Tongan Bible (Revised West Version) Hepelū 3
3
1 ʻOku lelei pea lahi ʻa Kalaisi kia Mōsese, 7 Ko ia kapau ʻe ʻikai te tau tui kiate ia, ʻe totonu ke lahi hake hotau tautea ʻi he tautea naʻe hoko ki ʻIsileli loto fefeka.
Ko ia, ʻe kāinga māʻoniʻoni, ʻoku kau ʻi he ui mei he langi, tokanga lahi ki he ʻaposetolo mo e fungani taulaʻeiki ʻo ʻetau lotu, ko Kalaisi Sisu; ‌ʻAia naʻe angatonu kiate ia ne ne fakanofo ia, ʻo hangē foki ko Mōsese ʻi hono fale kotoa pē. He naʻe totonu ke ne maʻu ʻe ia ʻae ongoongolelei lahi ʻia Mōsese, ʻo hangē ʻoku maʻu ʻe ia ʻoku langa ʻae fale ʻae ongoongolelei lahi ʻi he fale. He kuo langa kotoa pē ʻae fale ʻe ha taha; ka ko ia kuo ne langa ʻae ngaahi meʻa kotoa pē ko e ʻOtua. Pea naʻe angatonu moʻoni ʻa Mōsese ʻi hono fale kotoa pē, ʻo hangē ko e tamaioʻeiki, ko e fakamoʻoni ʻoe ngaahi meʻa ko ia ʻe leaʻaki; Ka ko Kalaisi ko e ʻAlo ia ʻi hono fale ʻoʻona; pea ko hono fale ʻakitautolu, ʻo kapau te tau kuku maʻu ʻae tui mo e fiefia ʻoe ʻamanaki lelei ʻo aʻu ki he ikuʻanga. Ko ia (ʻo hangē ko e lea ʻae Laumālie Māʻoniʻoni, “Ko e ʻaho ni, ʻo kapau te mou fanongo ki hono leʻo, ‌ʻOua naʻa mou fakafefeka homou loto, ʻo hangē ko ia ʻi he fakahouhau ʻi he ʻaho ʻoe ʻahiʻahi ʻi he toafa: ‌ʻAia naʻe ʻahiʻahiʻi au ʻe hoʻomou ngaahi tamai, pea nau ʻahiʻahi kiate au, ʻonau mamata ki heʻeku ngaahi ngaue ʻi he taʻu ʻe fāngofulu. 10 Ko ia ne u fehiʻa ai ki he toʻutangata ko ia, peau pehē, ‘ʻOku nau he maʻuaipē ʻi honau loto: pea ʻoku ʻikai te nau ʻilo hoku ngaahi hala.’ 11 Ko ia ne u fuakava ai ʻi heʻeku houhau, ‘E ʻikai te nau hū ki hoku mālōlōʻanga.)’ ” 12 Tokanga, ʻe kāinga, telia naʻa ai hamou tokotaha ha loto kovi ʻo taʻetui, he mavahe mei he ʻOtua moʻui. 13 Ka ke feakonakiʻaki ʻakimoutolu ʻi he ʻaho kotoa pē, ʻoku lolotonga hono ui, “Ko e ʻaho ni;” telia naʻa mataila hamou tokotaha ʻi he fakakākaaʻi ʻe he angahala. 14 He kuo maʻu ʻekitautolu ʻa Kalaisi, ʻo kapau te tau kuku maʻu ʻa ʻetau fuofua tui ʻo aʻu ki he ikuʻanga; 15 Pea lolotonga ʻoku pehē, “Ko e ʻaho ni, ʻo kapau te mou fanongo ki hono leʻo, ʻoua naʻa fakafefeka homou loto, ʻo hangē ko ia ʻi he fakahouhau.” 16 He ko hai naʻe fakahouhau ʻi he hili ʻenau fanongo? ʻIkai ko kinautolu kotoa pē naʻe haʻu mei ʻIsipite ia Mōsese? 17 Ka ko hai ne houhau ai ia ʻi he taʻu ʻe fāngofulu? ʻIkai ko kinautolu naʻe angahala, pea tō honau ʻangaʻanga ʻi he toafa? 18 Pea naʻe fuakava ia kia hai “ʻe ʻikai te nau hū ki hono mālōlōʻanga,” ka kiate kinautolu pe naʻe taʻetui? 19 Ko ia ʻoku tau ʻilo, naʻe ʻikai faʻa hū atu ʻakinautolu ko e meʻa ʻi he taʻetui.