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(src)="1"> © 2017 Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania
(trg)="1"> © 2017 Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania

(src)="2"> Be yoman fluwa nga i atɛ .
(trg)="2"> This publication is not for sale .

(src)="3"> Mɛn wunmuan nun’n , be fa kle sran’m be Biblu’n nun like .
(src)="4"> Be klunklo like nga be man’n yɛ be fa suan junman sɔ’n i bo ɔ .
(trg)="3"> It is provided as part of a worldwide Bible educational work supported by voluntary donations .

(src)="5"> Sɛ a kunndɛ kɛ á mán wɔ klunklo like’n , kɔ ɛntɛnɛti adrɛsi www.jw.org su .
(trg)="4"> To make a donation , please visit www.jw.org .

(src)="6"> Sɛ b’a boman Biblu uflɛ dunman’n , ndɛ mma’m be fin Nyanmiɛn Ndɛ’n nun .
(src)="7"> Sɛ be klɛ NW , ndɛ mma’n fin Les Saintes Ecritures .
(src)="8"> Traduction du monde nouveau nun .
(trg)="5"> Unless otherwise indicated , Scripture quotations are from the modern - language New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures .

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(src)="1"> Like ng’ɔ o fluwa’n nun’n
(trg)="1"> Table of Contents

(src)="2"> 3 Like nga é yó’n
(trg)="2"> 3 Finding the Way

(src)="3"> 4 Maan e ɲin yi like yɛ e yo sran ye
(trg)="3"> 4 Contentment and Generosity

(src)="4"> 6 Awunkpinndiɛ nin awlɛn tralɛ
(trg)="4"> 6 Physical Health and Resilience

(src)="5"> 8 Maan e klo sran
(trg)="5"> 8 Love

(src)="6"> 10 Maan e yaci sa e cɛ
(trg)="6"> 10 Forgiveness

(src)="7"> 12 Maan e si like nga ti yɛ e o asiɛ’n su’n
(trg)="7"> 12 Purpose in Life

(src)="8"> 14 Maan e fa e wla guɛ i like kpa kun su
(trg)="8"> 14 Hope

(src)="9"> 16 Ndɛ wie mun ekun
(trg)="9"> 16 Learn More

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(src)="1"> Biblu’n se kɛ : ‘ Be nga bɔ be nanti seiin’n , [ . . . ] be liɛ su ti ye ! ’ ​ — Jue Mun 119 : 1 .
(trg)="1"> The Bible says : “ Happy are those who are blameless in their way . ” ​ — Psalm 119 : 1 .

(src)="2"> Ndɛ akpasua nso be o fluwa nga nun .
(src)="3"> Ndɛ akpasua sɔ’m be fa e ɲin sie i ninnge wie mɔ sɛ e yo be’n , e klun jɔ́ titi’n be su .
(trg)="2"> These seven articles discuss sound , time - tested principles that contribute in a big way to happiness .

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(src)="1"> LIKE NGA É YÓ NAAN E KLUN W’A JƆ’N
(trg)="1"> THE WAY OF HAPPINESS

(src)="2"> ?
(src)="3"> A TI SRAN MƆ I KLUN TI JƆWA - Ɔ ? ?
(trg)="2"> DO YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF TO BE A HAPPY PERSON ?

(src)="4"> Sɛ ɔ ti sɔ’n , ngue ti yɛ a bu i kɛ a ti sran mɔ i klun ti jɔwa - ɔ ? ?
(trg)="3"> If so , what makes you happy ?

(src)="5"> Ɔ awlofuɛ mun , annzɛ ɔ junman’n , annzɛ Ɲanmiɛn sulɛ wafa nga a kɔ nun’n ti - ɔ ?
(trg)="4"> Your family , your work , your religious faith ?

(src)="6"> Atrɛkpa kusu’n , a bu i kɛ sɛ a wie ɔ suklu’n i di’n , annzɛ a ɲan junman kpa kun’n , annzɛ a to loto uflɛ kun’n , annzɛ a ɲan like uflɛ’n , yɛ ɔ klun’n kwla jɔ - ɔ .
(trg)="5"> Perhaps you are looking forward to something that may make you happy , such as finishing your schooling , getting a good job , or buying a new car .

(src)="7"> Kɛ sran wie’m be ɲin o like kun sin mɔ be ɲan like sɔ’n , be klun jɔ .
(trg)="6"> Many people experience a measure of happiness when they reach a certain goal or obtain a desired item .

