Ruth 1:3 NIV

3 Now Elimelek, Naomi’s husband, died, and she was left with her two sons.

Study tools for Ruth 1:3

  • 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"