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Paulu namu Shilashi vankuntwala Timoti
Nae andyúka mushu na shimwanda shake mpaka pa Delebe na pa Lishitala; napanelo palyutu alyo ashindanama nkwóda jumo walina Timoti; anyoke avele nkúkulupila walikola lyashiyuda kanji tatake avele mugalegu. Jo Timoti aju, vashinammalanganga wambone vanung'unumunu va pa Lishitala na va pa Ikoniu. Paulu inínnagwela antwale ave wakumpalakela. Akantwale nae anínkumula likumbi* mwaa vayuda váshiikala ako vandímanya doni tatake Timoti avele mugalegu. Napanelo mumakaja avashipita, vashindavapa vakwoda uwamushi wavaumidye vamyombe na vanang'olo ku Yelusalemu kwambangidya vatandedye. Nadoni maganisha ashindaliimiliyanga nkati mulikulupililo na vanu vashindauka mushu vaanjadyeka.
Paulu ankushamegwa ku Makedoniya
Vanavo vandípita isemu ya ku Piligiya na ku Galata vakadivililigwa kwa Imumu Wanashwe kuvalanganga lilove ku Ashiya. Pavawikile pa Mishiya, vandílingangila vauke ku Bitiniya kanji Imumu wake Yesu havalataléle vauke. Napavedoni vanavo vandípita pa Mishiya kwalalela pa Tolowashi. Napanelo shilo Paulu indímwidila indoti: munu wa ku Makedoniya àimidile anjugwangila doni, “Shonde, amboka wide kwetu ku Makedoniya utupwashele.” 10 Ling'oto lyakwona indoti ayo, tundílipanganiyangidyanneu kuka ku Makedoniya tumanya kenga Nnungu anditutuma tuke tukavavalangangile vamakedoniya ntenga wambone.
Lidiya ankunshinjiulila Umu ntima wake
11 Kutwala wetu kuma pa Tolowashi kukwela mwingalava kuka shalowa mpaka pashitingi sha Shamotolaki; palyamba lyake wetu kuwika pa Neyapolishi. 12 Patumile apo tundyúka mpaka pa Pilipo likaja lya dishiklitu itandi yashitajili yalijimbo lya Makedoniya lyavashitawala valoma. Palikaja ali, wetu tundíikala maduva atwikalénge. 13 Napanelo muliduva lyakupumula, wetu tundyúma palikaja po kuka kulundi kushinu kwatushona kenga tundapata lyutu lyakushwalidya; wetu kwikalanga kutwala kutunduvanga kutangonavo vakongwe vakadyaniénge mulyutu alyo. 14 Pakati pavakongwe váshitwigwilila andípagwa nkongwe jumo áshilipudya kwa Nnungu walina Lidiya áshishumidyanga dinguvo dyakupapeka dyailangi yanshambalau na wakwalakela kulikaja lya Tiyatila. Umu napane andímuungula ntima pakulota kwigwa shana vyashitangola Paulu. 15 Ling'oto lyankongwe ajo kupata ubatisho pamo na vapaing'ande pake, andítujugwangila aashidoni, “Ikava kenga mwenu munkungwona kenga nangu ninkúkulupila wake Umu, tuke mukaikale kwing'ande kwangu.” Bai nae andítuulula kutuukanavo kwing'ande kwake.
Paulu namu Shilashi nkalaboshi
16 Napane ive doni, wetu tuka kulyutu lyakushwalidya alilá, andítwidila mwali jumo ntumwa e avénavo lijini lyadyangele; jojo jo, ashindavapatiya malupulupu oe vanang'olo vake kwashimadengo shake shadyangele. 17 Nae amwoda Paulu namu wetu ashindakugwanga pashanya po aashidoni, “Vanu ava ni vatumika vake Nnungu Wapashanya-uti; vankummalangangila indila yakwambola.” 18 Malove ala nae andítangola mumaduva oe kutwala kumwisho kwake Paulu kunnyatila; akashiliuka kumwaulila lijini jo doni, “Palina limwe Yesu Klistu ninkukulamulila, kuma mumili mwamwali aju!” Lijini kuuminneu.
