"Don't call me Naomi, " she told them. "Call me Mara, because the Almighty1 has made my life very bitter.2
I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty.3 Why call me Naomi? The LORD has afflicted me;4 the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me."
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