1 Chronicles 19

Dhavhidhi anokunda vaAmoni navaSiria

Shure kwaizvozvo mambo wavana vaAmoni akafa, mwanakomana wake akabata ushe panzvimbo yake. Zvino Dhavhidhi akati, "Ndichaitira Hanuni mwanakomana waNahashi zvakanaka, sezvandakaitirwa zvakanaka nababa vake." Naizvozvo Dhavhidhi akatuma nhume kumubata ruoko pamusoro pababa vake. Varanda vaDhavhidhi vakasvika panyika yavana vaAmoni kuna Hanuni, kuzomubata ruoko. Asi machinda avana vaAmoni akati kuna Hanuni ishe wavo, "Munofunga kuti Dhavhidhi anoda kukudza baba venyu, zvaatuma vabati voruoko kwamuri here? Varanda vake havana kuuya kwamuri kunzvera, nokuputsa, nokushora nyika here?"

Naizvozvo Hanuni akabata varanda vaDhavhidhi, akaveura ndebvu dzavo, akagura nguvo dzavo napakati kusvikira pamagaro avo, akavadzinga. Zvino vamwe vakandoudza Dhavhidhi zvakanga zvaitirwa varume. Akatuma vanhu kusangana navo, nokuti varume vakanga vachinyara kwazvo. Mambo akati, "Garai henyu Jeriko kusvikira ndebvu dzenyu dzamerazve, mugodzoka henyu."

Zvino vana vaAmoni vakati vachiona kuti vazvivengesa naDhavhidhi, Hanuni navana vaAmoni vakatuma matarenda esirivha ane chiuru chimwe kuzoripa ngoro navatasvi vamabhiza vanobva Mesopotamia, neArimimaaka, neZobha. Naizvozvo vakaripira ngoro dzine zviuru zvina makumi matatu nezviviri, namambo weMaaka navanhu vake; ivo vakasvika vakadzika matende avo pamberi peMedhebha. Vana vaAmoni vakaungana vachibva kumaguta avo, vakauya kuzorwa.

Zvino Dhavhidhi akati achizvinzwa, akatuma Joabhu nehondo yose yavarume vane simba. Vana vaAmoni vakabuda, vakagadzira hondo pavanopinda napo pasuo; asi madzimambo, akanga auya, aiva pachawo oga pasango.

10 Zvino Joabhu akati achiona kuti wovavarirwa mberi neshure, akatsaura vamwe kunavakatsaurwa vose vaIsiraeri, akavagadzira kuti varwe navaSiria. 11 Vamwe vanhu, vakasara, akavaisa kuna Abhishai, munun’una wake, vakazvigadzira kuti varwe navana vaAmoni. 12 Akati, "Kana vaSiria vakandikurira ini, iwe unofanira kundibatsira; asi kana vana vaAmoni vakakukurira iwe, ini ndichauya kukubatsira.

13 "Tsunga moyo, tirwire vanhu vedu namaguta aMwari wedu savarume; naJehovha ngaaite sezvaanoda." 14 Naizvozvo Joabhu navanhu vaakanga anavo vakaswedera kuzorwa navaSiria, ivo vakatiza pamberi pake. 15 Zvino vana vaAmoni vakati vachionawo kuti vaSiria vatiza, naivo vakatizawo saizvozvo pamberi paAbhishai, vakapinda muguta. Ipapo Joabhu akaenda Jerusaremu.

16 Zvino vaSiria vakati vachiona kuti vakundwa navaIsiraeri, vakatuma nhume, vakadana vaSiria vakanga vari mhiri kworwizi, vakatungamirirwa naShofaki mukuru wehondo yaHadharezeri. 17 Dhavhidhi akaudzwa izvozvo; akaunganidza valsiraeri vose, vakayambuka Jorodhani, vakasvika kwavari, akazvigadzira kuzorwa navo. Zvino Dhavhidhi akati azvigadzira kuzorwa navaSiria, ivo vakarwa naye. 18 VaSiria vakatiza pamberi pavaIsiraeri; Dhavhidhi akauraya pakati pavaSiria varume vengoro dzine zviuru zvinomwe, navaifamba namakumbo vane zviuru zvina makumi mana, akaurayawo Shofaki mukuru wehondo.

19 Zvino varanda vaHadharezeri vakati vachiona kuti vakundwa naIsiraeri vakayanana naDhavhidhi, vakamushumira; vaSiria vakazoramba kubatsira vana vaAmoni.

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