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2 Ahemfo 1:1-18

Ɔhene Ahasia Adebisa

1Ɔhene Ahab wuo akyi, Moabman tee wɔn ho firii Israel ho, nyaa nʼahofadie. 2Ɛda bi, Israelhene foforɔ Ahasia firii nʼabansoro dan a ɛwɔ Samaria ahemfie mpomma mu te hwee fam, ma ɔpiraa yie. Enti ɔsomaa abɔfoɔ kɔɔ Baal-Sebub1.2 Baal-Sebub asekyerɛ ne “nwansena wura.” Saa din yi yɛ fɛdie din bi a wɔde too Kanaanfoɔ nyame Beelsebul (honhommɔne heneba) so a ɛwɔ Mateo 10.25; 12.27 no. Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa, kɔbisaa sɛ ɔbɛnya ahoɔden anaa.

3Na Awurade ɔbɔfoɔ ka kyerɛɛ Tisbini Elia sɛ, “Kɔ na kɔhyia Samariahene abɔfoɔ no, na bisa wɔn sɛ, ‘Adɛn enti na morekɔ Baal-Sebub, Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa, sɛ ɔhene bɛnya ahoɔden anaa? Onyankopɔn nni Israel anaa?’ 4Seesei, sɛdeɛ Awurade seɛ nie: ‘Worensɔre mfiri mpa a woda soɔ no so da. Na deɛ ɛbɛyɛ biara, wobɛwu.’ ” Na Elia kɔkaa nkra no.

5Ɛberɛ a abɔfoɔ no sane baa ɔhene nkyɛn no, ɔbisaa wɔn sɛ, “Adɛn enti na moaba ntɛm saa?”

6Wɔbuaa sɛ, “Ɔbarima bi bɛhyiaa yɛn, ka kyerɛɛ yɛn sɛ yɛnsane nkɔ ɔhene nkyɛn, na nkra a ɔde firi Awurade nkyɛn a ɔde kaa ho ne sɛ, ‘Adɛn enti na morekɔ Baal-Sebub, Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa sɛ ɔhene ho bɛtɔ no anaa? Onyankopɔn nni Israel anaa? Esiane sɛ woayɛ saa enti, worensɔre mfiri mpa a woda soɔ no so da. Na deɛ ɛbɛyɛ biara, wobɛwu.’ ”

7Ɔhene no bisaa sɛ, “Na saa ɔbarima no yɛ hwan? Na ɔte sɛn?”

8Wɔbuaa sɛ, “Na ne ho wɔ nwi a ɔbɔ aboa nwoma abɔsoɔ.”

Ɔhene no teaam sɛ, “Ɛyɛ Tisbini Elia.”

9Ɔsomaa asraafoɔ so safohene ne asraafoɔ aduonum sɛ wɔnkɔkye no. Wɔhunuu sɛ ɔte bepɔ bi atifi. Ɔsafohene no ka kyerɛɛ no sɛ, “Onyankopɔn onipa, ɔhene asoma yɛn sɛ yɛmmɛfa wo mmra.”

10Na Elia buaa ɔsahene no sɛ, “Sɛ meyɛ Onyankopɔn onipa deɛ a, ɛnneɛ, ma ogya mfiri ɔsoro mmra mmɛhye wo ne wo mmarima aduonum no!” Na ogya firi ɔsoro bɛkunkum wɔn nyinaa.

11Enti, ɔhene no sane somaa ɔsafohene foforɔ a asraafoɔ aduonum ka ne ho. Ɔsafohene no ka kyerɛɛ no sɛ, “Onyankopɔn onipa, ɔhene se bra seesei ara.”

12Elia buaa sɛ, “Sɛ meyɛ Onyankopɔn onipa deɛ a, ɛnneɛ, ma ogya mfiri ɔsoro mmra mmɛhye wo ne wo mmarima aduonum no!” Na bio, ogya firi ɔsoro bɛkunkum wɔn nyinaa.

13Bio, ɔhene no somaa ɔsafohene bi ne asraafoɔ aduonum. Saa ɛberɛ yi deɛ, ɔsafohene no kɔbuu Elia nkotodwe. Ɔsrɛɛ no sɛ, “Ao, Onyankopɔn onipa, mesrɛ sɛ, fa me ne saa asomfoɔ aduonum yi nkwa kyɛ yɛn. 14Hwɛ sɛdeɛ ogya firi ɔsoro abɛhye akuo mmienu a wɔdi ɛkan no. Nanso, seesei mesrɛ sɛ, fa me nkwa kyɛ me!”

