Joshua Goin Take Charge Afta Moses
1 Den Moses go out an tell dis to all da Israel peopo: 2 ✡ 31:2: Census 20:12“Me, I one hundred twenny year ol now, an I no can go hea an dea no moa. Da One In Charge tell me, ‘You no goin go da odda side a da Jordan Riva!’ 3 Yoa God Da One In Charge, he da One goin go da odda side in front you guys. He goin wipe out da peopos in front you guys, an you guys goin take ova dea land. Joshua, he goin go ova in front you guys too, jalike Da One In Charge wen tell. 4 ✡ 31:4: Census 21:21-35Da One In Charge goin make to dose peopos jalike he wen do to Sihon an Og, da kings fo da Amor peopo. He wen wipe out da peopo an dea land. 5 Da One In Charge goin give um to you guys, an you gotta do to dem eryting I wen tell you guys fo do. 6 Come strong an no lose fight. No come sked an shaking cuz dey look tough, cuz yoa God, Da One In Charge, he da One go wit you guys. He goin help you guys erytime. An he not goin bag from you!”
7 Den Moses tell Joshua fo come by him. He tell um in front all da Israel peopo, “Come strong an no lose fight, cuz you goin go wit dis peopo inside da land dat Da One In Charge make one spesho promise to oua ancesta guys dat he goin give dem da land. You da one goin tell da ohana wat land goin come dea property. 8 ✡ 31:8: Josh 1:5; Heb 13:5Da One In Charge, he da One goin go in front you guys, an he goin stay wit you guys. He goin help you guys erytime He not goin bag from you! No sked! No lose fight!”
Dey Read Da Rules
(Outa Egypt 23:10-11; Prieses 25:17)
9 So Moses write down dese rules an give um to da pries guys from da Levi ohana, dat carry da Box Fo No Foget Da Deal Wit Da One In Charge, an he give um to all da older leadas fo da Israel peopo. 10 ✡ 31:10 a: Rules2 15:1-2; b: Rules2 16:13-15Den Moses tell dem, “Afta ery seven year, wen erybody gotta let go an foget bout wat odda peopo owe dem, den erybody gotta make Da Spesho Religious Ceremony Fo Live Inside Shacks. 11 Dass da time wen all da Israel peopo come fo stan in front oua God, dass Da One In Charge a us, by da place he goin pick. Dat time, you goin read dese rules to dem fo all dem hear you. 12 Call all da peopo togedda—da guys, da wahines, an da kids, an guys from anodda place dat live inside yoa towns, fo dem lissen an learn fo dem stay sked a oua God, dass Da One In Charge a us, an fo dem stay do eryting dese rules tell um fo do. 13 Dea kids dat donno dese rules, dey gotta hear an learn um fo dem stay sked a oua God, dass Da One In Charge a us, all da time you guys stay live inside da land dat you guys goin go da odda side a da Jordan Riva fo take ova.”
Da Israel Peopo Goin Go Agains Da One In Charge Bumbye
14 Da One In Charge tell Moses, “Now, da time stay nea wen you goin mahke. Call Joshua an go stan togedda inside da Tent Fo Come Togedda Wit Me. I goin make him da one in charge a da Israel peopo from now.” So Moses an Joshua go Da Tent Fo Come Togedda Wit Da One In Charge.
15 Den Da One In Charge come inside da tent an den dey see him, inside one cloud dat go from da groun to da sky. Dat cloud stay ova da door fo da tent. 16 Da One In Charge tell Moses, “You get litto bit mo time, an you goin go res wit yoa ancesta guys. But dese peopo, dey goin go down in front da odda gods dat da diffren peopos pray to ova dea inside da land dey goin go inside fo take ova. Dey goin do tings wit dose gods, jalike wen peopo go fool aroun behind dea husban o wife back. Dey goin bag from me, an broke da deal I wen make wit dem. 17 Da time wen dat happen, I goin come huhu wit dem, an leave dem behind. I goin hide my face from dem, an I goin wipe dem out. Plenny trouble goin happen to dem an hard time goin come. Dat time, dey goin tell, ‘Fo shua, us guys get all dis bad kine stuff happen cuz oua God no stay wit us, aah?’ 18 Den I goin hide my face from dem dat time fo shua, cuz a all da bad kine stuff dey do wen dey bag from me an start fo pray to odda gods.
19 “Now you an Joshua, write down dis song fo jus you guys. Den you, Moses, you teach um to da Israel peopo fo dem sing um. Cuz dis song goin tell wat I wen see um do fo judge dem. 20 Wen I bring dem inside da land wea get plenny milk an honey erytime, da land I wen make one spesho promise to dea ancestas fo give dem, dey goin eat all dey like an come full, an eryting goin go good fo dem. Den dey goin turn away an go down in front odda gods an work fo dem. Dey goin go agains me, an broke da Deal I wen make wit dem. 21 Laytas, wen plenny bad kine stuff an hard time come on top dem, dis song goin tell wat I wen see um do, fo judge dem, cuz dea kids no goin foget da song, an dey goin sing um. I know wat dey tink an wat dey like do, even now befo I bring dem inside da land dat I wen make one spesho promise fo give to dem.” 22 So Moses write dis song dat same day, an teach um to da Israel peopo.
23 ✡ 31:23: Census 27:23; Josh 1:6Dis how Da One In Charge tell Joshua, Nun boy, wat he gotta do: “Stay real strong, an no lose fight! Cuz you goin bring da Israel peopo inside da land I wen make one spesho promise fo give dem. An me, I da One goin stay wit you.”
24 Afta Moses pau write inside one book wat dese rules tell, from da start to da end, 25 he tell dis rule to da Levi ohana guys dat carry da Box Fo No Foget Da Deal Wit Da One In Charge: 26 “Take dis book wit da rules inside, an put um by da side a da Box Fo No Foget Da Deal Wit Da One In Charge. Da book goin stay dea fo tell wat I wen see da Israel peopo do fo judge dem. 27 Cuz I know how you guys wen go agains me, an dat you guys hard head. I know you guys wen go agains Da One In Charge wen I still yet stay hea wit you guys, an fo shua you guys goin go agains him even mo plenny afta I mahke!
28 “Bring togedda by me, all da older leadas from yoa ohanas, an da officer guys, fo me tell dem dis fo dem lissen. I goin call all da powas inside da sky an on top da earth fo tell wat dey wen see da peopo do fo judge dem. 29 Cuz fo shua afta I mahke, you guys goin jam up eryting real bad, an make eryting come pilau. You guys goin tell ‘Laytas’ to me an no do wat I tell you guys fo do. An layta, plenny bad kine stuff goin come on top you guys, cuz you guys goin do da kine stuff dass bad, da way Da One In Charge see you guys stay do. You guys goin make him come huhu cuz a da tings you guys make wit yoa hands.”
30 Den Moses tell wat dis song tell from da start to da end fo all da Israel peopo dat stay dea togedda hear um.
✡31:2 31:2: Census 20:12
✡31:4 31:4: Census 21:21-35
✡31:8 31:8: Josh 1:5; Heb 13:5
✡31:10 31:10 a: Rules2 15:1-2; b: Rules2 16:13-15
✡31:23 31:23: Census 27:23; Josh 1:6