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2 Ahemfo 1:1-18

Ɔhene Ahasia Adebisa

1Ɔhene Ahab wu akyi no, Moabman tew wɔn ho fii Israel ho, nyaa wɔn ahofadi. 2Da bi, Israelhene foforo Ahasia fii nʼabansoro dan a ɛwɔ Samaria ahemfi mfɛnsere mu tew hwee fam, ma opiraa yiye. Enti ɔsomaa abɔfo kɔɔ Baal-Sebub1.2 Baal-Sebub nkyerɛase ne “nwansena wura.” Saa din yi yɛ fɛwdi din bi a wɔde too Kanaanfo nyame Beelsebul (honhommɔne hene ba) so a ɛwɔ Mat 10.25; 12.27 no. Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa, kobisaa sɛ obenya ahoɔden ana.

3Na Awurade bɔfo ka kyerɛɛ Tisbini Elia se, “Kɔ na kohyia Samariahene abɔfo no, na bisa wɔn se, ‘Adɛn nti na morekɔ Baal-Sebub, Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa, sɛ ɔhene benya ahoɔden ana? Onyankopɔn nni Israel ana?’ 4Mprempren, sɛnea Awurade se ni: ‘Worensɔre mfi mpa a woda so no so da. Na nea ɛbɛyɛ biara, wubewu.’ ” Na Elia kɔkaa nkra no.

5Bere a abɔfo no san baa ɔhene nkyɛn no, obisaa wɔn se, “Adɛn nti na moaba ntɛm saa?”

6Wobuae se, “Ɔbarima bi behyiaa yɛn, ka kyerɛɛ yɛn se yɛnsan nkɔ ɔhene nkyɛn, na nkra a ɔde fi Awurade nkyɛn a ɔde kaa ho ne sɛ, ‘Adɛn nti na morekɔ Baal-Sebub, Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa sɛ ɔhene ho bɛtɔ no ana? Onyankopɔn nni Israel ana? Esiane sɛ woayɛ saa nti, worensɔre mfi mpa a woda so no so da. Na nea ɛbɛyɛ biara, wubewu.’ ”

7Ɔhene no bisae se, “Na saa ɔbarima no yɛ hena? Na ɔte dɛn?”

8Wobuae se, “Na ne ho wɔ nwi a ɔbɔ aboanwoma abɔso.”

Ɔhene no teɛɛ mu se, “Ɛyɛ Tisbini Elia.”

9Ɔsomaa asraafo so safohene ne asraafo aduonum sɛ wɔnkɔkyere no. Wohuu sɛ ɔte bepɔw bi atifi. Ɔsafohene no ka kyerɛɛ no se, “Onyankopɔn nipa, ɔhene asoma yɛn sɛ yɛmmɛfa wo mmra.”

10Na Elia buaa ɔsahene no se, “Sɛ meyɛ Onyankopɔn nipa de a, ɛno de, ma ogya mfi ɔsoro mmra mmɛhyew wo ne wo mmarima aduonum no!” Na ogya fi ɔsoro bekunkum wɔn nyinaa.

11Enti ɔhene no san somaa ɔsafohene foforo a asraafo aduonum ka ne ho. Ɔsafohene no ka kyerɛɛ no se, “Onyankopɔn nipa, ɔhene se bra mprempren ara.”

12Elia buae se, “Sɛ meyɛ Onyankopɔn nipa de a, ɛno de, ma ogya mfi ɔsoro mmra mmɛhyew wo ne wo mmarima aduonum no!” Na bio, ogya fi ɔsoro bekunkum wɔn nyinaa.

13Bio, ɔhene no somaa ɔsafohene bi ne asraafo aduonum. Saa bere yi de, ɔsafohene no kobuu Elia nkotodwe. Ɔsrɛɛ no se, “Onyankopɔn nipa, mesrɛ sɛ, fa me ne saa asomfo aduonum yi nkwa kyɛ yɛn. 14Hwɛ sɛnea ogya fi ɔsoro abɛhyew akuw abien a wodi kan no. Nanso mprempren mesrɛ sɛ, fa me nkwa kyɛ me!”

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

16Na Elia ka kyerɛɛ ɔhene no se, “Sɛnea Awurade se ni: Adɛn nti na wosomaa abɔfo kɔɔ Baal-Sebub, Ekron nyame nkyɛn abisa, sɛ ɔhene benya ahoɔden ana? Onyankopɔn nni Israel ana? Esiane sɛ woayɛ saa nti, worensɔre mfi mpa a woda so no so da. Na nea ɛbɛyɛ biara wubewu.” 17Na Ahasia wui sɛnea Awurade nam Elia so hyɛe no. Esiane sɛ na Ahasia nni ɔbabarima a obedi nʼade nti, ne nuabarima Yoram na odii nʼade sɛ ɔhene. Saa asɛm yi sii Yehosafat a na ɔyɛ Yudahene babarima Yehoram adedi mfe abien mu. 18Nsɛm a esisii wɔ Ahasia ahenni mu no nkae no, wɔankyerɛw angu Israel Ahemfo Abakɔsɛm Nhoma no mu ana?

Asante Twi Contemporary Bible

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.