20 “Don’t call me Naomi,a ” she told them. “Call me Mara,b because the Almightyc has made my life very bitter.
References for Ruth 1:20
    • b 1:20 - "Naomi" means "pleasant."
    • c 1:20 - "Mara" means "bitter."
    • d 1:20 - Hebrew "Shaddai" ; also in verse 21
      21 I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi? The LORD has afflictedd me; the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me.”
      References for Ruth 1:21
        • e 1:21 - Or "has testified against"