Akuapem Twi Contemporary Bible

Ɛster 1:1-22

Ɔhene Aponto

1Saa asɛm yi sii wɔ ɔhene Ahasweros a odii amantam ɔha aduonu ason so, fi India kosi Etiopia no bere so. 2Saa bere no na ɔte ahengua so wɔ Susa aban mu de di nʼahemman no so. 3Nʼahenni mfe abiɛsa so no, ɔtoo pon kɛse maa nʼahenemma ne ne mpanyimfo. Ɔtoo nsa frɛɛ asraafo mpanyimfo a wɔwɔ Media ne Persia nyinaa, ne atitiriw ne amantam mu mpanyimfo. 4Afahyɛ no dii asram asia, na ɔdaa nʼaheman mu sika mpempem ne emu anuonyam adi. 5Eyi nyinaa twaa mu no, ɔhene no too pon sononko bi maa ahemfi hɔ asomfo ne mpanyimfo no nyinaa, efi ɔkɛse so de kosi ɔketewa so. Edii nnanson, na wɔyɛɛ no wɔ Susa ahemfi adiwo turo mu. 6Wɔde ntama fɛfɛ hanahana fitaa ne tuntum a wɔanwen mu sensɛn adiwo hɔ. Na wɔde ahama kɔkɔɔ akyekyere ahyɛ dwetɛ nkaa a ɛhyehyɛ abohemaa afadum mu. Sikakɔkɔɔ ne dwetɛ nkongua sisi abohemaa ne abohyɛn ne abobiri ne aboɔdemmo ahorow nsɛso so. 7Wɔde nsakuruwa a wɔadi ho adwinni ahorow papa bi somee, na adehyesa buu so wɔ hɔ, sɛnea ɔhene hyɛe no. 8Nhyehyɛe a na ɛwɔ nsanom no ho ara ne sɛ, ɛnsɛ sɛ wɔhyɛ obi ma ɔnom boro nea obetumi so. Nanso wɔn a wobetumi anom no de, wɔnom sɛnea wɔpɛ, efisɛ na ɔhene no aka akyerɛ ne fifo no se obiara betumi anom sɛnea ɔpɛ.

9Ɔhemmea Wasti too pon maa ahemfi mmea no saa bere koro no ara mu.

Wotu Ɔhemmea Wasti Ade So

10Afahyɛ no nnanson so a nsa afa ɔhene Ahasweros ani so kakra no, ɔka kyerɛɛ Mehuman, Bista, Harbona, Bigta, Abagta, Setar ne Karkas a wɔyɛ piamfo baason a wɔhwɛ no no se 11wɔmfa ɔhemmea Wasti a ɔhyɛ ahemmea kyɛw no mmrɛ no. Na ɔpɛ sɛ mmarima nyinaa hwɛ nʼahoɔfɛ, efisɛ na ɔyɛ ɔbea hoɔfɛfo pa ara. 12Nanso wɔde ɔhene frɛtumi nkra kɔmaa ɔhemmea Wasti no, wamma. Eyi maa ɔhene ani bere yiye, maa abufuw hyɛɛ no ma.

13Esiane sɛ na ɛyɛ amanne sɛ ɔhene bebisa nʼafotufo a wonim Persia mmara ne nʼamanne ne nea ɛsɛ sɛ ɔyɛ nti, ɔne wɔn a wɔte mmere ase 14na wɔbɛn ɔhene no sɛ Karsena, Setar, Admata, Tarsis, Meres, Marsena, Memukan, a wɔyɛ akunini baason a wofi Persia ne Media, na wɔyɛ ne nnamfo a wokura dibea akɛse wɔ ahemman no mu no kasae. 15Ɔhene no bisae se, “Dɛn na menyɛ ɔhemmea Wasti? Asotwe bɛn na mmara no kyerɛ sɛ wɔmfa mma ɔhemmea a mesomaa me piamfo sɛ wɔnkɔfrɛ no mmra na wamma no?”

16Na Memukan buaa ɔhene no ne ahenemma no se, “Ɛnyɛ ɔhene no nko na ɔhemmea Wasti afom, na wafom ɔpanyin biara ne ɔmanfo a wɔwɔ wʼahenni no mu no nyinaa. 17Sɛ mmea a wɔwɔ ɔman yi mu te sɛ ɔhemmea Wasti ankɔ ɔhene frɛ no a, wobefi ase atwiri wɔn kununom. 18Ansa na ade bɛkyɛ no, yɛn yerenom, wo mpanyimfo yerenom nyinaa bɛte nea ɔhemmea no yɛe, na wɔafi ase akasa wɔn kununom ɔkwan koro no ara so. Na ntwirii no ne abufuw no to rentwa da wɔ wʼaheman mu ha.

