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


Fare wulyang nu Babel

  1. Som'on e i par e girdi' nu fayleng ni taab thin e yad ma yog ma taareb rogon e yu bugithin ni yad ma yog.
  2. Ma nap'an nranod i yan ko ngek, mi yad yib nga bangi binaw nib tagapas ba ga' yang ni bay u lan bangi binaw ni ka nog yu Shinar ngay, ni aram e gin nra pired riy.
  3. Me lungurad, "Ngad ngongliyed e rengnga nge mu' ma gadad urfiy.' Ma aram me yog e rengnga ngorad ni ngar ubunged e naun ngay, nge n'en ni yin a yin' nga thilin e rengnga nge kol e rengnga.
  4. Ma aram me lungurad, "Ngad ngongliyed reb e binaw ngodad ni pire' e naun riy ni ba' ba wulyang riy ni yan i tun ko lang. Me gilbuguwdad me siy da wergad u roy u fayleng."
  5. Me yib Somol nga but' nge yib i guy fare binaw ni pire' e naun riy nge fare wulyang ni ke ngongliy fapi girdi',
  6. me gaar, "Pi cha'ney e yad tab girdi' ma taareb e thin rorad, ma ereray tabolngin ko tin ni ngar ngongliyed. Dabi n'uw nap'an ma aram me yog rorad ni ngar ngongliyed e tin ni yad ba adag.
  7. Darod nga but' ngad athkuyed e thin rorad nge bagayad ma dab ki nag fan e thin ni be yog bagayad.'
  8. Ma aram me weregrad Somol mi yad wer nga gubin yang u fayleng, mi yad pag fare binaw ndakur toyed e naun riy.
  9. Fithingan e re binaw nem nra toyed e naun ngay ni pire' e yu Babel fithingan, ni fan e u rom e athkuy Somol e thin rok urngin e girdi' riy, mu rom e weregrad riy nga gubin yang u fayleng.

Source: Bin beech e m'ag rok Got ni yib ngak e girdi' u daken e Somol Rodad i Jesus Kristus nge yu yang ko bin kakrom e m'ag rok Got. The New Testament and Selected Old Testament in Yapese, 1981.

Contributed by Wolfgang Kuhl

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