Nkanda Wummuadi Kuidi Timoti 1:1-18

1  Minu Polo, apostolo yi Yesu Klistu mu luzolo lu Nzambi, mu kutadila luzingu ba tukanikisa mu nzila Yesu Klistu,  yimfila nkanda awuwu kuidi Timoti, muan’ama wu luzolo: Bika mamboti malutidi, kiadi ayi ndembama yi Tata Nzambi ayi yi Mfumu’itu Yesu Klistu, biba yaku.  Yimvutula matondo kuidi Nzambi, no yimvangilanga kisalu kinlongo, mu kilunzi kidiodila dedi bo buvangila bakulu bama, ayi yizimbakananga ko ku kunata mu minsambu miama builu ayi muinya.  Bo yintebukila moyo matsuela maku, yimbanga beni phuila yiku kumona ayi minu ku kumona, yinkuiza yangalala beni.  Yintebuka moyo kiminu ki kiedika khayaku Loisi na mam’aku Eunisi bamonisa. Yidi lufiatu ti ngie mvaku, widi ntindu kiminu beni.  Mu kibila ki kiminu kiaku, yi kukindisa muingi wusadila nkhailu Nzambi ka kuvana mu kifuza, bo minu yikuvana kiyeku.* Ayi sadila wawu buka ngie wunlemisa mbazu.  Kibila phevi yinlongo yo Nzambi katuvananga, yi tuvanganga ko kuba boma, vayi yi kutuvananga mangolo, luzolo ayi nduenga.  Diawu, bika kumona zitsoni mu kuvana kimbangi matedi Mfumu’itu, voti matedi minu mu kuba mu buloku mu kibila ki Yesu. Vayi, ba lufiatu mu mangolo ma Nzambi ayi ba wukubama muingi kuviokila mu ziphasi mu kibila ki zitsangu zimboti.  Nandi wu tuvukisa ayi wu tutela mu thedulu yinlongo, kubika ti mu kibila ki mambu mamboti tuvanga, vayi mu kibila ki lukanu luandi ayi mu mamboti mandi malutidi. Befu tubakila luaku beni, tona thama mu kibila ki Yesu Klistu. 10  Vayi buabu, lukanu beni luyiza zabakana, bo Mvukis’itu Yesu Klistu kayiza. Nandi wumanisa lufua ayi wutuala kiezila ki luzingu lukhambu sukanga, mu nzila zitsangu zimboti. 11  Diawu, mu kibila ki zitsangu beni zimboti, baphana kiyeku ki kuba nsamuni, apostolo ayi nlongisi. 12  Diawu minu mvama yintovukilanga mu kibila ki kisalu akiokio, vayi yimonanga ko tsoni, kibila yizebi buboti Nzambi no yimfiatilanga, ayi yidi lufiatu ti, nandi widi mangolo ma kulunda buboti biuma yimvana nati mu kilumbu beni. 13  Mu kiminu ayi mu luzolo, simbidila thuadusulu yi mambu mamboti mo wuyuwa kuidi minu, mankuizilanga mu kithuadi na Yesu Klistu. 14  Mu lusalusu lu phevi yinlongo, kieba buboti kiuka, kio wutambula. 15  Ngie zebi ti nduka batu boso ku Azia, bandiekula, kubunda mvandi Figelo ayi Helimogeni. 16  Vayi, bika Mfumu kamonisa kiadi kuidi dikanda di Onezifolo, kibila mu thangu yiba mu buloku, nandi wumbomba zikhumbu ziwombo, ayi kasa mona ko zitsoni kuvanga mawu. 17  Mvandi, bo kayiza ku Loma, nandi wuvanga mangolo mawombo muingi kuthomba, ayi wumbakula. 18  Bika Mfumu kamvana luaku muingi katambula nlemvu wu Yave, mu kilumbu beni. Ngie zebi buboti phila nandi katsadisila mu mambu mawombo ku Efeso.

Footnotes

Lit: “bo yiku tetika mioko.”