Jeremia 38:1-28

38  Shefatia mora oa Matane le Gedalia mora oa Pashkure le Jukale+ mora oa Shelemia le Pashkure mora oa Malkija+ ba utloa mantsoe ao Jeremia a neng a a bolella sechaba+ sohle, a re:  “Sena ke seo Jehova a se boletseng, ‘Ea tsoelang pele ho lula motseng ona o tla bolaoa ka sabole,+ tlala+ le lefu la seoa.+ Empa ea eang ho Bakalde o tla tsoela pele a phela ’me ka sebele o tla fumana moea oa hae e le thepa e hapuoeng ’me a phele.’+  Sena ke seo Jehova a se boletseng, ‘Ruri ho tla nehelanoa ka motse ona letsohong la lebotho la sesole la morena oa Babylona, ’me ka sebele o tla o hapa.’”+  Likhosana tsa qala ho re ho morena: “Ka kōpo, monna enoa a ke a bolaoe,+ etsoe ke kamoo a fokolisang matsoho a banna ba ntoa ba setseng motseng ona le matsoho a sechaba sohle, ka ho bua le bona ho ea ka mantsoe ana.+ Etsoe motho enoa ha a batlele sechaba sena khotso empa o se batlela tlokotsi.”  Kahoo Morena Tsedekia a re: “Bonang! O matsohong a lōna. Etsoe ho hang ha ho letho leo morena a ka le hlōlang ka lona.”+  Ba nka Jeremia ’me ba mo akhela lemeneng la Malkija+ mora oa morena, le neng le le Lebaleng la Balebeli.+ Kahoo ba theola Jeremia ka liropo. Joale ka lemeneng leo ho ne ho se na metsi, haese seretse; ’me Jeremia a qala ho tetebela seretseng.+  Ebede-meleke Moethiopia,+ monna eo e neng e le leqhalaha le ea neng a le ka tlung ea morena, a utloa hore ba ne ba kentse Jeremia ka lemeneng; ’me morena o ne a lutse Hekeng ea Benjamine.+  Kahoo Ebede-meleke a tsoa ka tlung ea morena ’me a bua le morena, a re:  “Khosi ea ka morena, banna bana ba entse bobe ho sohle seo ba se entseng ho moprofeta Jeremia, eo ba mo lahletseng ka lemeneng, hoo a tla shoela+ teng ka lebaka la tlala.+ Etsoe ha ho sa na bohobe motseng.” 10  Joale morena a laela Ebede-meleke Moethiopia, a re: “Nka banna ba mashome a mararo sebakeng sena hore ba be taolong ea hao, ’me u ntše moprofeta Jeremia ka lemeneng pele a shoa.”+ 11  Tumellanong le hoo Ebede-meleke a nka banna ba taolong ea hae eaba o kena ka tlung ea morena ka tlas’a polokelo ea matlotlo+ ’me moo a nka likatana tse tsofetseng le masela a tsofetseng a a theolela ho Jeremia ka lemeneng+ ka liropo. 12  Joale Ebede-meleke Moethiopia a re ho Jeremia: “Ka kōpo, kenya likatana tse tsofetseng le likotoana tsa lesela ka mahafing ka tlas’a liropo.” Joale Jeremia a etsa joalo.+ 13  Qetellong ba ntša Jeremia ka liropo ’me ba mo nyolla ka lemeneng. Jeremia a tsoela pele ho lula Lebaleng la Balebeli.+ 14  Morena Tsedekia a romeletsa ’me ha tlisoa moprofeta Jeremia ho eena+ tseleng ea boraro e kenang,+ e ka tlung ea Jehova,+ joale morena a re ho Jeremia: “Ke kōpa ho itseng ho uena. U se ke ua mpatela letho.”+ 15  Eaba Jeremia o re ho Tsedekia: “Haeba ke u bolella, na ruri u ke ke ua mpolaea? Haeba ke u eletsa, u ke ke ua ’mamela.”+ 16  Eaba Morena Tsedekia o hlapanyetsa Jeremia a le sebakeng seo ho ipatoang ho sona, o re: “Ka Jehova ea phelang, ea re etselitseng moea ona,+ nke ke ka u bolaea, ’me nke ke ka nehelana ka uena matsohong a banna bana ba batlang moea oa hao.”+ 17  Joale Jeremia a re ho Tsedekia: “Sena ke seo Jehova, Molimo oa mabotho,+ Molimo oa Iseraele,+ a se boletseng, ‘Haeba ruri u tla ea ho likhosana tsa morena oa Babylona,+ ka sebele moea oa hao le oona o tla lula o phela ’me motse ona o ke ke oa chesoa ka mollo, me ka sebele uena le ba ntlo ea hao le tla lula le phela.+ 18  Empa haeba u ke ke ua ea ho likhosana tsa morena oa Babylona, motse ona le oona ho tla nehelanoa ka oona matsohong a Bakalde, ’me ba tla o chesa ka mollo,+ ’me u ke ke ua phonyoha matsohong a bona.’”+ 19  Joale Morena Tsedekia a re ho Jeremia: “Ke tšaba Bajuda ba oetseng ka ho Bakalde,+ esere ba nehelana ka ’na matsohong a bona ’me ba nketsa hampe.”+ 20  Empa Jeremia a re: “Ba ke ke ba fana ka uena ka tsela eo. Ka kōpo, mamela lentsoe la Jehova ho seo ke u bolellang sona, ’me lintho li tla u tsamaela hantle,+ ’me moea oa hao o tla ’ne o phele. 21  Empa haeba u hana ho ea,+ ena ke ntho eo Jehova a mpontšitseng eona: 22  Bona! Basali bohle ba siiloeng ka tlung ea morena oa Juda+ ba tlisoa ho likhosana tsa morena oa Babylona,+ ’me ba re, ‘Batho ba nang le khotso le uena ba u hoka-hokile+ ’me ba u hlōtse.+Ba entse hore leoto la hao le tetebele seretseng; ba khutletse ka lehlakoreng le fapaneng.’+ 23  Basali bohle ba hao le bara ba hao ba ba tlisa ho Bakalde, ’me u ke ke ua phonyoha matsohong a bona,+ empa ka letsoho la morena oa Babylona u tla tšoaroa, ’me motse ona o tla chesoa ka mollo ka lebaka la hao.”+ 24  Tsedekia a re ho Jeremia: “Ho hang ho se ke ha e-ba le motho ea tla tseba ka lintho tsena, e le hore u se ke ua shoa. 25  Haeba likhosana+ li utloa hore ke buile le uena ’me li kena ho uena li re ho uena, ‘Ka kōpo, re bolelle, U itse’ng ho morena? U se ke ua re patela letho, re ke ke ra u bolaea. Hona morena o itse’ng ho uena?’ 26  u tla re ho tsona, ‘Ke ne ke etsa hore kōpo ea ka ea mohau e oele ka pel’a morena, hore a se ke a nkhutlisetsa ka tlung ea Jonathane+ hore ke shoele teng.’” 27  Ka mor’a nako likhosana tsohle tsa kena ho Jeremia ’me tsa qala ho mo botsa. Eaba o li bolella ho ea ka mantsoe ’ohle ao morena a mo laetseng ’ona.+ Kahoo tsa khutsa ka pel’a hae, kaha taba e ne e sa utluoa. 28  Jeremia a tsoela pele ho lula Lebaleng la Balebeli+ ho fihlela letsatsing leo Jerusalema e haptjoang ka lona.+ Ha etsahala hantle feela ha Jerusalema e haptjoa.+

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