KO E TOHI
ʻAE PALŌFITA KO
ʻOPATAIA
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1 Ko e fakaʻauha ʻo ʻItomi, 3 Koeʻuhi ko ʻenau laukau, 10 Pea mo ʻenau fai hala kia Sēkope. 17 ʻAe fakamoʻui mo e ikuʻi ʻo Sēkope.
KO E meʻa hā mai kia ʻOpataia. ʻOku pehē ʻae ʻEiki ko e ʻOtua ki ʻItomi; Kuo tau fanongo ki ha ongoongo meia Sihova, pea kuo ʻalu ha tangata talafekau ki he kakai hiteni, “Mou tuʻu, pea te tau tuʻu hake kiate ia ke tau. Vakai, kuo u fakasiʻisiʻi koe ʻi he lotolotonga ʻoe hiteni: ʻoku lahi ho manukiʻi.
¶ Kuo kākaaʻi koe ʻe he laukau ʻa ho loto, ʻa koe ʻoku nofo ʻi he ngaahi ʻanaʻi maka, pea ʻoku māʻolunga ho nofoʻanga; ʻaia ʻoku pehē ʻi hono loto, ‘Ko hai ʻe fakahifo au ki lalo ki he kelekele?’|” ‌ʻOku pehē ʻe Sihova, “Neongo ʻoku ke hakeakiʻi koe ʻo hangē ko e ʻikale, pea ʻoku ke fokotuʻu ho pununga ʻi he lotolotonga ʻoe ngaahi fetuʻu, ka te u fakahifo koe mei ai. He ka ne haʻu kiate koe ʻae kau kaihaʻa, ʻae kau kaihaʻa ʻi he pō, (ʻoiauē ho motuhi!) ʻIkai te nau kaihaʻasi ke ʻoua ke lahi ʻenau meʻa? Ka ne haʻu kiate koe ʻae kau toli kālepi, ʻikai kuo nau fakatoe ha ngaahi kālepi? ‌ʻOiauē hono vakili ʻoe ngaahi meʻa ʻa ʻIsoa! Hono hakule ʻo ʻene ngaahi meʻa fufū! Ko e kau tangata kotoa pē naʻe kau fakataha mo koe, kuo nau ʻomi koe ʻo aʻu ki he mata fonua, kuo kākaaʻi koe ʻe he kau tangata naʻe melino mo koe, pea kuo ikuʻi koe; ʻakinautolu naʻe kai ho mā kuo nau ʻai ʻae tauhele ʻi lalo ʻi ʻiate koe: ʻoku ʻikai siʻi ha poto ʻiate ia.” ‌ʻOku pehē ʻe Sihova, “ʻIkai te u fakaʻauha ʻi he ʻaho ko ia ʻae kau tangata poto mei ʻItomi, pea mo e ʻilo mei he moʻunga ʻo ʻIsoa? Pea ʻe ilifia hoʻo kau tangata mālohi, ʻe Timani, koeʻuhi ke ʻauha ʻi he tāmate ʻakinautolu kotoa pē ʻoku ʻi he moʻunga ʻo ʻIsoa.
10 ¶ Koeʻuhi ko hoʻo fai fakamālohi ki ho tokoua ko Sēkope, ʻe ʻufiʻufi ʻaki koe ʻae mā, pea te ke ʻauha ʻo lauikuonga. 11 ‌ʻI he ʻaho ko ia naʻa ke tutuʻu mo e faʻahi ʻe taha, ʻi he ʻaho ko ia naʻe ʻave pōpula ʻe he kakai muli ʻa ʻene ngaahi kongakau, pea naʻe hū ʻae kau muli ki hono ngaahi matapā, pea nau talotalo ki Selūsalema, ko koe naʻa ke hangē ko e tokotaha ʻokinautolu. 12 Ka naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo sio ki he ʻaho ʻo ho tokoua, ʻi he ʻaho ko ia naʻa ne hoko ko e muli; pea naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo vikiviki ki he fānau ʻa Siuta ʻi he ʻaho ʻo honau fakaʻauha; pea naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo lea fielahi ʻi he ʻaho ʻo ʻenau mamahi. 13 Naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo hū ʻi he matapā ʻo hoku kakai, ʻi he ʻaho ʻo ʻenau tuʻutāmaki; ʻio, naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo sio ki heʻenau mamahi ʻi he ʻaho ʻo ʻenau tuʻutāmaki, pe ala ki heʻenau koloa ʻi he ʻaho ʻo ʻenau tuʻutāmaki; 14 Pea naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo tutuʻu ʻi he mangaʻi hala, ke motuhi ʻakinautolu ʻi ai naʻe hao; pea naʻe ʻikai totonu hoʻo tukuange ʻakinautolu ʻi ai, naʻe toe ʻi he ʻaho ʻoe mamahi. 15 He ʻoku ofi ʻae ʻaho ʻo Sihova ki he kakai hiteni; ʻo hangē ko ia kuo ke fai ʻe fai pehē kiate koe: ʻe foki mai hoʻo totongi ki ho ʻulu ʻoʻou. 16 Hangē kuo mou inu ʻi hoku moʻunga tapu, ʻe pehē ʻae inu maʻuaipē ʻe he hiteni kotoa pē, ʻio, te nau inu mo folo hifo, pea te nau hoko ʻo hangē ko e kakai naʻe ʻikai.
17 ¶ Ka ʻe ʻi ai ʻae fakahaofi ʻi he moʻunga ko Saione, pea mo e māʻoniʻoni; pea ʻe maʻu ʻe he fale ʻo Sēkope ʻa honau tofiʻa. 18 Pea ʻe hoko ʻae fale ʻo Sēkope ko e afi, pea mo e fale ʻo Siosefa ko e ulo afi, pea ko e fale ʻo ʻIsoa ko e veve, pea te nau vela ʻiate kinautolu, mo fakaʻauha kinautolu; pea ʻe ʻikai toe ha niʻihi ʻi he fale ʻo ʻIsoa,” he kuo folofola pehē ʻe Sihova. 19 Pea ʻe maʻu ʻekinautolu ʻoe potu tonga ʻae moʻunga ʻo ʻIsoa; pea ko kinautolu ʻoe toafa, ʻae kakai Filisitia, pea te nau maʻu ʻae ngaahi ngoue ʻo ʻIfalemi, mo e ngaahi ngoue ʻo Samēlia: pea ʻe maʻu ʻe Penisimani ʻa Kiliati. 20 Pea ʻe maʻu ʻe he kau pōpula ʻi he kau tau ni ʻoe fānau ʻa ʻIsileli, ʻae fonua ʻoe kakai Kēnani ʻo aʻu ki Salefati; pea ʻe maʻu ʻe he kau pōpula ʻo Selūsalema, ʻaia ʻoku ʻi Sefalati, ʻae ngaahi kolo ʻoe potu tonga. 21 Pea ʻe ʻalu hake ʻae kau fakamoʻui ki he moʻunga ko Saione, ke fakamaau ʻae moʻunga ʻo ʻIsoa; pea ʻe hoko ia ko e puleʻanga ʻo Sihova.