15Na Awurade ɔbɔfoɔ ka kyerɛɛ Elia sɛ, “Nsuro. Wo ne no nkɔ.” Na Elia sɔre kɔɔ ɔhene no nkyɛn.

16Na Elia ka kyerɛɛ ɔhene no sɛ, “Sɛdeɛ Awurade seɛ nie: Adɛn enti na wosomaa abɔfoɔ kɔɔ Baal-Sebub, Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa, sɛ ɔhene bɛnya ahoɔden anaa? Onyankopɔn nni Israel anaa? Esiane sɛ woayɛ saa enti, worensɔre mfiri mpa a woda soɔ no so da. Na deɛ ɛbɛyɛ biara wobɛwu.” 17Na Ahasia wuiɛ sɛdeɛ Awurade nam Elia so hyɛeɛ no. Esiane sɛ na Ahasia nni ɔbabarima a ɔbɛdi nʼadeɛ enti, ne nuabarima Yoram na ɔdii nʼadeɛ sɛ ɔhene. Saa asɛm yi sii Yehosafat a na ɔyɛ Yudahene babarima Yehoram adedie mfeɛ mmienu mu. 18Nsɛm a ɛsisii wɔ Ahasia ahennie mu no nkaeɛ no, wɔatwerɛ agu Israel Ahemfo Abakɔsɛm Nwoma no mu.

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2 Athamaki 1:1-18

Jehova Gũtuĩra Ahazia Ciira

11:1 Kĩam 19:37Na rĩrĩ, thuutha wa gĩkuũ kĩa Ahabu, andũ a Moabi makĩrega gwathĩkĩra Isiraeli. 21:2 2Ath 1:16; Mar 3:22Na rĩrĩ, Ahazia nĩagwĩte kuuma ndirica-inĩ ya nyũmba yake ya igũrũ kũu Samaria, akagurario. Nĩ ũndũ ũcio agĩtũma andũ, akĩmeera atĩrĩ, “Thiĩi mũkoorie Baali-Zebubu, ngai ya Ekironi, kana hihi nĩngũhona nguraro ici.”

31:3 1Sam 28:8No mũraika wa Jehova akĩĩra Elija ũrĩa Mũtishibi atĩrĩ, “Ambata, ũthiĩ ũtũngane na andũ acio matũmĩtwo nĩ mũthamaki wa Samaria, ũmoorie atĩrĩ, ‘Nĩ Ngai gũtarĩ thĩinĩ wa Isiraeli nĩguo mũthiĩ mũkahooe ũhoro kuuma kũrĩ Baali-Zebubu, ngai ya Ekironi?’ 41:4 2Ath 1:6, 16; Thab 41:8Nĩ ũndũ ũcio Jehova ekuuga ũũ: ‘Ndũkuuma gĩtanda-inĩ hau ũkomete. Ti-itherũ nĩũgũkua!’ ” Nĩ ũndũ ũcio Elija agĩthiĩ.

5Rĩrĩa andũ acio maatũmĩtwo maacookire kũrĩ mũthamaki, akĩmooria atĩrĩ, “Nĩ kĩĩ gĩatũma mũcooke?”

61:6 2Ath 1:2Nao makĩmũcookeria atĩrĩ, “Nĩ harĩ na mũndũ ũũkire gũtũtũnga, aatwĩra atĩrĩ, ‘Cookai kũrĩ mũthamaki ũrĩa ũmũtũmĩte, mũmwĩre atĩrĩ, “Jehova ekũũria atĩrĩ: Nĩ Ngai gũtarĩ thĩinĩ wa Isiraeli nĩguo ũtũme andũ makahooe ũhoro kuuma kũrĩ Baali-Zebubu, ngai ya Ekironi? Nĩ ũndũ ũcio ndũkuuma gĩtanda-inĩ hau ũkomete. Ti-itherũ nĩũgũkua!” ’ ”

7Nake mũthamaki akĩmooria atĩrĩ, “Mũndũ ũcio ũũkire kũmũtũnga na aamwĩra ũguo-rĩ, ekũhaanaga atĩa?”

81:8 Math 3:4; Isa 3:3Nao makĩmũcookeria atĩrĩ, “Nĩ mũndũ wĩhumbĩte nguo ya guoya, na akeoha mũcibi wa ngoothi njohero.”

