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Matalikilo 17

Leza mbwaakatanga cizuminano a-Abramu. Mbwaakamupa citondezyo cakupalulwa akusandula izina lyakwe

1-Lino Abramu naakajisi myaka iili makumi aali musanu aane amusanu aine, Jehova wakalibonya kuli-Abramu, wati, Ndime Leza Singuzuzyoo­ nse, Enda kunembo lyangu cakululama. 2-Lino njootanga cizuminano ayebo, nkabela njookuvuzya loko malaa. 3-Mpawo Abramu wakavundama ansi, nkabela Leza wakamwaambila, wati, 4Bona! Ndatanga cizuminano ayebo, nkabela uyooba wisi wamisyobo minji. 5-Lino izina lyako talikooyooambwa limbi kuti Abramu, pe, izina lyako liyooba Abrahamu, nkaambo ndikubikide kuti ube wisi wamisyobo minji. 6Njoocita kuti uzyalisye loko, ube zisi zinji, alimwi mulinduwe muyoozwa bami. 7-Njootanga cizuminano cangu ayebo amulunyungu lwako luciboola mumazyalani conse, cibe cizuminano citamani, kuti mbe Leza wako a-Leza walunyungu lwako luciza. 8-Alimwi njookupa, webo alunyungu lwako luciza, nyika yabutuntulisi bwako, nkokuti nyika yoonse ya-Kanana, mwiivube lyoonse, nkabela njooba Leza wabo.

9-Lino Leza wakaambila Abrahamu kuti, Kobamba cizuminano cangu, webo alunyungu lwako luciza mumazyalani aalo. 10-Nceeci cizuminano cangu ncimweelede kubamba, cili akati kandime anywebo alunyungu lwako luciza. Baalumi banu boonse baleelede kupalulwa. 11-Muleelede kupalulwa mulukanda lwandomo zyanu, Eci ciyooba citondezyo cacizuminano cili akati kesu, mebo anywebo. 12-Mwana mulombe uuli amazuba aali musanu aatatu uleelede kupalulwa. Baalumi boonse mumazyalani aanu oonse baleelede kucitilwa obo, nibaba bazyedwe mumaanda aanu nibaba baulidwe amali kubeenzu batali balunyungu lwako. 13Oyo uuzyedwe muŋanda yako ayooyo uulidwe amali aako, boonse buyo baleelede kupalulwa. Aboobo cizuminano cangu cili munyama yanu ciyooba cizuminano citamani. 14-Mwaalumi silulomo uutapalwidwe mulukanda lwalulomo lwakwe, oyo muntu uyooandanizigwa abantu bakwe, nkaambo wa mwaya cizuminano cangu.

15Alimwi Leza wakaambila Abrahamu kuti, Alakwe Sarai mukaako, izina lyakwe talikooyooambwa limbi kuti ngu-Sarai, pe, izina lyakwe liyooba Sara. Nkabela njoomupa coolwe, njookupa mwana mulombe mulinguwe. 16-Njoomupa coolwe, nkabela uyooba nacaanzo. Mulinguwe momuyoozwa bami bazisi. 17-Mpawo Abrahamu wakavundama ansi, waseka, waamba mumoyo wakwe kuti, Sa muntu uuli amyaka iili mwanda ulakonzya kuzyala? Alakwe Sara uuli amyaka iili makumi aali musanu aane, sa ulakonzya kuzyala? 18Abrahamu wakaambila Leza kuti, Nicakabota Ismayeli naakapona kubusyu bwako. 19-Pele Leza wakavuwa kuti, Pe, Sara mukaako uyookuzyalila mwana, elyo uyoomuulika izina lya-Izaka. Njootangana awe cizuminano, walo alunyungu lwakwe luciza musule lyakwe. 20-Mumakani aa-Ismayeli, ndamvwa, Ncobeni njoomupa coolwe kuti azyalisye akuvula loko. Uyoozyala bami bali ikumi ababili, nkabela njoocita kuti abe musyobo mupati. 21-Pele cizuminano cangu njoocitanga a-Izaka, ngonguwe Sara ngwati kuzyalile mbuli lino mumwaka uuboola.

22-Lino naakamana kwaambaula awe, Leza wakatanta kujulu kuzwa kuliAbrahamu. 23-Mpoonya awo Abrahamu wakabweza Ismayeli mwanaakwe aboonse ibakazyalwa muŋanda yakwe aboonse mbaakaulide amali aakwe, baalumi boonse bamuŋanda ya-Abrahamu, wapalula lukanda lwandomo zyabo mubuzuba obo mbubonya, mbuli Leza mbwaakamulailila. 24Abrahamu­ kajisi myaka iili makumi aali musanu aane amusanu aine naakapalulwa mulukanda lwalulomo lwakwe. 25Alakwe Ismayeli mwanaakwe kajisi myaka iili ikumi aitatu naakapalulwa mulukanda lwalulomo lwakwe. 26-Mubuzuba obo mbubonya Abrahamu a-Ismayeli mwanaakwe bakapalulwa boonse, 27-abalo basiŋanda bakwe boonse, nibaba bazyedwe muŋanda yakwe nibaba baulidwe amali kubazwakule, bakapalulwa awe.