Nehemiya 5:1-19

  • Nehemiya wakulesya kudyaaminina (1-13)

  • Nehemiya tanaakali syaacivwulemwangu (14-19)

5  Lino kwakali kulila kupati kuzwa kuba Juda baalumi abamakaintu babo kabatongooka banabokwabo ba Juda.+  Bamwi bakali kwaamba kuti: “Tuli banji swebo abana besu basankwa abasimbi. Tweelede kupegwa maila aakulya kutegwa tupone.”  Bamwi bakali kwaamba kuti: “Tulapa myuunda yesu, myuunda yamisaansa amaanda eesu kuti zibe zijatilizyo kutegwa tupegwe maila ciindi canzala.”  Eelyo bamwi bakali kwaamba kuti: “Twakakweleta mali kutegwa tutele mutelo wamyuunda yesu amyuunda yamisaansa kumwami.+  Lino swebo tuli mbuli banabokwabo,* alimwi bana besu bali mbuli bana babo; pesi bana besu basankwa abasimbi twabalekela kuba bazike alimwi bana besu bamwi basimbi bali kale mubuzike.+ Pele kunyina ncotukonzya kucita nkaambo myuunda yesu amyuunda yesu yamisaansa yaba yabantu bambi.”  Lino nindakaamvwa matoongoosi aabo alimwi amajwi aaya ndakanyema kapati.  Aboobo ndakaayeeya makani aaya mumoyo wangu, alimwi ndakabajanina mulandu bantu balemekwa abaleli babili, eelyo ndakabaambila kuti: “Umwi aumwi wanu uyanda cinyonamucila kumwanookwabo.”+ Alimwi ndakabapangila muswaangano mupati.  Mpoonya ndakati kulimbabo: “Twakacita mbuli mbotukonzya kunununa banabokwesu ba Juda ibakasambalidwe kuli bamasi; pele sena nywebo lino muyanda kusambala banabokwanu,+ alimwi sena beelede kusambalwa kulindiswe?” Bamvwe boobo bakaumuna wi, alimwi bakabula acakwaamba.  Kumane ndakati: “Eeci ncomucita tacili kabotu pe. Sena tamweelede kweenda cakuyoowa Leza wesu+ kutegwa basinkondoma bamasi batatusampauli? 10  Alimwi mebo, banabokwesu ababelesi bangu tulakweletesya mali alimwi amaila kubanabokwesu. Ndakomba, atucileke kubbadelesya cinyonamucila.+ 11  Aboobo ndilyonya sunu amubapilusizye myuunda yabo,+ myuunda yabo yamisaansa, myuunda yabo yamaolifa, maanda aabo, cipaanzi camwaanda* camali, camaila, cawaini mupya acamafwuta eezyo nzyomubabbadelesya kazili cinyonamucila.” 12  Eelyo bakati: “Tulabapilusizya alimwi tatukooyanda cintu cili coonse kuzwa kulimbabo. Tulacita mbubonya mbowaamba.” Aboobo ndakabaita bapaizi, eelyo ndakapa baalumi aaba kuti bakonke kuti bacite mbubonya mbuli mbobakasyomezya. 13  Alimwi ndakadikimuna nkomo yacisani cangu yaacamba* akwaamba kuti: “Mbubonya oobu, Leza mwini-mwini amudikimune kuzwa muŋanda yakwe amulukono lwakwe muntu uuli woonse uutaciti kweelana acisyomezyo eeci, alimwi mbubonya oobo muntu ooyo adikimunwe akubula cintu.” Mpoonya boonse mumbungano bakati: “Ameni!”* Eelyo bakatembaula Jehova alimwi bantu bakacita kweelana ambobakasyomezya. 14  Kuyungizya waawo kuzwa buzuba mbwaakandibikka kuba mweendelezi wabo+ munyika ya Juda, kuzwa mumwaka wa 20+ kusikila mumwaka wa 32+ wabulelo bwa Mwami Aritasasita,+ nkokuti mumyaka iili 12, mebo abanabokwesu tatunalide cakulya ceelede mweendelezi.+ 15  Pele beendelezi ibakandisaangunina bakabaminya bantu alimwi bakali kubweza masyekeli* aansiliva aali 40 kuzwa kulimbabo aazyakulya awaini buzuba abuzuba. Alimwi babelesi babo bakali kudyaaminina bantu. Pele mebo tiindakacita oobo+ akaambo kakuyoowa Leza.+ 16  Kuyungizya waawo, ndakatola lubazu mumulimo wakuyaka bwaanda oobu, alimwi tiitwakabweza muunda uuli woonse;+ abalo babelesi bangu boonse bakabungana ooko kuti babeleke mulimo. 17  Kwakali ba Juda abaleli babili bali 150 ibakali kulida atebulu lyangu kubikkilizya abaabo bakaboola kulindiswe kuzwa kumasi. 18  Buzuba abuzuba ndakali kubambilwa* mupoho omwe, mbelele zibotu zili cisambomwe abayuni, alimwi kwainda mazuba aali 10 bakali kutubambila waini munji uusiyene-siyene. Nokuba boobo, tiindakabaambila kuti bandipe cakulya ceelede mweendelezi nkaambo mulimo ngubakali kubeleka bantu aaba, wakali muyumu kale. 19  Kondiyeeya O Leza wangu, undicitile zibotu* akaambo kazintu zyoonse nzyondacitila bantu aaba.+

Bupanduluzi buyungizyidwe

Mu Chihebrayo, “nyama yesu ili mbubonya mbuli nyama yabanabokwesu.”
Naa “1 pesenti,” nkokuti, mwezi amwezi.
Mu Chihebrayo, “ndakadikimuna camba cangu.”
Naa “Akube boobo!”
Syekeli lyomwe lyakali kulema magilamu aali 11.4. Amubone Makani Aayungizyidwe B14.
Naa “Buzuba abuzuba kwiinda mukubelesya mali aangu ndakali kubambilwa.”
Naa “kondiyeeya munzila mbotu.”