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Ruth 1:21 NIV

21 I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi? The LORD has afflicteda me; the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me.”

References for Ruth 1:21

    • e 1:21 - Or "has testified against"

      Study tools for Ruth 1:21

      • 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"