MATTHEW 1

1Uwɔng ulenɛ lakɔɔl itutum a Jesus Christ wa ussinɛ ka kikkwu a David, la kikkwu Abraham. 2Abraham ɔfɔɔn Isaac; Isaac ɔfɔɔn Jacob; Jacob ɔfɔɔn Judah la itele a Judah. 3Judah ɔfɔɔn Perez la Zerah, (Abakka abbɛ ɔdɔkɔ ɔzzanga Tamar); Perez ɔfɔɔn Hezron; Hezron ɔfɔɔn Ram; 4Ram ɔfɔɔn Amminadab; Amminadab ɔfɔɔn Nahshon; Nahshon ɔfɔɔn Salmon; 5Salmon ɔfɔɔn Boaz (Rahab ɔdɔkɔnɛ abakka); Boaz ɔfɔɔn Obed (Ruth ɔdɔkɔnɛ abakka); Obed ɔfɔɔn Jesse; 6Jesse ɔfɔɔn Ubeet David. David ɔfɔɔn Solomon (abakka Solomon ɔdɔkɔ wanavva Uria) 7Solomon ɔfɔɔn Rehoboam; Rehoboam ɔfɔɔn Abijah; Abijah ɔfɔɔn Asa; 8Asa ɔfɔɔn Jehosaphat; Jehosaphat ɔfɔɔn Joram; Joram ɔfɔɔn Uzziah; 9Uzziah ɔfɔɔn Jotham; Jotham ɔfɔɔn Ahaz; Ahaz ɔfɔɔn Hezekiah 10Hezekiah ɔfɔɔn Manasseh; Manasseh ɔfɔɔn Amon; Amon ɔfɔɔn Josiah; 11Josiah ɔfɔɔn Jechoniah la itele a Jechoniah ka ɛkɛtɛ ya basamnɛ balɔɔt a Israel bamii ka Babylon. 12Ka ɛkɛtɛ ya balenɛ ka Babylon; Jechoniah ɔfɔɔn Shealtiel; Shealtiel ɔfɔɔn Zerubbabel; 13Zerubbabel ɔfɔɔn Abiud; Abiud ɔfɔɔn Eliakim; Eliakim ɔfɔɔn Azor; 14Azor ɔfɔɔn Zadok; Zadok ɔfɔɔn Achim; Achim ɔfɔɔn Eliud; 15Eliud ɔfɔɔn Eleazar; Eleazor ɔfɔɔn Matthan; Matthan ɔfɔɔn Jacob; 16Jacob ɔfɔɔn Joseph walam a Mary, wa ɔdɔkɔnɛ abakka Jesus, wa ulenɛ Ɔlɔɔt wa Ɔlɔɔlɔɔm ɔsanganɛ. 17Ɔdɔkɔ bɛkkpa ɔsɛlɛzzil, ka ussinɛ ka ɛkɛtɛ Abraham uffu ɔffɔ a ka ɛkɛtɛ a David. Ka ussinɛ ka ɛkɛtɛ a David, ɔdɔkɔ bɛkkpa ɔsɛlɛzzil uffu ɔffɔ ka ɛkɛtɛ ya basamnɛbɛ ɔkkpɛlɛ bamii Babylon. Bɛkkpa ɔsɛlɛzzil ka ussinɛ ka ɛkɛtɛ bamiinɛ Babylon uffu ɔffɔ ɛkɛtɛ bamaatnɛ Ɔlɔɔt wa Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm ɔsanganɛ. 18Uwɔng ɔdɔkɔnɛ tɛ́ttɛ́ bamaatnɛ Jesus Christ, Joseph ɔdɔkɔnɛ ɔlɔɔt wa ɔggyannɛ Mary, abakka Jesus. Bong tɛ́ttɛ́ ballu, Mary ɔggba lɛsan ɔttɛ vvenɛ ɔmaat waan ka likke Kuyeeng-Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm. 19Walam ammɛ Joseph ɔdɔkɔ ɔlɔɔt wa ɔnaangnɛ kɔlɔɔk kwa bbwak ɛkɛtɛ ɔkkpɛlɛ, usi lɛggyan ɔttɛ ɔssɛɛn Mary ka izzit ppwool ppwool. Ɔnaang luttina gwa kitunu iggyan ka lalup. 20Ɛkɛtɛ ya ɔdɔkɔnɛ baang ka uttinanɛ utum lilɔɔk ’sɔng ɔkkpɛlɛ, uyilabɔtɔɔm Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm utuma ka ɛfɛɛn ammɛ ka lɔlakala, ɔlɔɔk la ammɛ ɔttɛ, “Joseph wa kikkwu a David, tɛ̀ttɛ́ ɔbbwɔpɔwɔ kɛtɔk a Mary tɛ̀ttɛ̀ wanavva annɔ. Ɔyɛ̀ɛm ka likke Kuyeeng-Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm. 21Vvenɛ ɔmaat waanawalam, wa ale akɔlɔmɛ Jesus, ka ule ɔkkala balɔɔt ɔkkpɛlɛ ka bubbi abbɛ.” 22Nkwɔng kɔnaangbong nkwaaning kule ka lɔkkwɔɔn tɛ̀ttɛ̀ Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm ɔtɔɔmnɛ uppyee-kutolo ammɛ uffu ɔyaam ɔbwɔɔlɔ balɔɔt ammɛ ɔttɛ, 23“Waanawanavva wa ɔtakanɛ la walam limini vvenɛ ɔyɛɛm ka likke Kuyeeng-Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm ɔmaat waanawalam wa bale bakkwɔɔmɛ Emmanuel.” Ning baang ulenɛ kɛttɛ, “Ɔlɔɔmɔlɔɔm ule la ayyɔɔt.” 24Ɔzzànga Joseph ufungalanɛ ka bilaa, ɔnaang tɛ̀ttɛ̀ uyilabɔtɔɔm Ebinukkpaapi ɔlɔɔknɛ; ɔtɔk Mary. 25Ɔzzànga la ammɛ usi limini tɛ́ttɛ́ ɔyɛɛm ɔmaat waanawalam. Joseph ɔkɔlɔmɛ Jesus.

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