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Ruth 1:1-5 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Back in the days when the judges were judging, at a time when there was a famine in the land, a certain man from Beit-Lechem went to live in the territory of Mo'av - he, his wife and his two sons. 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land, and a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab.
2 The man's name was Elimelekh, his wife's name was Na'omi, and his two sons were named Machlon and Kilyon; they were Efratim from Beit-Lechem in Y'hudah. They arrived in the plain of Mo'av and settled there. 2 The man's name was Elimelech, his wife's name Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. And they went to Moab and lived there.
3 Elimelekh, Na'omi's husband, died; and she was left, she and her two sons. 3 Now Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died, and she was left with her two sons.
4 They took wives for themselves from the women of Mo'av; the name of the one was 'Orpah; and the name of the other was Rut. They lived there for about ten years. 4 They married Moabite women, one named Orpah and the other Ruth. After they had lived there about ten years,
5 Then Machlon and Kilyon died, both of them; and the woman was left with neither her two sons nor her husband. 5 both Mahlon and Kilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two sons and her husband.