Ruth 1:17-22 NRS

17 Where you die, I will die— there will I be buried. May the Lord do thus and so to me, and more as well, if even death parts me from you!"
18 When Naomi saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.
19 So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. When they came to Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of them; and the women said, "Is this Naomi?"
20 She said to them, "Call me no longer Naomi, a call me Mara, b for the Almighty c has dealt bitterly with me.

References for Ruth 1:20

    • a 1:20 - That is [Pleasant]
    • b 1:20 - That is [Bitter]
    • c 1:20 - Traditional rendering of Heb [Shaddai]
      21 I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty; why call me Naomi when the Lord has dealt harshly with d me, and the Almighty e has brought calamity upon me?"

      References for Ruth 1:21

        • d 1:21 - Or [has testified against]
        • e 1:21 - Traditional rendering of Heb [Shaddai]
          22 So Naomi returned together with Ruth the Moabite, her daughter-in-law, who came back with her from the country of Moab. They came to Bethlehem at the beginning of the barley harvest.