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Ruth 1:1

Overview - Ruth 1
Elimelech, driven by famine into Moab, dies there.
Mahlon and Chilion, having married wives of Moab, die also.
Naomi, returning homeward,
dissuades her two daughters-in-law from going with her.
14 Orpah leaves her, but Ruth with great constancy accompanies her.
19 They two come to Beth-lehem, where they are gladly received.
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Ruth 1:1  (King James Version)
Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
 


the judges
Judges 2:16 ; 12:8

ruled
Hebrew judged. a famine.
Genesis 12:10 ; 26:1 43:1 Leviticus 26:19 ; Deuteronomy 28:23 Deuteronomy 28:24 Deuteronomy 28:38 ; 2 Samuel 21:1
1 Kings 17:1-12 ; 18:2 2 Kings 8:1 2 Kings 8:2 ; Psalms 105:16 ; 107:34 Jeremiah 14:1
Ezekiel 14:13 Ezekiel 14:21 ; Joel 1:10 Joel 1:11 Joel 1:16-20 ; Amos 4:6

Beth-lehem-judah
Judges 17:8 ; Judges 19:1 Judges 19:2
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