Joshua 22

VaRubheni navaGadhi nehafu yorudzi rwaManase vanoenda kunyika yavo

Zvino Joshua akadana vaRubheni navaGadhi nehafu yorudzi rwaManase, akati kwavari, "Makaita zvose zvamakarairwa naMozisi muranda waJehovha, nokuteererawo inzwi rangu pazvose zvandakakurairai; hamuna kusiya hama dzenyu mazuva awa mazhinji kusvikira nhasi, asi makaita chirevo chamakarairwa naJehovha Mwari wenyu. Zvino Jehovha Mwari wenyu wakazorodza hama yenyu, sezvaakataura kwavari; naizvozvo zvino dzokai, muende kumatende enyu, kunyika yenyu yamakapiwa naMozisi muranda waJehovha, mhiri kwaJorodhani. Asi chenjerai kwazvo kuti muite mirau nemirairo yamakarairwa naMozisi muranda waJehovha, kuti mude Jehovha Mwari wenyu, nokufamba munzira dzake dzose, nokuchengeta mirairo yake, nokumunamatira, nokumushumira nemoyo yenyu yose uye nemweya yenyu yose." Zvino Joshua akavaropafadza, akavaendesa; vakaenda kumatende avo. Zvino Mozisi wakanga apa imwe hafu yorudzi rwaManase nhaka yavo muBhashani; asi imwe hafu yorudzi yakapiwa nhaka yayo naJoshua, pamwechete nehama dzavo, mhiri kwaJorodhani kumavirazuva. Zvino Joshua akavaropafadzawo pakuvaendisa kwake kumatende avo. Akataura navo, akati, "Dzokerai kumatende enyu mune fuma zhinji nemombe zhinji kwazvo, nesirivha, nendarama nendarira, namatare, nenguvo zhinji, mugovane nehama dzenyu zvamakapamba kuvavengi venyu." Zvino vana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi, nehafu yorudzi rwaManase vakadzoka, vakaparadzana navana vaIsiraeri paShiro munyika yeKenani, vakaenda kunyika yeGiriyadhi, kunyika yavakanga vapiwa kuti ive yavo, sezvakanga zvataurwa nomurayiro waJehovha nomuromo waMozisi. 10 Zvino vakati vasvika panyika yapaJorodhani, munyika yeKenani, vana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi nehafu yorudzi rwaManase vakavaka aritari paJorodhani, aritari huru kana ichionekwa. 11 Zvino vana vaIsiraeri vakanzwa, zvichinzi, "Tarirai, vana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi nehafu yorudzi rwaManase vavaka aritari pakaritarisana neKenani, panyika yapaJorodhani, kurutivi rwavana vaIsiraeri. " 12 Zvino vana vaIsiraeri vakati vachinzwa izvozvo, ungano yose yavana vaIsiraeri vakaungana paShiro, kuti vaende kundorwa navo. 13 Ipapo vana vaIsiraeri vakatuma Pinehasi, mwanakomana womupirisiti Ereazari, kuvana vaRubheni, nokuvana vaGadhi nokuhafu yorudzi rwaManase, panyika yeGiriyadhi, 14 iye namachinda ane gumi naye, muchinda mumwe weimba imwe neimwe yamadzibaba pakati pamarudzi avaIsiraeri; mumwe nomumwe wavo wakanga ari mukuru wedzimba dzamadzibaba avo pakati pezviuru zvavaIsiraeri. 15 Ivo vakasvika kuvana vaRubheni, nokuvana vaGadhi, nokuhafu yorudzi rwaManase, kunyika yeGiriyadhi,vakataura navo, vakati, 16 "Zvanzi neungano yaJehovha, `Kudarika uku kwamakadarikira Mwari waIsiraeri nako kwakadiniko, nokuti munotsauka nhasi pakutevera Jehovha, zvamakazvivakira aritari, kuti mumukire Jehovha nhasi?' 17 Ko zvakaipa zvePeori zvigere kutiringana here, izvo zvatichigere kuzvinatsa pazviri kusvikira zuva ranhasi, kunyange hosha yakawira ungano yaJehovha, 18 zvamoda kutsauka nhasi pakutevera Jehovha? Zvino zvamakamukira Jehovha nhasi, mangwana uchatsamwira ungano yose yaIsiraeri. 19 Asi kana nyika yenyu isakanaka, yambukirai kunyika yaJehovha, pagere tabhenakeri yaJehovha, kuti mupiwe nhaka pakati pedu; asi regai kumukira Jehovha, kana kutimukira isu, pakuzvivakira imwe atari parutivi rweatari yaJehovha Mwari wedu. 20 Ko Akani, mwanakomana waZera, haana kudarika pachinhu chakayereswa, kutsamwa kukawira ungano yose yaIsiraeri here? Munhu uyo akasafa ari oga pakutadza kwake."

