2 Samuele 13:1-39

13  Ka mor’a lintho tsena, Absalome+ mora oa Davida o ne a e-na le khaitseli ea hae e ntle eo lebitso la eona e neng e le Tamare,+ ’me Amnone+ mora oa Davida a qala ho mo rata.+  Ho ne ho bakela Amnone mahlomola hoo a ileng a kula+ ka lebaka la khaitseli ea hae Tamare, hobane e ne e le moroetsana, ’me ho ne ho le thata mahlong+ a Amnone hore a mo etse letho.+  Joale Amnone o ne a e-na le motsoalle eo lebitso la hae e leng Jonadabe,+ mora oa Shimea,+ mor’abo Davida; Jonadabe e ne e le monna ea bohlale haholo.  Kahoo a re ho eena: “Ke hobane’ng ha uena, mora oa morena, u nyahame hakaale, hoseng ho hong le ho hong? Na u ke ke ua mpolella?”+ Eaba Amnone o re ho eena: “Ke rata+ Tamare khaitseli+ ea mor’eso Absalome.”  Ka mor’a moo Jonadabe a re ho eena: “Robala betheng ea hao ’me u iketse eka ua kula.+ ’Me ka sebele ntat’ao o tla tla a u bona, ’me u tla re ho eena, ‘Ka kōpo, e-re khaitseli ea ka Tamare a kene ’me a mphe bohobe ke le mokuli, ’me o tla lokela ho etsa bohobe ba matšeliso ka pel’a mahlo a ka e le hore nka bo bona, ’me ke tla lokela ho bo ja letsohong la hae.’”+  Tumellanong le hoo Amnone a robala eaba o iketsa eka oa kula,+ kahoo morena a kena ho tla mo bona. Joale Amnone a re ho morena: “Ka kōpo, e-re khaitseli ea ka Tamare a kene ’me a apehe mahobe a mabeli a bōpehileng joaloka pelo ka pel’a mahlo a ka, e le hore nka ja bohobe ke le mokuli letsohong la hae.”  Eaba Davida o romeletsa ho Tamare ntlong, o re: “Ka kōpo, e-ea ntlong ea khaitseli ea hao Amnone ’me u mo etsetse bohobe ba matšeliso.”  Kahoo Tamare a ea ntlong ea khaitseli ea hae Amnone+ ha a ntse a robetse. Joale a nka hlama ’me a e luba eaba o pheha bohobe ka pel’a mahlo a hae ’me o pheha mahobe a bōpehileng joaloka pelo.  Qetellong a nka pane e sekoti ’me a e tšola ka pel’a hae, empa Amnone a hana ho ja ’me a re: “E-reng e mong le e mong a tlohe ho ’na!”+ Joale e mong le e mong a tloha ho eena. 10  Joale Amnone a re ho Tamare: “Tlisa bohobe ba matšeliso kamoreng e ka hare, e le hore nka bo ja ke le mokuli letsohong la hao.” Kahoo Tamare a nka mahobe a bōpehileng joaloka pelo ao a neng a a phehile ’me a a tlisa ho khaitseli ea hae Amnone kamoreng e ka hare. 11  Ha a atamela ho eena hore a je, hang-hang a mo tšoara+ ’me a re ho eena: “Tloo, u robale+ le ’na, khaitseli ea ka.”+ 12  Leha ho le joalo, a re ho eena: “Che, khaitseli ea ka! U se ke ua ntlotlolla;+ etsoe ha hoa tloaeleha ho etsa ka tsela eo Iseraele.+ U se ke ua etsa booatla bona bo nyelisehang.+ 13  ’Na—ke tla isa nyeliso ea ka hokae? ’Me uena—u tla ba joaloka e mong oa batho ba se nang kelello Iseraele. Joale, ka kōpo, bua le morena; etsoe a ke ke a u hanela ka ’na.” 14  Ha aa ka a lumela ho mamela lentsoe la hae, empa a sebelisa matla a phahametseng a hae eaba oa mo tlotlolla+ ’me o robala le eena.+ 15  Amnone a qala ho mo hloea ka lehloeo le leholo, hobane lehloeo leo a neng a mo hloile ka lona le ne le le leholo ho feta lerato leo a neng a mo ratile ka lona, hoo Amnone a ileng a re ho eena: “Ema, u tsamaee!” 16  Eaba o re ho eena: “Che, khaitseli ea ka; etsoe bobe bona ba ho re ke tsamaee bo boholo ho feta bo bong boo u nkentseng bona!” ’Me ha aa ka a lumela ho mo mamela. 17  Eaba o bitsa mohlanka oa hae ea neng a mo sebeletsa ’me o re: “Ka kōpo, e-re motho enoa a tlohe ho ’na, a ee ka ntle, ’me u notlele lemati ka mor’a hae.” 18  (Joale o ne a apere seaparo se selelele sa ka holimo se metsero;+ etsoe ke tsela eo barali ba morena, baroetsana, ba neng ba apara ka eona ka liaparo tse se nang matsoho.) Kahoo mosebeletsi oa hae a mo ntšetsa ka ntle, ’me a notlela lemati ka mor’a hae. 19  Joale Tamare a itšela ka molora+ hloohong, a hahola seaparo se selelele sa ka holimo se metsero seo a neng a se apere; a lula a behile matsoho hloohong+ ’me a qala ho tsamaea, a tsamaea a ntse a bokolla. 