Siswati 1996 (SWA96)
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Umtsetfo waKhuresi wekubuyisela emaJuda eJerusalema

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1:1
2 Khr. 36:22
Jer. 25:12
29:10
Ngemnyaka wekucala wekubusa kwaKhuresi, inkhosi yasePheresiya, kuze kugcwaliseke livi laSimakadze lelakhulunywa nguJeremiya, Simakadze watsintsa inhlitiyo yaKhuresi, inkhosi yasePheresiya kutsi ente simemetelo kulo lonkhe lelingaphansi kwakhe, nekutsi asibhale phansi atsi:

2“Naku lokushiwo nguKhuresi, inkhosi yasePheresiya, utsi:

“ ‘Simakadze, Nkulunkulu welizulu, unginike yonkhe imibuso yemhlaba, wangiyala nekutsi ngimakhele lithempeli lakhe eJerusalema kulakaJuda. 3

1:3
Ezra 4:3
5:13
Hla. 76:1
Ngulowo nalowo wesive sakhe losemkhatsini wenu shangatsi Simakadze angaba naye, ahambe aye eJerusalema kaJuda, akhe lithempeli laSimakadze, Nkulunkulu wema-Israyeli, Nkulunkulu loseJerusalema. 4Nakukhona umuntfu loyinsali yebatfunjwa lodzinga lusito ngekubuyela emuva, makhelwane wakhe akamsite. Kufanele labo bantfu basitwe ngesiliva, nangegolide, nangetimphahla, nangetifuyo kanye nangeminikelo yesihle yelithempeli laNkulunkulu waseJerusalema.’ ”

5Kwatsi baholi bemindeni yakaJuda neyakaBhenjamini, nebaphristi, nemaLevi, nabo bonkhe Nkulunkulu latsintsa tinhlitiyo tabo kutsi bahambe bayewulakha lithempeli laSimakadze, batilungiselela kwenyukela eJerusalema. 6Bonkhe bomakhelwane babo babasita ngetintfo tesiliva, netegolide, nangetimphahla, nangetifuyo, nangetipho letiligugu kanye nangeminikelo yesihle.

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1:7
2 Khos. 24:13
25:14
2 Khr. 36:7,18
Ezra 5:14
Ngetulu kwaloko Khuresi, inkhosi, watikhipha tonkhe leto timphahla betitelithempeli laSimakadze, letatitfunjwe nguNebukhadnezari eJerusalema, asatibeke ethempelini lankulunkulu wakhe.Nome “labonkulunkulu bakhe” 8Khuresi, inkhosi yasePheresiya, watfuma Mithredathi, umgcini wetimali, kutsi atimikise. Mithredathi watibala tonkhe, wase utetfula kuSheshbasari, umbusi wakaJuda.

9Nase tibalwa, kwatfolakala leti:

tindishi tegolide letatingema-30,

netindishi tesiliva letatiyinkhulungwane,

nemapani“emapani” leligama alicondzakali ngesiHebheru esiliva labengema-29,

10netitja tegolide letatingema-30,

netitja letincane tesiliva letatingema-410,

naletinye timphahla letatiyinkhulungwane.

11Sekukonkhe kwaba timphahla letatiti-5 400 tegolide netesiliva. Sheshbasari tonkhe letimphahla watiletsa ahamba nebatfunjwa nabaphuma eBhabhulona baya eJerusalema.

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Luhla lwalabo lababuya ekutfunjweni

(Neh. 7:4-73)

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2:1
Ezra 8:1
Neh. 7:5
Laba bantfu besifundza lababuya besuka ekutfunjweni, lababetfunjwe nguNebukhadnezari, inkhosi yaseBhabhulona, wabatfumbela eBhabhulona. Babuyela eJerusalema nakaJuda, nguloyo naloyo edolobheni lakubo. 2Befika naZerubhabheli, naJeshuwa, naNehemiya, naSeraya, naRelaya, naModekhayi, naBilshani, naMisperethi, naBikvayi, naRehumi, naBhana.

Luhla lwemadvodza esive saka-Israyeli bekungulawa:

3titukulwane takaPharoshi tatiti-2 172,

4titukulwane takaShefathiya tatingema-372,

5titukulwane taka-Ara tatingema-775,

6titukulwane takaPhahathi Mowabi,

ngeluhlanga lwakaJeshuwa nakaJowabe, tatiti-2 812,

7titukulwane taka-Elamu tatiyi-1 254,

8titukulwane takaZathu tatingema-945,

9titukulwane takaZakhayi tatingema-760,

10titukulwane takaBani tatingema-642,

11titukulwane takaBebayi tatingema-623,

12titukulwane taka-Azgadi tatiyi-1 222,

13titukulwane taka-Adonikamu tatingema-666,

14titukulwane takaBikvayi tatiti-2 056,

15titukulwane taka-Adini tatingema-454,

16titukulwane taka-Ateri, ngaHezekiya, tatingema-98,

17titukulwane takaBhezayi tatingema-323,

18titukulwane takaJora tatili-112,

19titukulwane takaHashumi tatingema-223,

20netitukulwane takaGibhari letatingema-95.

