Lord’s Prayer in Lingombe

The following Lord’s Prayer edition is in Lingombe, a language of the African continent.  The translator is Linaka Agbatimeza Boniface.   

TATA O BISO ODI O DIKO
KOMBE E WE EKUMEZAME
BOKUMU BO WE BODDOE
MOKANO MO WE MOKOME NA SE
NDENGE EDI BOKOMO O DIKO
PA ISO BUSABUBU MIYA MA BISO
MA LISU NA LISU
LIMBISA BOBE BO BISO
NDENGE ISO KOKO BOLIMBISAKA
IBIBI BAKOKO ISO BOBE
BANEA ISO MOZOBO BOKWAE
A BOMEKAMA PEPE
KASI TINGOA ISO A BOBE

 
English and Lingombe Dictionary Help 
…just don’t say it this way! see below this for interlinear text.

Linaka Agbatimeza Boniface with Cesar Massanga

Translator Linaka Agbatimeza Boniface

OUR      FATHER IN     HEAVEN
BISO     TATA       O      DIKO

HALLOWED        BE    YOUR   NAME
EKUMEZAME      E     WE        KOMBE

YOUR        KINGDOM     COME
WE           BOKUMU        BODDOE

YOUR     WILL           BE    DONE
WE         MOKANO   E       MOKOME

ON   EARTH   AS IT IS         IN     HEAVEN
NA    SE           NDENGE       O      DIKO

GIVE   US      TODAY
PA       ISO      BUSABUBU

OUR     DAILY                               BREAD
BISO     MA LISU NA LISU        MIYA

FORGIVE US OUR DEBTS
LIMBISA ISO BISO BOBE

AS WE ALSO HAVE FORGIVEN
NDENGE ISO KOKO BOLIMBISAKA

OUR DEBTORS
BISO IBIBI BAKOKO BOBE

AND LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION
MPE BANEA ISO PEPE NA BOMEKAMA

BUT DELIVER US FROM THE EVIL ONE
KASI TINGOA ISO NA BOBE

Interlinear Translation

TATA O BISO ODI O DIKO
father    our     in          heaven

KOMBE E WE EKUMEZAME
name be yours  hallowed

BOKUMU BO     WE     BODDOE
kingdom    of     Yours  come

MOKANO MO WE MOKOME NA SE
Will              may Yours be done

NDENGE EDI BOKOMO O DIKO
likewise on earth as heaven

PA ISO BUSABUBU MIYA MA BISO
give us     today bread                    ours

MA LISU NA LISU
daily

LIMBISA BOBE BO   BISO
forgive     debts     of    ours

NDENGE ISO KOKO        BOLIMBISAKA
just  as       we     have       forgiven

IBIBI BAKOKO ISO BOBE
those who owe  us debts

BANEA ISO MOZOBO BOKWAE A BOMEKAMA PEPE
lead        us       <away-from?>             temptation      into

KASI   TINGOA   ISO     A            BOBE
But     deliver        us      from       the evil one
Acknowledgment
We hope you’ve enjoyed the text translation. Grateful thanks to Linaka Agbatimeza Boniface, translator, and Cesar Massanga, Coordonateur of Goodseed in the DRC, for arranging for this translation!  Audio coming soon, Godwilling.


Learn More

NHM Ministrants has embarked on a project to bring The Lord’s Prayer to the web in as many languages as possible. Click here to find more languages and Lord’s Prayer resources, including how to put on a multi-lingual event featuring the Lord’s Prayer in words and in song.

Categories Lord's Prayer | Tags: , | Posted on March 3, 2018

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