Babel

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

Basa Mangkasara' / ᨅᨔ ᨆᨀᨔᨑ (Makassarese)

Menara Babel

  1. Uru-uruna, sikontu bansa-bansaya ri anne linoa se'reji bahasana siagang sangkamma ngasenji bicaranna ke'nanga.
  2. Ri wattunna a'lampa bellamo anrai' ke'nanga, battumi ke'nanga ri se'reang parang lappara' ri Babilonia, nampa ammantang ke'nanga anjoreng.
  3. Massing angkanami para ia ke'nanga, nakana, “Umba kippare' batu bata nampa nitunu sa'genna a'jari terasa'.” Kammaminjo nania'mo batu batana ke'nanga untu' ambangung balla' siagang tere' untu' ampasidakkiki anjo batu bataya.
  4. Nakanamo ke'nanga, “Umba kimbangung kota siagang se're menara ta'rapika coppo'na sa'genna ri langi', sollanna ki'jari masahoro' siagang tena kisisa'la'-sa'la ri sikontu linoa.”
  5. Nanaummo Batara untu' anciniki anjo kotaya siagang menara nabangunga rupataua.
  6. Nampa Nakanamo ri ke'nanga, “Anne ke'nanga se'reji bansa siagang se'reji bahasana, nampa anne nampami pakaramulanna sikamma rancanana ke'nanga. Tasalloami nakkullemo ke'nanga anggaukangi sikamma apa nakaerokia ke'nanga.
  7. Bajikangngang naungki' nanipasisala-sala bahasana ke'nanga sollanna takkullea sipahang ke'nanga.”
  8. Kammaminjo nanipasisa'la'-sa'la'mo ri Batara ri sikontu linoa. Jari ammarimi ke'nanga ambangungi anjo kotaya.
  9. Iaminjo saba'na naniaremmo anjo kotaya Babel, lanri anjoremmi Napasisala-sala Batara bahasana sikontu bansaya, siagang battu anjoremmi ke'nanga nipasisa'la'-sa'la' ri Batara mange ri sikontu linoa.

Source: https://www.bible.com/bible/2871/GEN.11.MAK

A version of this story in the Makassar script:

Tower of Babel in Makassarese

Source: Het Boek Genesis in het Makassaarsch vertaald door Dr. B.F. Matthes, afgevaarigde van het Nederlandsch Bijbelgenootschap op Celebes. Amsterdam, 1872.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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