(src)="8"> Sanngɛ blɛ sunman’n , be aklunjuɛ sɔ’n cɛman .
(trg)="7"> But how long does that surge of happiness last ?

(src)="9"> Ɔ maan , be sa sin bubu be .
(trg)="8"> Often , it is only temporary , which can be disappointing .

(src)="10"> Sran nga i klun jɔ’n , i wun kpɛjɛ i , i wla’n gua ase titi , yɛ i ɲin yi like ng’ɔ le i’n .
(trg)="9"> Happiness has been described as a state of well - being that is characterized by relative permanence , by emotions ranging from mere contentment to deep and intense joy in living , and by a natural desire for it to continue .

(src)="11"> Nán like nga sran kun ɲɛn i’n ti yɛ i klun jɔ - ɔ .
(trg)="10"> Further , as an ongoing state of well - being , happiness has been described , not as a destination or goal , but as a journey .

(src)="12"> Sanngɛ , ɔ fin wafa ng’ɔ di i mɛn’n .
(trg)="11"> To say , “ I’ll be happy when . . . ” is , in effect , postponing happiness .

(src)="13"> Sran sɔ’n i wun kpɛjɛ i titi .
(trg)="12"> To illustrate , compare happiness with good health .

(src)="14"> Sɛ sran kun se kɛ “ ɔ́ ɲán like kun naan i klun w’a jɔ’n , ” i sɔfuɛ’n i klun su jɔman .
(trg)="13"> How do we enjoy that state of physical well - being ?

(src)="15"> Sran ng’ɔ di aliɛ kpa’n , m’ɔ kpinngbin i wun kɛ ɔ nin i fata’n sa’n , m’ɔ niɛn i wun su’n , ɔ ti juejue .
(trg)="14"> We follow a wise path in regard to diet , exercise , and overall lifestyle .

(src)="16"> I wafa kunngba’n , kɛ sran kun fa atin ng’ɔ ti kpa’n su , m’ɔ fa ngwlɛlɛ yo ninnge mun’n , i klun jɔ .
(trg)="15"> Likewise , happiness results from following a good path in life , living in harmony with sound principles .

(src)="17"> Sɛ e yo ninnge wie mun’n e klun jɔ́ .
(src)="18"> Ninnge sɔ’m be nun wie’m be ti cinnjin tra wie mun .
(trg)="16"> What principles or qualities of life characterize the way of happiness ?

(src)="19"> Maan e fa e ɲin sie i be nun cinnjin kpafuɛ’m be su :
(trg)="17"> While some are more important than others , the following play a key role :

(src)="20"> MAAN E ƝIN YI LIKE YƐ E YO SRAN YE
(trg)="18"> CONTENTMENT AND GENEROSITY

(src)="21"> AWUNKPINNDIƐ NIN AWLƐN TRALƐ
(trg)="19"> PHYSICAL HEALTH AND RESILIENCE

(src)="22"> MAAN E KLO SRAN
(trg)="20"> LOVE

(src)="23"> MAAN E YACI SA E CƐ
(trg)="21"> FORGIVENESS

(src)="25"> MAAN E FA E WLA GUƐ I LIKE KPA KUN SU
(trg)="22"> PURPOSE IN LIFE
(trg)="23"> HOPE

(src)="26"> Fluwa kun mɔ e kwla lafi i nun ndɛ’n su’n se kɛ : ‘ Be nga bɔ be nanti seiin’n , [ . . . ] be liɛ su ti ye ! ’
(trg)="24"> A highly respected book of wisdom states : “ Happy are those who are blameless in their way . ”

(src)="27"> ( Jue Mun 119 : 1 ) Maan e fa e ɲin e sie i fluwa sɔ’n i nun ndɛ wie’m be su .
(trg)="25"> Let us now consider that way .

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(src)="1"> LIKE NGA É YÓ NAAN E KLUN W’A JƆ’N
(trg)="1"> THE WAY OF HAPPINESS

(src)="2"> SRAN SUNMAN BE SE KƐ AƝANBEUN NINNGE MUN YƐ MAAN SRAN KUN I KLUN KWLA JƆ - Ɔ .
(trg)="2"> HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU HEARD HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS MEASURED IN TERMS OF ASSETS OR WEALTH ?

(src)="4"> I sɔ’n ti , sran miliɔn kpanngban be di junman lele naan bé ɲán be wun . ?
(trg)="3"> Driven by that view , millions work long , exhausting hours to make more money .

