Ezra 4

VaSamaria vanoedza kuvadzivisa kuvaka temberi

Zvino vadzivisi vavaJudha navaBhenjamini vakati vachinzwa kuti vatapwa vavakira Jehovha Mwari waIsiraeri temberi; vakaswedera kuna Zerubhabheri, nokuvakuru vedzimba dzamadzibaba, vakati kwavari, "Ngativake nemi, nokuti tinotsvaka Mwari wenyu, semiwo; tinomubayira kubva pamazuva aEsarihadhoni mambo waAsiria, wakatisvitsa pano."

Asi Zerubhabheri, naJeshua, navamwe vakuru vedzimba dzamadzibaba aIsiraeri vakati kwavari, "Imi hamungatongobatsirani nesu pakuvakira Mwari wedu imba; asi isu toga tichavakira Jehovha Mwari waIsiraeri, sezvatakarairwa namambo Koreshi mambo wePerisia."

Ipapo vanhu venyika iyo vakashaisa maoko avanhu vaJudha simba, vakavatambudza pakuvaka; vakaripira vanhu vokuvaraira, kuti vakanganise zvavakanga vachida kuita, mazuva ose aKoreshi mambo wePerisia, kusvikira Dhariusi mambo wePerisia achizobata ushe.

Zvino Ahasheroshi akati obata ushe, vakanyora mwadhi yokukwirira vakanga vagere kwaJudha neJerusaremu.

Zvino pamazuva aAritashasita, Bhishirami, naMitiredhati, naTabheeri nedzimwe shamwari dzake, vakanyorera Aritashasita mambo wePerisia; iyo mwadhi yakanga yakanyorwa namabhii echiAramia, nokududzirwawo nechiAramia.

Rehumi mukuru naShimishai munyori vakanyorera mambo Aritashasita mwadhi yokukwirira veJerusaremu yaiti,

"Rehumi mukuru, naShimishai munyori, namamwe makurukota avo, ivo vaDhinai, navaAfarisatiki, navaTariperi, navaAfarisi, navaArikevhi, navaBhabhironi, navaShushaniki, navaDhehai, navaErami, 10 nedzimwe ndudzi dzakauya naOsinapari mukuru wakakurumbira, dzikaiswa paguta reSamaria, napanamamwe mativi enyika mhiri kworwizi, namamwe mashoko akadai. 11 "Ndiwo mashoko emwadhi yavakatuma kuna mambo Aritashasita , "Varanda venyu, ivo varume vari mhiri kworwizi, namamwe, mashoko akadai.

12 "Mambo ngaaziviswe kuti vaJudha, vakabva kwenyu vakasvika kuno kwatiri paJerusaremu, vovaka guta rokumukira mambo, rakaipa; vapedza masvingo, nokugadzira nheyo. 13 Zvino mambo ngaaziviswe, kuti kana guta iri rikavakwa, namasvingo aro akapera, havangabudisi mutero, kana zvipo, kana muripo wenzira, pashure madzimambo achatadzirwa. 14 Zvino isu, zvatinodya munyu unobva paimba yamambo, uye zvatisingafaniri kuona mambo achininipiswa, tatuma mwadhi kuzozivisa mambo; 15 kuti vanzvere pabhuku yenhau yamadzibaba enyu; muchaona mubhuku yenhau, kuti guta iri raimukira mambo, raitadzira madzimambo nenyika, uye kuti mukati maro vairamba vachimukira madzimambo kubva kare nakare. Guta iri rakaparadzwa nemhaka iyo. 16 Tinozivisa mambo kuti kana guta iri rikavakwazve, namasvingo akapera, nemhaka iyo hamungazovi nomugove mhiri kworwizi." 17 Ipapo mambo akatuma mhinduro kuna Rehumi mukuru, naShimishai munyori, nedzimwe shamwari dzavo dzaigara Samaria napamwe mhiri kworwizi, achiti, "Rugare ngaruve nemi, namamwe mashoko akadai. 18 mwadhi yamakatitumira, ndairavirwa zvakanaka. 19 Ndikaraira, vakanzvera vakaona kuti guta iri raimukira madzimambo kubva kare nakare, uye kuti mukati maro maiva nokumukira mambo nokurangana zvakaipa. 20 Uye madzimambo ane simba aivapo paJerusaremu, aibata ushe ose pamhiri porwizi; ivo vaibudisirwa mutero, nezvipo, nomuripo wenzira.

21 "Zvino temai chirevo chokuti vanhu avo varege basa ravo, guta iri rirege kuvakwa, kusvikira ini ndatema chirevo.

22 "Chenjerai, musanonoka pachinhu ichi; chakaipa chichakurireiko, kuzotadzira madzimambo?"

23 Zvino mashoko emwadhi yamambo Aritashasita akati aravirwa Rehumi, naShimishai munyori, namakurukota avo, vakakurumidza kuenda Jerusaremu kuvaJudha, vakavadzivisa nokumanikidza nesimba. 24 Ipapo basa reimba yaMwari paJerusaremu rakaregwa; rikaregwa kusvikira pagore rechipiri rokubata ushe kwaDhariusi mambo wePerisia.

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