ʻakitautolu, 6 Mo e ohi ʻakitautolu ʻi he ʻofa, 11 ʻAia ko e tuʻunga moʻoni mo totonu ʻoe moʻui ki he tangata. 13 Pea koeʻuhi ʻoku ʻikai ke faʻa tatae hono māʻolunga ʻoe meʻa fufū ni, 16 ʻOku ne hū ke nau lavaʻi 18 Hono ʻilo moʻoni, 20 Mo hono maʻu lelei ʻo ia ʻia Kalaisi.
KO AU PAULA, ko e ʻaposetolo ʻa Sisu Kalaisi ʻi he finangalo ʻoe ʻOtua, ki he kāinga māʻoniʻoni ʻoku ʻi ʻEfesō, pea ki he kakai tui ʻia Kalaisi Sisu: Ke ʻiate kimoutolu ʻae ʻaloʻofa, mo e monūʻia, mei he ʻOtua ko e tau Tamai, pea mei he ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi. Fakafetaʻi ki he ʻOtua ko e Tamai ʻa hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi, ʻaia kuo ne tāpuaki ʻaki ʻakitautolu ʻae ngaahi tāpuaki fakalaumālie kotoa pē ʻi he ngaahi potu fakalangi ʻia Kalaisi: ‌ʻO fakatatau ki heʻene fili ʻakitautolu ʻiate ia ʻi he teʻeki ai fakatupu ʻa māmani, koeʻuhi ke tau māʻoniʻoni mo taʻehalaia ʻi hono ʻao ʻi he ʻofa: ‌ʻAia naʻa ne tuʻutuʻuni ʻakitautolu ki he ʻohia ʻoe fānau kiate ia ʻia Sisu Kalaisi, ʻo fakatatau ki he angaʻofa ʻo hono finangalo, Ke ai ha fakafetaʻi ʻi heʻene ʻofa ongoongolelei, ʻaia kuo ne maʻu ai ʻakitautolu ʻi he ʻOfeina. ‌ʻAia ʻoku tau maʻu ai ʻae huhuʻi hono taʻataʻa, ko e fakamolemole ʻoe ngaahi angahala, ʻo fakatatau mo hono lahi ʻaupito ʻo ʻene ʻofa; ‌ʻAia kuo ne fonu lahi ʻaupito ai kiate kitautolu, ʻi he poto kotoa pē mo e ʻiloʻilo; ‌ʻI he fakaʻilo kiate kitautolu ʻae meʻa fakalilolilo ʻo hono finangalo, ʻo fakatatau mo e angaʻofa ʻaʻana, ʻaia naʻa ne tuʻutuʻuni ʻiate ia pe: 10 Koeʻuhi ʻi he kakato ʻoe ngaahi kuonga naʻa ne tuʻutuʻuni, ke ne fakakātoa fakataha ʻae meʻa kotoa pē ʻia Kalaisi, ʻae meʻa ʻoku ʻi he langi, mo ia ʻoku ʻi māmani; ʻio, ʻiate ia: 11 ‌ʻAia kuo mau maʻu ai foki ʻae tofiʻa, he kuo ne tuʻutuʻuni ʻakimautolu ʻo fakatatau ki he faʻiteliha ʻo ia ʻoku fai ʻae ngaahi meʻa kotoa pē ʻo fakatatau ki he poto ʻo hono finangalo: 12 Koeʻuhi ke ongoongolelei ʻene angalelei ʻiate kimautolu naʻe tomuʻa falala kia Kalaisi, 13 Mo kimoutolu foki, ʻi he hili hoʻomou fanongo ki he folofola ʻoe moʻoni, ko e ongoongolelei ʻo homou fakamoʻui: ʻaia foki ʻi hoʻomou tui, naʻe fakaʻilonga ʻaki ʻakimoutolu ʻae Laumālie Māʻoniʻoni ʻoe talaʻofa, 14 ‌ʻAia ko e fakamoʻoni ia ʻo hotau tofiʻa, kaeʻoua ke huhuʻi ʻae tofiʻa kuo fakatau, ke fakaongolelei ai ʻene angalelei. 15 Pea ko au foki, hili ʻeku fanongo ki hoʻomou tui ki he ʻEiki ko Sisu, mo e ʻofa ki he kāinga māʻoniʻoni kotoa pē, 16 ‌ʻOku ʻikai tuku ʻeku ʻatu ʻae fakafetaʻi koeʻuhi ko kimoutolu, ʻo takua ʻakimoutolu ʻi heʻeku ngaahi lotu; 17 Koeʻuhi ke tuku kiate kimoutolu ʻe he ʻOtua ʻo hotau ʻEiki ko Sisu Kalaisi, ko e Tamai ʻoe nāunau, ʻae laumālie ʻoe poto mo e fakahā ʻi he faʻa ʻiloʻi ia; 18 ‌ʻI he fakamaama ʻae mata ʻo homou loto; koeʻuhi ke mou ʻilo ai, pe ko e hā ʻae ʻamanaki lelei ʻo ʻene ui, pea ko e hā ʻae koloa ʻoe lelei ʻo hono tofiʻa ʻi he kāinga māʻoniʻoni, 19 Pea ko e hā hono lahi fakamanavahē ʻo ʻene mālohi kiate kitautolu ʻoku tui, ʻo fakatatau ki he ngāue ʻa hono māfimafi lahi ʻaupito, 20 ‌ʻAia naʻa ne fai kia Kalaisi, ʻi heʻene fokotuʻu hake ia mei he pekia, ʻo ne fakanofo ia ki hono nima toʻomataʻu ʻi he ngaahi potu fakalangi, 21 ‌ʻO māʻolunga lahi ʻaupito ʻi he ngaahi pule kotoa pē, mo e mālohi, mo e māfimafi, mo e ʻeikiʻanga mo e hingoa kotoa pē ʻoku ui ʻaki, ʻikai ʻi he māmani pe, ka ʻi he maama ko ia foki ʻe hoko: 22 Pea kuo tuku ʻe ia ʻae ngaahi meʻa kotoa pē ki hono lalo vaʻe, pea fakanofo ia ko e ʻulu ki he ngaahi meʻa kotoa pē ki hono siasi, 23 ‌ʻAia ko hono sino, ko e fonu ʻo ia ʻoku ne fakafonu kotoa pē ʻi he meʻa kotoa pē.