Ruth 1:1-6 KJV

1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled ,a 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.

References for Ruth 1:1

    • a 1:1 - ruled: Heb. judged
      2 And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah *. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
      3 And Elimelech Naomi's husband died ; and she was left , and her two sons.
      4 And they took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they dwelled there about ten years.
      5 And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.
      6 Then she arose with her daughters in law, that she might return from the country of Moab: for she had heard in the country of Moab how that the LORD had visited his people in giving them bread.