19 Napanelo vanang'olo vene mwali ntumwa aijá pavagwene kenga lilindilililo lyave lyamalupulupu linditimbikanga, vaníntwala Paulu na muje Shilashi kupita vavautanga mpaka kwavakutawala kushiwanja shikumene shamikodyanio 20 kutwala kuvalodya kwavananangalaledi valibengi vaashidoni, “Vanu ava vayuda na vovo vankutimbanga likaja lyetu. 21 Hainatoshe vankwidanavo mapundisho alaéka kwetu wetu tuvaloma kwitikila na kwodedya.” 22 Bai imbumba yavanu ikatunduvange kuvakanyalanga, vananangalaledi valibengi vandílamulila vavaulange dinguvo na vavashape. 23 Ling'oto lyakuvakoma namene, vandívatwala kuvagang'aledya nkalaboshi kutwala kumwaulila nanangalaledi waikalaboshi avalaledye namene. 24 Bai nanangalaledi waikalaboshi akapate malamulo alo, andívatwala kuka ndavajela kushumba shankati uti kutwala madodo kuvaungangila mulikukwa.
Kwambwalegwa kwananangalaledi waikalaboshi
25 Napanelo ìvele kenga shilo shing'ati doni, Paulu namu Shilashi vashindashwali na vashindaimba dimu dyakuntumbyanga Nnungu akuno vakungwa vanji vavaigwilila. 26 Kwashingangala kuumilila shindangenda shakujowa mpaka ikalaboshi kundangenda uti, milango kushimukanginneu na vakungwa uti mang'unyang'unya kuungukanga. 27 Napanelo nanangalaledi waikalaboshi paimwike, akone milango vìvele mwandwa, andítwala lyambila pakulota alibyae mwaa ashona kenga vakungwa vanditipukanga. 28 Kanji Paulu andíkugwa namene aashidoni, “Haunalitende shakunyata! Wetu uti tupali.” 29 Bai nanangalaledi waikalaboshi andíshamela shenje kutwala kwinjila shipajelo nkalaboshi akuno atatamela kuka ndaunama mushu mwake Paulu namu Shilashi. 30 Nae kutwala kuvaumidya panda kuvaudya, “Mmanang'olo inguvaikidile ngutende nyamani ngwambolegwe?” 31 Vanavo kushidoni, “Nkulupile Umu Yesu, undaambwalegwa, wako pamo na ing'ande yako.” 32 Bai vanavo vanímmalangangila lilove lyake Umu nae pamo namu avalá uti vamwing'ande yake. 33 Mwisaa yoyo nae andívatwalinneu kuvaukanavo ndavaukanga vilonda na muwakati wowo andíbatishwa pamo na vanu vake uti. 34 Akabatishwe, andívatwalinneu vapaulu kuvaukanavo kwing'ande kwake ndavapa shakulya. Bai nae andípuwanga namene pamo na vapaing'ande pake uti mwaa wakunkulupila Nnungu.
Paulu namu Shilashi vankuunguligwa
35 Napanelo wiko paushwenge, vananangalaledi valibengi vandívatuma vadyoko vave vaashidoni, “Vaungule vanu avalá.” 36 Kutwala nanangalaledi waikalaboshi kumwaulila Paulu kushidoni, “Vananangalaledi valibengi vandilamulila mwenu muunguligwe. Nadoni umananga muke kwaamani!” 37 Kanji Paulu andívajang'ula vanavo kushidoni, “Aba! Vatushapilé paumbala na kutugang'aledya nkalaboshi pavakalalyanga shana mwaa wene na wewe tùvele tuvaloma! Napanelo valota vatuungule shipiipii? I mwanavo! Indivaikila vaide vo vene, vatuungule.” 38 Vadyoko kuja kuka ndavaulila vananangalaledi vave valibengi malove alo. Vanavo pavaigwite kenga vapaulu vavele venentete valoma, vandíjopa namene. 39 Bai vanavo vandída ndavajugwa samaani vapaulu na ling'oto lyakuvaungula nkalaboshi, vandívajugwangila vaume nkaja. 40 Vapaulu vakaume nkalaboshi vandyúka kwing'ande imwe Lidiya na paing'ande apo vandívakodya vanung'unumunu; bai vanavo vandívapa ntima shii vanung'unumunu avo kutwala kuma nkaja mu Pilipo mo kuka.
* 16:3 Mushinamidi shavayuda mwana nnume vashinkumula likumbi àvenavo maduva nane ling'oto lyakuvalekwa.