Akuapem Twi Contemporary Bible

Yuda 1:1-25

1Yesu Kristo somfo Yuda a ɔyɛ Yakobo nua na ɔkyerɛw krataa yi,

Ɔde kɔmaa wɔn a Onyankopɔn afrɛ wɔn na wɔte Agya Onyankopɔn dɔ ne Yesu Kristo bammɔ mu:

2Mmɔborɔhunu ne ɔdɔ a ɛdɔɔso nka mo.

Atoro Adiyifo

3Me nnamfonom, anka merebɔ mmɔden akyerɛw mo afa nkwagye a yɛn nyinaa te mu no ho. Nanso ɛsɛ sɛ mekyerɛw mo wɔ asɛm foforo ho na moyere mo ho gyina nokware a Onyankopɔn de ama ne nkurɔfo afebɔɔ, a ɛnsɛ sɛ wɔsesa mu da biara da no mu. 4Nnipa bi awiawia wɔn ho abɛfra yɛn mu a wɔkyea asɛm a ɛfa yɛn Nyankopɔn adom no ho ka se adom no nti ɔbra bɔne nsɛe hwee. Wonnye Yesu Kristo a ɔno nko ara ne yɛn Wura ne yɛn Awurade no nto mu. Kyerɛwsɛm no aka wɔn afɔbu a aba wɔn so no ho asɛm dedaw.

5Ɛwɔ mu sɛ munim eyinom dedaw, nanso mepɛ sɛ mekae mo adwene wɔ gye a Awurade gyee Israelfo fii Misraim asase so na akyiri no, ɔsɛee wɔn a na wonnye asɛm no nni no ho. 6Monkae abɔfo a wodii tumi traa so ma wogyaw wɔn atenae no. Wɔagu wɔn nkɔnsɔnkɔnsɔn wɔ sum kabii mu, na Onyankopɔn de wɔn asie retwɛn da kɛse no na wabu wɔn atɛn. 7Monkae Sodom ne Gomora ne nkurow a na atwa wɔn ho ahyia no sɛ, na mu nnipa no yɛ nguamanfo. Onyankopɔn twee wɔn aso de yɛɛ nhwɛso maa wɔn a wobenya asotwe a ɛde wɔn bɛkɔ ogya a ennum da no mu.

8Saa ɔkwan koro no ara so na adaesofo yi nam. Wugu wɔn ankasa nipadua ho fi. Wɔpo tumidi, na wɔka nsɛmmɔne fa anuonyamfo a wɔwɔ ɔsoro no ho. 9Ɔbɔfopanyin Mikael mpo nyɛɛ saa da. Bere a Mikael ne ɔbonsam repere Mose amu so a akasakasa sii wɔn ntam no mpo, wantew ɔbonsam atua, na mmom asɛm a ɔkae ara ne sɛ, “Awurade nka wʼanim.” 10Nanso saa nnipa yi tew nneɛma a wɔnte ase ho atua. Na nneɛma a wɔn abɔsu mu wɔnte ase no, sɛnea nkekaboa yɛ no, saa nneɛma koro no ara na ɛbɛsɛe wɔn.

11Wonnue! Ɔkwan a Kain faa so no ara so na wɔnam. Sikanibere nti, wɔde wɔn ho akɔhyɛ Bileam nnaadaasɛm ase. Wɔatew Onyankopɔn so atua sɛnea Kora yɛe pɛpɛɛpɛ, eyi nti wɔbɛsɛe wɔn.

12Wɔte sɛ nkekae fi a ɛwɔ onua aduan a ɔne wo di mu a wɔmfɛre ho. Wɔn ani ku wɔn ara wɔn ho. Na wɔte sɛ omununkum a esi na mframa bɔ no, nanso osu ntɔ. Wɔte sɛ nnua a ɛnsow aba asusowbere mu. Wɔte sɛ nnua a wɔatutu ne ntin ama awu koraa. 13Wɔte sɛ po asorɔkye a ano yɛ den a ehuru sɛ ahuru da wɔn aniwude adi. Wɔte sɛ nsoromma a ekyinkyin a Onyankopɔn de wɔn asie ɔsɛe sum kabii mu afebɔɔ.

14Henok, Adam aseni a ɔto no so asia na ɔhyɛɛ saa nnipa yi ho nkɔm teteete sɛ, “Hwɛ, Awurade ne nʼabɔfo Kronkron mpempem reba, 15na wɔabebu mo nyinaa atɛn na wɔabu nnebɔneyɛfo nyinaa atɛn wɔ wɔn bɔne a wɔayɛ ne nsɛm a wɔaka atia Onyankopɔn no ho.” 16Bere biara, saa nnipa yi nwiinwii na wɔde mfomso to afoforo so. Wodi wɔn akɔnnɔ akyi. Wɔhoahoa wɔn ho na wɔdaadaa afoforo sɛnea ɛbɛyɛ a wɔbɛba abedi wɔn akyi.

Kɔkɔbɔ

17Me nnamfonom, monkae nsɛm a yɛn Awurade Yesu Kristo asomafo no kae. 18Wɔkae se, “Sɛ awiei no du a nnipa a wodi mo ho fɛw na wodi wɔn akɔnnɔ akyi bɛba.” 19Eyinom ne nnipa a wɔnam wɔn akɔnnɔ so de mpaapaemu ba no. Na wonni Honhom no wɔ wɔn mu.

20Enti, mo a moyɛ me nnamfonom, mitu mo fo sɛ, monkɔ so mmia mo gyidi mu. Mommɔ mpae wɔ Honhom Kronkron no tumi mu, 21na montena Onyankopɔn dɔ mu bere a moretwɛn yɛn Awurade Yesu Kristo wɔ nʼahummɔbɔ mu ama wama mo nkwa a enni awiei no.

22Munhu wɔn a wɔn gyidi sua no mmɔbɔ. 23Montwe wɔn mfi ogya mu nnye wɔn nkwa. Momfa osuro nhu wɔn mmɔbɔ, na munkyi ntade a wɔn bɔne nkekae akeka mu no.

24Na nea obetumi aso mo mu na moanhintiw, na ɔde mo asi nʼanuonyam anim sɛ nnipa a wonni dɛm wɔ ahosan mu no, 25Onyankopɔn koro a ɔnam yɛn Awurade Yesu Kristo so yɛ yɛn Agyenkwa no, ɔno na anuonyam ne kɛseyɛ ne ahoɔden ne tumi nka no mmere a atwam, ne nnɛ ne daa nyinaa. Amen.

King James Version

Jude

Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:

Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.

And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.

Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

10 But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.

11 Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

12 These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;

13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

14 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,

15 To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

16 These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men's persons in admiration because of advantage.

17 But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

18 How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.

19 These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

20 But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

22 And of some have compassion, making a difference:

23 And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

24 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

25 To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.