(src)="5"> Sanngɛ , sika nin aɲanbeun ninnge’m be ti yɛ sran kun i klun kwla jɔ - ɔ ? ?
(trg)="4"> But do money and possessions bring lasting happiness ?

(src)="6"> Ngue yɛ e sie i nzɔliɛ titi - ɔ ?
(trg)="5"> What does the evidence suggest ?

(src)="7"> Fluwa kun kannin kɛ , sɛ sran kun le lawlɛ’n , nin aliɛ’n nin tralɛ’n , i klun kwla jɔ .
(src)="8"> Nán sika m’ɔ le i’n ti yɛ i klun jɔ́ , annzɛ i wun’n kpɛ́jɛ i - ɔ .
(trg)="6"> According to the Journal of Happiness Studies , once our basic needs are met , more income does little to improve our overall happiness or our sense of well - being .

(src)="9"> Nán sika bɔbɔ’n yɛ ɔ ti ndɛ’n niɔn .
(trg)="7"> Money itself is not the issue .

(src)="10"> Afin , fluwa kun ekun seli kɛ : “ [ Sika’n ] i kunndɛlɛ ngboko’n ɔ manman aklunjuɛ . ”
(trg)="8"> It’s “ the striving for [ money ] that’s linked to unhappiness , ” states an article in the magazine Monitor on Psychology .

(src)="11"> Biblu’n nun ndɛ kun mɔ be klɛli’n i afuɛ kɔe 2.000 yɛ’n , ɔ kan sɔ wie .
(src)="12"> Ɔ se kɛ : “ Sika klolɛ’n yɛ ɔ ti sa tɛtɛ’n kwlaa i bo nin - ɔn .
(src)="13"> Sran wie’m be fa be nyin bloli nun lele [ . . . ] , ɔ maan awlaboɛ’n w’a kun be kpo . ”
(src)="14"> ( 1 Timote 6 : 9 , 10 ) ?
(trg)="9"> Those words mirror this advice given in the Bible almost two thousand years ago : “ The love of money is a root of all sorts of injurious things , and by reaching out for this love some have . . . stabbed themselves all over with many pains . ”

(src)="15"> Ngue ti yɛ awlabɔɛ’n kun be kpo - ɔ ?
(trg)="10"> What may those pains include ?

(src)="16"> AƝANBEUN NINNGE’M BE SASALƐ’N TI’N , BE KLUN TITI BE , YƐ BE LAFIMAN KPA .
(trg)="11"> WORRY AND LOSS OF SLEEP BECAUSE WEALTH HAS TO BE PROTECTED .

(src)="17"> “ Junman difuɛ ng’ɔ klo junman dilɛ’n , sɛ ɔ nyannin aliɛ kan dili o , sɛ ɔ nyannin aliɛ dan dili o , ɔ lafi klanman .
(src)="18"> Sanngɛ anyanbeunfuɛ’n i liɛ’n , i anyanbeun ninnge kpanngban’m be ti ɔ kwlá lafi - man . ” — Akunndanfuɛ’n 5 : 11 .
(trg)="12"> “ Sweet is the sleep of the one serving , whether he eats little or much , but the plenty belonging to the rich one does not permit him to sleep . ” ​ — Ecclesiastes 5 : 12 .

(src)="19"> KƐ BE WUN KƐ SIKA’N MANMAN AKLUNJUƐ’N BE SA SIN BUBU BE .
(trg)="13"> DISAPPOINTMENT WHEN THE PROMISED HAPPINESS FAILS TO ARRIVE .

(src)="20"> Sran ng’ɔ klo sika’n , sika ng’ɔ ɲɛn i’n jumɛn i le .
(trg)="14"> In part , that letdown is because a craving for money cannot be satisfied .

(src)="21"> Biblu’n se kɛ : “ Sran ng’ɔ klo sika dan’n , i nyin yi - man ng’ɔ lɛ i’n , sran ng’ɔ klo anyanbeun’n , ɔ nyɛn - mɛn i nun mmlusuɛ’n wie . ”
(trg)="15"> “ A lover of silver will never be satisfied with silver , nor a lover of wealth with income . ”

(src)="22"> ( Akunndanfuɛ’n 5 : 9 ) Asa ekun’n , sɛ sran kun klo aɲanbeun ninnge’m be kunndɛlɛ’n , ɔ su kwlá fɛmɛn i wun mɛntɛnmɛn i osufuɛ mun nin i janvuɛ mun .
(src)="23"> Yɛ ɔ su kwlá fɛmɛn i wun mantanman Ɲanmiɛn .
(src)="24"> Ɔ maan , i klun su jɔman .
(trg)="16"> Also , a hunger for wealth may move a person to sacrifice important things that do promote happiness , such as precious time spent with family and friends or in spiritual pursuits .

