2 Likronike 10:1-19

10  Roboame+ a ea Shikeme,+ kaha Baiseraele bohle ba ne ba tlile Shikeme ho mo etsa morena.  Eitse hang ha Jeroboame+ mora oa Nebate a utloa ka hona ha a sa ntse a le Egepeta,+ (hobane o ne a balehile ka lebaka la Morena Solomone,) kapele-pele Jeroboame a khutla Egepeta.+  Kahoo ba romeletsa ’me ba mo bitsa, eaba Jeroboame le Baiseraele bohle baa tla ’me ba bua le Roboame, ba re:+  “Ntat’ao o ile a etsa hore joko ea rōna e be boima;+ joale bebofatsa tšebeletso e boima ea ntat’ao le joko+ e boima eo a e behileng holim ’a rōna, ’me re tla u sebeletsa.”+  Eaba o re ho bona: “Ho ke ho fete matsatsi a mararo. Joale le khutlele ho ’na.” Kahoo batho ba tsamaea.  Morena Roboame a qala ho rerisana+ le banna ba baholo bao kamehla ba neng ba sebeletsa ntat’ae Solomone ha a sa ntse a phela, a re: “Le eletsa hore batho baa ba arajoe joang?”+  Ka lebaka leo ba bua le eena, ba re: “Haeba u tla ba molemo ho batho bana ’me u ba khahlise ’me ruri u bue mantsoe a matle ho bona,+ ka sebele le bona e tla ba bahlanka ba hao kamehla.”+  Leha ho le joalo, a tlohela keletso+ eo banna ba baholo ba neng ba mo elelitse ka eona, ’me a qala ho rerisana le bahlankana ba neng ba hōtse le eena,+ bao e neng e le bona ba mo sebeletsang.+  A tsoela pele ho re ho bona: “Le fana ka keletso efe+ e le hore re ka araba batho baa ba buileng le ’na, ba re, ‘Bebofatsa joko eo ntat’ao a e behileng holim ’a rōna’?”+ 10  Eaba bahlankana ba neng ba hōtse le eena ba bua le eena, ba re: “Sena ke seo u lokelang ho se bolella batho ba buileng le uena, ba re, ‘Ntat’ao, o ile a etsa hore joko ea rōna e be boima, empa, ha e le uena, e bebofatse holim ’a rōna’; sena ke seo u lokelang ho ba bolella sona,+ ‘Ka sebele monoana oa ka o monyenyane o tla ba motenya ho feta letheka la Ntate.+ 11  Joale Ntate o le jarisitse joko e boima, empa ke tla eketsa jokong ea lōna.+ Ntate o le shapile ka liphali, empa ke tla le shapa ka liphali tse metjeka.’”+ 12  Jeroboame le batho bohle ba tla ho Roboame ka letsatsi la boraro,+ feela joalokaha morena a ne a buile, a re: “Khutlelang ho ’na ka letsatsi la boraro.” 13  Morena a qala ho ba araba ka thata.+ Kahoo Morena Roboame a tlohela keletso+ ea banna ba baholo,+ 14  ’me a tsoela pele ho bua le bona ho ea ka keletso ea bahlankana bao,+ a re: “Ke tla etsa hore joko ea lōna e be boima haholoanyane, ’me ke tla eketsa ho eona. Ntate o le shapile ka liphali, empa ke tla le shapa ka liphali tse metjeka.”+ 15  Morena ha aa ka a mamela batho; etsoe litaba li bile joalo ho tsoa ho Molimo+ oa ’nete e le hore Jehova a ka phetha lentsoe+ la hae leo a neng a le buile ka Akija+ Moshilo+ ho Jeroboame mora oa Nebate.+ 16  Ha e le Baiseraele bohle, kahobane morena ha aa ka a ba mamela, joale batho ba araba morena, ba re: “Re na le kabelo efe ho Davida?+ Ha ho na lefa ho mora oa Jese.+ Lōna Baiseraele, e mong le e mong a ee ho melimo ea hae!+ Joale iponele ntlo ea hao, Uena Davida.”+ Eaba Baiseraele bohle ba qala ho ea litenteng tsa bona. 17  Ha e le bara ba Iseraele ba neng ba lula metseng ea Juda, Roboame a tsoela pele ho ba busa.+ 18  Ka mor’a moo Morena Roboame a romela Hadorame,+ ea neng a okametse ba ngolisitsoeng bakeng sa mosebetsi o qobelloang, empa bara ba Iseraele ba mo tlepetsa ka majoe,+ hoo a ileng a shoa. Morena Roboame a khona ho hloella koloing ea hae a balehela Jerusalema.+ 19  Baiseraele ba tsoela pele ka bofetoheli+ ba bona khahlanong le ntlo ea Davida ho fihlela letsatsing lena.

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