The Bible


Smerg dauesyn t'ec aash ayns Zion, as coyrt nyn marrant er slieau Samaria, ta enmyssit ny ard-ashoonyn, huc-syn haink thie Israel.

Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came


Immee-jee harrish gys Calneh, as cur-jee my-ner, as veih shen gow-jee gys Hemath mooar: eisht immee-jee sheese gys Gath ny Philistinee: vel ad shen ny share na ny reeriaghtyn shoh? ny'n chagliagh ocsyn ny s'lhea na'n chagliagh euish?

Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border?


Shiuish ta scughey yn laa seaghnagh foddey veue, as soie er stoyl-briwnys y tranlaase;

Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;


Ta lhie er lhiabbaghyn ivory as sheeyney ad-hene er nyn lhiaghtyn, as gee ny eayin ass y chioltane, as ny lheiyee ass ny bwaneyn;

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;


Ta goaill arrane gys feiyr yn viol, as cummey daue hene greïnyn-kiaullee myr ren David;

That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;


Ta giu feeyn ayns siyn costal, as dy ooillaghey ad-hene lesh ooilyn costal: agh cha vel ennaghtyn oc son seaghyn Yoseph.

That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.


Shen-y-fa hed ad-hene ayns toshiaght yn nah chappeeys, as bee ny cuirraghyn rouanagh ocsyn er ny scughey.

Therefore now shall they go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.


Ta'n Chiarn Jee er vreearrey liorish hene, ta'n Chiarn, Jee ny flaunyssee, gra, Ta dwoaie aym er mooaralys Yacob, as feoh aym er e chooyrtyn reeoil: shen-y-fa livrey-ym seose yn ard-valley, marish ooilley ny t'ayn.

The Lord God hath sworn by himself, saith the Lord the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.


As hig eh gy-kione, my nee agh jeih deiney jeh'n un thie scapail, foast nee yn baase berraghtyn orroo.

And it shall come to pass, if there remain ten men in one house, that they shall die.


As nee carrey dooinney goaill seose eh, dy lostey yn corp, as dy chur lesh ny craueyn magh ass y thie, as nee eh gra rishyn ta ayns shamyryn sodjey-stiagh y thie, Vel arragh mayrt? as jir eshyn, Cha vel: eisht jir eshyn, Bee dty host; son cha jig lhien gimraa er ennym y Chiarn.

And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burneth him, to bring out the bones out of the house, and shall say unto him that is by the sides of the house, Is there yet any with thee? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold thy tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the Lord.


Son cur-my-ner, ta'n Chiarn coyrt sarey, as nee eh bwoalley yn thie ard lesh brishaghyn, as yn thie s'inshley lesh scoltaghyn.

For, behold, the Lord commandeth, and he will smite the great house with breaches, and the little house with clefts.


Vod cabbil roie harrish creggyn? ny dew traaue orroo? son ta shiu er hyndaa briwnys gys gall, as mess ny cairys gys yn aghaue.

Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:


Shiuish ta goaill boggey ayns red gyn veg, ta gra, Nagh vel shin er n'ghoaill dooin eairkyn lesh nyn niart hene?

Ye which rejoice in a thing of nought, which say, Have we not taken to us horns by our own strength?


Agh cur-my-ner, trog-ym seose noi eu ashoon, O hie Israel, ta'n Chiarn, Jee ny flaunyssee, dy ghra, as seaghnee ad shiu veih cagliagh Hamath gys awin yn aasagh.

But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the Lord the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath unto the river of the wilderness.