20 “Don’t call me Naomi,a ” she told them. “Call me Mara,b because the Almightyc has made my life very bitter.

Read Ruth 1:20 Using Other Translations

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
“Don’t call me Naomi,” she responded. “Instead, call me Mara, for the Almighty has made life very bitter for me.