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

Read Ruth 1:3 Using Other Translations

And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
But Elimelech, the husband of Naomi, died, and she was left with her two sons.
Then Elimelech died, and Naomi was left with her two sons.