Kama, mgbe unu chọrọ ikpe ekpere, baanụ nꞌime ime ụlọ unu, Mechiekwanụ ụzọ unu, kpeere Chineke Nna unu ekpere na nzuzo. Ọ maara ihe nzuzo nke obi unu nile. Ọ ga-azakwa ekpere unu, nyekwa unu ụgwọ ọrụ ruuru unu.
Instead, when you want to pray, go into your room and close the door, pray to God your Father in secret. He knows the secrets of your heart. He will also answer your prayers and give you the reward you deserve.
Nꞌihi na obi ha gbara abụba, dịkwa rọ. Ha mechiri ntị ha, ka ha ghara ịnụ ihe. Ha mechikwara anya ha ka ha ghara ịhụ ụzọ. Ha mechiri obi ha, ka ha ghara ịghọta ma tụgharịa bịakwute m, ka m gwọọ ha.’ Ma a gọziri anya unu na ntị unu agọzi, nꞌihi na ha na-ahụ ụzọ, na-anụkwa ihe.
Because their hearts are fat and thin. They closed their ears, so that they did not hear. And their eyes were closed so that they did not see. They closed their hearts, so that they would not understand and turn to me, and I would heal them. 'But your eyes and ears are blessed, because they are seeing and hearing.
“Ọ jụrụ ya ajụjụ sị, ‘Enyi m, i si aṅaa bata nꞌebe a mgbe ị na-eyighị uwe ọlụlụ di na nwụnye?’ Nwoke ahụ mechiri ọnụ ya nꞌihi na o nweghị ihe ọ ga-asa.
"He asked her, 'Friend, how did you get in here when you didn't have a wedding gown?' The man shut his mouth because he had nothing to wash.