Esaya 14:1-32

14  Pantu Yehova akabelela Yakobo+ uluse, kabili akasala Israele;+ kabili akabapeela ukutuusha mu calo cabo,+ no mulebeshi akailunda kuli bena, kabili bakekala pamo na ba mu ng’anda ya kwa Yakobo.+  Kabili abantu bakababuula no kubaleta ku cifulo cabo, kabili aba mu ng’anda ya kwa Israele bakababuula ukuba ababo mu calo ca kwa Yehova, bakaba ababomfi babo abaume na babomfi babo abanakashi;+ kabili bakekata+ ababekete, e lyo abalepatikisha ukubomba bakalabanakila.+  Nomba mu bushiku Yehova akakulenga ukutuusha ku bucushi bobe na ku kukalipwa kobe na ku busha bwakosa ubo waliko umusha,+  ukalande aya mashiwi ya kupumya imfumu ya Babiloni auti: “Iye ifyo apwa uwalepatikisha bambi ukubomba, ifyo ukucululusha kwapwa!+  Yehova nafuna inkonto ya babifi, umutambu wa bakateka,+  uushileka ukuuma abantu mu bukali ku cikoti,+ uutekela inko mu cipyu no kubacusha ukwabula ukuleka.+  Isonde lyonse nalituusha,+ lili tondolo. Abantu nabatemwa baleaula no tupundu.+  Ne mikupri+ naisekelela pali iwe, imikedari ya mu Lebanone, aiti, ‘Ukutula apo walaalila, takwaba umutemi+ uwisa mu kututema.’  “Ne Nshiishi*+ pa nshi yatenta pa mulandu obe pa kuti ikukumanye pa kwisa kobe. Yabuusha abafwa+ pa mulandu obe, e kutila, intungulushi shonse isha mwi sonde ishapala imbushi.+ Yalenga imfumu shonse isha nko ukwima pa fipuna fya shiko ifya bufumu.+ 10  Shonse shatendeka ukulanda no kusosa kuli iwe ashiti: ‘Bushe na iwe nabakunasha nga ifwe?+ Bushe bakulenga ukulingana na ifwe?+ 11  Icilumba cobe nabacitentemushisha ku Nshiishi,* ukulila kwa filimba fyobe ifya nsale.+ Pa nshi yobe, nabanshikapo imititi ukuba ica kulaalapo cobe; ne myambo e ca kufimbana cobe.’+ 12  “Iye ifyo wapona ukufuma mu muulu,+ we ubalika, umwana wa macaca! Ifyo waputulwa no kuponena pe sonde,+ iwe we walecimfya inko!+ 13  Lelo iwe, watile mu mutima obe, ‘Nkaya ku muulu.+ Nkasansula icipuna candi ica bufumu+ pa muulu wa ntanda+ sha kwa Lesa, kabili nkekala pa lupili lwa kukumaninapo,+ ku mpela ya kapinda ka ku kuso.+ 14  Nkaya pa muulu wa ncende shasansuka isha makumbi;+ nkailenga ukuba ngo Wapulamo.’+ 15  “Lelo, bakakutentemushisha ku Nshiishi,*+ pa nshi ya cilindi.+ 16  Abalekumona bakakulolekesha; bakakuceeceeta, abati, ‘Bushe e uyu mwaume uwaletutumya isonde, uwaletensha inko,+ 17  uwacitile isonde nga matololo no kucimfya imisumba ya liko,+ uushaiswile inshila ukuti abafungwa bakwe baye ku mwabo?’+ 18  Imfumu shimbi shonse isha mu nko, shonse fye, shalaala mu bucindami, imfumu yonse mu ng’anda ya iko.+ 19  Lelo iwe, bakupoosele fye ukwabula no kukushiika,+ ngo musambo uo bapata, uwafimbilikishiwa ne fitumbi fya bantu abalaswa ku lupanga abaleya pa nshi ku mabwe ya mu cilindi,+ nge citumbi icanyantaulwapo.+ 20  Tawakabe na bo mu nshiishi, pantu waonawile icalo cobe, waipeye abantu bobe. Abana ba bacita ifyabipa tabakenikwe ishina umuyayaya.+ 21  “Teyanyeni apa kwipaila abana bakwe pa mulandu wa filubo fya fikolwe fyabo,+ pa kuti beima no kwikala mwi sonde no kwisusha imisumba mu calo.”+ 22  “Kabili nkabemina,”+ e fyo Yehova wa mabumba asosa. “Kabili nkalofya muli Babiloni ishina+ na bashalapo no bufyashi na bana,”+ e fyo Yehova asosa. 23  “Kabili nkamulenga ukuba icifulo ca finungi ne fishiba fya menshi, kabili nkamupyanga ku cipyango ca bonaushi,”+ e fyo Yehova wa mabumba asosa. 24  Yehova wa mabumba nalapa,+ ati: “Kwena ifyo mfwaya, e fyo cikaba; kabili ifyo napingula, e fikacitika,+ 25  pa kuti ngonaule umwina Asiria mu calo candi+ no kumunyantaula mu mpili shandi;+ no kuti ikoli lyakwe lifume pali bena ne cipe cakwe cifume pa mabeya yabo.”+ 26  Ifi e fyo isonde lyonse balipingwile, kabili uku e kuboko ukutambalikwe pa nko shonse. 27  Pantu Yehova Lesa wa mabumba napingula,+ nani wingafulunganya?+ Kabili ukuboko kwakwe nakutambalikwa, nani uwingakubwesha?+ 28  Mu mwaka Imfumu Ahasi yafwile,+ aya mashiwi ayaluma yalisoselwe: 29  “Wisekelela,+ we Pelishiti,+ na bonse aba muli iwe, pa mulandu fye wa kuti inkonto ya ulekuuma naikontolwa.+ Pantu mu mushila wa nsoka+ mukafuma insoka ya busungu,+ kabili icisabo ca iko cikaba ni nsoka ya mulilo iilepupuka.+ 30  Kabili amabeli ya babusu yakalya, kabili abapiina bakasendama umutende.+ Kabili nkepaya umushila obe ku cipowe, ne cikashala kuli iwe cikepaiwa.+ 31  Lila imisowa, we mpongolo! Loosha, we musumba! Bonse mukanenuka, mwe baPelishiti! Pantu ku kapinda ka ku kuso kulefuma icushi, kabili takuli uulefuma mwi bumba lyakwe ilya bashilika.”+ 32  Kabili cinshi umuntu onse akasosa ku kwasuka inkombe+ sha ulu luko? Ukuti Yehova umwine nakuula umufula wa Sione,+ kabili abacushiwa pa bantu bakwe bakooba muli ena.

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