Genesis 18:1-33

  • Abɔfo baasa kɔsraa Abraham (1-8)

  • Wɔhyɛɛ Sara bɔ sɛ ɔbɛwo ɔbabarima; ɔserewee (9-15)

  • Abraham srɛ maa Sodom (16-33)

18  Akyiri yi, bere a ɔte ne ntamadan ano awia ketee a wim ayɛ hyew no, Yehowa+ yii ne ho adi kyerɛɛ no wɔ Mamre nnua akɛse+ no mu.  Ɔmaa n’ani so no, n’ani bɔɔ mmarima baasa so sɛ wogyinagyina akyirikyiri.+ Bere a ohuu wɔn no, otuu mmirika fii ntamadan no ano kohyiaa wɔn, na ɔbɔɔ ne mu ase.  Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Yehowa, sɛ manya w’anim dom a, mesrɛ wo, ntwa w’akoa ho nkɔ.  Mesrɛ mo, momma wɔmfa nsu kakra mmɛhohoro mo nan ho,+ na monhome wɔ dua yi ase.  Moanya aba mo akoa nkyɛn yi de, momma mempɛ paanoo sin bi mma mo nni na munnwudwo mo ho.* Muwie a afei mubetumi akɔ mo kwan.” Ɛnna wɔkae sɛ: “Yɛate. Yɛ sɛnea woaka no.”  Enti Abraham yɛɛ ntɛm kɔɔ Sara nkyɛn wɔ ntamadan no mu, na ɔkae sɛ: “Yɛ ntɛm! Fa esiam muhumuhu susukuruwa* abiɛsa na fɔtɔw fa yɛ paanoo.”  Ɛno akyi no, Abraham tuu mmirika kɔɔ ne mmoa mu kɔkyeree nantwi ba kama a ne nam yɛ mmerɛw de no maa n’akoa, na ɔno nso siesiee no ntɛm.  Afei ɔde bɔta ne nufusu ne nantwi ba a ɔde ayɛ aduan no besii wɔn anim. Na wɔredidi nyinaa na ogyina wɔn nkyɛn wɔ dua no ase.+  Afei wobisaa no sɛ: “Wo yere Sara+ wɔ he?” Na obuae sɛ: “Ɔwɔ ntamadan no mu.” 10  Enti wɔn mu baako kae sɛ: “Afe sesɛɛ mɛsan aba wo nkyɛn saa bere yi, na ebedu hɔ no na wo yere Sara awo ɔbabarima.”+ Bere a ɔrekasa nyinaa na Sara wɔ ntamadan no kwan ano wɔ ɔbarima no akyi retie. 11  Ná Abraham ne Sara nyinaa anyinyin,+ na na wɔn mfe akɔ anim. Ná Sara anyin dodo sɛ obetumi awo.*+ 12  Enti Sara fii ase serewee ne mu sɛ: “Saa bere yi a mabɔ aberewa na me wura nso abɔ akwakoraa yi, metumi anya saa anigye yi?”+ 13  Ɛnna Yehowa bisaa Abraham sɛ: “Dɛn nti na Sara serew kae sɛ, ‘Mabɔ aberewa yi, ɛbɛyɛ dɛn koraa na matumi awo ba?’ 14  Biribi wɔ hɔ a ɛboro Yehowa so anaa?+ Afe sesɛɛ mɛsan aba wo nkyɛn saa bere yi, na ebedu hɔ no na Sara awo ɔbabarima.” 15  Nanso na Sara suro, enti ɔkae sɛ: “Manserew!” Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Daabi, woserewee.” 16  Mmarima no sɔree sɛ wɔrekɔ, na Abraham gyaa wɔn kwan koduu baabi, na wɔtoo wɔn ani no, wohuu Sodom.+ 17  Yehowa kae sɛ: “Nea merebɛyɛ yi, adɛn nti na ɛsɛ sɛ mede sie Abraham?+ 18  Hwɛ, ɔkwan biara so Abraham bɛyɛ ɔman kɛse a ɛyɛ den, na aman nyinaa nam no so benya nhyira.