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1 Ko e fai ʻae ngaahi kātoanga fakatuʻi ʻe ʻAhasivelo. 10 Ko ʻene fekau ke haʻu ʻa Vasiti, pea tala ʻe ia ʻe ʻikai. 13 Ko e fai ʻae fono ʻe ʻAhasivelo ʻi he fakakaukau ʻo Mimukani, ke pule pe ʻae tangata.
PEA naʻe hoko ʻo pehē ʻi he ngaahi ʻaho ʻo ʻAhasivelo, (koe ʻAhasivelo eni naʻe pule mei Initia ʻo aʻu ki ʻItiopea, ki he vahe fonua ʻe teau mā uofulu mā fitu:) ‌ʻI he ngaahi ʻaho ko ia, ʻi heʻene nofo ʻae tuʻi ko ʻAhasivelo, ki he nofoʻa fakatuʻi ʻo hono puleʻanga, ʻaia naʻe ʻi Susani ko e kolo fakaʻeiki. Naʻa ne fai ʻae kātoanga ki heʻene ngaahi houʻeiki kotoa pē mo ʻene kau tamaioʻeiki ʻi hono tolu taʻu ʻo ʻene pule: ko e mālohi ʻo Peasia mo Mitia, ko e ngaahi houʻeiki, mo kinautolu naʻe pule ki he ngaahi vahe fonua, naʻe ʻi hono ʻao: Pea naʻa ne fakahā ai ʻi he ngaahi ʻaho lahi ʻae koloa ʻo hono puleʻanga fakamanavahē, mo e lahi ʻo ʻene ongoongolelei ʻaʻana, ʻio, ʻi he ʻaho ʻe teau ma valungofulu. Pea ʻi he hili ʻae ngaahi ʻaho ko ia, naʻe fai ʻae kātoanga ʻe he tuʻi ki he kakai kotoa pē naʻe ʻi Susani ko e kolo fakaʻeiki, ki he lahi, mo e siʻi, ʻi he ngaahi ʻaho ʻe fitu, ʻi he lotoʻā ʻoe ngoue ʻi he fale fakaʻeiki ʻoe tuʻi; ‌ʻAia naʻe ʻi ai ʻae ngaahi puipui hinehina, mo lanu ʻakau mata, mo lanu moana, naʻe fakamaʻu ʻaki ʻae ngaahi afo ʻoe filo tupenu tuʻovalevale mo e paʻuhiʻuhi ki he ngaahi kaveʻi siliva mo e ngaahi pou ʻoe maka hinehina: naʻe koula mo siliva ʻae ngaahi mohenga naʻe tuʻu ki he faliki fale ʻoe maka hinehina, mo e kulokula, mo e lanu moana, mo e hinehina, mo e ʻuliʻuli. Pea naʻa nau ʻatu ʻae meʻainu kiate kinautolu ʻi he ngaahi ipu koula, (naʻe fai kehekehe ʻae ngaahi ipu kotoa pē,) mo e uaine ngalingali tuʻi lahi ʻaupito, ʻo fakatatau ki he anga ʻoe tuʻi. Pea naʻe fai ʻae inu ʻo fakatatau ki he fono naʻe ʻikai puleʻi mālohi ʻe ha tokotaha he naʻe pehē ʻe he fono ʻae tuʻi ki he kau matāpule kotoa pē ʻo hono fale, ke nau fai taki taha kotoa pē ʻo fakatatau ki hono loto ʻoʻona. Pea naʻe fai foki ʻe Vasiti ko e tuʻi fefine ʻae kātoanga ki heʻenau fefine ʻi he fale fakatuʻi ʻaia naʻe ʻoe tuʻi ko ʻAhasivelo.
10 ¶ Pea ʻi hono fitu ʻoe ʻaho ʻi he fiefia ʻae loto ʻoe tuʻi ʻi he uaine, naʻa ne fekau kia Mihumani, mo Pisita, mo Hapona, mo Pikita, mo ʻApakita, mo Setali, mo Kakasi, ko e kau tauhi fale ʻe toko fitu naʻe talifekau ʻi he ʻao ʻo ʻAhasivelo ko e tuʻi. 11 Ke nau ʻomi ʻa Vasiti ko e tuʻi fefine ki he ʻao ʻoe tuʻi mo e tatā fakaʻeiki, ke fakahā ki he kakai mo e ngaahi houʻeiki hono hoihoifua: he naʻe hoihoifua ia ke mamata ki ai. 12 Ka naʻe ʻikai fie haʻu ʻae tuʻi fefine ko Vasiti ʻi he fekau ʻae tuʻi ʻi he kau talafekau: ko ia naʻe tuputāmaki ai ʻae tuʻi, pea lili ʻene houhau ʻiate ia.
