Baahloli 15:1-20

15  Eitse ka mor’a nakoana, matsatsing a kotulo ea koro, Samsone a etela mosali oa hae a nkile potsanyane.+ Kahoo a re: “Ke tla kena ho mosali oa ka kamoreng e ka hare.”+ ’Me ntat’ae ha aa ka a mo lumella ho kena.  Empa ntat’ae a re: “Ka sebele ke ile ka ipolella ho re, ‘E tlameha ebe u mo hloile.’+ Kahoo ka mo fa moetsana oa hao.+ Na morali’abo e monyenyane ha a molemo ho mo feta? Ka kōpo, e ke e be oa hao ho e-na le e mong.”  Leha ho le joalo, Samsone a re ho bona: “Lekhetlong lena ke tla lokoloha molatong khahlanong le Bafilista haeba ke sebetsana le bona hore ke ba ntše kotsi.”+  Samsone a tsamaea a tšoasa liphokojoe+ tse makholo a mararo ’me a nka lirumula le ho shebisa mohatla mohatleng le ho beha serumula se le seng pakeng tsa mehatla e ’meli, hantle feela bohareng.  Eaba o hotetsa lirumula ’me o li romela masimong a lijo-thollo tse ntseng li le mahlakeng tsa Bafilista. Kahoo a chesa ntho e ’ngoe le e ’ngoe ho tloha ho ngata ho ea ho lijo-thollo tse ntseng li le mahlakeng le lirapa tsa morara le meru ea mohloaare.+  Bafilista ba qala ho re: “Ke mang ea entseng see?” Joale ba re: “Ke Samsone mokhoenyana oa Motimna, hobane o nkile mosali oa hae ’me a mo fa moetsana oa hae.”+ Eaba Bafilista baa nyoloha ’me ba chesa eena le ntat’ae ka mollo.+  Eaba Samsone o re ho bona: “Haeba le etsa tjena, ha ho letho bakeng sa ka haese hore ke iphetetse ho lōna,+ ’me ka mor’a moo ke tla khaotsa.”  A qala ho ba hlasela, a bokella maoto le lirope ka polao e khōlō, ka mor’a moo a theoha ’me a qala ho lula lefarung la lefika Etame.+  Hamorao Bafilista+ ba nyoloha ’me ba hloma liahelo Juda+ eaba ba qala ho chalaka Lehi.+ 10  Joale banna ba Juda ba re: “Ke hobane’ng ha le re futuhetse?” eaba ba re: “Re nyolohetse ho tla holeha Samsone, ho mo etsa feela joalokaha a re entse.” 11  Kahoo banna ba likete tse tharo ba Juda ba theohela lefarung la lefika Etame+ ’me ba re ho Samsone: “Na ha u tsebe hore Bafilista baa re busa?+ Kahoo see seo u re entseng sona se bolela’ng?” Joale a re ho bona: “Feela kamoo ba nkentseng kateng ke tsela eo ke ba entseng ka eona.”+ 12  Empa ba re ho eena: “Re theohetse ho tla u tlama, ho nehelana ka uena matsohong a Bafilista.” Eaba Samsone o re ho bona: “Ntlhapanyetseng hore le ke ke la ntlhasela.” 13  Ba tsoela pele ho re ho eena: “Che, empa re tla u tlama feela, ’me re tla nehelana ka uena matsohong a bona; empa ho hang re ke ke ra u bolaea.” Tumellanong le hoo ba mo tlama ka liropo tse peli tse ncha+ ’me ba mo ntšetsa ka ntle ho lefika. 14  A fihla Lehi, ’me Bafilista ba hooa ka thabo e fetisisang ha ba kopana le eena.+ Eaba moea oa Jehova+ o sebetsa ho eena, ’me liropo tse neng li le matsohong a hae tsa e-ba joaloka likhoele tsa line tse tlabotsoeng mollong,+ hoo litlamo tsa hae li ileng tsa qhibiliha matsohong a hae. 15  Joale a fumana lesapo la mohlahare le mongobo la esele e tona eaba o otlolla letsoho oa le nka ’me o qala ho bolaea banna ba sekete ka lona.+ 16  Joale Samsone a re: “Ka mohlahare oa esele e tona—qubu e le ’ngoe, liqubu tse peli! Ka mohlahare oa esele e tona ke bolaile banna ba sekete.”+ 17  Eitse ha a qetile ho bua, kapele-pele a lahla mohlahare o letsohong la hae ’me a bitsa sebaka seo Ramathe-lehi.+ 18  Joale a nyoroa haholo, eaba o qala ho ipiletsa ho Jehova o re: “Ke uena ea faneng ka poloko ena e khōlō letsohong la mohlanka oa hao,+ ’me na joale ke tla shoa ke lenyora ’me na ke tla oela liatleng tsa ba sa bollang?”+ 19  Kahoo Molimo a petsola mokoti o bōpehileng joaloka motulo o neng o le Lehi, ’me metsi+ a qala ho tsoa ho oona, eaba oa noa, ka mor’a moo moea+ oa hae oa khutla ’me a hlaphoheloa.+ Ke ka lebaka leo a ileng a o reha lebitso la Ene-hakore, e Lehi ho fihlela letsatsing lena. 20  A tsoela pele ho ahlola Baiseraele matsatsing a Bafilista ka lilemo tse mashome a mabeli.+

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