19“Enti sɛ ɔhene bɛpene so a, yesusuw sɛ, ebeye sɛ ɔhene bɛhyɛ mmara a wɔakyerɛw no Persiafo ne Mediafo mmara mu a wontumi nsakra mu. Ɛsɛ sɛ ɛhyɛ sɛ wɔmpam ɔhemmea Wasti mfi wʼani so, na wonsi ɔhemmea foforo a ɔsom bo kyɛn no. 20Sɛ wɔde saa mmara yi to gua ma obiara te wɔ wʼaheman kɛse yi mu a, mmea awarefo de obu a ɛsɛ na ɛfata bɛma wɔn kununom.”

21Ɔhene no ne nʼahenemma no faa Memukan afotu no sɛ ɛyɛ adwene pa, enti wodii so. 22Ɔkyerɛw nkrataa kɔɔ nʼaheman no mu mmaa nyinaa. Ɔkyerɛw ɔmantam biara wɔ ne kasa mu, sɛ ɔbarima biara nni ne fi so.

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Esiteri 1:1-22

Kweherio kwa Vashiti Mũtumia wa Muthamaki

11:1 Ezar 4:16; Esit 9:30Na rĩrĩ, ũũ nĩguo gwekĩkire matukũ-inĩ ma Ahasuerusu, o we Ahasuerusu ũrĩa waathaga mabũrũri 127 marĩa moimĩte kuuma bũrũri wa Ahĩndĩ o nginya bũrũri wa Akushi.1:1 Wathani wagayanĩtio ngʼongo 127, na o rũgongo rũkagayanio na mabũrũri. 2Matukũ-inĩ macio-rĩ, Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu aathamakaga arĩ gĩtĩ-inĩ gĩake kĩa ũnene thĩinĩ wa nyũmba ya ũthamaki kũu gĩikaro kĩgitĩre kĩa mũthamaki gĩa Shushani,1:2 Shushani rĩarĩ itũũra rĩmwe inene rĩa marĩa mana ma ũthamaki ũcio; macio mangĩ matatũ maarĩ Babuloni, Perisiapoli, na Ekibatani. 31:3 1Ath 3:15na mwaka wa gatatũ wa wathani wake, nĩarugithĩirie andũ ake othe arĩa maarĩ igweta na anene iruga. Nao atongoria a mbũtũ cia ita cia Perisia na cia Media, na abarũthi na andũ arĩa maarĩ igweta a mabũrũri maarĩ kuo.

4Nake akĩonania ũtonga mũnene wa ũthamaki wake na ũkengi na riiri wa ũnene wake, ihinda rĩa matukũ 180. 51:5 Atiir 14:17; 2Ath 21:18Matukũ macio maathira, mũthamaki nĩarugithirie iruga, rĩrĩa rĩaikarire mĩthenya mũgwanja, narĩo rĩarĩ thĩinĩ wa mũgũnda ũrĩa warĩ mũirigĩre wa nyũmba ya mũthamaki, rĩkĩrugĩrwo andũ othe kuuma ũrĩa mũnini nginya ũrĩa mũnene, arĩa maarĩ kũu thĩinĩ wa gĩikaro kĩrĩa kĩarĩ kĩirigĩre gĩa Shushani. 61:6 Ezek 23:41; Amos 3:12; 6:4Mũgũnda ũcio warĩ na mĩcuurio ya gatani ya rangi mwerũ na ya rangi wa bururu, nayo yohanĩtio na mĩkanda ya gatani ya rangi mwerũ na ya rangi wa ndathi, ikoohererwo icũhĩ-inĩ cia betha iria cianyiitithanĩtio na itugĩ cia mahiga marĩa mega merũ. Nĩ kwarĩ na itĩ cia gũikarĩra cia thahabu na cia betha1:6 Andũ a Perisia maarĩĩaga metambũrũkĩtie itĩ-inĩ. iria ciaigĩtwo kũndũ kwarĩtwo mahiga ma nyaigĩ, na mahiga mega merũ, na mahiga ma rangi wa ngoikoni, na mahiga mangĩ ma goro mũno. 7Ndibei yaheanagwo na ikombe cia thahabu, na gũtirĩ kĩahaanaine na kĩrĩa kĩngĩ, na ndibei ya nyũmba ya ũthamaki yarĩ nyingĩ mũno o ta ũrĩa ũtaana wa mũthamaki watariĩ. 8Kũringana na watho wa mũthamaki, o mũgeni nĩeetĩkĩrĩtio kũnyua kĩrĩa angĩendire, nĩ ũndũ mũthamaki nĩathĩte aheani othe a ndibei mahe o mũndũ kĩrĩa eendaga.

9O nake Vashiti, mũtumia wa mũthamaki, nĩarugithĩirie andũ-a-nja iruga o kũu nyũmba-inĩ ya ũthamaki ya Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu.

