Lord’s Prayer in Teke

The following Lord’s Prayer edition is in Teke, and was translated by Amstrong Makima Ngande.

OUR         FATHER IN        HEAVEN

BIU           TERA       UKE   NGIELEZAU

HALLOWED      BE     YOUR NAME
YIBA KWUMU IKA     ENZE NKWAUMU

YOUR KINGDOM COME
ENZE BOMFUMU BUYA

YOUR WILL      BE    DONE
ENZE MANDO IKA   MUTIUNU

Cesar and Makima

Cesar Massanga and Amstrong Makima Ngande

ON EARTH   AS IT IS    IN HEAVEN
MAKE NSI    AMPE       KU NGIELEZAU

GIVE      US           TODAY
LIWA     ALABIU LOBULI

OUR  DAILY                                   BREAD
BIU    BIYE TCHU TO TCHU     BILO [food]

FORGIVE          US             OUR    DEBTS
LILIMBISA       ALABIU   BIU      MASUMU

AS         WE         ALSO      HAVE FORGIVEN
AMPE ALABIU MPE        LELILIMBISA

OUR      DEBTORS
BIU       BARA BALISI KU OBI

AND     LEAD    US            NOT          INTO TEMPTATION
MPE     SOMO   ALABIU LIKUARA MU      MAMABI

BUT    DELIVER   US           FROM   THE EVIL ONE
KASI   MZE            ALABIU AU        MUNGO ME MBURI MBI

Acknowledgment

We hope you’ve enjoyed the text translation. Grateful thanks to Amstrong Makima Ngande, translator, and Cesar Massanga, Coordonateur of Goodseed in the DRC, for arranging for this translation!  Audio coming soon, Godwilling.


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

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