13 ¶ Pea pehē ai ʻe he tuʻi ki he kau tangata poto, ʻaia naʻe ʻilo ʻae ngaahi kuonga, (he naʻe pehē pe ʻae anga ʻae tuʻi kiate kinautolu kotoa pē naʻe ʻilo ʻae fono mo e fakamaau: 14 Pea naʻe hoko mo ia ʻa Kasina, mo Setali, mo ʻAtimata, mo Tasisi, mo Melesi, mo Masina, mo Mimukani, ko e houʻeiki ʻe toko fitu ʻo Peasia mo Mitia, ʻaia naʻe mamata ki he fofonga ʻoe tuʻi, pea naʻe nofo ki muʻa ʻi he puleʻanga;) 15 “Ko e hā te tau fai ki he tuʻi fefine, ko Vasiti ʻo fakatatau ki he fono, ko e meʻa ʻi he ʻikai te ne fai ʻae fekau ʻae tuʻi ko ʻAhasivelo ʻi he kau talafekau?” 16 Pea naʻe lea ʻa Mimukani ʻi he ʻao ʻoe tuʻi mo e ngaahi houʻeiki, ʻo pehē , “Naʻe ʻikai fai hala ʻe Vasiti ko e tuʻi fefine ki he tuʻi pē, ka ki he ngaahi houʻeiki kotoa pē, pea ki he kakai kotoa pē ʻaia ʻoku ʻi he ngaahi puleʻanga ʻoe tuʻi ko ʻAhasivelo. 17 Koeʻuhi ʻe ongo atu ki he mamaʻo ʻae ngāue ni ʻae tuʻi fefine ki he kau fefine kotoa pē, ko ia te nau mata manuki ai ki honau ngaahi ʻunoho, ʻoka fakaongo atu ia, ‘Naʻe fekau ʻe he tuʻi ko ʻAhasivelo ke ʻomi ʻae tuʻi fefine ki hono ʻao, ka naʻe ʻikai haʻu ia.’ 18 ‌ʻE lea pehē pē foki ʻe he houʻeiki fefine ʻo Peasia mo Mitia he ʻaho ni ki he ngaahi houʻeiki ʻae tuʻi, ʻaia kuo ongoʻi ʻae ngāue ni ʻae tuʻi fefine. Ko ia ʻe tupu ai ʻae manuki lahi mo e ʻita. 19 Pea kapau ʻoku lelei ki he tuʻi, ke fai ʻe ia ʻae fono fakatuʻi, pea tuku ke tohi ia ʻi he ngaahi fono ʻoe kakai Peasia mo e kakai Mitia, koeʻuhi ke ʻoua naʻa fakakehe ia, koeʻuhi ke ʻoua naʻa toe haʻu ʻa Vasiti ki he ʻao ʻoe tuʻi ko ʻAhasivelo: pea ke foaki ʻe he tuʻi hono tuʻunga fakatuʻi ki ha tokotaha ʻoku lelei lahi ʻiate ia. 20 Pea ka fakaongo atu ʻae fono ʻae tuʻi ʻaia te ne fai ki he potu kotoa pē ʻo hono puleʻanga, (he ʻoku lahi ia,) ʻe ʻatu ʻe he ngaahi fefine ʻunoho ʻae fakaʻapaʻapa ki honau ngaahi ʻunoho, pē ko e lahi ia pē ko e siʻi.” 21 Pea naʻe mālie ai ʻae tuʻi mo e ngaahi houʻeiki ʻi he lea ko ia; pea naʻe fai ʻe he tuʻi ʻo fakatatau ki he lea ʻa Mimukani. 22 He naʻa ne ʻave ʻae ngaahi tohi ki he ngaahi potu kotoa pē ʻoe puleʻanga ʻoe tuʻi, ki he puleʻanga kotoa pē ʻo fakatatau ki he tohi ʻo hono lea, pea ki he kakai kotoa pē ʻo tatau mo ʻenau lea, koeʻuhi ke pule taki taha ʻae tangata ʻi hono fale ʻoʻona, pea koeʻuhi ke fanongonongo ia ʻi he lea ʻae kakai kotoa pē.