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Ondaka yomwenyo
1Peutilo pa li Ondaka. Ondaka ya li puKalunga, nOndaka ya li Kalunga. 2Ondaka hendji ya li peutilo puKalunga. 3Ovipuka avihe vya utwa okupitila mOndaka, kape na tja otjipuka tjimo tjomeuto hitja utwa ahai po. 4MOndaka mwa li omwenyo, nomwenyo wa ninga otjiten̯i tjovantu. 5Otjiten̯i matji tungatele met̯iku, net̯iku kali dhimine po otjiten̯i.
6Kalunga wa tuma omulumentu nguu tiwa oJohannes.#Mat. 3:1Mark. 1:4Luk. 3:1-2 7Ye we ya a hipululile ovantu otjiten̯i, opo avehe va tyee elaka, wo va itavele. 8Ye haye a li otjiten̯i, we ya vala a hipulule otjiten̯i. 9Otjiten̯i tjatjatjili himatji tungatele omuntu auhe matji ya mouye.
10Ondaka ya li mouye, Kalunga we i utitha ouye, atjaa ouye kau i nongonokele. 11Ye we ya kowoyawo, nowoyawo kave mu tambulile. 12Iya avehe mboka mbave mu tambula, hava itavele ena lye, we ve pa odhonkono va ninge odhondele dhaKalunga. 13Wo kava yumukilwe ngahi tji yumukwa ovantu, okutya tjo katja li mehalo lyomulumentu, iya va yumukwa muKalunga.
14Ondaka ya ninga omuntu ngwaa kala mokati ketu. Nt̯e twa tala etumbalo lye, etumbalo lyOngunga yaIhe. Ye wa li ae yula et̯ilonkenda notjatjili.
15Johannes we mu hipulula, ha popi peulu ha tyaa: “Hengu oye e li ye nawanawa ngoka ngumba popya he tyaa: ‘Ngoka ngume ya kon̯ima yandje omunene kwaame, mena lyokutya oko a li, tainkolo ame amba li ahe ko.’ ”
16Mowingi wet̯ilonkenda lye nt̯e atuhe twa pewa mo elao ndyaa wedhwa ket̯ilonkenda. 17Iya oveta Kalunga we i yandja ya pitila muMoses, et̯ilonkenda notjatjili vya etwa kuJesus Kristus. 18Kaku na tja noumo ngwaa mona Kalunga nokanunu, Ongunga aika nguu li mekolo lyaIhe, oye e mu hololola.
Oumbangi waJohannes Omutjatji
(Mat. 3:1-12; Mark. 1:1-8; Luk. 3:1-18)
19Hembu owo u li oumbangi waJohannes, Ovajuda womoJerusalem hiva tuma ovayambethi nOvalevi#1:19 Ovalevi: Oveanda lyaLevi. Ovayambethi moIsrael va dha meanda hendi. ve mu pule va tyee: “Oove an̯i?”
20Johannes ka anyene oku ve yaka, wa hipulula ha tyaa: “Ame haame Messias.”
21Wo ve mu pula hava tyaa: “Iya oove an̯i? Oove Elia?”
Ye ha tyaa: “Aai, haame!”
Wo ve mu pula uke hava tyaa: “Oove omuprofeti ngunya?”
Johannes ha tyaa: “Aai.”#Deut. 18:15Mal. 4:5
22Wo ve mu pula hava tyaa: “Iya oove an̯i, opo tu ka popye kumboka mbave tu tumu? Ove mo litya vi?”
23Johannes wa yaka ha tyaa:
“Aame ondaka yomuwololoki mokuti ndjimai tyaa:
‘Vyuukililithen̯i ondjila yaMuhona,’#Jes. 40:3
omuprofeti Jesaja ngahi a popya.”
24Odhontumwa ndhoka dha li owomOvafarisai. 25Wo va pula Johannes hava tyaa: “Omena lyatji himo tjatja, andaa haove Messias ne Elia ne omuprofeti ngunya?”
26Johannes we ve yaka ha tyaa: “Ame me tjatja nomeva, iya mokati ken̯i mwa kulama ngoka nguhamu i. 27Ngoka ngume ya kon̯ima yandje, ame híme tji ulu nangahi tji li okukutulula omivya vyodhongaku dhe.”
28Ovipuka hembi vya ningilwa moBetania tjikoohehinya tjomulonga waJordan, hoka Johannes hwaa li ama tjatjele ovantu.
