Baahloli 20:1-48

20  Ka lebaka leo bara bohle ba Iseraele ba tsoa+ ’me phutheho ea phuthehela ho Jehova Mizpa,+ joaloka motho a le mong,+ ho tloha Dane+ ho fihlela Beerseba+ hammoho le naha ea Gileade.+  Kahoo banna ba bohlokoa ba sechaba sohle le meloko eohle ea Iseraele ba ema phuthehong ea sechaba sa Molimo oa ’nete,+ banna ba likete tse makholo a mane ba tsamaeang ka maoto ba tsomulang sabole.+  Bara ba Benjamine ba utloa hore bara ba Iseraele ba nyolohetse Mizpa.+ Joale bara ba Iseraele ba re: “Buang. Ntho ee e mpe e hlahile joang?”+  Eaba monna eo, Molevi,+ monna oa mosali ea bolailoeng, oa araba ’me o re: “’Na le serethe sa ka,+ re ile ra fihla Gibea,+ ea Benjamine, hore re hlole bosiu teng.  Beng ba naha ba Gibea ba ntsohela matla ba pota-pota ntlo khahlanong le ’na bosiu. Ba ne ba lekantse ho mpolaea, empa ba ile ba beta serethe sa ka,+ ’me qetellong sa shoa.+  Kahoo ka tšoara serethe sa ka ’me ka se poma likoto eaba ke se romela naheng e ’ngoe le e ’ngoe ea lefa la Iseraele,+ hobane ba ne ba entse boitšoaro bo hlephileng+ le booatla bo nyelisehang Iseraele.+  Bonang! Lōna bohle bara ba Iseraele, fanang ka lentsoe le keletso+ ea lōna mona.”  Kahoo batho bohle ba ema joaloka motho a le mong,+ ba re: “Ha ho leha e le ofe oa rōna ea tla ea tenteng ea hae, kapa ea tla fapohela ntlong ea hae.+  Joale ena ke ntho eo re tla e etsa Gibea. [A re e futuheleng] ka lotho.+ 10  Re tla nka banna ba leshome ho ba lekholo ba meloko eohle ea Iseraele, le ba lekholo ho ba sekete, le ba sekete ho ba likete tse leshome, ho fumanela batho mefaho, e le hore ba ka nka bohato ba ho futuhela Gibea ea Benjamine, ka lebaka la booatla+ bohle bo nyelisehang boo ba bo entseng Iseraele.” 11  Kahoo banna bohle ba Iseraele ba phutheha hore ba futuhele motse oo joaloka motho a le mong, joaloka ba entseng selekane. 12  Ka lebaka leo meloko ea Iseraele ea romela banna ho banna bohle ba moloko oa Benjamine,+ ea re: “Ntho ena e mpe e hlahileng har’a lōna ke eng?+ 13  Joale nehelanang ka banna+ bao, banna ba se nang molemo,+ ba Gibea,+ e le hore re ka ba bolaea,+ ’me re tlose se sebe Iseraele.”+ Bara ba Benjamine ha baa ka ba batla ho mamela lentsoe la barab’abo bona, bara ba Iseraele.+ 14  Joale bara ba Benjamine ba qala ho bokana ho tsoa metseng ea Gibea ho ea loantša bara ba Iseraele. 15  Kahoo bara ba Benjamine ba khobokanngoa letsatsing leo ho tsoa metseng, banna ba likete tse mashome a mabeli a metso e tšeletseng ba tsomulang sabole,+ kantle le baahi ba Gibea, bao ho bona ho ileng ha khobokanngoa banna ba khethiloeng ba makholo a supileng. 16  Har’a batho bana bohle ho ne ho e-na le banna ba khethiloeng ba makholo a supileng ba leqele.+ E mong le e mong oa bona e ne e le ea tjeketjelang lejoe+ nthong e botenya ba moriri ’me o ne a sa fose. 17  Banna ba Iseraele ba khobokanngoa kantle le Benjamine, banna ba likete tse makholo a mane ba tsomulang sabole.