Nɔ Ni Mateo Ŋma 3:1-17

  • Yohane Baptisilɔ lɛ shiɛ (1-12)

  • Abaptisi Yesu (13-17)

3  Nakai gbii lɛ amli lɛ, Yohane+ Baptisilɔ lɛ ba ebashiɛ+ yɛ Yudea ŋa lɛ nɔ  ekɛɛ akɛ: “Nyɛtsakea nyɛtsui, ejaakɛ ŋwɛi Maŋtsɛyeli lɛ ebɛŋkɛ.”+  Anɔkwa, mɔ nɛ ji mɔ ni atsɔ gbalɔ Yesaia nɔ awie ehe+ akɛ: “Aanu mɔ ko gbee kɛmiijɛ ŋa lɛ nɔ miikɛɛ: ‘Nyɛsaa Yehowa* gbɛ lɛ! Nyɛgbaa egbɛjegbɛi lɛ trɔmɔɔ’” lɛ.+  No mli lɛ, Yohane woɔ atade ni akɛ afukpɔŋɔ hetsɔi fee, ni kooloo hewolo bɛlti fi ehɛ.+ Eniyenii ji baalabii kɛ ŋa mli wo.+  Ni mɛi ni yɔɔ Yerusalem kɛ Yudea fɛɛ kɛ Yordan niiaŋ fɛɛ lɛ yaa eŋɔɔ,+  ni ebaptisiɔ amɛ* yɛ Yordan Faa lɛ mli,+ be ni amɛjaje amɛhe eshai lɛ yɛ faŋŋ lɛ.  Be ni ehiŋmɛi gba Farisifoi kɛ Sadukifoi+ babaoo anɔ akɛ amɛmiiba he ni ebaptisiɔ yɛ lɛ, ekɛɛ amɛ akɛ: “Onufui ashwiei,+ namɔ ebɔ nyɛ kɔkɔ akɛ nyɛjo mlifu ni baa lɛ naa foi?+  Belɛ, nyɛwoa yibii ni sa tsuitsakemɔ mɔ!  Nyɛkasusua yɛ nyɛmli akɛ, ‘Wɔtsɛ ji Abraham.’+ Ejaakɛ miikɛɛ nyɛ akɛ, Nyɔŋmɔ baanyɛ atee bii ashi kɛjɛ tɛi nɛɛ amli ehã Abraham. 10  Lema lɛ kã tsei lɛ ashishifã lɛ nɔ momo. No hewɔ lɛ, tso fɛɛ tso ni wooo yibii kpakpai lɛ, abaafo afɔ̃ shi ni ashɛ afɔ̃ la mli.+ 11  Mi lɛ, nu mikɛbaptisiɔ nyɛ yɛ nyɛtsuitsakemɔ lɛ hewɔ,+ shi mɔ ni baa yɛ misɛɛ lɛ he wa fe mi, etokotai po lɛ, misaaa mɔ ni jieɔ.+ Nakai mɔ lɛ kɛ mumɔ krɔŋkrɔŋ baabaptisi nyɛ,+ ni ekɛ la hu baabaptisi nyɛ.+ 12  Ehiɛ esofi* ni akɛshaa nii amli lɛ yɛ edɛŋ, ni ebaabɛɛ eŋmaagbeemɔhe lɛ fitsofitso, ni ebaabua ewiiti lɛ naa ewo nitoohe lɛ, shi wiiti lɛ he totoi lɛ ekɛ la ni anyɛŋ agbe baashã.”+ 13  Kɛkɛ ni Yesu jɛ Galilea eba Yohane ŋɔɔ yɛ Yordan lɛ naa koni ebaptisi lɛ.+ 14  Shi Yohane ka akɛ ebaatsĩ lɛ gbɛ, ekɛɛ akɛ: “Mi moŋ ni esa akɛ obaptisi mi lɛ, ni bo obaa miŋɔɔ nɛɛ?” 15  Yesu hã lɛ hetoo akɛ: “Be nɛɛ mli lɛ, kpɛlɛmɔ nɔ, ejaakɛ enɛ ji gbɛ ni sa ni wɔbaatsɔ nɔ wɔgbe jalɛ fɛɛ naa.” Kɛkɛ ni ekpa enaatsĩi. 16  Be ni abaptisi Yesu agbe naa lɛ, amrɔ nɔŋŋ ni ewó ehe nɔ kɛje nu lɛ mli; ni naa! ŋwɛi naa gbele,+ ni ena Nyɔŋmɔ mumɔ lɛ miikpeleke shi tamɔ okpo, ni eeba enɔ.+ 17  Agbɛnɛ hu, naa! gbee ko jɛ ŋwɛi+ kɛɛ: “Mɔ nɛ ji mi-Bi*+ ni misumɔɔ lɛ lɛ, mɔ ni miná ehe miishɛɛ lɛ.”+

Shishigbɛ Niŋmaa

Loo “ekɛ amɛ woɔ nu mli; emuɔ amɛ mele.”
Ni ji, tso sofi.
Greek sht. ŋm., “mi-Binuu.”