21Emadvodza labewekudzabuka eBhetlehema abeli-123,

22emadvodza aseNethofa abengema-56.

23Emadvodza ase-Anathothi abeli-128,

24emadvodza ase-Azmavethi abengema-42,

25emadvodza aseKhiriyathi Jeyarimu,NgesiHebheru “Khiriyathi Arimu”

naseKhefira naseBherothi abengema-743,

26emadvodza aseRama naseGeba abengema-621,

27emadvodza aseMikmashi abeli-122,

28emadvodza aseBetheli nase-Ayi abengema-223,

29emadvodza aseNebo abengema-52,

30emadvodza aseMagbishi abeli-156,

31emadvodza ase-Elamu lenye abeyi-1 254,

32emadvodza aseHarimi abengema-320,

33emadvodza aseLodi, naseHadidi, nase-Ono abengema-725,

34emadvodza aseJerikho abengema-345,

35nemadvodza aseSena abeti-3 630.

36Baphristi bona:

bekutitukulwane takaJedaya ngemndeni waJeshuwa, babengema-973,

37titukulwane taka-Imeri tatiyi-1 052,

38titukulwane takaPhashuri tatiyi-1 247,

39netitukulwane takaHarimi letatiyi-1 017.

40EmaLevi wona:

bekutitukulwane takaJeshuwa netakaKhadmiyeli,

ngeluhlanga lwaHodaviya, abengema-74.

41Bahlabeli bona:

bekutitukulwane taka-Asafa, babeli-128.

42Bomahlalesangweni belithempeli bona:

bekutitukulwane takaShalumi,

netaka-Ateri, netakaThalmoni, netaka-Akhubi,

netakaHatita, netakaShobayi, babeli-139.

43Tisebenti telithempeli tona:

bekutitukulwane takaSiha, netakaHasufa, netakaThabhayothi,

44netakaKherosi, netakaSiyaha, netakaPhadoni,

45netakaLebana, netakaHagabha, netaka-Akhubi,

46netakaHagabi, netakaShalmayi, netakaHanana,

47netakaGideli, netakaGahari, netakaReyaya,

48netakaResini, netakaNekoda, netakaGazamu,

49netaka-Uza, netakaPhaseya, netakaBhesayi,

50netaka-Asna, netakaMeyunimu, netakaNefusimu,

51netakaBakbuki, netakaHakufa, netakaHahuri,

52netakaBasluthi, netakaMehida, netakaHasha,

53netakaBhakosi, netakaSisera, netakaThema,

54netakaNesiya kanye netakaHatifa.

55Titukulwane tetisebenti takaSolomoni tona:

bekutitukulwane takaSothayi,

netakaHasoferethi, netakaPheruda,

56netakaJala, netakaDakhoni, netakaGideli,

57netakaShefathiya, netakaHathili,

netakaPhokerethi Sebayimi kanye netaka-Ami.

58Tisebenti telithempeli kanye netitukulwane

tetisebenti takaSolomoni betingema-392.

59Laba labalandzelako babephuma emadolobheni aseTheli Mela, naseTheli Hasha, naseKherubi, nase-Adoni, nase-Imeri, kodvwa noko abazange bakwati kuchaza kutsi imindeni yabo yayiyekudzabuka ka-Israyeli yini:

60Titukulwane takaDelaya, netakaThobiya

kanye netakaNekoda tatingema-652.

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2:61
2 Sam. 19:31
Kulaba labanye baphristi:

Bekutitukulwane takaHabaya,

netakaHakhosi kanye netakaBhazilayi,

indvodza leyayitsetse indvodzakati yaBhazilayi wakaGileyadi,

yase ibitwa ngelibito lakhe.

62Laba bafunisisa imilandvo yemindeni yabo, kodvwa abazange bayitfole; ngaleso sizatfu abazange babalwa kanye nebaphristi, batsatfwa ngekutsi bangcolile ngekwemtsetfo. 63

2:63
Eks. 28:30
Num. 27:21
Umbusi wabayala kutsi bangadli nome kunye kwalokudla kwekunikelwa, kuze kube nemphristi wekukhonta nge-Urimu neThumimu.“Urimu neThumimu” kwakutintfo letimbili letatisetjentiswa baphristi ekutfoleni intsandvo yaNkulunkulu, atatiwa kutsi tatinjani

64Sebabonkhe labancandzeka babeti-42 360, 65ngaphandle kwetisebenti letidvuna naletisikati letatiti-7 337; ngetulu kwabo bekunebahlabeli labadvuna nalabasikati lababengema-200. 66Babenemahhashi langema-736, neminyuzi lengema-245, 67nemakamela langema-435 kanye netimbongolo letatiti-6 720.

68Batsi nabefika endlini yaSimakadze eJerusalema, labanye baholi bemindeni bakhipha iminikelo yesihle ekwakhiweni kabusha kwendlu yaSimakadze lapho yayime khona. 69Banikela ngekwemandla abo esikhwameni salomsebenti, kwaba ngemakhilogremu labengaba ngema-500 egolide, nemakhilogremu labengaba ti-2 800 esiliva kanye netingubo tebaphristi letatilikhulu.

