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Matein Enleich - Babel text

From:Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 23:44
  Matein Einlich (Modern English)
  Bereshit (Book of Genesis) Chapter 11, 1-9

1   Naf chaul feult-i it cheu un lenfeish ujt sheim esh feut-i.
2   Ein sheunei eishfits, esh min it sein flein Chine-ni en it shitsla tia.
3   Eshet it sheu tsa un enata: "Kham! Lit eshech meikh preikh en peun eit
tarau!" Eshet it chus esh preikh einshtit shteun en tsau einstit meuta.
4   Tin eshet it sheu: "Kham! Lit eshech peilt sheitsi seu eshech ujt tsafa
shei-ti-tsu, tsa meikh neim seu eshech, sha tets eshech nats em shetsa chaul
5   Pats CheChim it kham tafun tsu shei sheitsi-ti en tsafa-ti esh min einit
6   CheChim it sheu: "Eis ish un feifel ujt un lenfeish tei isit pikan ein
tu teish, natein tei flen tsu tu ul pei eimfasheipel seu eshet.
7   Kham! Lit eshech kau tafun en khansiush as-eshet lenfeish, sha tets tei
nats ul antirshtent eish atau."
8   Sha CheChim it shetsa eshet chaul eut-i-euf, en eshet it shtaf ein peilt
9   Tirseu sheitsi-ti itit neim Pepil, peikhush tia ChaChim khansiush chaul
asa-feult-i lenfeish; tia-rem CheChim it shetsa eshet chaul eut-i-euf.


1   Now the whole world had one language with the same words.
2   Journeying eastwards, men found a plain in Shinar and settled there.
3   They said to one another: "Come! Let's make brick and burn it
thorougly!" They used bricks instead of stone and tar instead of mortar.
4   Then they said: "Come! Let's build a city for us with a tower up to the
sky, to make a name for us, so that we are not scattered over the whole earth."
5   But HaShem came down to see the city and the tower men were building.
6   HaShem said: "If as one people with one language they have begun doing
this, nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.
7   Come! Let's go down and confuse their language, so that they will not
understand each other."
8   So HaShem scattered them over the whole earth, and they stopped building
the city.
9   Therefore the city was named Babel, because there HaShem confused the
language of the whole world; from there HaShem scattered them over the whole

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