Siswati 1996 (SWA96)
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11Livi laSimakadze lelefika kuZefaniya, umsa waKushi, umsa waGedaliya, umsa wa-Amariya, umsa waHezekiya, ngesikhatsi sekubusa kwaJosaya, umsa wa-Amoni, inkhosi yakaJuda, latsi:

Secwayiso sekwehlulelwa lokutako

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1:2
Jer. 8:13
“Ngiyawutsanyela ngisuse konkhe,

ngikususe ebusweni bemhlaba,” kusho Simakadze.

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1:3
Hos. 4:3
“Ngiyawutsanyela bonkhe bantfu netilwane;

ngiyawutsanyela tinyoni tasemoyeni

kanye netinhlanti taselwandle.

Lababi ngiyakubacedza kanye nato tonkhe tikhubekiso,NgesiHebheru lomugca awucondzakali

nase ngisusa bonkhe bantfu ebusweni bemhlaba,”

kusho Simakadze.

Secwayiso lesimelene nebakaJuda

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1:4
2 Khos. 23:4
“Ngiyakwelula sandla sami ngimelane naJuda,

ngimelane nabo bonkhe labahlala eJerusalema.

Yonkhe imisalela yaBhali ngiyakuyisusa kulendzawo:

Emabito emahedeni nebaphristi labakhonta tithico,

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1:5
Jer. 19:13
49:1,3
nalabo labakhotsama etulu etingcongwaneni tetindlu

bakhonte tinkhanyeti telizulu,

nalabo labakhotsama bafunge batsi batakwetsembeka kuSimakadze

baphindze bafunge nangaMoloki“Moloki” ngesiHebheru “Malkhamu” lokusho Milkhomu

6nalabo lase bancandzekile

bakuyekela kulandzela Simakadze

bangete bamfuna Simakadze bangabuti nekubuta kuye.

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1:7
1 Sam. 16:5
Isa. 13:3
34:6
Jer. 46:10
Hab. 2:20
Zak. 2:13
“Thula embikweNkhosi Simakadze,

ngobe lilanga laSimakadze selisondzele.

Simakadze sewulungise umhlatjelo;

ubehlukanisile labo labamemile.

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1:8
2 Khos. 25:6
Jer. 39:5
Ngelilanga lemhlatjelo waSimakadze

ngiyawujezisa tikhulu, netiphatsimandla,

nabo bonkhe labo labembetse tingubo tebetive.

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1:9
1 Sam. 5:5
Ngalelo langa ngiyawubajezisa bonkhe labo

labagwema kunyatsela emnyango,“labagwema kunyatsela emnyango” fundza 1 Sam. 5:5 besaba tithico,

labagcwalisa lithempeli labonkulunkulu babo“lithempeli labonkulunkulu babo” nome “indlu yesikhulu sabo”

ngebudlova nangenkhohliso.”

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1:10
2 Khos. 22:14
Neh. 3:3
Simakadze utsi:

“Ngalelo langa kuyawuvela kukhala eSangweni Lenhlanti,

kuvele kulila eNcenyeni Lensha yelidolobha,

nekuphihlika lokukhulu lokuphuma emagcumeni.

11Hhewulani,

nine lenihlala esigodzini semakethe,“esigodzini semakethe” nome “esigodzini semkhobolo”

bonkhe batsengisi benu batawucitfwa baphele,

bonkhe labatsenga batsengise ngesiliva bayawubhujiswa.

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1:12
Jer. 18:11
“Ngaleso sikhatsi

ngiyakuyiphenya ngetibane iJerusalema,

ngijezise labo labatesutsisako,

labafanana neliwayini lelisele emashiceni alo,

bacabange batsi: ‘Simakadze angeke ente lutfo,

loluhle nome lolubi.’

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1:13
Dut. 28:30,38
Amo. 5:11
9:14
Mik. 6:15
Ingcebo yabo iyawuphangwa,

netindlu tabo tibhidlitwe.

Bayawukwakha tindlu,

kodvwa bangahlali kuto;

bayawuhlanyela tivini,

kodvwa bangalinatsi liwayini lato.”