+ E mong le e mong oa bana e ne e le monna oa ntoa. 18  Ba ema ba nyolohela Bethele ’me ba botsa Molimo.+ Joale bara ba Iseraele ba re: “Ke mang ho rōna ea tla etella pele ho loantša bara ba Benjamine?”+ Eaba Jehova o re: “Juda a etelle pele.”+ 19  Ka mor’a moo bara ba Iseraele ba tsoha hoseng ’me ba hloma liahelo khahlanong le Gibea. 20  Joale bara ba Iseraele ba tsoa ho ea loantša Benjamine; ’me banna ba Iseraele ba etsa thekō ea ntoa khahlanong le bona Gibea. 21  Kahoo bara ba Benjamine ba tsoa Gibea+ ’me ba felisa banna ba Iseraele ba likete tse mashome a mabeli a metso e ’meli letsatsing leo.+ 22  Leha ho le joalo, batho bao, banna ba Iseraele, ba e-ba sebete eaba ba etsa thekō ea ntoa hape sebakeng seo ho sona ba neng ba entse thekō letsatsing la pele. 23  Joale bara ba Iseraele ba nyoloha ’me ba lla+ ka pel’a Jehova ho fihlela ka shoalane eaba ba botsa Jehova, ba re: “Na ke tla atamela hape ho loantša bara ba mor’eso Benjamine?”+ Eaba Jehova o re: “Mo futuhele.” 24  Ka lebaka leo bara ba Iseraele ba atamela bara ba Benjamine ka letsatsi la bobeli.+ 25  Benjamine le eena a tsoa Gibea ho ba khahlanyetsa ka letsatsi la bobeli ’me a felisa banna ba eketsehileng ba likete tse leshome le metso e robeli har’a bara ba Iseraele,+ bana bohle e le ba tsomulang sabole.+ 26  Eaba bara bohle ba Iseraele,+ esita le batho bohle, baa nyoloha ’me ba tla Bethele eaba baa lla+ ’me ba lula moo ka pel’a Jehova ba itima lijo+ letsatsing leo ho fihlela ka shoalane ’me ba nyehela linyehelo tsa secheso+ le linyehelo tse kopanetsoeng+ ka pel’a Jehova. 27  Ka mor’a moo bara ba Iseraele ba botsa Jehova,+ kaha areka ea selekane+ ea Molimo oa ’nete e ne e le moo matsatsing ao. 28  Joale Finease+ mora oa Eleazare, mora oa Arone, o ne a eme ka pel’a eona matsatsing ao,+ a re: “Na ke sa ntse ke tla ea hape ho loantša bara ba mor’eso Benjamine kapa ke tlohele?”+ Eaba Jehova o re: “Nyoloha, hobane hosasane ke tla nehelana ka eena letsohong la hao.”+ 29  Joale Baiseraele ba beha banna ba laletseng+ Gibea ba e pota-potile ka hohle. 30  Bara ba Iseraele ba futuhela bara ba Benjamine ka letsatsi la boraro, le ho etsa thekō khahlanong le Gibea joaloka makhetlong a mang.+ 31  Ha bara ba Benjamine ba tsoa ho khahlanyetsa batho bao, ba huleloa hōle le motse.+ Joale, joaloka makhetlong a mang, ba qala ho hlasela batho ba bang ba ba ntša maqeba a bolaeang litseleng tse khōlō, tseo e ’ngoe ea tsona e nyolohelang Bethele+ ’me e ’ngoe e eang Gibea,+ naheng, banna ba ka bang mashome a mararo Iseraele.+ 32  Kahoo bara ba Benjamine ba qala ho re: “Re ba hlōla joaloka pele.”+ Ha e le bara ba Iseraele, ba re: “A re baleheng,+ ’me ka sebele re tla ba hulela hōle le motse litseleng tse khōlō.” 