Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Coptic John 16:27-33

"I have conquered the world!"

27.ntoF gar peiwt Fme mmwtn Je ntwtn atetnmerit auw atetnpisteue Je anok einhu ebol Hitm peiwt.
For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came forth from the Father.

28.ntaei ebol Hitm peiwt auw ai epkosmos. palin on Tnakw nswi mpkosmos tabwk Sa peiwt.
I came forth from the Father, and I have come into the world. Furthermore, I am leaving/renouncing the world and I am going to the Father.

29.peJau naF nCi mmaqhths Je eis Hhhte tenou kSaJe Hn ouparrhsia auw ngJe laau an mparHoimia.
His disciples said to him, "See, now you are speaking with plainness and you are saying nothing in a parable/proverb.

30.tenou tnime Je ksooun nHwb nim auw ngrcria an Jekaas ere oua Jnouk. Hm pai tnpisteue Je ntakei ebol Hitm pnoute.
"Now we know that you know all things and you have no need that anyone question you. By this we believe that you came forth from God."

31.aFouwSb nau nCi ihsous. Je tenou tetmpisteue.
Jesus answered them, "Now you believe!"

32.eis Hhhte snhu nCi ouounou auw asei Jekaas etetneJwwre ebol poua poua eneFma auw ntetn kaat mauaat. auw nTCeet mauaat an Je paiwt Soop nmmai.
See, an hour is coming and it has come, that you might be scattered, each one to his place, and you will leave me alone. And yet I do not remain alone, because my Father is with me.

33.nai aiJoou nhtn Jekaas etetnekw nhtn noueirhnh Hrai nHht. ounthtn mmau nouqliyis Hm pkosmos alla twk nHht Je anok aiJro epkosmos.
These things I have said to you in order that you might have peace in me. In the world you are having tribulation, but show courage! I have conquered the world!