Yai panembwa’mba bijipo

Yai paji ndonda ya mitwe

Bakamonyi ba kwa Yehoba

Salai mulaka Kikaonde

Yoshua 2:1-24

BIJI MU BUKU

  • Yoshua watuma bantu babiji ba kwendela muzhi wa Yeliko (1-3)

  • Lehaba wafya baendejile muzhi (4-7)

  • Mulaye ye balayile Lehaba (8-21a)

    • Kiyukilo kya muzhinge uchila (18)

  • Aba bayile na kwendela muzhi babwela kwi Yoshua (21b-24)

2  Kabiji Yoshua mwana wa kwa Nuni watumine banabalume babiji mu bufyamfya kufuma ku Shitima+ kuya na kwendela kyalo. Wibabuujile’mba: “Yainga mukapikite kyalo, kikatakata Yeliko.” Ne abo bayile ne kukafika ku nzubo ya mwanamukazhi pite wa jizhina ja Lehaba,+ kabiji baikele konkakwa.  Mfumu wa mu Yeliko bamubuujile’mba: “Banabalume bena Isalela baiya muno bufuku na kwendela kyalo.”  Ponkapo mfumu wa mu Yeliko watumine jiwi kwi Lehaba amba: “Lupula banabalume baiya baji mu nzubo yobe, mambo baiya na kwendela kyalo kyonse.”  Bino uno mwanamukazhi wasendele bano banabalume babiji ne kwibafya. Kepo aambile’mba: “Ibyo, banabalume baji kwiya kwi amiwa, bino kechi nayuka ko baji kufuma ne.  Byo paji kufiita, byo kyaji pepi na kimye kya kushinka kibelo kya muzhi, bano banabalume baji kulupuka. Kechi nayuka ko baya ne, pano bino, inge mwibapupile bukiji, musakwibataana.”  (Nangwa byonkabyo, aye wibakanjizhe pa musemi ne kwibafya mu bukusa bo aanyikile pa musemi.)  Ponkapo banabalume bo batumine kwi mfumu, bapupijile aba banabalume mu jishinda jaya ku Yodano kufika ne ku myaba,+ kabiji abano bebapupijilenga byo balupukiletu, bashinkile kibelo kya muzhi.  Aba banabalume saka bakyangye kulaala, uno mwanamukazhi wakanjijile pa musemi po bajinga.  Wibambijile bano banabalume amba: “Nayuka namba Yehoba ukemupa kino kyalo,+ ne moyo wa kwimuchina witukwata.+ Bangikazhi bonse ba mu kyalo baakamwa bingi na mambo a anweba,+ 10  mambo twaumvwine Yehoba byo aabenye mema a mu Kalunga ka Mema Kachila ne anweba saka mutalako byo mwafumine mu Ijipita+ ne byo mwaubile ku bamfumu babiji ba bena Amoli, abo ba Sihona+ ne Oga+ bonka bo mwaipayijile ku bushiya* bwa Yodano. 11  Byo twaumvwine kino, twachiine* bingi, kabiji kafwako nangwa umo wachinchikile* na mambo a anweba ne, mambo Yehoba Lesa wenu, ye Lesa wa mwiulu ne pano pa ntanda.+ 12  Pano nemusashijila namba, munchipile luchipo kwi Yehoba, mambo nemumwesha butemwe bubula kwaluka, ne anweba mukamweshe butemwe bubula kwaluka ku ba mu nzubo ya batata; kabiji mwafwainwa kumpa kayukilo ka kine.* 13  Mwafwainwa kupulusha batata ne bamama, bakolojami ne bankasami ba balume ne ba bakazhi, ne bonse bo baji nabo, kabiji mwafwainwa kwitupokolola* ku lufu.”+ 14  Ponkapo bano banabalume bamwambijile’mba: “Inge tukabule kuba kino, Lesa aketwipaye!* Inge ukabule kubulañana kyo twaishila, ne atweba tukakumwesha butemwe bubula kwaluka ne bukishinka kimye Yehoba kyo aketupa kino kyalo.” 15  Kepo ebekizhizhe pa kipenze na lutambo, mambo nzubo yanji yalamankene na nsakwa ya muzhi. Waikelenga peulu ya nsakwa.+ 16  Kabiji wibambijile’mba: “Yainga ku mpunzha ya mitumba mukafyame konkakwa moba asatu, kuchina’mba aba babena kwimupupila bakemutaana. Inge aba babena kwimupupila babwelamo, kepo mukemana ne kuya.” 17  Aba banabalume bamwambijile’mba: “Kechi tukekala na mambo pa luno luchipo lo witulengela kuchipa ne,+ 18  kanatu ukabule kukasa uno muzhinge uchila pa kipenze mo witwikizhizha byo tukeya mu kyalo. Wafwainwa kukonkanya pamo mu nzubo yobe bashobe, bainobe, bakolojobe ne bankasobe ne bonse ba mu nzubo ya bashobe.+ 19  Kabiji yense ukalupuka pangye ya nzubo yobe, mashi anji akamushinkamana mwine, ne atweba kechi tukekala na mambo ne. Bino umvwe kintu kyatama kikamwekele* bakekala mu nzubo, mashi abo aketushinkamane. 20  Bino umvwe ukabulañane kyo twaishila,+ kechi tukekala na mambo pa luno luchipo lobe lo witulengela kuchipa ne.” 21  Aye wibambijile’mba: “Kikale monka mo mwaambila.” Ponkapo wibambijile kuya ne abo bayile. Kabiji wakashile muzhinge uchila mu kipenze. 22  Byonkabyo, bayile ku mpunzha ya mitumba ne kwikalako moba asatu, posotu ne bebapupijilenga byo babwelelemo. Aba bebapupijilenga bebakebelenga mu mashinda onse, bino kechi bebataaine ne. 23  Kepo aba banabalume babiji bakunkulukile kufuma ku mpunzha ya mitumba ne kwabuka mukola kabiji bafikile kwi Yoshua mwana wa kwa Nuni. Bamubuujile bintu byonse bibamwekejile. 24  Ponkapo babuujile Yoshua amba: “Yehoba witupa kyalo kyonse.+ Kabiji bangikazhi bonse ba mu kyalo baakamwa bingi na mambo a atweba.”+

Tubyambo twa munshi

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