(src)="25"> KƐ BE FA BE SIKA’N WLƐ I LIKE WIE NUN MƆ I BO GUAMAN KPA’N , BE WLA BO BE WUN .
(trg)="17"> GRIEF AND FRUSTRATION WHEN MONEY OR INVESTMENTS DEPRECIATE OR FAIL .

(src)="26"> Biblu’n se kɛ : “ Nán kle ɔ wun yalɛ ngboko kɛ á nyán ɔ wun .
(trg)="18"> “ Do not wear yourself out to gain wealth .

(src)="29"> Ɔ lɛ ndɛwa yɛ ɔ o lɛ - ɔ .
(trg)="19"> Stop and show understanding .

(src)="30"> Kɛ ɔ waan á nían’n , wuun w’a tu anunman lalaa . ” — Nyanndra Mun 23 : 4 , 5 .
(trg)="20"> When you cast your eyes on it , it is not there , for it will surely sprout wings like an eagle and fly off . ” ​ — Proverbs 23 : 4 , 5 .

(src)="31"> MAAN E ƝIN YI LIKE .
(trg)="21"> CONTENTMENT .

(src)="32"> Biblu’n se kɛ : “ Kɛ bé wú ye’n , e nin like fi a ba - man , ɔ maan kɛ é kɔ́’n , e kwlá fa - man like fi kɔ - man .
(trg)="22"> “ We have brought nothing into the world , and neither can we carry anything out .

(src)="33"> I sɔ’n ti’n , sɛ e nyan like e di’n , yɛ sɛ e nyan tannin kla’n , maan ɔ ju ye . ”
(trg)="23"> So , having food and clothing , we will be content with these things . ”

(src)="34"> ( 1 Timote 6 : 7 , 8 ) Be nga be ɲin yi like , mɔ be ijɔman be konviabo’n , be ɲin bloman sran like su .
(trg)="24"> People who are content are not disposed to complain or grumble , and their attitude protects them against envy .

(src)="35"> Sɛ be kwlá toman like kun’n , be seman kɛ saan fii bé ɲán like sɔ’n .
(src)="36"> I sɔ’n ti , be kokoman ngboko .
(trg)="25"> And because their desires do not exceed their means , they spare themselves needless anxiety and stress .

(src)="37"> MAAN E YO SRAN YE .
(trg)="26"> GENEROSITY .

(src)="38"> Biblu’n se kɛ : “ Sɛ a cɛ sran like’n , ɔ ti kpa tra kɛ be cɛ wɔ like’n . ”
(trg)="27"> “ There is more happiness in giving than there is in receiving . ”

(src)="41"> Blɛ sunman’n , mmlusuɛ nga be ɲɛn i’n , ɔ tra sika .
(src)="42"> I wie yɛle kɛ , sran’m be klo be , be ɲin yi be , be ɲan janvuɛ kpa .
(trg)="28"> Generous people are happy because they enjoy making others happy , even if all they can give is a little of their time and energy .

(src)="43"> Yɛ be janvuɛ sɔ’m be yo be ye wie . — Lik 6 : 38 .
(trg)="29"> They often gain in abundance what no amount of money can buy ​ — love , respect , and genuine friends , who give generously in return ! ​ — Luke 6 : 38 .

(src)="44"> MAAN E KLO SRAN TRA SIKA .
(trg)="30"> PUTTING PEOPLE BEFORE THINGS .

(src)="45"> Biblu’n se kɛ : “ Kɛ n ko tran kan klolɛ nun - man lɛ bɔ sanngɛ nannin nnɛn kpakpa’n yɛ be di i lɛ’n , ɔ flunman kɛ n ko tran kan nnya ngbɛn yɛ be di i lɛ bɔ sanngɛ klolɛ o lɛ’n . ”
(trg)="31"> “ Better is a dish of vegetables where there is love than a fattened bull where there is hatred . ”

(src)="46"> ( Nyanndra Mun 15 : 17 ) I sɔ’n kle kɛ , sɛ e fa e wun mantan sran’n , ɔ ti kpa tra aɲanbeun ninnge’m be kunndɛlɛ’n .
(trg)="32"> The point ?
(trg)="33"> Loving relationships with others are more valuable than material riches .

