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Ruth 1:2 NIV

2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was 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.

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      • a 1:1 - Traditionally "judged"
      • b 1:20 - "Naomi" means "pleasant."
      • c 1:20 - "Mara" means "bitter."
      • d 1:20 - Hebrew "Shaddai" ; also in verse 21
      • e 1:21 - Or "has testified against"