Tshivenda 1998 (VEN98)
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Mudzimu a tshi dovha u londola vho salaho u fa

81Huno Mudzimu a elelwa Nua na phukha dzoṱhe dza ḓaka na zwifuwo zwe zwa vha zwi nae tshikepeni, a ḓisa muya wa vhudzula ḽifhasi, maḓi a thoma u tsa, 2zwisima zwa mativha na mabuli a muḓalo wa maḓi a re lutomboni zwa hoṋiwa, mvula ya pfula. 3Maḓi o tibaho ḽifhasi a fhungudzea nga zwiṱuku. Musi hu tshi fhela maḓuvha a 150, maḓi a vha o no fhungudzea, 4nga ḓuvha ḽa 17 ḽa ṅwedzi wa vhuṱanu na vhuvhili, tshikepe tsha dzula kha thavha ya Ararathi. 5Maḓi a ḓi fhungudzea a tshi ya u swika nga ṅwedzi wa fumi, huno nga ḓuvha ḽa u ranga ḽa ṅwedzi wa fumi miṱumba ya dzithavha ya thoma u vhonala.

6Musi ho no fhela maḓuvha a 40, Nua a vula fasiṱere ḽa tshikepe ḽe a vha o kwea, 7a ruma funguvhu, ḽa ḓi fhufha ḽi tshi ya phanḓa na murahu maḓi o tibaho ḽifhasi a vhuya a xa. 8A konou ruma ḽiivha u yo sedza arali maḓi o no tsa, mavu a tshi vho vhonala. 9Hone ḽiivha ḽa si wane fhethu hune ḽa nga kavha hone, ngauri shango ḽo vha ḽi tshee ḽo ḓala maḓi; ḽa humela ha Nua tshikepeni. A bvisa tshanḓa tshawe, a dzhia ḽiḽa ḽiivha a ḽi humisela hune a vha hone ngomu tshikepeni. 10A lindela maṅwe maḓuvha maṱanu na mavhili, a dovha a ruma ḽiivha. 11Huno musi ḽiivha ḽi tshi humela khae nga madekwana, ḽa ḓa ḽo khuba ṱari ḽiṋu ḽa muolivi. Ndi hone Nua a tshi vho ḓivha uri maḓi a re shangoni o tsa. 12A lindela ha fhela maṅwe maḓuvha maṱanu na mavhili, a dovha hafhu a ruma ḽiivha, ḽone ḽa si tsha vhuya.

U thoma vhutshilo nga huswa

13Huno nga ḓuvha ḽa u ranga ḽa ṅwedzi wa u ranga, Nua ó no vha na miṅwaha ya 601, maḓi a vha o no xa shangoni. Ndi hone Nua a tshi rula ṱhanga ya tshikepe, a vhona uri mavu a nṱha o oma. 14Nga ḓuvha ḽa 27 ḽa ṅwedzi wa vhuvhili ḽifhasi ḽa vha ḽo no oma tshoṱhe.

15Ndi hone Mudzimu a tshi amba na Nua a ri, 16“Ibva tshikepeni, iwe na musadzi wau na vhana vhau na vhasadzi vhavho. 17Vulela tshakha dzoṱhe dza zwivhumbwa dzi re na iwe – zwiṋoni na zwifuwo na zwivhumbwa zwoṱhe zwine zwa kokovha mavuni, uri zwi ḓadze ḽifhasi, zwi bebe, zwi ande khaḽo.” 18Huno Nua a bvela nnḓa, khathihi na vhana vhawe vha vhatuka, na musadzi wawe, na vhasadzi vha vhana vhawe. 19Phukha dzoṱhe na zwivhumbwa zwoṱhe zwi kokovhaho mavuni, na zwiṋoni zwoṱhe – zwoṱhe zwi tshilaho shangoni, zwa bva tshikepeni zwi tshi tevhekana nga dzitshakha.

20Huno Nua a fhaṱela Muṋe washu aḽiṱari, a dzhia zwiṅwe zwa zwifuwo zwoṱhe zwi ḽiwaho na zwiṋoni zwi ḽiwaho, a ṋekedza Muṋe washu zwiṱhavhelo khayo. 21

8:21a
Ps. 50:8-15
Ef. 5:2
Muṋe washu a pfa zwi tshi nukhelela, a amba nga mbilu a ri, “A thi tsha ḓo dovha nda teketela mavu nga mulandu wa muthu, hufha nzulele yawe yo tshingamela vhuvhini u bva hanani hawe. A thi tsha ḓo dovha nda lozwa zwivhumbwa zwoṱhe zwi tshilaho sa zwe nda ita.

22“Musi shango ḽi tshee hone,

zwifhinga zwa u zwala na u kaṋa,

u rothola na u fhisa,

tshilimo na vhuriha,

vhusiku na masiari,

zwi ḓo ḓi vha hone.”