Ondjona yaKalunga
29Ngamuhuka Johannes wa mona Jesus ame ya kuye. Johannes wa popya ha tyaa: “Taa tuutuu, Ondjona yaKalunga ndjimai itha po odhonkali dhouye! 30Hengu oye e li ye nawanawa ngoka ngumba popile he tyaa: ‘Omulumentu ngume ya kon̯ima yandje omunene, mena lyokutya wa li ko, tainkolo ame amba li ahe ko.’ 31Ame mba li ahe mu i, iya mbe ya okutjatja nomeva, opo a ivithilwe Ovaisraeli.”
32Johannes we mu hipulula ha tyaa: “Mba mona Ombepo yaKalunga amai lauka meulu ngonguti, hai mu wilile. 33Ame mba li ahe mu i, iya Kalunga, ngoka ngwaa ntuma okutjatja nomeva, wa ntjeela ha tyaa: ‘Ngoka ngumo mono ama wililwa kOmbepo, hai kala kombanda ye, oye e li ye ngoka nguma tjatja nOmbepo Ondhilikwa.’ 34Ame mbe tji mona, otjo me mu hipululile okutya ye OmunwaKalunga.”
Ovalongwa vaJesus wolutenga
35Ngamuhuka Johannes wa li aa kulama uke navavali owomovalongwa ve. 36Johannes hiaa mono Jesus ama ende po, ha tyaa: “Taa tuutuu, Ondjona yaKalunga.”
37Ovalongwa ve vavali ve mu tyaa hima popi nyahoka, hava landula Jesus. 38Jesus wa piluluka, hiee ve mono himave mu landula, he ve pula ha tyaa: “Mamu taendha tji?”
Wo va yaka hava tyaa: “U kala pi, Rabbi?” Otjitya hehi matji tya Omulongethi.
39Jesus we ve heela ha tyaa: “Indjen̯i, mu tale!” Wo hiva i naye, va mona mpaa kala, hava kala puye otjihupe tjetango ndyoka. Owola ya li ontyane.
40Umo owomovalongwa hembenya vavali mbava tyaa Johannes, hava landula Jesus, wa li Andreas, omunitjaSimon Petrus. 41Andreas wa wanena dhiva nomukulwe Simon, he mu heele ha tyaa: “Nt̯e twa mono Messias.” Otjitya hehi matji tya Omuvavekwa. 42Ye wa twala Simon kuJesus.
Jesus we mu tala ha tyaa: “Oove Simon yaJohannes, iya mo ka ithanwa Kefas,” ndyoka ndimali tya Petrus.#1:42 Petrus: Petrus ena lyotjiGreka mali tya “ewe.” Kefas ena lyotjiAramea mali tya “ewe.”
Jesus ma ithana Filippus naNatanael
43Ngamuhuka Jesus wa li ama hala okuya koGalilea, ha wanene naFilippus, ha tyaa: “Ndandula ndje.” 44Filippus wa li Omubetsaida womondolopa ndjoka mumu kala Andreas naPetrus. 45Filippus wa wanena naNatanael, ha tyaa: “Nt̯e twa mona omulumentu ngoka ngwaa sonekwa kuMoses membo lyoveta nokovaprofeti, Jesus, omunwaJosef, Omunasareta.”
46Natanael we mu pula ha tyaa: “MoNasaret mamu ulu tuu okudha ouwa watja?”
Filippus we mu heela ha tyaa: “Indjo, u tale!”
47Jesus wa mona Natanael ame ya kuye. Iya Jesus wa popya ouhunga naye ha tyaa: “Taa tuutuu, Omwiisraeli watjatjili ngoka nguhe na tja ovithithi!”
48Natanael we mu pula ha tyaa: “Wa ndjiwa vi?”
Jesus we mu heela ha tyaa: “Mbe ku mona hiwa li momukuyu, tainkolo Filippus héye ku ithana.”
49Natanael we mu yaka ha tyaa: “Rabbi, oove OmunwaKalunga! Oove ohamba yaIsrael!”
50Jesus we mu yaka ha tyaa: “Ove ngundhe wa itavele vala himba tya mbe ku mona hiwa li momukuyu? Mo ka mona ovipuka ovinene mbyaa pon̯a hembi.” 51Jesus we ve heela ha tyaa: “Ame me mu heele otjatjili okutya mamu ka mona eulu ndyee liyapuka, novaengeli vaKalunga himava londo nahimava heluka okuya kOmuna wOmuntu.”#Gen. 28:12
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