20  Eaba khaitseli ea hae Absalome+ o re ho eena: “Na ke khaitseli ea hao Amnone+ ea neng a e-na le uena? Joale, khaitseli ea ka, khutsa. Eena ke khaitseli ea hao.+ U se ke ua beha pelo ea hao tabeng ena.” ’Me Tamare, ha a ntse a thibetsoe ho kopana le ba bang, a qala ho lula ntlong ea khaitseli ea hae Absalome. 21  Morena Davida a utloa ka lintho tsena tsohle,+ ’me a halefa+ haholo. 22  Absalome ha aa ka a bua se sebe kapa se molemo le Amnone; etsoe Absalome o ne a hloile+ Amnone ka hore ebe o ne a tlotlolotse khaitseli ea hae Tamare. 23  Eitse ka mor’a lilemo tse peli tse tletseng Absalome a ba le bakuti ba linku+ Baale-hazore, e haufi le Efraime;+ Absalome a mema bara bohle ba morena.+ 24  Kahoo Absalome a kena ho morena a re: “Bona! joale, mohlanka oa hao o na le bakuti ba linku! Ka kōpo, morena a ke a ee, le bahlanka ba hae, hammoho le mohlanka oa hao.” 25  Empa morena a re ho Absalome: “Che, mora oa ka! Ka kōpo, e-re re se ke ra ea kaofela, e le hore re se ke ra ba moroalo ho uena.” Le hoja a ile a ’na a mo phehella,+ ha aa ka a lumela ho ea empa a mo hlohonolofatsa.+ 26  Qetellong Absalome a re: “Haeba u sa ee, ka kōpo e-re mor’eso Amnone a ee le rōna.”+ Eaba morena o re ho eena: “Ke hobane’ng ha a lokela ho ea le uena?” 27  Absalome a qala ho mo phehella,+ hoo a ileng a romela Amnone le bara bohle ba morena hammoho le eena. 28  Joale Absalome a laela bahlanka ba hae, a re: “Ka kōpo, bonang hore hang ha pelo ea Amnone e nyakaletse ke veine,+ ’me ka sebele ke re ho lōna, ‘Bolaeang Amnone!’ joale le mo bolaee. Le se ke la tšoha.+ Na ha kea le laela? E-bang matla ’me le be banna ba sebete.” 29  Bahlanka ba Absalome ba etsa Amnone feela joalokaha Absalome a ne a ba laetse;+ bara bohle ba bang ba morena ba qala ho ema ’me e mong le e mong a palama ’moulo oa hae a baleha. 30  Eitse ha ba ntse ba le tseleng, tlaleho ea fihla ho Davida, e re: “Absalome o bolaile bara bohle ba morena, ’me ha ho le ea mong oa bona ea setseng.” 31  Morena a ema eaba o hahola+ liaparo tsa hae ’me o robala fatše,+ ’me bahlanka bohle ba hae ba ne ba eme haufi ba hahotse liaparo tsa bona.+ 32  Leha ho le joalo, Jonadabe+ mora oa Shimea,+ mor’abo Davida, a araba ’me a re: “Moren ’a ka a se ke a nahana hore ke bahlankana bohle bara ba morena bao ba ba bolaileng, etsoe ke Amnone feela ea shoeleng,+ hobane ka taelo ea Absalome ho etsahetse e le ntho e ileng ea lokisetsoa+ ho tloha letsatsing leo ka lona a ileng a tlotlolla+ khaitseli ea hae Tamare.+ 33  Joale khosi ea ka morena a se ke a tebisetsa pelong lentsoe, le reng, ‘Bara bohle ba morena ba shoele’; empa ke Amnone feela ea shoeleng.” 34  Khabareng, Absalome a qala ho baleha.+ Hamorao mohlankana e mong, molebeli,+ a phahamisa mahlo a talima, ’me, bonang! ho ne ho e-na le batho ba bangata ba tlang tseleng e ka mor’a hae letsoapong. 35  Eaba Jonadabe+ o re ho morena: “Bona! Bara ba morena ba kene. Kahoo ho etsahetse tumellanong le lentsoe la mohlanka oa hao.”+ 36  Eitse hang ha a qetile ho bua, bonang! bara ba morena ba kena, eaba ba qala ho phahamisa mantsoe ba lla; esita le morena le bahlanka bohle ba hae ba lla haholo. 37  Ha e le Absalome, a baleha e le hore a ka ea ho Talmai+ mora oa Amihude morena oa Geshure.+ Davida a tsoela pele ho siama+ ka matsatsi ’ohle ka lebaka la mora oa hae. 38  Ha e le Absalome, a baleha ’me a ea Geshure;+ a ba moo ka lilemo tse tharo. 39  Qetellong moea oa morena Davida oa hloloheloa ho ea ho Absalome; etsoe o ne a itšelisitse malebana le Amnone, hobane o ne a shoele.

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