Matalikilo 10:1-32

  • Mulongo uutondezya masi (1-32)

    • Lunyungu lwa Jafeti (2-5)

    • Lunyungu lwa Hamu (6-20)

      • Nimrodi wakazya Jehova (8-12)

    • Lunyungu lwa Semu (21-31)

10  Aaya ngamakani aamba zyabana ba Nowa, Semu,+ Hamu a Jafeti. Lino aaba bakatalika kuzyala bana nolyakainda Zambangulwe.+  Bana ba Jafeti bakali ba Gomeri,+ Magogo,+ Madai, Javani, Tubali,+ Meseki+ alimwi a Tirasi.+  Bana ba Gomeri bakali ba Asikenazi,+ Rifati a Togarima.+  Bana ba Javani bakali ba Elisa,+ Tarisisi,+ Kitimu+ a Dodanimu.  Kuzwa kuli baaba, bantu bakkala munsumbu bakamwaika mumasena aabo kweelana amyaambo yabo, mikwasyi yabo azisi zyabo.  Bana ba Hamu bakali ba Kusi, Miziraimu,+ Puti+ a Kanana.+  Bana ba Kusi bakali ba Seba,+ Havila, Sabita, Raama+ a Sabeteka. Bana ba Raama bakali ba Sheba a Dedani.  Kusi wakazyala Nimurodi. Ooyu ngowakali wakusaanguna kuba singuzu munyika.  Wakaba muvwimi singuzu alimwi wakali kukazya Jehova. Nkakaambo kaako ncokuli kaambyo kakuti: “Mbubonya mbuli Nimurodi, muvwimi singuzu uukazya Jehova.” 10  Minzi yakusaanguna yabwami bwakwe yakali Babelo,+ Ereki,+ Akadi, Kalene, munyika ya Sinara.+ 11  Kuzwa munyika eeyo wakaunka ku Asuri+ akuyaka Nineve,+ Rehoboti-Iri, Kala, 12  alimwi a Reseni, akati ka Nineve a Kala: Minzi yoonse eeyi njiipanga munzi mupati. 13  Miziraimu wakazyala Ludi,+ Anamimu, Lehabimu, Nafituhimu,+ 14  Paturusimu,+ Kasiluhimu (ikwakazwa ba Filisiti+) alimwi a Kafitorimu.+ 15  Kanana wakazyala Sidoni,+ imwanaakwe mutaanzi, a Heti+ 16  alimwi abana Jebusi,+ bana Amori,+ bana Girigasi, 17  bana Hivi,+ bana Ariki, bana Sini, 18  bana Arivadi,+ bana Zemari alimwi abana Hamati.+ Kuzwa waawo, mikwasyi yabana Kanana yakamwaika. 19  Aboobo munyinza wabana Kanana wakali kuzwa ku Sidoni mane kuyoosika ku Gerari,+ ikufwaafwi aku Gaza,+ akuyoosika ku Sodoma a Gomora,+ ku Adima aku Zeboimu,+ kufwaafwi aku Lasa. 20  Aaba mbabana ba Hamu kweelana amikwasyi yabo alimwi amyaambo yabo kweelana anyika alimwi azisi zyabo. 21  Awalo Semu, sikale wabana ba Eberi+ boonse alimwi imunyina Jafeti iwakali mupati kuli boonse,* wakazyala bana. 22  Bana ba Semu bakali ba Elamu,+ Asuri,+ Arifakisadi,+ Ludi alimwi a Aramu.+ 23  Bana ba Aramu bakali ba Uzi, Huli, Geteri alimwi a Masi. 24  Arifakisadi wakazyala Sela,+ alimwi Sela wakazyala Eberi. 25  Eberi wakazyala bana bobilo. Umwi wakali Pelegi,*+ nkaambo mumazuba aabuumi bwakwe bantu munyika bakalaandeene. Mwanookwabo wakali Jokitani.+ 26  Jokitani wakazyala Alimodadi, Selefi, Hazaramaveti, Jera,+ 27  Hadoramu, Uzali, Dikila, 28  Obali, Abimaeli, Sheba, 29  Ofiri,+ Havila a Jobabu; boonse aaba bakali bana ba Jokitani. 30  Busena bwabo nkobakali kukkala bwakali kutalikila ku Mesa kusikila ku Sefari, kumalundu aali Kujwe. 31  Aaba mbabana ba Semu kweelana amikwasyi yabo alimwi amyaambo yabo kweelana anyika alimwi azisi zyabo.+ 32  Eeyi njeyakali mikwasyi yabana ba Nowa kweelana amazyalani alimwi azisi zyabo. Kumikwasyi eeyo nkokwakazwa masi aakamwaika munyika nolyakainda Zambangulwe.+

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