Asante Twi Contemporary Bible

Sefania 1:1-18

1Awurade asɛm a ɛbaa Sefania a ɔyɛ Kusi ba, Gedalia ba, Amaria ba, Hesekia ba nkyɛn nie. Ɛbaa Yudahene Yosia a ɔyɛ Amon ba berɛ so.

Atemmuo A Ɛtia Yuda

2“Mɛpra biribiara afiri asase so”

deɛ Awurade seɛ nie,

3“Mɛpra nnipa ne mmoa nyinaa;

mɛpra nnomaa a wɔwɔ ewiem

ne mpataa a wɔwɔ ɛpo mu nyinaa.

Atirimuɔdenfoɔ bɛnya wira a ɛsum hɔ nko ara

sɛ mesɛe adasamma a wɔwɔ asase yi so a,”

deɛ Awurade seɛ nie.

4“Mɛtene me nsa wɔ Yuda

ne wɔn a wɔte Yerusalem nyinaa so;

na mɛsɛe Baal ho biribiara a aka wɔ ha,

na masɛe abosonsomfoɔ ne abosomfoɔ asɔfoɔ no din

5wɔn a wɔkoto sɔre wɔn adan atifi,

de sɔre abɔdeɛ a ɛwɔ ewiem,

wɔn a wɔkoto de Awurade ka ntam

na wɔde Molek nso ka ntam,

6wɔn nso a wɔgyae Awurade akyiridie

na wɔnhwehwɛ Awurade anaa wɔmmisa nʼase.”

7Monyɛ komm wɔ Asafo Awurade anim,

ɛfiri sɛ, Awurade ɛda no abɛn.

Awurade asiesie afɔrebɔdeɛ;

wadwira wɔn a wato nsa afrɛ wɔn no ho.

8Awurade afɔrebɔ ɛda no,

mɛtwe mmapɔmma

ne ahenemma

ne wɔn a wɔhyehyɛ

ananafoɔ ntadeɛ nyinaa aso.

9Saa ɛda no mɛtwe wɔn

a wɔkwati aponnwa no nyinaa aso.

Wɔn a wɔde akakabensɛm

ne nsisie hyehyɛ wɔn abosomfie ma no.

10“Saa ɛda no,”

sɛdeɛ Awurade seɛ nie,

“Esu bɛfiri Mpataa Ɛpono ano,

agyaadwotwa bɛfiri Atenaeɛ Foforɔ

na nnyegyeeɛ a ano yɛ den afiri nkokoɔ no so aba.

11Montwa adwo, mo a mote adetɔnbea hɔ no

wɔbɛtɔre wɔn a mo ne wɔn di dwa ase,

dwetɛ adwadifoɔ nyinaa nso wɔbɛsɛe wɔn.

12Mede nkanea bɛkyini ahwehwɛ Yerusalem mu

na matwe wɔn a wɔgyaagyaa wɔn ho aso,

wɔn a wɔte sɛ bobesa puo no,

a wɔdwene sɛ, ‘Awurade nnyɛ wɔn hwee

sɛ ɛyɛ papa anaa bɔne.’

13Wɔbɛfom wɔn ahonyadeɛ,

na wɔabubu wɔn afie agu.

Wɔbɛsisi afie, nanso wɔrentena mu

wɔbɛyɛ bobe mfuo

nanso wɔrennom emu nsã.”

Awurade Ɛda Kɛseɛ No

14Awurade ɛda kɛseɛ no abɛn,

abɛn na ɛreba ntɛm so.

Tie! Osu a wɔbɛsu Awurade ɛda no bɛyɛ ya,

ɔkofoɔ a ɔwɔ hɔ nso nteamu bɛyɛ saa ara.

15Saa ɛda no bɛyɛ abufuo ɛda,

ɛyɛ ahoyera ne ɔyea ɛda;

ɛyɛ amanehunu ne ɔsɛeɛ ɛda,

ɛyɛ esum ne kusukuukuu ɛda

ɛyɛ omununkum ne kusuuyɛ ɛda,

16ɛyɛ totorobɛnto hyɛn ne ɔko nteam

a ɛtia nkuropɔn a ɛwɔ banbɔ

ne ntwɛtwɛaso abantenten ɛda.

17“Mede awerɛhoɔ bɛba nnipa no so

na wɔbɛnante sɛ anifirafoɔ,

ɛfiri sɛ wɔayɛ bɔne atia Awurade.

Wɔbɛhwie wɔn mogya agu sɛ mfuturo,

na wɔn ayamdeɛ nso sɛ atantanneɛ.

18Wɔn dwetɛ anaa sikakɔkɔɔ

rentumi nnye wɔn nkwa

Awurade abufuo ɛda no.”

Ne ninkuntwe mu ogya no

bɛhye ɔman no nyinaa,

na ɔbɛma asase no so tefoɔ nyinaa nkwa

aba awieeɛ mpofirim.

Holy Bible in Gĩkũyũ

Zefania 1:1-18

11:1 2Ath 22:1; 1Maũ 3:14Atĩrĩrĩ, ĩno nĩyo ndũmĩrĩri ya Jehova ĩrĩa yakinyĩrĩire Zefania mũrũ wa Kushi, mũrũ wa Gedalia, mũrũ wa Amaria, mũrũ wa Hezekia, rĩrĩa Mũthamaki Josia mũrũ wa Amoni aathamakaga Juda.

Juda Gũtuĩrwo Ciira

2Atĩrĩrĩ, Jehova ekuuga ũũ:

“Nĩnganiina indo ciothe ithire biũ,

ithire kũndũ guothe gũkũ thĩ.

