The Bible


Nish shoh ny annaghyn, ny slattyssyn, as ny briwnyssyn, doardee yn Chiarn nyn Yee dy ynsaghey diu, dy reayll ad 'sy cheer ta shiu goll dy chummal ayn:

Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the Lord your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to possess it:


Dy voddagh oo goaill aggle roish y Chiarn dty Yee, dy reayll ooilley e lattyssyn, as e oardaghyn ta mee dy harey dhyt, oo hene, as dty vac, as cloan dty chlienney ooilley laghyn dty vea, as dy vod dty laghyn ve beayn.

That thou mightest fear the Lord thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.


Eaisht er-y-fa shen, O Israel, as gow tastey dy yannoo eh, dy vod oo ve maynrey, as dy vod shiu bishaghey dy mooar, myr ta'n Chiarn Jee dty ayraghyn er yialdyn dhyt, 'sy cheer ta palchey ayns bainney as mill.

Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath promised thee, in the land that floweth with milk and honey.


Eaisht, O Israel, Ta'n Chiarn nyn Yee un Chiarn.

Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one Lord:


As ver oo graih da'n Chiarn dty Yee, lesh ooilley dty chree, as lesh ooilley dty annym, as lesh ooilley dty niart.

And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.


As bee ny goan shoh ta mee dy harey dhyt jiu, ayns dty chree;

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:


As ynsee oo ad dy kiarailagh da dty chloan, as nee oo taggloo jeu, tra t'ou soie ayns dty hie, as tra t'ou shooyl er y raad, as tra t'ou goll dy lhie, as tra t'ou girree.

And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.


As nee oo kiangley ad son cowrey er dty laue, as bee ad myr imraa eddyr dty hooillyn.

And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes.


As nee oo scrieu ad er essynyn dty ghorrys, as er dty yiattyn.

And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.


As erreish da'n Chiarn dty Yee v'er choyrt lesh oo stiagh, gys y cheer vreear eh da dty ayraghyn, da Abraham, Isaac, as Jacob, dy chur dhyt ard-valjyn mooar as aalin, nagh ren uss troggal,

And it shall be, when the Lord thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great and goodly cities, which thou buildedst not,


As thieyn laue jeh dy chooilley stoo mie nagh ren uss 'choamrey, as chibbraghyn cleiyht nagh ren uss y chleiy, garaghyn feeyney as biljyn-olive nagh ren uss y hoiaghey, erreish dhyt ve er n'ee, as ve jeant magh;

And houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards and olive trees, which thou plantedst not; when thou shalt have eaten and be full;


Bee eisht er dty hwoaie nagh jarrood oo yn Chiarn, hug lesh magh oo ass cheer Egypt, veih thie ny bondiaght.

Then beware lest thou forget the Lord, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.


Nee oo aggle y goaill roish y Chiarn dty Yee, as shirveish eh, as nee oo loo liorish e ennym.

Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.


As cha neiyr shiu da jeeghyn joarree lheid as jeeghyn y pobble ta mygeayrt-y-miu:

Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you;


(Son ta'n Chiarn dty Yee, ny Yee eadolagh ny mast'eu) er-aggle dy bee corree yn Chiarn er ny vrasnaghey dt'oi, as dy jean eh dty stroie veih eaghtyr y thallooin.

(For the Lord thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the Lord thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.


Cha jean shiu yn Chiarn nyn Yee y vrasnaghey myr ren shiu ayns Massah.

Ye shall not tempt the Lord your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.


Nee shiu dy imneagh freayll annaghyn y Chiarn nyn Yee, as e oardaghyn, as e lattyssyn t'eh er harey dhyt.

Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the Lord your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.


As nee oo shen ta cairagh as mie ayns shilley yn Chiarn; dy vod oo ve maynrey, as dy vod oo goll stiagh, as soylley y ghoaill jeh'n cheer mie shen, vreear y Chiarn da dty ayraghyn;

And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the Lord: that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good land which the Lord sware unto thy fathers.


Dy eiyrt magh royd ooilley dty noidyn, myr ta'n Chiarn er loayrt.

To cast out all thine enemies from before thee, as the Lord hath spoken.


As tra nee dty vac 'sy traa ta ry-heet fenaght jeed, gra, Cre ta dy ve toiggit liorish ny oardaghyn, as ny slattyssyn, as ny briwnyssyn ta'n Chiarn y Jee ain er harey diu?

And when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, which the Lord our God hath commanded you?


Dy jir uss eisht rish dty vac, Va shin ayns bondiaght fo Pharaoh ayns Egypt, as hug y Chiarn lesh shin ass Egypt lesh laue niartal:

Then thou shalt say unto thy son, We were Pharaoh's bondmen in Egypt; and the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand:


As hoilshee yn Chiarn yindyssyn as cowraghyn, mooar as trome, er Egypt, er Pharaoh, as er ooilley lught e hie, kiongoyrt rish nyn sooillyn:

And the Lord shewed signs and wonders, great and sore, upon Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his household, before our eyes:


As hug eh lesh shin magh veih shen dy leeideil shin stiagh, as dy chur dooin y cheer vreear eh da nyn ayraghyn.

And he brought us out from thence, that he might bring us in, to give us the land which he sware unto our fathers.


As hug y Chiarn currym orrin dy chooilleeney ooilley ny slattyssyn shoh, dy ghoaill aggle roish y Chiarn nyn Yee, son y foays brâ ain, dy vod eh tannaghtyn dooin nyn mioys, myr er y laa jiu.

And the Lord commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the Lord our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day.


As bee eh er ny choyrt gys y lieh ain son cairys, my nee mayd dy kiarailagh cooilleeney ooilley ny saraghyn shoh, kiongoyrt rish y Chiarn nyn Yee, myr t'eh er choyrt currym orrin.

And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.