Tongan Bible (Revised West Version) Luke 16
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1 Ko e fakatātā ʻoe tauhi taʻeangatonu. 13 ʻOku valoki ʻe Kalaisi ʻae mālualoi ʻoe kau Fālesi manumanu. 19 ʻAe tangata maʻumeʻa, mo Lasalosi ko e paea.
Pea naʻa ne pehē foki ki heʻene kau ākonga, “Naʻe ai ha tangata koloaʻia, naʻe ai ʻene tauhi, pea naʻe fakaʻilo kiate ia kuo ne maumauʻi ʻene koloa. Pea ne ui ia, ʻo pehē ki ai, ‘Ko e hā eni ʻoku ou fanongo ai ʻiate koe? Fakamatala mai hoʻo tauhi; he ʻoku ʻikai te ke kei tauhi.’ Pea pehē ʻe he tauhi ʻi hono loto, ‘Ko e hā te u fai? He ʻoku toʻo ʻiate au ʻae tauhi ʻe heʻeku ʻeiki: ʻe ʻikai te u faʻa keli; pea ʻoku ou mā ʻi he kole.’ Kuo pau hoku loto ki he meʻa te u fai, koeʻuhi ke nau maʻu au ki honau ngaahi fale, ʻoka tukuange au ʻi he tauhi.’ “Pea ne ui ʻae kau fakatau koloa kotoa pē ʻe heʻene ʻeiki, ʻo ne pehē ki he ʻuluaki, ‘ʻOku fiha nai ʻae meʻa ʻoku teʻeki te ke totongi ai ki heʻeku ʻeiki?’ Pea pehē ʻe ia, ‘Ko e puha fua ʻe teau ʻoe lolo.’ Pea ne pehē kiate ia, ‘Toʻo hoʻo tohi, pea ke nofo ke vave, ʻo tohi ai ko e nimangofulu.’ Pea pehē ʻe ia ki he taha kehe, ‘Pea ʻoku fiha ʻa e meʻa ʻoku teʻeki te ke totongi ʻe koe?’ Pea pehē ʻe ia, ‘Ko e puha fua ʻe teau ʻoe uite.’ Pea ne pehē kiate ia, ‘Toʻo hoʻo tohi, ʻo tohi ai ko e valungofulu.’ Pea fakamālō ʻae ʻeiki ki he tauhi koloa taʻefaitotonu, ko e meʻa ʻi heʻene fai fakapotopoto: he ʻoku poto hake ʻae fānau ʻa māmani ʻi honau toʻutangata, ʻi he fānau ʻae maama. “Pea ʻoku ou tala kiate kimoutolu, “Ngaohi kiate kimoutolu ʻaki ʻae koloa taʻemāʻoniʻoni ʻae ngaahi kāinga; koeʻuhi, ʻoka mou ka mate, kenau maʻu ʻakimoutolu ki he ngaahi nofoʻanga taʻengata. 10 Ko ia ʻoku angatonu ʻi he meʻa siʻi, ʻoku angatonu foki ia ʻi he meʻa lahi; pea ko ia ʻoku taʻeangatonu ʻi he meʻa siʻi, ʻoku taʻeangatonu ia ʻi he meʻa lahi. 11 Ko ia kapau naʻe ʻikai te mou angatonu ʻi he koloa taʻemāʻoniʻoni, Ko hai ʻe tuku ʻa e koloa moʻoni ke mou tauhi? 12 Pea kapau naʻe ʻikai te mou angatonu ʻi he meʻa ʻae taha kehe, Ko hai ʻe foaki kiate kimoutolu ʻae meʻa ʻoku ʻamoutolu?