70Baphristi, nebaLevi, nebahlabeli, nabomahlalesangweni belithempeli kanye netisebenti bavele bacaba, bakha emadolobha abo kanye nalaba labanye bantfu, kanjalo nema-Israyeli lamanye ahlala emadolobheni awo.

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Kucalwa kwenkonzo futsi

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3:1
Khu. 20:1
Neh. 8:1
Ngenyanga yesikhombisa sive saka-Israyeli sase sitintile sihleti emadolobheni aso; sonkhe sive sahlangana saba njengemuntfu munye eJerusalema. 2
3:2
Lev. 6:9
Dut. 12:13
Mat. 1:12
Jeshuwa, umsa waJosadaki, nebaphristi labebabambisene nabo kanye naZerubhabheli, umsa waSalatiyeli, nalabebabambisene naye bacala kwakha lilati laNkulunkulu waka-Israyeli kutekushisa umhlatjelo etikwalo, njengobe kubhaliwe emtsetfweni waMosi, umuntfu waNkulunkulu. 3
3:3
Num. 28:3
Lite nome babesaba letive betibatungeletile, noko bachubeka bakha lilati esisekelweni salo, banikela ngemhlatjelo wekushiswa etikwalo kuSimakadze, ngisho imihlatjelo yekushiswa yasekuseni nantsambama. 4
3:4
Lev. 23:34
Num. 29:12
Bagubha uMkhosi wemaDlangala, njengobe kubhaliwe, kwentiwa yonkhe iminikelo yekushiswa lekwakufanele yentiwe ngalelo nangalelo langa. 5
3:5
Neh. 10:32
Emvakwaloko, base banikela ngeminikelo leshiswa samuku, lenikelwa njalo, nemihlatjelo yekwetfwasa kwenyanga kanye nayo yonkhe imihlatjelo leyayimiselwe kutsi yentiwe kuyo yonkhe imikhosi yaSimakadze, kanye naleyo leletselwa kutsi ibe ngimihlatjelo yesihle kuSimakadze. 6Ngelilanga lekucala enyangeni yesikhombisa bacala kunikela ngemnikelo wekushiswa kuSimakadze, nome sasisengakabekwa sisekelo selithempeli laSimakadze.

Kwakhiwa kabusha kwelithempeli kuyacala

7

3:7
2 Khr. 2:16
Base bakhipha imali bayinika bakhi nebabati, bapha bantfu baseSidoni naseThire kudla, nesinatfo kanye nemafutsa; babentela kutsi khona batekubaletsela tingodvo temisedari ngelwandle, kusuka eLebanoni kuye eJopha, njengobe bekusho Khuresi, inkhosi yasePheresiya.

8Ngenyanga yesibili emnyakeni wesibili befikile endlini yaNkulunkulu eJerusalema, Zerubhabheli, umsa waSalatiyeli, naJeshuwa, umsa waJosadaki, kanye nabomnakabo bonkhe lababesele, baphristi, nemaLevi, nabo bonkhe lababebuye eJerusalema baphuma ekutfunjweni, bacala kusebenta, babeka emaLevi labeneminyaka lengema-20 kuya etulu kutsi agcugcutele kwakhiwa kwendlu yaSimakadze. 9

3:9
Ezra 2:40
Jeshuwa, nemadvodzana akhe, nabomnakabo, naKhadmiyeli nemadvodzana akhe, lekutitukulwane taHodaviya,“Hodaviya” ngesiHebheru “Jehuda” lokusho kutsi “Juda” kanye nemadvodzana aHenadadi, nemadvodzana abo, kanye nabomnakabo, baLevi bonkhe, bahlangana bagcugcutela labo bebakha indlu yaNkulunkulu.

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3:10
2 Khr. 29:25
Batsi kube bakhi babeke sisekelo selithempeli laSimakadze, baphristi lababegcoke tembatfo tabo, baphetse emacilongo, bakanye nemaLevi, emadvodzana a-Asafa, labephetse bokhencekhence, bonkhe bema ngabolonina balungela kudvumisa Simakadze, njengobe kwakuvele kwahlelwa nguDavide, inkhosi yema-Israyeli. 11
3:11
2 Khr. 5:13
7:3
Hla. 136:1
Badvumisa, babonga ngekuhlabela kuSimakadze, batsi:

“Ulungile; umusa wakhe ku-Israyeli

uyakuma kuze kube phakadze.”

Bonkhe bantfu bamemeta kakhulu badvumisa Nkulunkulu, ngobe sisekelo sendlu yaSimakadze sasesibekiwe. 12

3:12
Hag. 2:2
Kodvwa bonkhe baphristi, nebaLevi labadzala kanye nebaholi bemindeni, lababebone lithempeli lakucala, bakhala badzindza sililo, nababona sisekelo salelithempeli sesibekwa, kantsi laba labanye bebamemeta bajabulile. 13Kute labengenta umehluko emkhatsini wekutsi lomsindvo wawuwekujabula yini nome wawuwekukhala, ngobe bantfu benta umsindvo lomkhulu kakhulu. Lomsindvo wevakala khashane.