2 Samuele 10:1-19

10  Eitse ka mor’a moo morena oa bara ba Ammone+ a shoa, ’me mora oa hae Hanune a qala ho busa sebakeng sa hae.+  Eaba Davida o re: “Ke tla bontša mosa o lerato ho Hanune mora oa Nahashe, feela joalokaha ntat’ae a mpontšitse mosa o lerato.”+ Ka lebaka leo Davida a romeletsa ka bahlanka+ ba hae ho mo tšelisa ka lebaka la ntat’ae, ’me bahlanka ba Davida ba kena naheng ea bara ba Ammone.  Leha ho le joalo, likhosana tsa bara ba Ammone tsa re ho Hanune morena oa tsona: “Na Davida o hlompha ntat’ao mahlong a hao ka hore ebe o rometse batšelisi ho uena? Na hase ka lebaka la ho hlahloba motse le ho o hloela+ le ho o heletsa hore ebe Davida o rometse bahlanka ba hae ho uena?”+  Kahoo Hanune a nka bahlanka ba Davida a beola halofo ea litelu+ tsa bona ’me a seha liaparo tsa bona ka lehare ho ea fihla maraong eaba o re ba tsamaee.+  Hamorao batho ba tlalehela Davida, ’me hang-hang a romeletsa ho ba khahlanyetsa, kahobane banna bao ba ne ba ikutloa ba tlotlolotsoe haholo; morena a tsoela pele ho re: “Lulang Jeriko+ ho fihlela litelu tsa lōna li e-ba khōlō. Joale le tla khutla.”  Ka mor’a nako bara ba Ammone ba bona hore ba ne ba fetohile ba nkhang hampe+ ho Davida, eaba bara ba Ammone baa romeletsa ’me ba hira Basyria ba Bethe-rehobe+ le Basyria ba Zoba,+ banna ba likete tse mashome a mabeli ba tsamaeang ka maoto, le morena oa Maaka,+ banna ba sekete, le Ishtobe, banna ba likete tse leshome le metso e ’meli.  Ha Davida a utloa ka hona, joale a romela Joabe le lebotho kaofela le banna ba matla.+  Bara ba Ammone ba qala ho tsoa ’me ba etsa thekō ea ntoa monyakong oa heke, ka ho tšoanang le Basyria ba Zoba le ba Rehobe,+ le Ishtobe le Maaka ba le bang ba etsa thekō ea ntoa naheng e sabaletseng.+  Eitse ha Joabe a bona hore mabotho a ne a mo futuhetse a hlaha ka pele le ka morao, hang-hang a khetha ba bang ba banna ba khethehileng+ Iseraele ’me a ba etsa thekō ho ea kopana le Basyria. 10  A nehelana ka batho ba bang kaofela letsohong la Abishai+ mor’abo, e le hore a ka ba etsa thekō ho ea kopana le bara ba Ammone.+ 11  A tsoela pele ho re: “Haeba Basyria ba e-ba matla ho mpheta, joale u tla ba poloko bakeng sa ka; empa haeba bara ba Ammone ba e-ba matla ho u feta, le ’na ke tla tla ho u pholosa.+ 12  E-ba matla, e le hore re be sebete+ molemong oa batho ba habo rōna le molemong oa metse ea Molimo oa rōna;+ ha e le Jehova, o tla etsa se molemo mahlong a hae.”+ 13  Joale Joabe le batho ba neng ba e-na le eena ba atamela ntoeng khahlanong le Basyria, eaba ba qala ho baleha ka pel’a hae.+ 14  Ha e le bara ba Ammone, ba bona hore Basyria ba balehile, eaba ba baleha ka pel’a Abishai kahoo ba kena motseng.+ Ka mor’a moo Joabe a khutla ho bara ba Ammone ’me a tla Jerusalema.+ 15  Ha Basyria ba bona hore ba hlōtsoe ka pel’a Baiseraele, ba bokana. 16  Kahoo Hadadezere+ a romeletsa ’me a ntša Basyria ba neng ba le sebakeng sa Nōka;+ joale ba tla Helame, Shobake+ molaoli oa lebotho la Hadadezere a le ka pel’a bona. 17  Ha Davida a tlaleheloa, kapele-pele a bokella Baiseraele bohle ’me a tšela Jordane eaba o fihla Helame. Joale Basyria ba etsa thekō ho kopana le Davida ’me ba qala ho mo loantša.+ 18  Basyria ba baleha+ ka pel’a Baiseraele; ’me Davida a bolaea ho Basyria bakhanni ba likoloi+ ba makholo a supileng le banna ba lipere ba likete tse mashome a mane, ’me a hlaba Shobake molaoli oa lebotho la bona hoo a ileng a shoella moo.+ 19  Eitse ha marena ’ohle,+ bahlanka ba Hadadezere, a bona hore a hlōtsoe ka pel’a Baiseraele,+ ka potlako a etsa khotso le Baiseraele eaba a qala ho ba sebeletsa;+ Basyria ba ile ba tšaba hore ba ka hlola ba leka ho pholosa bara ba Ammone.+

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