Ruth 1:19-22 NRS

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.