33  Banna bohle ba Iseraele ba ema libakeng tsa bona ’me ba etsa thekō Baale-tamare, ha ba Iseraele ba laletseng+ ba ne ba hlasela ho tsoa libakeng tsa bona tikolohong ea Gibea.+ 34  Kahoo banna ba likete tse leshome ba khethiloeng Iseraele eohle ba tla ka pel’a Gibea, ’me ntoa e ne e le boima; Babenjamine ba ne ba sa tsebe hore tlokotsi+ e ne e ba atamela. 35  Jehova a hlōla Benjamine+ ka pel’a Iseraele, hoo bara ba Iseraele letsatsing leo ba ileng ba felisa banna ba likete tse mashome a mabeli a metso e mehlano ho Benjamine, bana bohle e le ba tsomulang sabole.+ 36  Leha ho le joalo, bara ba Benjamine ba ne ba nahana hore banna ba Iseraele ba talimane le ho hlōloa ha ba ntse ba suthela+ Benjamine hobane ba ne ba tšepile bao ba neng ba ba behile hore ba lalle Gibea. 37  Ha e le ba laletseng, ba nka bohato kapele ’me ba potlakela Gibea.+ Joale ba laletseng+ ba hasana ’me ba hlasela motse oohle ka bohale ba sabole.+ 38  Joale banna ba Iseraele ba ne ba entse tokisetso le ba laletseng hore ba etse hore pontšo ea mosi e nyolohe motseng.+ 39  Ha bara ba Iseraele ba reteleha ntoeng, Benjamine a qala ho hlatha banna ba ka bang mashome a mararo har’a banna ba Iseraele+ a ba ntša maqeba a bolaeang, etsoe ba ne ba re: “Ntle ho pelaelo re ba hlōla feela joaloka ntoeng ea pele.”+ 40  Pontšo+ ea qala ho nyoloha motseng e le topallo ea mosi.+ Kahoo ha Benjamine a retelletsa sefahleho morao, bonang! motse oohle o ne o nyolohela nģ’a leholimong.+ 41  Banna ba Iseraele ba reteleha,+ ’me banna ba Benjamine ba ferekana,+ kaha ba ne ba bona hore tlokotsi e ba fihletse.+ 42  Kahoo ba reteleha ka pel’a banna ba Iseraele ka tsela ea lefeella, ’me ntoa ea ba latela haufi-ufi, ha banna ba tlohang metseng ba ntse ba ba felisa. 43  Ba teela Benjamine hare.+ Ba mo lelekisa ho se sebaka sa ho phomola.+ Ba mo hatakela fatše ka ho toba ka pel’a Gibea+ ka nģ’a bochaba-tsatsi. 44  Qetellong ha oa banna ba likete tse leshome le metso e robeli ba Benjamine, bana bohle e le banna ba sebete.+ 45  Kahoo ba reteleha ’me ba balehela lefeelleng lefikeng la Rimone.+ Ba khoahlapisa banna ba likete tse hlano ba bona litseleng tse khōlō,+ ’me ba ’na ba ba latela haufi-ufi ho ea fihla Gidome kahoo ba bolaea banna ba eketsehileng ba likete tse peli ba bona. 46  Bohle ba Benjamine ba oeleng letsatsing leo qetellong ea e-ba banna ba likete tse mashome a mabeli a metso e mehlano ba tsomulang sabole,+ bana bohle e le banna ba sebete. 47  Empa banna ba makholo a tšeletseng ba reteleha ’me ba balehela lefeelleng lefikeng la Rimone, ’me ba tsoela pele ho lula lefikeng la Rimone+ ka likhoeli tse ’nè. 48  Banna ba Iseraele ba khutlela ho bara ba Benjamine ’me ba qala ho bolaea ba leng motseng ka bohale ba sabole, ho tloha ho batho ho ea ho liphoofolo tse ruuoang ho fihlela ho tsohle tse ileng tsa fumanoa.+ Hape, metse eohle e ileng ea fumanoa ba e chesa ka mollo.+

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