Babel

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

Krio (Sierra Leone Creole)

Babilɔn Tawa

  1. Fɔs fɔs tɛm, na wangren laŋwej ɔlman na di wɔl bin de tɔk, ɛn na bin di sem we dɛn bin de tɔk am.
  2. As di pipul dɛn de wirɔn ɔlɔbɔt na di ist, dɛn rich na Babilɔn; ɛn dɛn tek de mek dɛn siti ɛn tap de.
  3. Dɛn tɛl dɛn kɔmpin se, “Una kam! Lɛ wi mek kle blɔk dɛn ɛn bek dɛn mek dɛn go traŋa gud gud wan.” So dɛn mek di kle blɔk ɛn yuz dɛn fɔ bil. Dɛn yuz ta lɛkɛ mɔta fɔ fasin dɛn.
  4. Dɛn se, “Lɛ wi bil wan big siti we gɛt tawa we go rich ɔpskay, so wi go mek nem fɔ wisɛf ɛn wi nɔ go skata ɔlsay na di wɔl.”
  5. We di pipul dɛn de bil di tawa, PAPA GƆD kam dɔŋ kam luk wetin dɛn de du.
  6. I se, “If dɛn pipul ya so we dɛn de tɔk wan laŋwej kin ebul du dis kayn tin, wetin lɛf we dɛn nɔ go ebul du?
  7. Lɛ wi go dɔŋ go miksɔp dɛn laŋwej so dat dɛn nɔ go ebul fɔ ɔndastand dɛnsɛf.”
  8. So PAPA GƆD skata dɛn ɔlsay na di wɔl, ɛn dɛn tap fɔ bil di big siti.
  9. Na dat mek di siti nem Bebɛl, bikɔs na de PAPA GƆD miksɔp dɛn laŋwej, ɛn na de i skata dɛn go ɔlsay na di wɔl.

Source: https://www.bible.com/en-GB/bible/2948/GEN.11.KRIO13

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