Tupuu e mee unu baptizim, zipụtanụ nꞌomume unu na unu echegharịala.
Before you are baptized, send forth a deed that you have repented of.
“Mgbe unu na-ekpe ekpere, unu ekwula okwu nkwkwasị efu dị ka ndị na-amaghị Chineke na-eme. Ha chere na Chineke ga-anụ ekpere ha nꞌihi ọtụtụ okwu ha na-ekwu. Chetanụ na tupu unu arịọ arịrịọ ọ bụla, Nna unu bi nꞌeluigwe mmara ihe na-akpa unu.
“When praying, do not say the same things as the rest do. They thought that God would hear their prayers because of their many words. Remember that before you make any request, your heavenly Father knows your needs.
“Ọ bụrụ na ndị mmadụ esogbuo unu nꞌotu obodo gbaranụ ọsọ gaa nꞌobodo ọzọ. Unu agaghị agazucha obodo ndị a nile tupu m lọghachi.
“If people persecute you in a city, run to another city. You must not complete all these cities before I return.
Nꞌihi na tupu Jọn abịa, Mosisi na ndị amụma nile kwuru okwu banyere alaeze a.
Because before John came, Moses and all the prophets talked about this kingdom.
Ha jụrụ ya sị, “Gịnị mere ndị na-eso ụzọ gị adịghị erube isi nꞌomenala ndị okenye anyị? Tupuu mmadụ erie nri, ọ bụ omenala anyị na onye ahụ ga-ebu ụzọ kwọọ aka. Ma ndị na-eso ụzọ gị adịghị eme nke a.”
They asked him, “Why do your disciples not obey the tradition of our elders? Before a person eats, it is our custom to wash the hands of the person first. But your disciples don't do this. ”