Da Babylon Army Guys Make Trouble
1-4 Dat time, had one king, King Kedorlaomer from Elam town dat wen take ova plenny odda towns all ova da place. Fo twelve year, him an three odda king guys from da big towns da east side aroun Babylon wen stay go togedda fo give hard time to da peopo dat live aroun da valley wea Lot stay live. Dea names,
King Kedorlaomer from Elam,
King Amrafel from Shinar,
King Ariok from Ellasar,
King Tidaal, da king guy fo diffren peopos.
Dem four king guys an dea army guys, ery year dey put presha on da peopo dat live west side aroun Sodom. Da peopo dat side get five king guys fo dea big towns. Dea names,
King Bera from Sodom,
King Birsha from Gomorrah,
King Shinab from Admah,
King Shem-Eber, da king guy fo da Zebo peopo,
Da king from Bela.
(Bela, dass da place dey call Zoar too, you know.)
All dat time, da king guys from Babylon side make da king guys from Sodom side pay um plenny ery year. But afta dey pay fo twelve year, year numba thirteen, da five king guys from Sodom an Gomorrah side no pay notting. Dey go get all dea army guys togedda fo get ready wen da Kedorlaomer guys come back da nex time fo make war. Dey put togedda one big army inside da Siddim Valley, wea get da Big Salt Lake inside.
5 So, da nex year, numba 14, Kedorlaomer an da three king guys dat stay tight wit him, dey all go ova da Siddim Valley wit dea army guys fo make war wit da Sodom guys dat no like pay notting to dem. Befo Kedorlaomer guys get dea, dey all go Ashterot-Karnaim side an make war wit da Refa peopo. Den dey go Ham side an make war wit da Zuz peopo. Den dey go Shaveh-Kiriathaim side an make war wit da Em peopo. 6 Den dey go up country to da Seir Range an make war wit da Hor peopo. Dey chase da Hor peopo all da way to El Paran nex to da boonies wea no mo nobody. 7 Den da king guys from aroun Babylon start fo go back home. Dey come En Mishpat, da place dey call Kadesh, an dea dey make war wit da Amalek peopo an take ova all dea land. Same ting fo da Amor peopo dat stay Hazazon Tamar side.
Da Babylon Army Guys Grab Lot
8 Wen da Sodom guys find out dat da Babylon guys stay come afta dem, da king guys from Sodom an Gomorrah an Admah, da king fo da Zebo peopo, an da king guy fo Bela, dass Zoar too, dey take dea army guys outa da towns an line um up fo fight inside da Siddim Valley. 9 Dey all stay wait ova dea fo King Kedorlaomer from Elam, King Tidaal da king fo some odda peopos, King Amrafel from Babylon, King Ariok from Ellasar, an all dea army guys. Had four king guys an dea army guys stay come, an five king guys an dea army guys stay wait ova dea fo fight dem.
10 All ova inside da Siddim Valley, had plenny puka wea da tar come outa da groun. Afta da army guys start fo fight, da ones from Sodom an Gomorrah an dea king guys run away from da Babylon army guys. Had some a da Sodom an Gomorrah guys dat fall down inside da pukas wea da tar come out an dey mahke dea. Da odda guys run away mauka side. 11 Den da four king guys from Babylon an dea army guys take all da stuffs dat get inside Sodom an Gomorrah, an all da food too, an dey go way. 12 Lot, Abram nephew guy, now live Sodom side. Dey take him an all his stuffs too.
Abram Get Lot Outa Trouble
13 Had one a da Sodom army guys dat run away from da place dey fighting. He go by Abram da Hebrew guy an tell wat wen happen. Dat time, Abram live nea da big trees wea Mamre, da Amor guy, live. Mamre, he get two braddahs, Eshkol an Aner. Da three Amor guys an Abram get one deal fo help each odda erytime. 14 Abram find out dat da Babylon army guys wen grab his nephew Lot an make um come dea prisona. Had 318 odda guys dea dat work fo Abram cuz dey wen born inside his ohana, an Abram wen teach um awready how fo fight good. He tell um all fo go out wit him, an dey chase da Babylon king guys an dea army guys all da way to da place we call um Dan. 15 Nite time, Abram tell his guys fo split up fo go afta da Babylon guys, fo dem wack um from ery side same time. Abram guys bus up da Babylon guys real good, an chase um all da way Hobah side (dass da odda side a Damascus town). 16 Abram bring back his nephew Lot, all his stuffs, da wahines, da odda peopo, an all da odda tings dat da Babylon guys wen rip off from da odda peopo.
Abram An Melkizedek
17-18 ✡ 14:17-18: Songs 110:4; Heb 5:6-10; 7:1-19Afta Abram chase King Kedorlaomer an da odda king guys Hobah side, he go home. Wen Abram stay going home, da king fo Salem town come out fo talk wit him, Shaveh Valley, da place we call da King Valley. Da king fo Sodom town go dea too.
King Melkizedek, da king fo Salem town, was one pries fo da God Dass Mo Importan Den All Da Odda Gods. He bring bread an wine fo Abram. 19 Melkizedek tell God,
“You, da God Dass Mo Importan Den All Da Odda Gods!
I like fo you do plenny good tings fo Abram.
Cuz you da One dat wen make da sky an da world.
20 An I like tell dis bout da God Dass Mo Importan Den All Da Odda Gods:
He erytime do good tings.
He da One dat wen hand ova to you
Da guys dat wen give you hard time.”
Den Abram take all da stuffs he bring back an make ten pile, an he give one whole pile to Melkizedek, ten percent.
Abram Give Back Eryting
To Da King Fo Sodom
To Da King Fo Sodom
21 But da king guy fo Sodom tell Abram, “Eh, jus let da peopo go wit me. Keep all da stuffs fo yoa guys!” (He like peopo tink dat he da one dat make Abram come rich, az why he talk lidat.)
22 But Abram tell da king guy fo Sodom, “No way! Right hea an now, I put up my hand fo make one promise to Da One In Charge, da God Dass Mo Importan Den All Da Odda Gods, da One dat wen make da sky an da world. 23 I tell God dis: I no goin take even one ting from yoa stuffs. Not even one piece thread o one strap fo one slippa. I no like bumbye you go tell, ‘Eh, no was God—was me! dat wen make Abram come one rich guy.’ 24 I no goin take notting, ony da food dat my young guys eat awready, an da share fo da odda guys dat wen go wit me—dass Aner an Eshkol an Mamre. Let dem take dea share.”
✡14:17-18 14:17-18: Songs 110:4; Heb 5:6-10; 7:1-19