Babel

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

Runyankore (Nkore)

Ruhanga okuhindahindura endimi z'abantu ahari Babeeli

  1. Ensi yoona ekaba eine orurimi rumwe n'engambo emwe.
  2. Ku baafurukiire oburugwa-izooba, baareeba oruhita omu nsi ya Shinaari; baarutuuramu.
  3. Baagambirana bati: Mwije tubumbe, amatafaari, tugootsye gye. N'ahabw'ekyo baagira amatafaari omu mwanya gw'amabaare, na koroto omu mwanya gw'obudongo.
  4. Baagira bati: Mwije tweyombekyere orurembo n'omunaara, guhikye ahaiguru, tubone kurangaanwa, turekye kutaataanira hoona omu nsi yoona.
  5. MUKAMA yaashuuma kureeba orurembo n'omunaara, ebi abantu baabaire nibombeka. MUKAMA yaagira ati: Reeba, abantu aba n'eihanga rimwe, kandi baine orurimi rumwe; ku baraabe baatandika kukora ebi, omu bi barikuteekateeka kukora, tihariho kiribarema.
  6. Ka tushuume tuhindahindure orurimi rwabo, barekye kuhurirana.
  7. Atyo MUKAMA yaabataataanisa, baarugayo, baabuga ensi yoona; baarekyera aho kwombeka orurembo.
  8. Nikyo rwayeteirwe Babeeli; ahakuba niho MUKAMA yaahindahindwire orurimi rw'ensi yoona; kandi okuruga obwo MUKAMA yaabataataanisa, baabuga ensi yoona.

Source: Baibuli Erikwera 1964. Okutandika. Runyankore-Rukiga Bible 1964. The Bible Society of Uganda.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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