31:3 Jer 50:3; Ezek 14:17Nĩnganiina andũ o na nyamũ;

njooke niine nyoni cia rĩera-inĩ,

na thamaki cia iria-inĩ.

Andũ arĩa aaganu magaatigĩrio o hĩba cia mahuti,

hĩndĩ ĩrĩa ngaaniina andũ mathire kũndũ guothe gũkũ thĩ,”

ũguo nĩguo Jehova ekuuga.

41:4 Mik 5:13; Hos 10:5“Nĩngatambũrũkia guoko gwakwa njũkĩrĩre Juda,

na njũkĩrĩre andũ othe arĩa matũũraga Jerusalemu.

Nĩnganiina mĩhianano ya Baali ĩrĩa ĩtigarĩte gũkũ,

na niine marĩĩtwa ma andũ arĩa matooĩ Ngai,

na athĩnjĩri-ngai cia mĩhianano,

5o acio mainamagĩrĩra,

makahooya mbũtũ cia igũrũ marĩ nyũmba igũrũ,

o na makainamĩrĩra, makehĩta na rĩĩtwa rĩa Jehova,

na magacooka makehĩta na rĩĩtwa rĩa Milikomu,

61:6 Isa 1:4; Hos 7:7o acio matigaga kũrũmĩrĩra Jehova magacooka na thuutha,

na maticaragia Jehova, o na kana makamũrongooria.

71:7 Joel 3:14; Jer 46:10Atĩrĩrĩ, kirai ki mũrĩ mbere ya Mwathani Jehova,

nĩgũkorwo mũthenya wa Jehova ũrĩ hakuhĩ.

Jehova nĩahaarĩirie igongona;

ningĩ nĩamũrĩte andũ arĩa etĩte.

81:8 Isa 24:21; Jer 39:6Mũthenya ũcio wa igongona rĩa Jehova-rĩ,

nĩngaherithia anene, o na herithie ariũ a mũthamaki,

hamwe na arĩa othe magaakorwo mehumbĩte nguo cia bũrũri ũngĩ.

91:9 1Sam 5:5Mũthenya ũcio-rĩ, nĩngaherithia ataagarari othe a hingĩro,

o acio maiyũragia hekarũ ya ngai ciao na haaro na maheeni.”

101:10 2Maũ 33:14; Amos 5:16Jehova ekuuga atĩrĩ, “Mũthenya ũcio

nĩgũkaiguuo mũkayo uumĩte Kĩhingo-inĩ gĩa Thamaki,

o na kũgirĩka kuumĩte Itũũra Rĩerũ,

naguo mũrurumo mũnene wa mũmomoko uume tũrĩma-inĩ.

11Girĩkai, inyuĩ mũtũũraga rũgongo rwa ndũnyũ;

mũgirĩke tondũ onjorithia anyu othe nĩmekũniinwo,

na arĩa othe monjorithanagia na betha manangwo.

121:12 Ezek 8:12; Ayub 22:13Hĩndĩ ĩyo nĩngoya matawa njethe andũ Jerusalemu,

na herithie arĩa meiganĩtie,

arĩa mahaana ndibei ĩtiganĩirio na kĩnyita kĩayo,

arĩa meciiragia atĩrĩ,

‘Jehova ndarĩ ũndũ angĩĩka, mwega kana mũũru.’

131:13 2Ath 24:13; Amos 5:11Ũtonga wao nĩũgatahwo,

na nyũmba ciao imomorwo.

Nĩmagaka nyũmba,

no matigacitũũra;

nĩmakahaanda mĩgũnda ya mĩthabibũ,

no matikanyua ndibei yayo.

Mũthenya ũrĩa Mũnene wa Jehova

14“Mũthenya ũrĩa mũnene wa Jehova ũrĩ hakuhĩ,

ũrĩ hakuhĩ na nĩũrooka narua.

Ta thikĩrĩriai! Kĩrĩro kĩa mũthenya ũcio wa Jehova gĩgaakorwo kĩrĩ kĩnene,

nacio njamba cia ita nĩikaarĩra mũno irĩ kũu.

151:15 Isa 22:5; Mar 13:24-25Mũthenya ũcio-rĩ, ũgaakorwo ũrĩ wa mangʼũrĩ,

mũthenya wa mĩnyamaro na ruo rũnene,

mũthenya wa mathĩĩna na mwanangĩko,

mũthenya wa nduma na mairia,

mũthenya wa matu na nduma ndumanu,

161:16 Jer 4:19; Gũcook 28:52mũthenya wa kũhuhwo karumbeta na mbugĩrĩrio ya mbaara

ya gũũkĩrĩra matũũra marĩa mairigĩirwo na hinya,

na gũũkĩrĩra mĩthiringo ĩrĩa mĩraihu na igũrũ.

171:17 Thab 79:3Nĩngarehere andũ mĩnyamaro,

nao magaathiiaga ta andũ atumumu,

nĩ ũndũ nĩmehĩirie Jehova.

Thakame yao nĩĩgaitwo ta rũkũngũ,

nacio nyama cia nda ciao iteo ta irĩ rũrua.

181:18 Zef 3:8; Kĩam 6:7Betha kana thahabu ciao

itikahota kũmahonokia,

mũthenya ũcio wa mangʼũrĩ ma Jehova.

Thĩ yothe ĩkaaniinwo

na mwaki wa ũiru wake,

nĩgũkorwo arĩa othe matũũraga gũkũ thĩ

nĩakamaniina o rĩmwe.”