Lilanga lelikhulu laSimakadze

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1:14
Jow. 2:1
“Lilanga lelikhulu laSimakadze selisondzele,

yebo, lisedvute, futsi lita ngekushesha.

Lalelani!

Kukhala kwangalelo langa laSimakadze

kuyawuba munyu,

sekuhhewula libutfo lapho.

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1:15
Jer. 30:7
Amo. 5:18
Lelo langa kuyawuba lilanga lelulaka,

lilanga lelusizi nebuhlungu,

lilanga lenhlupheko nembhubhiso,

lilanga lebumnyama nelitfunti,

lilanga lemafu nebumnyama lobukhulu,

16lilanga lelicilongo nelekuhlaba inyandzaleyo

yekumelana nemadolobha latinqaba

neyekumelana nemibhoshongo yemakona.

17“Ngiyakwehlisela lusizi ebantfwini

bahambe njengetimphumphutse,

ngobe bonile kuSimakadze.

Ingati yabo iyawutfululwa njengelutfuli,

nematfumbu abo atfululwe njengebulongo.”

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1:18
Taga 11:4
Isa. 13:17
Hez. 7:19
Zef. 3:8
Isiliva yabo negolide yabo kungeke kubasindzise

ngelilanga lelulaka lwaSimakadze.

Emlilweni wesikhwele sakhe

umhlaba wonkhe uyawushiswa,

ngobe uyakwenta siphetfo lesisheshisako

sabo bonkhe labahlala emhlabeni.

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Umphrofethi uncenga sive kutsi siphendvuke

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2:1
Jer. 3:3
Buyani ndzawonye,

nihlangane ndzawonye,

nine sive lesilihlazo,

2sikhatsi lesibekiwe sisengakefiki

nisengakapheshulwa njengemakhoba,

lusengakehleli etikwenu lulaka

lwaSimakadze lolwesabekako,

lisengakefiki lilanga lelulaka lwaSimakadze etikwenu.

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2:3
Amo. 5:15
Funani Simakadze,

nonkhe nine lenitfobekile belive,

nine lenenta loko latsi kwenteni.

Funani kulunga, nifune kutfobeka,

mhlawumbe ningahle nivikeleke

ngelilanga lentfukutselo yaSimakadze.

Kubhujiswa kwetive letakhelene nelaka-Israyeli

Kumelana kwaNkulunkulu nemaFilisti

4IGaza iyawushiywa yodvwa,

ne-Ashkeloni iyawusala itindzala.

Emini i-Ashdodi iyawucitfwa,

kutsi i-Ekroni isishulwe.

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2:5
1 Sam. 30:14
Hez. 25:16
Nako kini lenihlala ngaselwandle,

nine sive semaKherethi.“emaKherethi” leligama ngesiHebheru alicondzakali

Livi laSimakadze limelene nani,

awu Khenani, live lemaFilisti.

“Ngiyawunibhubhisa nonkhe,

kute namunye loyawusala.”

6Live lelingaselwandle,

lapho kuhlala khona emaKherethi,“emaKherethi” leligama ngesiHebheru alicondzakali

liyawuba yindzawo yebelusi netibaya tetimvu.

7Liyawuba lemisalela yendlu yakaJuda,

ngulapho-ke lapho bayawutfola khona emadlelo.

Kusihlwa bayawulala phansi

etindlini tase-Ashkeloni.

Simakadze Nkulunkulu wabo uyawubanakekela;

uyawubuyisela kubo tinhlanhla tabo.“tinhlanhla tabo” nome “labatfunjiwe babo”

Kumelana kwaNkulunkulu nebakaMowabi kanye nebaka-Amoni

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2:8
Amo. 1:13
“Ngitivile tinhlamba tebakaMowabi

netibhinco tema-Amoni,

labetfuka ngato sive sami basongela nelive laso.

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2:9
Gen. 19:24
Jer. 48:1
Ngako-ke, kuphila kwami,” kusho Simakadze Somandla,

longuNkulunkulu wema-Israyeli,

“impela Mowabi uyawuba njengeSodoma,

nema-Amoni abe njengeGomora,

indzawo yelukhula nemigodzi yeluswayi,

live lelilihlane phakadze naphakadze.

