After the Flood, Noah’s sons and their wives had many children.
Vbe iyeke Okuo Amẹ nii, ivbi e Noa keghi biẹlẹ emọ nibun.
Their families grew, and they began to spread to different parts of the earth, just as Jehovah had told them to do.
Vbene iran ya gha bun vbe ẹgbẹe, erriọ iran ya ghae egbe ye ehe ughughan vbe uhunmwu otagbọn zẹvbe ne Jehova wẹẹ ne iran ru ẹre.
But some of the families did not obey Jehovah.
Sokpan eso vbọ ma họn ẹmwẹ ne Jehova.
Iran na kha wẹẹ:
‘Let’s build a city and stay here.
‘Gi ima bu ẹvbo ye emwa.
We’ll make a tower so tall that its top will reach all the way to heaven.
Ma ghi do bọ owa nọkhua nọ gha yo sẹ orere iso.
Then we will be famous.’
Emwa hia ghi do gha họn usi ima rre.’
Jehovah was not happy with what those people were doing, so he decided to stop them.
Ẹko ma rhiẹnrhiẹn e Jehova ye emwi ne iran ru na, rhunmwuda ọni, ọ na wẹẹ irẹn gha dobọ re yi.
Do you know how he did it?
Uwẹ rẹn vbene Jehova ya ru ẹre hẹ ra?
He suddenly made them speak different languages.
Ọ na ruẹ ne iran suẹn gha zẹ urhuẹvbo ughughan.
Since they could no longer understand one another, they stopped the building work.
Ugbẹnvbe iran ma ghi sẹtin gha gu egbe guan, iran na ghi dobọ iwinna nii yi.
The city that they had been building became known as Babel, which means “Confusion.”
A na do gha tie ẹvbo nii e Babẹl. Emwi ne eni ẹvbo nii rhiema ọre “Ezagha.”
People began to move away and live all over the earth.
Emwa na ghi kpa hin ẹvbo nii rre gha rrie ehe ughughan vbe uhunmwu otagbọn.
But they kept doing bad things in the new places where they lived.
Sokpan iran na ye gha ru emwi dan vbe ehe ne iran ye.
Were there any who still loved Jehovah?
Ọmwa ye gha rrọọ nọ hoẹmwẹ e Jehova vbe ẹghẹ nii ra?
We will find out in the next chapter.
Ma gha ziro yan ọni vbe uhunmwuta nọ lelẹe.
“Everyone who exalts himself will be humiliated, but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”—Luke 18:14
“Ọmwaikọmwa ne ọ tọn egbe ẹre mu, a gha muẹn rriotọ, ọmwa ne ọ mu egbe ẹre rriotọ, a gha tọn rẹn mu.”—Luk 18:14
What did the people of Babel do?
De emwi ne emwa ni ghaa rre ẹvbo e Babẹl ru?
How did Jehovah stop them?
De vbene Jehova ya da iran obọ yi hẹ?