21 Ipapo vana vaRubheni, navana vaGadhi, nehafu yorudzi rwaManase vakapindura, vakati kuvakuru vezviuru vavaIsiraeri, 22 "Mwari, iye Mwari Jehovha, Mwari, iye Mwari Jehovha, iye unoziva, navaIsiraeri vachaziva; kana takamukira Jehovha, kana kumudarikira, (musatiponesa nhasi,) 23 zvatakazvivakira atari, kuti titsauke tirege kutevera Jehovha; kana takazviita kuti tibayire pamusoro payo zvipiriso zvinopiswa, kana zvipiriso zvoupfu, kana kubayirapo zvibayiro zvezvipiriso zvokuyananisa, Jehovha amene ngaabvunzisise pamusoro pazvo; 24 azive kana tisina kuita chinhu ichi nokuchenjera uye nokufunga, tichiti, `Zvimwe panguva inouya vana venyu vachataura navana vedu,' vachiti, 'imwi mune mhaka yeiko naJehovha Mwari waIsiraeri?'

25 Nokuti Jehovha wakaita Jorodhani muganhu pakati pedu nemi, imwi vana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi; hamuna mugove kuna Jehovha; naizvozvo vana venyu vangaregesa vana vedu kutya Jehovha.

26 Saka takati, `Ngatizvigadzire, tizvivakire atari, isati iri yezvipiriso zvinopiswa, kana yokubayirapo; 27 asi chive chapupu pakati pedu nemi, napakati pavana vedu vanotitevera, kuti tichaita basa raJehovha pamberi pake nezvipiriso zvedu zvinopiswa, nezvibayiro zvedu, nezvipiriso zvedu zvokuyananisa', kuti vana venyu varege kuzoti kuvana vedu panguva inouya, `Hamuna mugove kuna Jehovha.' 28 Naizvozvo takati, `Kana vachizodaro kwatiri kana kuvana vedu panguva inouya,' isu tichati, `Tarirai muone mufananidzo weatari yaJehovha, yakaitwa namadzibaba edu, isati iri yezvipiriso zvinopiswa, kana yokubayirapo; asi chapupu pakati pedu nemi.' 29 Mwari atibatsire, tirege kumukira Jehovha, nokutsauka nhasi pakutevera Jehovha, tichavaka atari yezvipiriso zvinopiswa neyezvipiriso zvoupfu, kana yokubayirapo, parutivi rweatari yaJehovha, Mwari wedu, iri pamberi petabhenakeri yake."

30 Zvino Pinehasi mupirisiti, namachinda eungano, ivo vakuru vezviuru zvavaIsiraeri, vakanga vanaye, vakati vanzwa mashoko akataurwa navana vaRubheni, navana vaGadhi, navana vaManase, vakafara nazvo. 31 Pinehasi, mwanakomana waEreazari mupirisiti, akati kuvana vaRubheni, nokuvana vaGadhi, nokuvana vaManase, "Nhasi tinoziva kuti Jehovha ari pakati pedu, nokuti hamuna kudarikira Jehovha pachinhu ichi; makarwira vana valsiraeri zvino paruoko rwaJehovha."

32 Ipapo Pinehasi, mwanakomana waEreazari mupirisiti, namachinda vakabva kuvana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi, panyika yeGiriyadhi, vakadzokera kunyika yeKenani, kuvana vaIsiraeri, vakavadzosera shoko iro. 33 Zvino shoko iro rakafadza vana vaIsiraeri, vana vaIsiraeri vakakudza Mwari; havana kuzotaura kuti vachandorwa navo, kuti vaparadze nyika makanga mugere vana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi. 34 Zvino vana vaRubheni navana vaGadhi vakatumidza atari iyo: Ndicho chapupu pakati pedu, kuti Jehovha ndiye Mwari.

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