Baahloli 4:1-24

4  Joale bara ba Iseraele ba boela ba qala ho etsa se sebe mahlong a Jehova kaha joale Ehude o ne a shoele.+  Kahoo Jehova a ba rekisetsa+ Jabine morena oa Kanana, ea neng a busa Hazore;+ molaoli oa lebotho la hae e ne e le Sisera,+ ’me o ne a lula Haroshethe+ ea lichaba.  Bara ba Iseraele ba qala ho hoeletsa ho Jehova,+ hobane o ne a e-na le likoloi tsa ntoa tse nang le mahare a tšepe+ tse makholo a robong, ’me o ne a hateletse bara ba Iseraele+ ka thata ka lilemo tse mashome a mabeli.  Joale Debora, moprofeta oa mosali,+ mosali oa Lapidothe, o ne a ahlola Iseraele ka nako eo.  O ne a lula tlas’a sefate sa palema sa Debora pakeng tsa Rama+ le Bethele+ sebakeng se lithaba sa Efraime; bara ba Iseraele ba ne ba nyolohela ho eena bakeng sa kahlolo.  A romeletsa ’me a bitsa Barake+ mora oa Abinoame ho tsoa Kedeshe-nefthali+ ’me a re ho eena: “Na Jehova Molimo oa Iseraele ha aa fana ka taelo? ‘E-ea ’me u ikabe Thabeng ea Tabore,+ u nke banna ba likete tse leshome ho bara ba Nefthali+ le ho bara ba Zabulone.+  Ka sebele ke tla hulela ho uena+ phuleng ea molapo o phoroselang ea Kishone,+ Sisera+ molaoli oa lebotho la Jabine+ le likoloi tsa hae tsa ntoa le bongata ba hae ’me ke tla nehelana ka eena letsohong la hao.’”+  Eaba Barake o re ho eena: “Haeba u tla ea le ’na, ka sebele le ’na ke tla ea; empa haeba u sa ee le ’na, nke ke ka ea.”  Eaba o re: “Ruri ke tla ea le uena. Leha ho le joalo, mokhabiso e ke ke ea e-ba oa hao tseleng eo u e tsamaeang, kaha Jehova o tla rekisa Sisera letsohong la mosali.”+ Eaba Debora oa ema ’me o tsamaea le Barake ho ea Kedeshe.+ 10  Barake a qala ho bokella Zabulone+ le Nefthali Kedeshe, ’me banna ba likete tse leshome ba nyoloha ba latela mehato ea hae;+ ’me Debora a nyoloha hammoho le eena. 11  Hebere+ Mokene o ne a arohane le Bakene,+ bara ba Hobabe, eo mokhoenyana oa hae e neng e le Moshe,+ ’me o ne a hlomile tente ea hae haufi le sefate se seholo Zananime, e Kedeshe. 12  Joale ba tlalehela Sisera hore Barake mora oa Abinoame+ o nyolohetse Thabeng ea Tabore.+ 13  Hang-hang Sisera a bokella likoloi tsohle tsa hae tsa ntoa, likoloi tsa ntoa tse makholo a robong tse nang le mahare a tšepe,+ le batho bohle ba neng ba e-na le eena, ho tsoa Haroshethe ea lichaba ho ea phuleng ea molapo o phoroselang ea Kishone.+ 14  Joale Debora a re ho Barake: “Ema, etsoe lena ke letsatsi leo ka sebele Jehova a tla nehelana ka Sisera letsohong la hao. Na hase Jehova ea tsoileng ka pel’a hao?”+ Barake a theoha Thabeng ea Tabore le banna ba likete tse leshome ka mor’a hae. 15  Jehova a qala ho ferekanya+ Sisera le likoloi tsohle tsa hae tsa ntoa le liahelo tsohle ka bohale ba sabole ka pel’a Barake. Qetellong Sisera a theoha koloing ’me a baleha ka maoto. 16  Barake a lelekisa+ likoloi tsa ntoa+ le batho ba lulang liahelong ho ea fihla Haroshethe ea lichaba, hoo liahelo tsohle tsa Sisera li ileng tsa oa ka bohale ba sabole. Ha hoa ka ha sala le ea mong.+ 17  Ha e le Sisera,+ a balehela ka maoto tenteng ea Jaele+ mosali oa Hebere Mokene,+ etsoe ho ne ho e-na le khotso pakeng tsa Jabine morena oa Hazore+ le ba ntlo ea Hebere Mokene. 18  Joale Jaele a tsoa ho khahlanyetsa Sisera ’me a re ho eena: “Fapohela mona, moren ’a ka, fapohela mona ho ’na. U se ke ua tšoha.” Kahoo a fapohela ho eena tenteng. Hamorao a mo koahela ka kobo. 19  Ka mor’a nako a re ho eena: “Ka kōpo, mphe metsinyana hore ke noe, kaha ke nyoriloe.” Ka lebaka leo a bula lekuka+ la lebese ’me a mo fa lona hore a noe,+ ka mor’a moo a mo koahela. 20  A tsoela pele ho re ho eena: “Ema monyako oa tente, ’me etlare haeba leha e le mang a tla ’me a u botsa a re, ‘Na ho na le motho moo?’ joale u tla re, ‘Che!’” 21  Jaele mosali oa Hebere a nka thakhisa ea tente ’me a tšoara hamore letsohong la hae. Joale a ea ho eena a nyonyoba eaba o khokhothela thakhisa litlhafunelong+ tsa hae ’me o e khokhothella fatše, ha a ntse a khalehile ’me a khathetse. Kahoo a shoa.+ 22  Bonang! Barake o ne a lelekisa Sisera. Joale Jaele a tsoa ho mo khahlanyetsa ’me a re ho eena: “Tloo ’me ke tla u bontša motho eo u mo batlang.” Kahoo a kena ho eena, ’me, bonang! Sisera o ne a shoele, thakhisa e le litlhafunelong tsa hae. 23  Ka tsela eo Molimo a kokobetsa+ Jabine morena oa Kanana ka pel’a bara ba Iseraele letsatsing leo. 24  Letsoho la bara ba Iseraele la tsoela pele ho ba boima haholo khahlanong le Jabine morena oa Kanana,+ ho fihlela ba felisitse Jabine morena+ oa Kanana.

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