13 ¶ “ʻOku ʻikai ha tamaioʻeiki te ne faʻa tauhi ʻae ʻeiki ʻe toko ua: koeʻuhi ʻe fehiʻa ia ki he tokotaha, kae ʻofa ki he tokotaha; pe pikitai ki he tokotaha, kae manuki ki he tokotaha. ʻE ʻikai siʻi te mou faʻa tauhi ʻae ʻOtua mo e koloa.” 14 Pea ko e kau Fālesi foki naʻe manumanu, ne nau fanongo ki he ngaahi meʻa ni kotoa pē: pea naʻa nau taukae kiate ia. 15 Pea pehē ʻe ia kiate kinautolu, “Ko kimoutolu eni ʻoku mou fakatonuhia ʻakimoutolu ʻi he ʻao ʻoe kakai ka ʻoku ʻilo ʻe he ʻOtua ʻa homou loto: he ko ia ʻoku lelei lahi ki he kakai, ʻoku fakalielia ia ʻi he ʻao ʻoe ʻOtua. 16 “Naʻe ai ʻae fono mo e kau palōfita ʻo aʻu kia Sione: pea talu mei ai mo e malangaʻaki ʻae puleʻanga ʻoe ʻOtua, pea ʻoku ului ki ai ʻae kakai kotoa pē. 17 Pea ʻoku faingofua hake ke mole ʻae langi mo māmani, ʻi he mole ha kupuʻi lea ʻe taha ʻoe fono. 18 “Ko ia ʻoku ne tukuange hono ʻunoho, kae mali mo ha taha, ʻoku tono fefine ia: pea ko ia ʻoku ne mali mo ia kuo tukuange mei hono ʻunoho, ʻoku tono fefine ia.
19 ¶ “Naʻe ai ha tangata koloaʻia, naʻa ne ʻai ʻae kofu kulokula mo e tupenu mahuʻinga, pea kai ʻe ia ʻae meʻa lelei ʻi he ʻaho kotoa pē: 20 Pea naʻe ai ha tangata paea, ko Lasalosi hono hingoa, naʻe fakatokoto ia ʻi hono matapā, kuo tofu ʻi he papala, 21 ‌ʻO ne holi ke fafanga ʻaki ia ʻae momoʻi meʻakai naʻe ngangana mei he keinangaʻanga ʻae tangata maʻumeʻa: pea naʻe haʻu foki ʻae fanga kulī, ʻo ʻemo hono papala. 22 Pea pehē, naʻe mate ʻae tangata paea, pea fua ia ʻe he kau ʻāngelo ki he fatafata ʻo ʻEpalahame: pea mate foki ʻae tangata maʻumeʻa, pea tanu ia; 23 Pea hanga hake ia hono mata ʻi heli, ʻoku ongosia ia, pea ne mamata kia ʻEpalahame ʻi he mamaʻo ʻaupito, mo Lasalosi ʻi hono fatafata. 24 “Pea tangi ia, ʻo pehē, ‘ʻE tamai ko ʻEpalahame, ke ke ʻofa mai kiate au, pea fekau ʻa Lasalosi ke ne ʻai hono muʻa tuhu ki he vai, mo fakamomoko hoku ʻelelo: he ʻoku ou feinga ʻi he afi ni.’ 25 Ka naʻe pehē ʻe ʻEpalahame, ‘Foha, ke ke manatu naʻa ke maʻu hoʻo ngaahi meʻa lelei ʻi hoʻo moʻui, pea naʻe ʻia Lasalosi foki ʻae ngaahi meʻa kovi; ka ko eni, ʻoku fiemālie ia, ka kuo ke feinga koe. 26 Kaeʻumaʻā eni kotoa pē, ʻoku ai ʻae fuʻu vanu lahi ʻi he vahaʻa ʻo kimautolu mo kimoutolu: ko ia ʻe ʻikai lava atu ʻakinautolu ʻoku fie ʻalu ʻi heni kiate kimoutolu; pea ʻe ʻikai faʻa haʻu kiate kimautolu ʻakinautoluʻoku fie haʻu mei hena.27 “Pea toki pehē ʻe ia, ‘Ko ia ʻoku ou kole ai kiate koe, ʻe tamai, ke ke fekau ia ki he fale ʻo ʻeku tamai: 28 He ʻoku toko nima hoku kāinga koeʻuhi ke ne valokiʻi ʻakinautolu, telia naʻa nau haʻu foki ki he potu fakamamahi ni.’ 29 Pea pehē ʻe ʻEpalahame kiate ia, ‘ʻOku nau maʻu ʻa Mōsese mo e kau palōfita; tuku ke nau fanongo ki ai.’ 30 Pea pehē ʻe ia, ‘ʻE ʻikai, ʻe tamai ko ʻEpalahame, ka ʻoka ʻalu ha taha mei he mate kiate kinautolu, te nau fakatomala.’ 31 Pea pehē mai ʻe ia kiate ia, ‘Kapau ʻe ʻikai te nau fanongo kia Mōsese mo e kau palōfita, ʻe ʻikai te nau tui ʻo kapau ʻe toetuʻu ha taha mei he mate.’ ”