(src)="47"> Asa ekun’n , e wiengu klolɛ’n yɛ maan e klun kwla jɔ - ɔ .
(trg)="34"> And love , as we shall see later , is vital to happiness .

(src)="48"> Be flɛ bla kun kɛ Sabina , yɛ ɔ tran Amlɛnkɛn’m be mɛn’n i ja ngua lɔ lika’n nun .
(trg)="35"> Sabina , a woman in South America , learned the value of Bible principles .

(src)="50"> Kɛ i wun’n yacili i’n , ɔ dili junman fanunfanun nɲɔn naan w’a kwla niɛn i bɔbɔ nin i wa bla nɲɔn’n be lika .
(trg)="36"> Abandoned by her husband , Sabina struggled to obtain life’s necessities for herself and her two daughters .

(src)="51"> Cɛn kwlakwla’n , ɔ jaso aliɛ njɛnniɛn dɔ 4 su .
(trg)="37"> She held two jobs and daily rose at 4 : 00 a.m .

(src)="52"> Sabina ɲɛnmɛn i ti .
(src)="53"> Sanngɛ , ɔ kunndɛli kɛ be kle i Biblu’n nun like . ?
(trg)="38"> Despite her grueling schedule , Sabina decided to study the Bible .

(src)="54"> Wafa sɛ yɛ i bo guali - ɔ ?
(trg)="39"> The result ?

(src)="55"> Sika ng’ɔ ɲɛn i’n , i su w’a ukaman .
(trg)="40"> Her economic status remained much the same .

(src)="56"> Sanngɛ , Ɲanmiɛn ndɛ’n m’ɔ si i’n ti’n , i klun ti jɔwa .
(trg)="41"> But her outlook on life improved dramatically !

(src)="57"> ( Matie 5 : 3 ) Ɔ trali be nga be lafi Ɲanmiɛn su’n be janvuɛ .
(trg)="42"> For example , she gained the happiness that comes from satisfying one’s spiritual need .

(src)="58"> Asa ekun’n , kɛ ɔ kan Ɲanmiɛn ndɛ’n kle sran mun’n , ɔ wun kɛ i klun jɔ .
(trg)="43"> She found true friends among fellow believers .

(src)="59"> Be nga be nanti Ɲanmiɛn i ndɛ’n su’n , be yo ngwlɛlɛfuɛ yɛ be ɲan su ye .
(trg)="44"> And she experienced the happiness of giving by sharing with others what she had learned .

(src)="60"> ( Matie 11 : 19 ) Sɛ e ɲin yi like , naan e yo e wiengu’m be ye , naan e klo sran tra sika’n , é wún kɛ i sɔ’n yɛ ɔ fata kɛ sran’m be yo - ɔ .
(trg)="45"> “ Wisdom is vindicated by its results , ” the Bible says .

(src)="61"> ‘ Sika klolɛ’n yɛ ɔ ti sa tɛtɛ’n kwlaa i bo nin - ɔn .
(trg)="46"> On that basis , contentment and generosity as well as putting people before things stand thoroughly vindicated !

(src)="62"> Sran wie’m be fa be nyin bloli nun lele [ . . . ] , ɔ maan awlaboɛ’n w’a kun be kpo . ’ ​ — 1 Timote 6 : 10 .
(trg)="47"> “ The love of money is a root of all sorts of injurious things , and by reaching out for this love some have . . . stabbed themselves all over with many pains . ” ​ — 1 Timothy 6 : 10 .

(src)="63"> “ Sika klolɛ’n ” ti’n , sran wie’m . . .
(trg)="48"> “ The love of money ” can lead to . . .

(src)="64"> Be koko , yɛ be lafiman kpa .
(trg)="49"> Worry and loss of sleep

(src)="65"> Be sa sin bubu be .
(trg)="50"> Disappointment

(src)="66"> Be wla bo be wun .
(trg)="51"> Grief and frustration

(src)="67"> Be nga be klun jɔ’n . . .
(trg)="52"> Happiness comes to those who . . .

(src)="68"> Be ɲin yi like nga be le i’n .
(trg)="53"> Are content with what they have

(src)="69"> Be yo sran ye .
(trg)="54"> Are generous