Babel

The Tower of Babel (Genesis 11: 1-9)

Dawan (Uab Meto)

  • Ma nbin pah-pinan nobamesen, ala uab mesê ma tekas mesê es mapakê.
  • Es onane sin natbokan neu neonsaet ma nít naijamnesat nbin pah Sinear, ma sin natuan nabala nbin nae.
  • Ma sin nak es neu es: “Aim he tmoê fatumtasâ ma tout sin leko-leko.’ Ma sin a-npaek fatumtasâ nane on fatu ma haulitê on naijamakâliät.
  • Okemsat sin nak: “Aim he tahakeb tan kota-es nok ‘tolfatu mesê lê namnaun ma in tunan ntea neno-tunan; ma aim he tânaeb hit kanak, henait hit kaisâ tauf-tasanök teu pah-pinan ok-okê.’
  • Okete Uis-Neno nsaun he nkios kota ma ‘tolfatu lê liänmansian-sin nahakeb,
  • ma In nakua aän nak: “Sin ok-okê tokaüf mesê ma namolok uab mesê. Sin mepu i fê naübon; nmulai nâko oras i sâ-sâ lê a-njail sin salit, lof natisbon natuin sin lomit.
  • Neu aim he tsaun he tasulib sin uab, henait sin ka nahín fa es-es in molok.’
  • Es onane, Uis-Neno nbait-nasanâ sin nâko bale nane neu pah-pinan nfunamnatéf, ma sin ka nahakeb nan fa kota nane.
  • Fun onane talantea munî i kota nane matekâ nak Babel, fun nbin bale nane Uis-Neno nasulib uab pah-pinan ok-okê ma nâko nane msat Uis-Neno nbait-nasanâ sin neu pah-pinan nfunamnatéf.

Source: http://ymanhitu.blogspot.com/2007/04/tolfatu-babel-tower-of-babel-genesis-11.html

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