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1 ʻOku ako ʻe Kalaisi ke ʻoua ʻe fakahala. 3 Ke fefakamolemoleʻaki. 6 Ko e mālohi ʻoe tui. 7 Ke ʻoua naʻa mahalo ʻe heʻene kau ākonga ʻoku nau ʻaonga. 11 ʻOku ne fakamaʻa ʻae kilia ʻe toko hongofulu. 22 ʻOku ne lea ki he puleʻanga ʻoe ʻOtua, mo e hāʻele mai ʻae Foha ʻoe tangata.
Pea toki pehē ʻe ia ki he kau ākonga, “ʻE ʻikai mafai ke taʻofi ʻae hoko ʻoe ngaahi fakahala: ka ʻe malaʻia ia ʻoku hoko mei ai ia!” ‌ʻOku lelei kiate ia ʻoka ne taupungaʻi ʻaki ia ʻae maka momosi ʻi hono kia, pea lī ki he moana, ʻi heʻene fakahalaʻi ha tokotaha ʻiate kinautolu ni ʻoku siʻi.
¶ Mou vakai kiate kimoutolu: “Kapau ʻe fai angahala kiate koe ʻe ho kāinga, valoki ia; pea kapau ʻe fakatomala, fakamolemole ia. Pea kapau ʻe fai angahala ʻe ia kiate koe ʻo liunga fitu ʻi ha ʻaho, kae tafoki ia kiate koe ʻo liunga fitu ʻi ha ʻaho, mo pehē ʻe ia, ‘ʻOku ou fakatomala;’ ke ke fakamolemole ia.” Pea pehē ʻe he kau ʻaposetolo ki he ʻEiki, “Fakalahi ʻemau tui.” Pea pehē ʻe he ʻEiki, “Ka ne mou maʻu ʻae tui ke tatau mo e foʻi tengaʻi musita, te mou lea ki he ʻakau ko e sukamino ni, ‘Ke mataʻaki fuʻu hake koe, pea tō koe ʻi he tahi;’ pea ʻe talangofua ia kiate kimoutolu. Ka ko hai ʻiate kimoutolu ʻoku ai ʻene tamaioʻeiki, ʻoku keli pe tauhimanu, ʻe pehē leva ki ai, ʻoka haʻu ia mei he ngoue, ‘Haʻu koe ʻo nofo hifo ke kai?’ Kae ʻikai pehē muʻa ki ai, ‘Teuteu haku ʻohomohe, pea ke nonoʻo koe, ʻo tauhi au, kaeʻoua ke u kai mo inu; pea hili ia te ke toki kai koe mo inu?’ ‌ʻOku fakafetaʻi ʻe ia ki he tamaioʻeiki ko ia, koeʻuhi ko ʻene fai ʻae ngaahi meʻa kuo fekau kiate ia? ʻOku ou pehē ʻoku ʻikai. 10 Pea ke pehē foki ʻakimoutolu, ʻoka ʻosi hono fai ʻoe meʻa kotoa pē kuo fekau kiate kimoutolu, mou pehē, ‘Ko e kau tamaioʻeiki taʻeʻaonga ʻakimautolu: kuo mau fai ʻaia naʻe totonu pe ke mau fai.’ ”
11 ¶ Pea pehē, ʻi heʻene ʻalu ki Selūsalema, naʻe fononga atu ia ʻi Samēlia mo Kāleli. 12 Pea ʻi heʻene hū ki he potu kakai ʻe taha, naʻe fakafetaulaki kiate ia ʻae kau tangata kilia ʻe toko hongofulu, pea nau tutuʻu mamaʻo atu: 13 Pea naʻa nau kalanga leʻo lahi, ʻo pehē, “Sisu, ʻEiki, ke ke ʻaloʻofa mai kiate kimautolu.” 14 Pea ʻi heʻene mamata, naʻa ne pehē kiate kinautolu, “Mou ō, ʻo fakahā ʻakimoutolu ki he kau taulaʻeiki.” Pea pehē, ʻi heʻenau ʻalu naʻe fakamaʻa ʻakinautolu. 15 Pea naʻe foki mai honau tokotaha, ʻi heʻene mamata kuo fakamoʻui ia, ʻo ne fakamālō ʻaki ʻae leʻo lahi ki he ʻOtua, 16 ‌ʻO fakafoʻohifo ia ki hono vaʻe, ʻi he fakafetaʻi kiate ia: ka ko e Samēlia ia. 17 Pea lea ʻa Sisu, ʻo pehēange, “ʻIkai naʻe fakamaʻa ʻae toko hongofulu? Ka kofaʻā ʻae toko hiva? 18 ‌ʻOku ʻikai ʻiloa ke foki mai ha taha ke fakamālō ki he ʻOtua, ka ko e muli ni pe.” 19 Pea ne pehē kiate ia, “Tuʻu hake, pea ke ʻalu: kuo fakamoʻui koe ʻe hoʻo tui.”
