The tower of Babel
building-high of Babel
Bingau de Babel
1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.
conjunction-and earth abstract-one past-have one language and one manner-say
Junhe pon cuwa payo wa len he wa yexu.
2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.
conjunction-and past-happen conjunction-time much-s/he to-long from to-heaven-high, conjunction-time-this much-s/he begin-see form-lie place land of Shinar, conjunction much-s/he do-settle place-this
Junhe pafa junten mula dilon son ditangau, juntenti mula kaiwi fonpin lo lan de Xinar, junhe mula dunca loti.
3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.
conjunction-and much-s/he say one-patient-other focus: must-begin! Much-me must create opposite-sphere-earth and make-hard much-s/he manner-wait-long tool nature-warm. Conjunction-and earth-hard passive-tool represent substance-hard, conjunction-and cereal-earth passive-tool represent dough-create-house
Junhe mula xu wapaicen bau: Bikai! Mumi bi ki nacaupon he mero mula yedenlon yun ranfai. Junhe ponro joyun ron sunro, junhe gunpon joyun ron gunkihau.
4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
conjunction-and much-s/he say: Must-begin! Much-me must create for self patient settle-big and building-high, of-which form-most can for-sense heaven, conjunction-manner-this much-me create for self patient one name, conjunction-passive-cause-not much-me passive-make-burst on place-lie of earth abstract-one
Junhe mula xu: Bikai! Mumi bi ki gai se pai cagi he bingau, deke fonso ken gaijau tan, junyeti mumi ki gai se pai wa non, junjokaibu mumi jomebun xan lopin de pon cuwa.
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5 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children built.
conjunction-and soul-most to-down place-this want see settle-big and building-high, which agent young-person create
Junhe hunso didau loti yau wi cagi he bingau, ke gen yonren ki.
6 And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do; and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
conjunction-and soul-most say: Must-see! Group-person equal one, conj-and much-s/he all have one language, conjunction-and this equal noun-begin. From-time-this thing-no future passive-hold-back focus much-s/he, which agent much-s/he think-see-want do
Junhe hunso xu: Biwi! Guren ga wa, junhe mula do yo wa len, junhe ti ga lukai. Sontenti saka fu johore bau mula, ke gen mula tinwiyau dun.
7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
must-begin! Much-me to-down and make-pattern-burst patient language of much-s/he, conjunction-manner-this much-s/he not take-meaning speak of much-other
Bikai! Mumi didau he mepanbun pai len de mula, junyeti mula bu tenin len de mucen.
8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
conjunction-manner-this soul-most make-burst much-s/he from place-this to-on place-lie of earth abstract-one. Conjunction-and much-s/he end-create settle-big
Junyeti hunso mebun mula son loti dixan lopin de pon cuwa. Junhe mula finki cagi.
9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
conjunction-cause this noun-happen passive-give-name focus Babel. Conjunction-cause soul-most make-burst speak of earth abstract-one. Conjunction-and from place-this soul-most make-burst much-s/he to place-lie of earth abstract-one
Junkau ti lufa jodanon bau Babel. Junkau hunso mebun len de pon cuwa. Junhe son loti hunso mebun mula di lopin de pon cuwa.
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