Insali yesive sami iyawubaphanga;

besive sami labayawusala bayawulidla live labo.”

10Nguloku bakaMowabi nema-Amoni labayawukutfola

kube ngumvuzo wekutigcabha kwabo,

ngenca yekwetfuka nekuphukuta kwabo sive saSimakadze

longuSomandla.

11Simakadze uyakwesabeka kubo,

nase abhubhisa bonkhe bonkulunkulu balelo live.

Tive letikulo lonkhe lusentse lwelwandle tiyakumkhonta,

nguleso naleso sive eveni laso.

Kumelana kwaNkulunkulu nebaseKushe

12“Nani futsi, maKushe,Laba bantfu labahlala esifundzeni lesingaseNayili Lengenhla

niyawubulawa ngenkemba yami.”

Kumelana kwaNkulunkulu nebase-Asiriya

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2:13
Nah. 1:14
2:10
3:15
Simakadze uyakwelula sandla sakhe amelane nenyakatfo,

abhubhise i-Asiriya,

iNineve ayishiye ilihlane,

yome njengelugwadvule.

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2:14
Isa. 13:21
34:11
Jer. 50:39
Imihlambi yetimvu neyetimbuti

kanye nemihlambi yetinkhomo

iyawulala phansi khona lapho,

tilwane netidalwa talo lonkhe luhlobo.

Sikhova selihlane nesikhova lesiklabalazako

kuyawuhlala etihlokweni tetinsika tayo ebusuku.

Kukhala kwato kuyakwenta

kutsi umsindvo wekuhokoma uphume ngemafasitelo,

imfuhlululu iyawubaseminyango,

tinsika temsedari tiyawubekeka ebaleni.

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2:15
1 Khos. 9:8
Isa. 47:8
Jer. 19:8
Leli lidolobha lelinganaki lutfo,

lelaliphila liphephile.

Latikhulumela lona, latsi:

“Ngimi ngimi, kute futsi lelinye ngaphandle kwami.”

Maye, imbhubhiso lese lingiyo,

seliyindzawo yekubutsanela tilwane tesiganga!

Bonkhe labendlula ngakulo bayalishalatelela,

balihheletele ngetandla tabo.

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Sono saseJerusalema nekutsetselelwa kwayo

31Nako kulelo dolobha lebacindzeteli,

labahlubukako nalabangcolile!

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3:2
Jer. 7:28
Alihloniphi muntfu,

alivumi kucondziswa.

Aletsembeli kuSimakadze.

alisondzeli kuNkulunkulu walo.

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3:3
Taga 28:15
Hez. 22:6,27
Hab. 1:8
Tiphatsimandla talo tingemabhubesi labhodlako,

tikhulu talo titimphisi takusihlwa,

letingashiyi lutfo lwangakusasa ekuseni.

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3:4
Jer. 23:11,32
Hez. 22:26
Mik. 3:11
Baphrofethi balo bayatigcabha;

bangemadvodza labotulujane.

Baphristi balo bahlazisa indzawo lengcwele,

bephule umtsetfo waNkulunkulu.

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3:5
Dut. 32:4
Jer. 8:12
Simakadze ulungile ekhatsi kwalelidolobha;

akenti lutfo lolungakalungi.

Kusa ngekusa bantfu bakhe ubaphatsa ngekungakhetsi,

kulelo nakulelo langa lelisha

akayekeli kwehlulela ngebucotfo,

noko labangakalungi abalati lihlazo.

6“Tive ngiticedzile,

tinqaba tato tibhidlitiwe.

Titaladi tato ngitishiye tikhala libhungane,

kute namunye lowendlula ngato.

Emadolobha ato abhujisiwe;

kute namunye lotawusala kulo,

kute namunye.

7Ngakhuluma kulelidolobha, ngatsi:

‘Impela, uyawungesaba uvume kucondziswa!’

Lendzawo yalo-ke ingeke icitfwe,

kantsi netijeziso tami tonkhe

tingeke tehliselwe etikwalo.

