|Overview - Ruth 1|
|1||Elimelech, driven by famine into Moab, dies there.|
|4||Mahlon and Chilion, having married wives of Moab, die also.|
|6||Naomi, returning homeward,|
|8||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.|
Ruth 1:5 (King James Version)
And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.
- M. 2696. B.C. 1308. An. Ex. Is. 183. Mahlon.
- Deuteronomy 32:39 ; Psalms 89:30-32 ; Jeremiah 2:19
- The Targum adds, "And because they transgressed the decree of the word of the Lord, and joined affinity with strange people, therefore their days were cut off."
- and the woman
- Isaiah 49:21 ; Matthew 22:25-27 ; Luke 7:12