Tongan Bible (Revised West Version) Eseta 5
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1 Ko e ʻahiʻahiʻi ʻe Eseta ʻae ʻofa ʻae tuʻi, pea maʻu ʻe ia ʻae lelei mo e mafao mai ʻoe tokotoko koula, pea tala ki he tuʻi mo Hamani ʻae fakataha ke inu. 6 Pea fiemālie ʻae tuʻi ʻi heʻene kole, pea ne tala kiate kinaua ʻae fakataha ʻe taha ke inu. 9 Ko e viki ʻa Hamani ʻi hono fakahikihiki, kae lāunga ia ʻi he manuki ʻa Motekiai. 14 ʻI he fakakaukau ʻa hono ʻunoho ko Selesi naʻa ne fokotuʻu maʻana ʻae ʻakau tautauʻanga.
Pea ʻi heʻene hokosia hono tolu ʻoe ʻaho, naʻe ʻai ʻe Eseta hono ngaahi kofu ngalingali ʻeiki, pea tuʻu ia ʻi he fale ʻi loto ʻi he fale ʻoe tuʻi, ʻo hangatonu atu ki he fale ʻoe tuʻi: pea naʻe nofo ʻae tuʻi ki hono nofoʻa fakatuʻi, ʻi he fale fakatuʻi, ʻo hangatonu atu ki he matapā ʻoe fale. Pea naʻe pehē, ʻi he mamata ʻae tuʻi kia Eseta ko e tuʻi fefine ʻoku tuʻu ʻi he loto fale, naʻe maʻu ʻe ia ʻae ʻofa ʻi hono ʻao: pea mafao atu ʻe he tuʻi ʻae tokotoko koula kia Eseta ʻaia naʻe ʻi hono nima. Ko ia naʻe ʻunuʻunu atu ʻa Eseta, mo ne ala ki he ʻulu ʻoe tokotoko. Pea naʻe pehē ai ʻe he tuʻi kia Eseta, “Ko e hā ʻoku ke kumi ʻe tuʻi fefine ko Eseta? Pea ko e hā haʻo kole? ʻE ʻatu ia kiate koe ʻo aʻu ki hono vaeuaʻanga ʻoe puleʻanga.” Pea naʻe pehē ʻe Eseta, “Kapau ʻoku mata lelei ki he tuʻi, tuku ke meʻa mai ʻae tuʻi mo Hamani ki he kātoanga, he ʻaho ni, ʻaia kuo u te u maʻana.” Pea naʻe pehē ai ʻe he tuʻi, “Fekau ke fakatoʻotoʻo ʻa Hamani, koeʻuhi ke fai ia ʻo hangē ko e tala ʻa Eseta. Ko ia naʻe ʻalu ai ʻae tuʻi mo Hamani ki he kātoanga naʻe teu ʻe Eseta.”
¶ Pea pehē ʻe he tuʻi kia Eseta ʻi he kātoanga inu uaine, “Ko e hā haʻo kole? pea ʻe tuku ia kiate koe: pea ko e hā hoʻo tala? ʻe fai ia, ʻio, ʻo aʻu ki hono vaeuaʻanga ʻoe puleʻanga.” Pea leaange ai ʻa Eseta, ʻo ne pehē, “Ko ʻeku kole, mo ʻeku tala eni: Kapau kuo u maʻu ʻae ʻofa ʻi he ʻao ʻoe tuʻi, pea kapau ʻoku lelei ki he tuʻi ke tuku kiate au ʻeku kole, pea ke fai ʻaia ʻoku ou tala, tuku ke haʻu ʻae tuʻi mo Hamani ki he kātoanga ʻaia teu teuteu moʻo kinaua, pea te u fai ʻapongipongi ʻo hangē ko ia kuo tala ʻe he tuʻi.”
¶ Pea naʻe ʻalu atu ʻa Hamani ʻi he fiefia mo e loto fiemālie ʻi he ʻaho ko ia: ka ʻi he mamata ʻa Hamani kia Motekiai ʻi he matapā ʻoe tuʻi, naʻe ʻikai tuʻu hake ia, pe ueʻi siʻi ia koeʻuhi ko ia, naʻe fonu ia ʻi he ʻita kia Motekiai. 10 Ka naʻe taʻofi ia ʻe Hamani: pea ʻi heʻene hoko ki hono fale, naʻa ne fekau ʻo ui ki hono ngaahi kāinga mo Selesi ko hono ʻunoho. 11 Pea naʻe tala kiate kinautolu ʻe Hamani ʻae nāunau ʻo ʻene ngaahi koloa, mo hono tokolahi ʻo ʻene fānau, pea mo e ngaahi meʻa kehekehe, ʻaia naʻe fakahikihiki ai ia ʻe he tuʻi, pea mo ʻene fokotuʻu ia ke māʻolunga, ʻi he ngaahi houʻeiki kotoa pē mo e kau tamaioʻeiki ʻae tuʻi. 12 Pea naʻe pehē foki ʻe Hamani, “ʻIo, mo Eseta ko e tuʻi fefine naʻe ʻikai te ne tuku ke haʻu ha tangata ʻe taha mo e tuʻi ki he kātoanga maʻae tuʻi ka ko au pē: pea kuo toe tala kiate au foki fakataha mo e tuʻi kema ō kiate ia ʻapongipongi. 13 Ka ʻoku ʻikai ʻaonga ʻae ngaahi meʻa ni kotoa pē kiate au, lolotonga ʻeku kei mamata kia Motekiai ko e Siu ʻoku nofo ʻi he matapā ʻoe tuʻi.”
14 ¶ Pea naʻe lea ʻa Selesi ko hono ʻunoho, mo hono ngaahi kāinga kotoa pē kiate ia, ʻo pehē, “Tuku ke ngaohi ʻae ʻakau ko e tautauʻanga, ko e hanga ʻe teau ʻa hono māʻolunga, pea ke lea ʻe koe ki he tuʻi ʻapongipongi ke tautau ʻa Motekiai ki ai: pea ke toki ʻalu fakafiefia koe mo e tuʻi ki he kātoanga inu.” Pea naʻe fiemālie ʻa Hamani ʻi he meʻa ko ia pea naʻe fekau ʻe ia ke ngaohi ʻae tautauʻanga.