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Ruth 1:16

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 1:16  (King James Version)
And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:

A more perfect surrender of friendly feelings to a friend was never made. This was a most extraordinary and disinterested attachment.

Intreat me not
or, Be not against me. to leave.
2 Kings 2:2-6 ; Luke 24:28 Luke 24:29 ; Acts 21:13

2 Samuel 15:21 ; Matthew 8:19 ; John 13:37 ; Revelation 14:4

thy people
Ruth 2:11 Ruth 2:12 Psalms 45:10 ; Isaiah 14:1

thy God
Joshua 24:18 ; Daniel 2:47 ; 3:29 4:37 Hosea 13:4 ; 2 Corinthians 6:16-18 ; 1 Thessalonians 1:9
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