Kodvwa babesolo banenshisekelo

yekukwenta ngebubi konkhe labakwentako.”

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3:8
Zef. 1:18
Simakadze utsi:

“Ngako-ke ngimeleni,

ngalelo langa ngiyawuma ngifakaze.NgesiHebheru “ngiyawusukuma ngiphange”

Ngincume kuhlanganisa tive,

ngibutsele ndzawonye imibuso,

bese ngitfululela lulaka lwami etikwato,

yonkhe intfukutselo yami leyesabekako.

Umhlaba wonkhe uyawubhujiswa

ngemlilo wekukhweleta kwentfukutselo yami.

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3:9
Isa. 6:5
“Tindzebe tetive ngiyawube sengiyatihlambulula-ke,

kuze kutsi bonkhe lababite

libito laSimakadze, bacela lusito kuye,

bamkhonte bahlangene lihlombe ngelihlombe.

10“Kusukela ngesheya kwemifula yaseKusheLeso sifundza lesingaseNayili Lengenhla tikhonti tami,

bantfu bami labasakatekile,

bayawungiletsela iminikelo.

11Ngalelo langa ungeke udliwe ngemahloni

ngako konkhe lokubi lokwentile kimi,

ngobe kulelidolobha ngiyawubesusa

labo labajabula ngeligcabho labo.

Ungeke uphindze utigcabhe

etikwaleligcuma lami lelingcwele.

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3:12
Mat. 5:3
Kodvwa ngiyawushiya ekhatsi kuwe

labamnene nalabatfobekile,

labetsembele kulo libito laSimakadze.

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3:13
Jobe 11:19
1 Joh. 5:18
“Imisalela yaka-Israyeli ingeke ikwente lokubi;

ingeke iwakhulume emanga,

nenkhohlakalo ingeke itfolakale emilonyeni yayo.

Lemisalela iyakudla, icambalale phansi,

kute futsi umuntfu loyakuyesabisa.”

Ingoma yekujabula

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3:14
Isa. 12:6
Zak. 9:9
Hlabela, Ndvodzakati yaseSiyoni;

memeta kakhulu, wena Israyeli!

Jabula utfokote ngayo yonkhe inhlitiyo yakho,

Ndvodzakati yaseJerusalema!

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3:15
Hla. 23:4
Simakadze usisusile sijeziso sakho,

watincandzekisa netitsa takho.

Simakadze, iNkhosi yaka-Israyeli, inawe;

ungeke uphindze wesabe nome nguyiphi ingoti.

16Ngalelo langa bayawusho kuyo iJerusalema, batsi:

“Ungesabi, Siyoni,

netandla takho ungatiyeketsisi.

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3:17
Isa. 62:5
65:19
Simakadze Nkulunkulu wakho unawe,

unemandla ekusindzisa.

Uyawukujabulela kakhulu wena,

uyawukupha kuthula“uyawukupha kuthula” nome “uyawukuphilisa” ngelutsandvo lwakhe;

uyawukujabulela ngekuhlabela.”

18“Tinsizi temadzili labekiwe

ngiyakutisusa kuwe;

tingumtfwalo nelihlazo kuwe.Nome “Ngiyakunibutsa nine lenilila nilangatelela emadzili lamisiwe nome kutsetsiswa kwenu kungumtfwalo kini” Lelivesi alikhanyi ngesiHebheru

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3:19
Mik. 4:6
Ngaleso sikhatsi ngiyawubajezisa

bonkhe labo lababekucindzetela;

labachutako ngiyawubaphephisa,

ngibabutse bonkhe labo labebasakatiwe.

Ngiyawubadvumisa ngibatisise emhlabeni wonkhe

lapho bebahlazeke khona.

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3:20
Dut. 30:3
Ngaleso sikhatsi ngiyawunibutsa;

ngaleso sikhatsi ngiyawunibuyisela ekhaya.

Ngiyawuninika kuhlonipheka neludvumo

emkhatsini wato tonkhe tive temhlaba,

nase nginibuyisela tinhlanhla tenu“tinhlanhla tenu” nome “labatfunjiwe benu”

embikwemehlo enu nibuka,” kusho Simakadze.