20 ¶ Pea ʻi he ʻeke ʻae kau Fālesi kiate ia, pe ʻe hoko ʻafē ʻae puleʻanga ʻoe ʻOtua, naʻe leaange ʻe ia kiate kinautolu, ʻo pehē, “ʻOku ʻikai hoko ʻae puleʻanga ʻoe ʻOtua mo e fakaongoongoaki ai: 21 Pea ʻe ʻikai te nau pehē, ‘Vakai heni!’ pe, ‘Vakai hena!’ He ko eni, ʻoku ʻiate kimoutolu ʻae puleʻanga ʻoe ʻOtua.” 22 Pea pehē ʻe ia ki he kau ākonga, “ʻE hoko mai ʻae ngaahi ʻaho, te mou holi ai ke mamata ki ha ʻaho ʻe taha ʻoe Foha ʻoe tangata, ka ʻe ʻikai te mou mamata ki ai. 23 Pea ka nau ka pehē kiate kimoutolu, ‘Vakai heni;’ pe, ‘Vakai hena:’ ʻoua naʻa ʻalu atu, pe muimui ki ai. 24 He ʻoku hangē ko e ʻasi mai ʻae ʻuhila mei he potu langi ʻe taha, pea ulo ʻo aʻu ki he potu langi ʻe taha, ʻe pehē foki ʻae Foha ʻoe tangata ʻi hono ʻaho. 25 Ka ʻe tomuʻa kātaki ʻe ia ʻae ngaahi meʻa lahi, pea ʻe liʻaki ia ʻe he toʻutangata ni. 26 Pea hangē ko e fai ʻi he ngaahi ʻaho ʻo Noa, ʻe pehē foki ʻi he ngaahi ʻaho ʻoe Foha ʻoe tangata. 27 Naʻa nau kai, mo inu, naʻa nau mali ʻunoho, pea foaki ke mali, ʻo aʻu ki he ʻaho naʻe hū ai ʻa Noa ki he vaka, pea ʻoho mai ʻae vai, ʻo fakaʻauha ʻakinautolu kotoa pē. 28 Pea hangē foki ko e fai ʻi he ngaahi ʻaho ʻo Lote, naʻa nau kai, mo inu, naʻa nau fefakatauʻaki, naʻa nau tō ngoue, pea nau langa fale; 29 Ka ʻi he ʻaho ko ia naʻe ʻalu atu ai ʻa Lote ʻi Sotoma, naʻe ʻuha afi mo e maka vela mei he langi, ʻo fakaʻauha ʻakinautolu kotoa pē. 30 ‌ʻE pehē pe foki ʻi he ʻaho ʻe fakahā ai ʻae Foha ʻoe tangata. 31 “Pea ko ia ia ʻe ʻi he tuʻa fale ʻi he ʻaho ko ia, ka ʻoku ʻi loto fale ʻene meʻa, ke ʻoua naʻa ʻalu hifo ia ko hono ʻave: pea ko ia ʻe ʻi he ngoue, ke ʻoua foki naʻa liu mai. 32 Manatuʻi ʻae ʻunoho ʻo Lote. 33 Ko ia ia ʻe kalofaki ʻene moʻui, ʻe mole ia ʻiate ia; ka ko ia ia ʻe tukuʻene moʻui ʻe maʻu ʻe ia ia. 34 ‌ʻOku ou tala kiate kimoutolu, ʻI he pō ko ia ʻe ai ʻae tangata ʻe toko ua ʻi he mohenga pe taha; ʻe ʻave ʻae tokotaha, ka ʻe tuku ʻae tokotaha. 35 ‌ʻE fakataha ʻae fefine ʻe toko ua ʻo momosi; ʻe ʻave ʻae tokotaha, ka ʻe tuku ʻae tokotaha. 36 ‌ʻE ai ʻae tangata ʻe toko ua ʻi he ngoue ko e tokotaha ʻe ʻave, ka ʻe tuku ʻae tokotaha.” 37 Pea naʻa nau leaange, ʻo pehē kiate ia, “ʻEiki, kofaʻā ia?” Pea pehē ʻe ia kiate kinautolu, “ʻIlonga ʻae potu ʻe ʻi ai ʻae ʻangaʻanga, ʻe kātoa ki ai ʻae fanga ʻikale.”