*+ 19  Me ne no anantew sɛnea ɛbɛyɛ a ɔbɛma ne mma ne ne fifo a wɔbɛba akyiri yi afa Yehowa akwan so,+ na wɔayɛ nea ɛteɛ abu atɛntrenee. Ɛno bɛma Yehowa adi ɛbɔ a wahyɛ Abraham no so.” 20  Afei Yehowa kae sɛ: “Osũ ne nteɛm a Sodom ne Gomora ama aba no ano yɛ den,+ na wɔn bɔne nso mu yɛ duru papaapa.+ 21  Mɛkɔ akɔhwɛ sɛ osũ ne nteɛm a mate no, saa na wɔreyɛ anaa, na sɛ ɛnte saa nso a mehu.”+ 22  Ɛnna mmarima no fii hɔ de wɔn ani kyerɛɛ Sodom; nanso Yehowa+ de, na ɔda so wɔ Abraham nkyɛn. 23  Afei Abraham twiw bɛn Onyankopɔn, na obisaa no sɛ: “Enti ampa ara sɛ wobɛpra atreneefo aka abɔnefo ho?+ 24  Fa no sɛ atreneefo 50 na wɔwɔ kurow no mu. Wubebu w’ani agu atreneefo 50 no so na woasɛe kurow no nyinaa a worenhu wɔn mmɔbɔ? 25  Worentumi nni asɛm a ɛte saa da! Worenkum ɔtreneeni nka ɔbɔnefo ho mma enwie ɔtreneeni sɛ ɔbɔnefo.+ Worentumi nyɛ saa da.+ Asaase nyinaa temmufo no renyɛ nea ɛteɛ anaa?”+ 26  Ɛnna Yehowa kae sɛ: “Sɛ mihu atreneefo 50 wɔ Sodom kurow no mu a, wɔn nti mehu kurow no nyinaa mmɔbɔ.” 27  Nanso Abraham kae sɛ: “Mesrɛ wo, meyɛ dɔte ne nsõ, nanso meremia m’ani ne Yehowa akasa. 28  Fa no sɛ aka nnipa baanum ansa na adu atreneefo 50. Nnipa baanum a afi so no nti wobɛsɛe kurow no nyinaa?” Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Sɛ minya nnipa 45 wɔ hɔ a merensɛe no.”+ 29  Ɔsan ka kyerɛɛ no sɛ: “Fa no sɛ 40 na wɔwɔ hɔ.” Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Nnipa 40 no nti merensɛe no.” 30  Ɔtoaa so sɛ: “Yehowa, mesrɛ wo meresan akasa bio, na mma wo bo mmfuw me:+ Fa no sɛ atreneefo 30 na wɔwɔ hɔ.” Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Sɛ minya 30 wɔ hɔ a, merensɛe no.” 31  Nanso ɔtoaa so sɛ: “Mesrɛ wo oo, meremia m’ani ne Yehowa akasa bio: Fa no sɛ 20 na wɔwɔ hɔ.” Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Nnipa 20 no nti merensɛe no.” 32  Afei ɔkae sɛ: “Yehowa, mesrɛ wo mma wo bo mmfuw me, na ma menka nea etwa to yi: Fa no sɛ atreneefo du na wɔwɔ hɔ.” Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Edu no nti merensɛe no.” 33  Bere a Yehowa ne Abraham kasa wiei no, ɔkɔe+ na Abraham nso san baa ne fi.

Ase Hɔ Nsɛm

Nt., “momfa nhyɛ mo koma den.”
Nt., “seah susude.” Seah susude baako yɛ lita 7.33 (bɛyɛ olonka 2 ne magyirin konko 2 ne fã). Hwɛ Nkh. B14.
Kyerɛ sɛ, ná Sara atwa bra.
Anaa “benya nhyira ama wɔn ho.”