Ruth 1:19-22 NAS

19 So they both went until they came to Bethlehem. And when they had come to Bethlehem, 1all the city was stirred because of them, and athe women said, "Is this Naomi?"

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20 She said to them, "Do not call me bNaomi; call me cMara, for d2the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

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    • g 1:20 - I.e. pleasant
    • h 1:20 - I.e. bitter
    • i 1:20 - Heb "Shaddai"
      21 "I went out full, but 3the LORD has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the LORD has witnessed against me and ethe Almighty has afflicted me?"

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        • j 1:21 - Heb "Shaddai"
          22 So Naomi returned, and with her Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, who returned from the land of Moab. And they came to Bethlehem at 4the beginning of barley harvest.

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