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Isahluko 1

1 UJuda inceku kaJesu Kristu, umfowabo kaJakobe, kubo ababiziweyo abathandwa kuNkulunkulu uYise nabagcinelwe uJesu Kristu:
2 Makwandiswe kini umusa nokuthula nothando.
3 Bathandekayo, njengokuba ngenza inkuthalo yonke ukunilobela ngensindiso esiyihlanganyele sonke, ngacindezeleka ukunilobela ukuba nginivuselele ukulwela inkolo abayinikelwayo abangcwele kwaba kanye.
4 Ngokuba sebengenile ngokunyenya abantu abathile okwalotshwa ngabo phambili endulo ukuthi bayakwehlelwa yilokhu kulahlwa, abangamesabi uNkulunkulu, bephendukezela umusa kaNkulunkulu wethu ube ngamanyala, bephika uMbusi oyedwa neNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu.
5 Kepha ngiyathanda ukunikhumbuza, nokuba kade benikwazi konke, ukuthi iNkosi, isisindisile isizwe isikhipha ezweni laseGibithe, yabuye yabhubhisa labo abangakholwanga,
6 nezingelosi ezingagcinanga ubukhosi bazo, kodwa zalishiya ikhaya lazo, izigcinele ukulahlwa kosuku olukhulu ngezibopho ezimiyo phansi kobumnyama,
7 njengokuba iSodoma neGomora nemizi yangakhona yenza ubufebe ngendlela efana neyayo, yalandela inyama imbe imisiwe ibe yisiboniso, izwa isijeziso somlilo omiyo njalo.
8 Nokho ngokunjalo-ke nalabo abaphuphayo bangcolisa inyama, bayeyisa imibuso, bahlambalaza ubukhosi.
9 Kepha uMikayeli, ingelosi enkulu, lapho ephikisana noSathane, ekhulumisana naye ngesidumbu sikaMose, akabanga nasibindi sokuletha ukwahlulela kokuhlambalaza, kodwa wathi: “INkosi mayikujezise.”
10 Kepha laba bayahlambalaza konke abangakwaziyo, nalokho abakwaziyo ngemvelo njengezidalwa ezingenangqondo babhubha ngakho.
11 Maye kubo, ngokuba bahamba endleleni kaKayini, bagijimela ekudukeni kukaBalami ngenxa yomvuzo, babhubha ekuphikeni kukaKora!
12 Yilabo abayizisihla emadilini enu othando bedla nani, bengesabi, baziklabisa; bangamafu angenamanzi, aqhutshwa yimimoya; bayimithi yasebusika engenazithelo, efe kabili, isishuliwe;
13 bangamaza adlangalalayo olwandle, ekhephuza amahlazo awo, izinkanyezi ezidukayo ezigcinelwe ubumnyama bobumnyama baphakade.
14 U-Enoke ongowesikhombisa kusukela ku-Adamu waprofetha ngabo, wathi: “Bheka, iNkosi iyakufika nabangcwele bayo abayizigidigidi,
15 ukuze yahlulele bonke, ijezise bonke abangamesabi uNkulunkulu ngenxa yemisebenzi yonke yabo yokungahloniphi uNkulunkulu abadelela ngayo, nangawo onke amazwi alukhuni izoni ezingamesabi uNkulunkulu eziwakhulumile ngaye.”
16 Yilabo abakhononayo nabasolayo, behamba ngezinkanuko zabo, umlomo wabo ukhuluma uwangala, betusa ubuso ngenxa yenzuzo.
17 Kepha nina bathandekayo, khumbulani amazwi akhulunywe phambili ngabaphostoli beNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu
18 abasho ukuthi ngesikhathi sokugcina kuyakuba khona abahleka usulu, behamba ngezinkanuko zabo zokungamesabi uNkulunkulu.
19 Yilabo abaveza ukwahlukana, bengabenyama bengenaMoya.
20 Kepha nina bathandekayo, yakhelanani ekukholweni kwenu okungcwele kakhulu, nikhuleke ngoMoya oNgcwele,
21 nizigcine othandweni lukaNkulunkulu, nibheke umusa weNkosi yethu uJesu Kristu, kube ngukuphila okuphakade.
22 Abanye, abangabazayo, nibahawukele,
23 nibasindise ngokubahlwitha emlilweni, kepha abanye nibahawukele ngokwesaba, nizonde nengubo enindwe yinyama.
24 Kepha kuyena onamandla okunilinda ukuba ningakhubeki, nimiswe phambi kwenkazimulo yakhe ningenasici, ninokuthokoza okukhulu,
25 kuye uNkulunkulu oyedwa, uMsindisi wethu ngaye uJesu Kristu iNkosi yethu, makube ngukukhazimula, nobukhosi, namandla, negunya, kungakabikho izikhathi, namanje nakuze kube phakade. Amen.