Genesis 21:1-34

  • Isak awo ho asɛm (1-7)

  • Ismael dii Isak ho fɛw (8, 9)

  • Wɔpam Hagar ne Ismael (10-21)

  • Abraham ne Abimelek yɛɛ apam (22-34)

21  Yehowa twaa n’ani bɛhwɛɛ Sara sɛnea ɔkae no, na ɛbɔ a Yehowa hyɛɛ Sara no, odii so pɛpɛɛpɛ.+  Enti Abraham nkwakoraabere mu no, Sara nyinsɛnee,+ na ɔwoo ɔbabarima maa no wɔ bere a Onyankopɔn hyɛe no ara mu.+  Abraham too abofra a ɔne Sara woo no no din Isak.+  Bere a Abraham ba Isak nyaa nnawɔtwe no, otwaa no twetia* sɛnea Onyankopɔn kae sɛ ɔnyɛ no.+  Abraham woo ne ba Isak no, na wadi mfe 100.  Ɛnna Sara kae sɛ: “Onyankopɔn ama maserew. Na obiara a ɔbɛte no ne me bɛserew.”*  Ɔtoaa so sɛ: “Hena na anka ɔbɛka akyerɛ Abraham sɛ, ‘Sara bɛma nufu’? Nanso hwɛ sɛ ne nkwakoraabere mu, mawo ama no.”  Na abofra no nyinii, na wotwaa no nufu; da a wotwaa Isak nufu no, Abraham tow pon kɛse.  Afei Sara hui sɛ ɛyɛ a na abofra a Egyptni Hagar+ woo no maa Abraham no redi Isak ho fɛw.+ 10  Enti ɔka kyerɛɛ Abraham sɛ: “Pam abaawa yi ne ne ba no, na ɛnyɛ abaawa yi ba ne me ba Isak na ɛbɛbom adi ade!”+ 11  Nanso Abraham ba no ho asɛm a ne yere kae no anyɛ no dɛ koraa.+ 12  Ɛnna Onyankopɔn ka kyerɛɛ Abraham sɛ: “Mma abarimaa no ne w’abaawa ho asɛm a Sara reka no nnhaw wo. Tie no,* efisɛ nea wɔbɛfrɛ no w’aseni* no nam Isak so na ɔbɛba.+ 13  W’abaawa no ba+ no nso, mɛma wayɛ ɔman,+ efisɛ ɔyɛ w’aseni.”* 14  Enti Abraham sɔree ahemanakye faa paanoo ne nsu kotoku* a nsu wom de maa Hagar, na ɔde sii ne kɔn ho, na ɔde abarimaa no kaa no ho gyaa no kwan.+ Na ɔkɔe kokyinkyinii Beer-Seba+ sare so. 15  Eduu baabi no, na nsu a ɛwɔ kotoku no mu asa, na ogyaw abofra no wɔ wura kusuu bi mu. 16  Ɛnna ɔtew ne ho* kɔpɛɛ baabi tenae, na ɔkae sɛ: “Mma minnhu abofra yi wu.” Enti ɔtenaa nkyɛn baabi maa ne nne so sui na ɔtew nisu. 17  Ɛnna Onyankopɔn tee abofra no nne,+ na Onyankopɔn bɔfo fi soro teɛɛm frɛɛ Hagar sɛ:+ “Hagar, dɛn na ɛreyɛ wo? Nsuro, na Onyankopɔn ate abofra no nne wɔ faako a ɔwɔ no. 18  Sɔre, ma abofra no so na so ne mu yiye, efisɛ mɛma wayɛ ɔman kɛse.”+ 19  Afei Onyankopɔn buee n’ani ma ohuu asubura bi, na ɔkɔsaw nsu guu kotoku no mu maa abofra no bi nomee. 20  Na Onyankopɔn dii abofra no+ akyi bere a ɔrenyin no. Ɔtenaa sare so, na ɔbɛyɛɛ agyantofo. 21  Ɔkɔtenaa Paran sare so,+ na ne maame kɔwaree ɔbea fi Egypt asaase so brɛɛ no. 22  Saa bere no, Abimelek ne ne sahene Pikol bɛka kyerɛɛ Abraham sɛ: “Onyankopɔn di w’akyi wɔ nea woreyɛ nyinaa mu.+ 23  Enti ka Onyankopɔn ntam sɛ worennaadaa me ne me mma ne m’asefo; na sɛnea mada ɔdɔ a enni huammɔ adi akyerɛ wo no, saa ara na wobɛyɛ me ne asaase a woabɛsoɛ so yi.”+ 24  Na Abraham kae sɛ: “Meka ntam.” 25  Nanso na Abimelek nkoa de anuɔden agye asubura bi,+ enti Abraham kaa ho asɛm kyerɛɛ no. 26  Abimelek buae sɛ: “Minnim wɔn a wodii saa dwuma yi, na wonkaa ho asɛm nso nkyerɛɛ me; ɛnyɛ nnɛ a, anka mentee.” 27  Ɛnna Abraham maa Abimelek nguan ne anantwi na wɔn baanu no yɛɛ apam. 28  Bere a Abraham yii nguan mma abere ason gyinaa nkyɛn no, 29  Abimelek bisaa Abraham sɛ: “Dɛn nti na woayi nguan mma abere ason yi agyina nkyɛn?” 30  Ɛnna ɔkae sɛ: “Gye nguan mma abere ason yi me nsam, na ɛnyɛ adanse a ɛkyerɛ sɛ me na mituu saa abura yi.” 31  Ɛno nti na ɔfrɛɛ hɔ Beer-Seba*+ no, efisɛ ɛhɔ na wɔn baanu nyinaa kaa ntam. 32  Enti wɔyɛɛ apam+ wɔ Beer-Seba, na wowiei no, Abimelek ne ne sahene Pikol sɔre san kɔɔ Filistifo+ asaase so. 33  Ɛno akyi no, oduaa tamarisk dua wɔ Beer-Seba, na ɔbɔɔ Yehowa a ɔyɛ mmeresanten Nyankopɔn+ no din frɛɛ no wɔ hɔ.+ 34  Na Abraham tenaa* Filistifo asaase so kyɛe.*+

Ase Hɔ Nsɛm

Anaa “otwaa ne dua.”
Ebetumi nso akyerɛ, “bɛserew me.”
Nt., “Tie ne nne.”
Nt., “w’aba.”
Nt., “w’aba.”
Nt., “toa a wɔde aboa nhoma ayɛ.”
Anaa “ɔtew ne ho bɛyɛ sɛ nea wɔtow agyan a ɛbɛtɔ.”
Ebetumi akyerɛ “Ntanka Abura; [Nguan Mma] Ason Abura.”
Anaa “yɛɛ ɔhɔho wɔ.”
Nt., “nna pii.”