Ruth 1:22

Overview - Ruth 1
Elimelech, driven by famine into Moab, dies there.
Mahlon and Chilion, having married wives of Moab, die also.
Naomi, returning homeward,
dissuades her two daughters-in-law from going with her.
14 Orpah leaves her, but Ruth with great constancy accompanies her.
19 They two come to Beth-lehem, where they are gladly received.
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Ruth 1:22  (King James Version)
So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest.

in the beginning
At the beginning of Spring; for the barley harvest began immediately after the passover, and that festival was held on the 15th of Nisan, corresponding nearly with our March.
2:23 Exodus 9:31 Exodus 9:32 ; 2 Samuel 21:9