101:10 Ruth 3:7; Dan 5:1-4Mũthenya wa mũgwanja, hĩndĩ ĩrĩa Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu aakenete nĩ ũndũ wa kũnyua ndibei, agĩatha ndungata iria mũgwanja ciarĩ hakũre iria ciamũtungatagĩra, nĩcio Mehumani, na Bizatha, na Haribona, na Bigatha, na Abagutha, na Zetharu, na Karikasi, 111:11 Rwĩ 2:4; Thab 45:11irehe Vashiti, ũcio mũtumia wa mũthamaki mbere yake ekĩrĩte tanji yake ya ũthamaki, nĩgeetha onanie ũthaka wake kũrĩ andũ, o na ningĩ kũrĩ andũ arĩa maarĩ igweta, nĩgũkorwo aarĩ kĩĩrorerwa. 121:12 Kĩam 39:19; Thim 19:12No rĩrĩa ndungata icio ciakinyirie watho wa mũthamaki, Vashiti mũtumia wa mũthamaki akĩrega gũthiĩ. Hĩndĩ ĩyo mũthamaki akĩngʼũrĩka mũno na agĩcinwo nĩ marakara.

131:13 1Maũ 12:32Na tondũ warĩ mũtugo wa mũthamaki gũtuĩria maũndũ ma watho na ma kĩhooto, akĩaria na andũ arĩa oogĩ na mooĩ ũhoro wa matukũ ma tene. 141:14 Ezar 7:14Nao arĩa maakuhĩrĩirie mũthamaki mũno maarĩ Karishena, na Shetharu, na Adamatha, na Tarashishi, na Meresu, na Marisena na Memukani, andũ mũgwanja arĩa maarĩ igweta a Perisia na Media, arĩa meetĩkĩrĩtio kuonanaga na mũthamaki, na nĩo maarĩ anene mũno ũthamaki-inĩ ũcio.

15Mũthamaki akĩũria atĩrĩ, “Kũringana na watho-rĩ, Vashiti mũtumia wa mũthamaki agĩrĩirwo nĩ gwĩkwo atĩa? Nĩaregete gwathĩkĩra watho wa Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu ũrĩa akinyĩirio nĩ andũ acio ahakũre.”

16Memukani agĩcookia arĩ mbere ya mũthamaki na andũ arĩa maarĩ igweta atĩrĩ, “Vashiti mũtumia wa mũthamaki nĩekĩte mahĩtia, na to mũthamaki wiki ahĩtĩirie, no ahĩtĩirie o na andũ othe arĩa marĩ igweta na andũ othe a mabũrũri ma Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu. 17Nĩgũkorwo ũndũ ũyũ wĩkĩtwo nĩ mũtumia wa mũthamaki nĩũkũmenyeka nĩ andũ-a-nja othe, na nĩ ũndũ ũcio nĩmarĩmenagĩrĩria athuuri ao makoiga atĩrĩ, ‘Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu araathanire Vashiti mũtumia wa mũthamaki arehwo mbere yake, no ndaigana gũthiĩ.’ 181:18 Thim 19:13Ũmũthĩ-rĩ, andũ-a-nja arĩa marĩ igweta a Perisia na Media arĩa maiguĩte ũndũ ũyũ wĩkĩtwo nĩ mũtumia wa mũthamaki noguo nao marĩĩkaga andũ arĩa marĩ igweta a mũthamaki. Kĩnyararo na ngarari itigathira.

191:19 Esit 8:6; Dan 6:8, 12“Nĩ ũndũ ũcio, mũthamaki angĩona arĩ wega, nĩarute watho wa ũthamaki na etĩkĩre wandĩkwo mawatho-inĩ ma Perisia na Media, marĩa matagarũragwo, atĩ Vashiti ndarĩ hĩndĩ ĩngĩ agooka mbere ya Mũthamaki Ahasuerusu. Naho handũ ha Vashiti-rĩ, mũthamaki acarie mũndũ-wa-nja ũngĩ mwega kũmũkĩra. 20Rĩrĩa watho ũcio wa mũthamaki ũrĩanĩrĩrwo kũndũ guothe kũrĩa mũthamaki aathanaga-rĩ, andũ-a-nja othe nĩmarĩtĩĩaga athuuri ao, kuuma ũrĩa mũnini nginya ũrĩa mũnene.”

21Mũthamaki na andũ ake arĩa maarĩ igweta magĩkenio nĩ mataaro macio, nĩ ũndũ ũcio mũthamaki agĩĩka o ta ũrĩa Memukani oigĩte. 221:22 Neh 13:24Agĩtũma marũa kũndũ guothe ũthamaki-inĩ ũcio, o bũrũri na mwandĩkĩre waguo na o rũrĩrĩ na mwarĩrie waruo, akĩanĩrĩrithia na thiomi cia andũ othe atĩ mũthuuri o wothe nĩwe mwathi wa mũciĩ wake.