Akuapem Twi Contemporary Bible

Sefania 1:1-18

1Awurade asɛm a ɛbaa Sefania a ɔyɛ Kusi ba, Gedalia ba, Amaria ba, Hesekia ba nkyɛn ni. Ɛbaa Yudahene Yosia a ɔyɛ Amon ba no bere so.

Atemmu A Etia Yuda

2“Mɛpra biribiara afi asase so”

nea Awurade se ni,

3“Mɛpra nnipa ne mmoa nyinaa;

mɛpra nnomaa a wɔwɔ wim

ne mpataa a wɔwɔ po mu nyinaa.

Atirimɔdenfo benya wura a esum hɔ nko ara,

sɛ mesɛe adesamma a wɔwɔ asase yi so a,”

nea Awurade se ni.

4“Mɛteɛ me nsa wɔ Yuda

ne wɔn a wɔte Yerusalem nyinaa so;

na mɛsɛe Baal ho biribiara a aka wɔ ha,

na masɛe abosonsomfo ne akɔmfo asɔfo no din

5wɔn a wɔkotow sɔre wɔn adan atifi,

de sɔre abɔde a ɛwɔ wim,

wɔn a wɔkotow de Awurade ka ntam

na wɔde Molek nso ka ntam,

6wɔn nso a wogyae Awurade akyidi

na wɔnhwehwɛ Awurade anaa wommisa nʼase.”

7Monyɛ komm wɔ Asafo Awurade anim,

efisɛ, Awurade da no abɛn.

Awurade asiesie afɔrebɔde;

wadwira wɔn a wato nsa afrɛ wɔn no ho.

8Awurade afɔrebɔ da no,

mɛtwe mmapɔmma

ne ahenemma

ne wɔn a wɔhyehyɛ

ananafo ntade nyinaa aso.

9Saa da no mɛtwe wɔn

a wɔkwati apongua no nyinaa aso.

Wɔn a wɔde akakabensɛm

ne asisi hyehyɛ wɔn abosomfi amaama no.

10“Saa da no,”

sɛnea Awurade se ni,

“Osu befi Mpataa Pon ano,

agyaadwotwa befi Atenae Foforo

na nnyigyei a ano yɛ den afi nkoko no so aba.

11Muntwa adwo, mo a mote adetɔnbea hɔ no

wɔbɛtɔre wɔn a mo ne wɔn di gua ase,

dwetɛ aguadifo nyinaa nso wɔbɛsɛe wɔn.

12Mede akanea bekyin ahwehwɛ Yerusalem mu

na matwe wɔn a wogyaagyaa wɔn ho aso,

wɔn a wɔte sɛ bobesa puw no,

a wodwen se, ‘Awurade renyɛ hwee

sɛ ɛyɛ papa anaa bɔne no.’

13Wɔbɛfom wɔn ahonyade,

na wɔabubu wɔn afi agu.

Wobesisi afi, nanso wɔrentena mu

wɔbɛyɛ bobe mfuw

nanso wɔrennom mu nsa.”

Awurade Da Kɛse No

14Awurade da kɛse no abɛn,

abɛn na ɛreba ntɛm so.

Tie! Osu a wobesu Awurade da no bɛyɛ yaw,

ɔkofo a ɔwɔ hɔ nso nteɛmu bɛyɛ saa ara.

15Saa da no bɛyɛ abufuw da,

ɛyɛ ahoyeraw ne ɔyaw da;

ɛyɛ amanehunu ne ɔsɛe da,

ɛyɛ esum ne kusukuukuu da

ɛyɛ omununkum ne kusuuyɛ da,

16ɛyɛ ntorobɛntohyɛn ne ɔko nteɛmu

a etia nkuropɔn a ɛwɔ bammɔ

ne ntwɔtwɔw so abantenten da.

17“Mede awerɛhow bɛba nnipa no so

na wɔbɛnantew sɛ anifuraefo,

efisɛ wɔayɛ bɔne atia Awurade.

Wobehwie wɔn mogya agu sɛ mfutuma,

na wɔn ayamde nso sɛ atantanne.

18Wɔn dwetɛ anaa sikakɔkɔɔ

rentumi nnye wɔn nkwa

Awurade abufuw da no.”

Ne ninkutwe mu gya no

bɛhyew ɔman no nyinaa,

na ɔbɛma asase no so tefo nyinaa nkwa

aba awiei 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.”