Baahloli 12:1-15

12  Joale banna ba Efraime ba bokelloa ’me ba tšelela ka nģ’a leboea ’me ba re ho Jafeta: “Ke hobane’ng ha u ile ua tšela ho ea loantša bara ba Ammone, ’me ua se ke ua re hlabela mokhosi oa ho ea le uena?+ Ntlo ea hao re tla e cheselletsa ka mollo holim ’a hao.”+  Empa Jafeta a re ho bona: “Ke bile mopheha-khang ea khethehileng, ’na le batho ba heso, le bara ba Ammone.+ ’Me ke ile ka hoeletsa ho lōna ho kōpa thuso, ’me ha lea ka la mpholosa letsohong la bona.  Ha ke bona hore ha le bapholosi, joale ke ile ka etsa qeto ea ho beha moea oa ka seatleng+ sa ka le ho futuhela bara ba Ammone.+ Eaba Jehova o nehelana ka bona letsohong la ka. Kahoo ke hobane’ng ha le mphutuhetse letsatsing lee ho ntoantša?”  Kapele-pele Jafeta a phutha+ banna bohle ba Gileade ’me a loantša Baefraime; banna ba Gileade ba qala ho bolaea Baefraime, kaha ba ne ba itse: “Lōna Bagileade, ke lōna batho ba balehileng ho Efraime, ka hare ho Efraime, ka hare ho Manase.”  Bagileade ba hapa maliboho a Jordane+ pele ho Efraime; ’me e ne e re ha banna ba balehang ba Efraime ba re: “Ntumelle hore ke fete,” joale banna ba Gileade ba ne ba re ho e mong le e mong: “Na u Moefraime?” Ha a ne a re: “Che!”  joale ba ne ba re ho eena: “Ka kōpo e-re Shibolethe.”+ ’Me o ne a re: “Sibolethe,” kaha o ne a sa khone ho bitsa lentsoe leo ka mokhoa o nepahetseng. ’Me ba ne ba mo tšoara le ho mo bolaela malibohong a Jordane. Kahoo nakong eo ha oa ba likete tse mashome a mane a metso e ’meli ba tsoang Efraime.+  Jafeta a tsoela pele ho ahlola Baiseraele ka lilemo tse tšeletseng, ka mor’a moo Jafeta Mogileade a shoa ’me a patoa motseng oa habo oa Gileade.  Ibzane ea tsoang Bethlehema+ a qala ho ahlola Baiseraele ka mor’a hae.+  A ba le bara ba mashome a mararo le barali ba mashome a mararo. A romeletsa ka ntle eaba o tlisetsa bara ba hae barali ba mashome a mararo ba tsoang ka ntle. A tsoela pele ho ahlola Baiseraele ka lilemo tse supileng. 10  Joale Ibzane a shoa ’me a patoa Bethlehema. 11  Ka mor’a hae Elone Mozabulone+ a qala ho ahlola Baiseraele. A tsoela pele ho ahlola Baiseraele ka lilemo tse leshome. 12  Joale Elone Mozabulone a shoa ’me a patoa Ajalone naheng ea Zabulone. 13  Ka mor’a hae Abdone mora oa Hilele Mopirathone+ a qala ho ahlola Baiseraele. 14  A ba le bara ba mashome a mane le litloholo tse mashome a mararo ba neng ba palama liesele+ tse mashome a supileng tse hōlileng ka ho feletseng. A tsoela pele ho ahlola Baiseraele ka lilemo tse robeli. 15  Joale Abdone mora oa Hilele Mopirathone a shoa ’me a patoa Pirathone naheng ea Efraime thabeng ea Moamaleke.+

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