KO E TOHI
ʻAE PALŌFITA KO
HAPAKUKI
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1 ʻI he lāunga ʻa Hapakuki ʻi he angahala ʻoe fonua 5 ʻOku fakahā kiate ia ʻae tautea fakamanavahē ʻe he kakai Kalitia. 12 ʻOku liunga ʻe ia ʻi he fakahoko ʻae tautea ʻiate kinautolu ʻoku kovi lahi hake.
KO E tala mamafa ʻaia naʻe mamata ki ai ʻae palōfita ko Hapakuki. ‌ʻE Sihova, ʻe fēfē hono fuoloa ʻo ʻeku tangi, kae ʻikai te ke fanongo! ʻIo, ʻa ʻeku tangi kalanga kiate koe, koeʻuhi ko e fakamālohi, kae ʻikai te ke fakamoʻui! Ko e hā ʻoku ke fakahā ai kiate au ʻae angahala, pea pule ke u mamata ki he mamahi? He ʻoku ʻi hoku ʻao ʻae maumau mo e fakamālohi: pea ʻoku ai ʻaia ʻoku fakatupu ʻae fekeʻikeʻi, mo e fakakikihi. Ko ia ʻoku vaivai ai ʻae fono, pea ʻoku ʻikai ʻaupito ke ʻalu atu ʻae fakamaau: he kuo kāpui ʻae māʻoniʻoni ʻe he angahala; ko ia kuo ʻalu atu ai ʻae fakamaau taʻetotonu.
¶ “Vakai, ʻakimoutolu ʻi he ngaahi hiteni, pea tokanga, mo ofo lahi: he te u fai ha ngāue ʻi homou ngaahi ʻaho, ʻe ʻikai te mou tui ki ai, ʻo kapau ʻe tala ia kiate kimoutolu. He vakai, ʻoku ou fokotuʻu hake ʻae kakai Kalitia, ko e puleʻanga fakaʻita mo fakatoʻotoʻo, ʻaia ʻe ʻalu atu ki he māukupu ʻoe fonua, ke maʻu ʻae ngaahi potu nofoʻanga ʻoku ʻikai ʻonautolu. ‌ʻOku fakailifia mo fakamanavahē ʻakinautolu: ko ʻenau fakamaau mo e nāunau ʻe ʻalu atu ʻiate kinautolu. ‌ʻOku veʻe vave foki ʻa ʻenau fanga hoosi ʻi he fanga lēpati, pea ʻoku fekai ʻi he fanga ulofi ʻoe efiafi: pea ko honau kau tangata heka hoosi, ʻe mafola ʻakinautolu, pea ʻe haʻu ʻakinautolu mei he mamaʻo: te nau puna ʻo hangē ko e ʻikale ʻoku fakavave ke kai. ‌ʻE haʻu ʻakinautolu kotoa pē ko e fakamālohi: ʻe kokomo hake ʻe honau mata, ʻo hangē ko e matangi hahake, pea te nau tānaki ʻae pōpula, ʻo hangē ko e ʻoneʻone. 10 Pea te nau manuki ki he ngaahi tuʻi, pea ʻe hoko ʻae houʻeiki ko e manukiʻanga kiate kinautolu: te nau taukaea ʻae ngaahi potu mālohi kotoa pē; he te nau fokotuʻu hake ʻae kelekele, ʻo maʻu ia. 11 Pea ʻe toki liliu ai hono loto, pea te ne ʻalu atu, mo fai talangataʻa, ʻo tuki hono mālohi ni ki hono ʻotua.”
12 ¶ ʻIkai ʻoku ke talu mei muʻa koe, ʻE Sihova, ko hoku ʻOtua, ko ʻeku tokotaha māʻoniʻoni? ʻE ʻikai te mau mate. ʻE Sihova, kuo ke tuʻutuʻuni ʻakinautolu maʻa e fakamaau; pea kuo ke fokotuʻu ʻakinautolu maʻa e tautea, ʻE ʻOtua māfimafi. 13 ‌ʻOku ke fofonga māʻoniʻoni fau ʻā koe, pea ʻikai ai te ke faʻa ʻafio ki he kovi, pea ʻoku ʻikai te ke faʻa sio ki he angahala: ko e hā ʻoku ke ʻafio ai kiate kinautolu ʻoku fai kākā, pea ke longo pe, ka ʻoku fakaʻauha ʻe he angahala ʻaia ʻoku māʻoniʻoni hake ʻiate ia? 14 Pea ʻoku ngaohi ʻae kakai ʻo hangē ko e ngaahi ika ʻoe tahi, mo tatau mo e ngaahi meʻa totolo, ʻoku ʻikai ha pule kiate kinautolu? 15 ‌ʻOku nau toʻo hake ʻakinautolu kotoa pē ʻi he mātaʻu, ʻoku nau moʻua ʻakinautolu ʻi honau kupenga, mo tānaki ʻakinautolu ʻi honau kupenga toho, ko ia ʻoku nau fiefia mo nekeneka ai. 16 Ko ia ʻoku nau feilaulau ki honau kupenga, mo feilaulau tutu ki honau kupenga toho; koeʻuhi ko e meʻa ʻiate kinautolu ʻoku momona ai honau ʻinasi, pea lahi ʻa ʻenau meʻakai. 17 Ko ia, ʻe ʻaʻau koā honau kupenga, pea ʻikai ʻaupito ha taʻofi ki he fakaʻauha ʻoe ngaahi puleʻanga?