Ruth 1:19-22 CSB

19 The two of them traveled until they came to Bethlehem. When they entered Bethlehem, the whole town was excited about their arrivala and [the local women] exclaimed, "Can this be Naomi?"

References for Ruth 1:19

    • l 1:19 - Lit excited because of them
      20 "Don't call me Naomi. Call me Mara,"b she answered,c "for the Almighty has made me very bitter.

      References for Ruth 1:20

        • m 1:20 - Bitter
        • n 1:20 - Lit answered them
          21 I left full, but the Lord has brought me back empty.d Why do you call me Naomi, since the Lord has pronounced [judgment] one me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?"

          References for Ruth 1:21

            • o 1:21 - Ru 3:17
            • p 1:21 - LXX, Syr, Vg read has humiliated
              22 So Naomi came back from the land of Moab with her daughter-in-law Ruth the Moabitess. They arrived in Bethlehem at the beginning of the barley harvest.