Nake mũthamaki akiuga atĩrĩ, “Ũcio oima Elija ũrĩa Mũtishibi.”

91:9 2Ath 6:14Nake agĩtũmĩra Elija mũnene wa thigari arĩ na gĩkundi gĩake kĩa andũ mĩrongo ĩtano; mũnene ũcio akĩambata kũrĩ Elija, ũrĩa waikarĩte gacũmbĩrĩ ga kĩrĩma, akĩmwĩra atĩrĩ, “Wee mũndũ wa Ngai, mũthamaki ekuuga atĩrĩ, ‘Ikũrũka!’ ”

101:10 1Ath 18:38; Kũg 11:5Nake Elija agĩcookeria mũnene ũcio atĩrĩ, “Akorwo ndĩ mũndũ wa Ngai-rĩ, mwaki nĩũikũrũke uume igũrũ, ũgũcine hamwe na andũ aya aku mĩrongo ĩtano!” Hĩndĩ o ĩyo mwaki ũgĩikũrũka kuuma igũrũ, ũgĩcina mũnene ũcio hamwe na andũ ake.

11Ningĩ mũthamaki agĩtũmĩra Elija mũnene ũngĩ wa thigari arĩ na andũ ake mĩrongo ĩtano. Nake mũnene ũcio akĩmwĩra atĩrĩ, “Wee mũndũ wa Ngai, mũthamaki ekuuga atĩrĩ, ‘Ikũrũka narua!’ ”

12Nake Elija akĩmũcookeria atĩrĩ, “Akorwo ndĩ mũndũ wa Ngai-rĩ, mwaki nĩũikũrũke uume igũrũ, ũgũcine hamwe na andũ aya aku mĩrongo ĩtano!” Hĩndĩ ĩyo mwaki wa Ngai ũgĩikũrũka kuuma igũrũ, ũgĩcina mũnene ũcio hamwe na andũ ake mĩrongo ĩtano.

131:13 Thab 72:14Nĩ ũndũ ũcio mũthamaki agĩtũma mũnene wa gatatũ na andũ ake mĩrongo ĩtano. Mũnene ũcio wa gatatũ akĩambata, agĩturia ndu mbere ya Elija. Akĩmũthaitha, akĩmwĩra atĩrĩ, “Wee mũndũ wa Ngai, reke muoyo wakwa na wa andũ aya mĩrongo ĩtano wonwo ũrĩ kĩndũ kĩrĩ bata nĩwe, ithuĩ ndungata ciaku! 14Kĩone, mwaki nĩũikũrũkĩte kuuma igũrũ, na ũgacina anene acio eerĩ a mbere hamwe na andũ ao. No rĩrĩ, reke muoyo wakwa wonwo ũrĩ kĩndũ kĩrĩ bata nĩwe!”

151:15 2Ath 1:3; Jer 1:17; Ezek 2:6Nake mũraika wa Jehova akĩĩra Elija atĩrĩ, “Ikũrũkania hamwe nake, na ndũkamwĩtigĩre.” Nĩ ũndũ ũcio Elija agĩũkĩra, agĩikũrũkania nake nginya kũrĩ mũthamaki.

16Nake akĩĩra mũthamaki atĩrĩ, “Jehova ekuuga ũũ: Nĩ Ngai gũtarĩ thĩinĩ wa Isiraeli wa kũhooywo ũhoro nĩwe, atĩ nĩkĩo ũgũtũma andũ makahooe ũhoro kũrĩ Baali-Zebubu, ngai ya Ekironi? Tondũ nĩwĩkĩte ũguo-rĩ, ndũrĩ hĩndĩ ũkoima gĩtanda-inĩ kĩu ũkomeire. Ti-itherũ nĩũgũkua!” 171:17 2Ath 8:15; 2Ath 8:16Nĩ ũndũ ũcio agĩkua, kũringana na kiugo kĩa Jehova kĩrĩa kĩarĩtio nĩ Elija.

Na tondũ Ahazia ndaarĩ na mwana wa kahĩĩ-rĩ, Joramu nĩwe watuĩkire mũthamaki ithenya rĩake mwaka-inĩ wa keerĩ wa Jehoramu mũrũ wa Jehoshafatu mũthamaki wa Juda. 18Maũndũ marĩa mangĩ mothe makoniĩ wathani wa Ahazia, na marĩa eekire-rĩ, githĩ matiandĩkĩtwo ibuku-inĩ rĩa maũndũ ma ihinda rĩa athamaki a Isiraeli?