Ruth 1:11

“And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Naomi said, Turne againe, my daughters: why will you goe with mee? Are there yet any moe sonnes in my wombe, that they may be your husbands?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Naomi said, "Return, my daughters. Why should you go with me? Have I yet sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? have I yet sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Naomi said, Go back, my daughters; why will you come with me? Have I more sons in my body, to become your husbands?
- Basic English Bible

And Naomi said, Return, my daughters: why will ye go with me? Are there yet sons in my womb, that they could be your husbands?
- Darby Bible

And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? shall I bear more sons, that they may be your husbands?
- Webster's Bible

Naomi said, "Go back, my daughters. Why do you want to go with me? Do I still have sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
- World English Bible

And Naomi saith, `Turn back, my daughters; why do ye go with me? are there yet to me sons in my bowels that they have been to you for husbands?
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Naomi said: 'Turn back, my daughters; why will ye go with me? have I yet sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 1:11


1:11 Your husbands - According to the ancient custom, #Gen 38:8|, and the express law of God, #Deut 25:5|, which doubtless she had acquainted them with before, among other branches of the Jewish religion.


Discussion for Ruth 1

  • CRYSTAL
    Ruth showed a sence of responseability of having a family . She knew family should bond together in good time s or bad, supporting each other to make it better.
  • Christine Awah
    Ruth could be considered as one with unconditional love. Following a mother in law after the death of your husband is not common. She might have also heard about the greatness of the God of her late husband and would prefer to belong to that God instead of those in Moab.
  • Marlene
    I think Ruth was a loveing kind hearted women who loved her mother in law just like she was her own.Mother
  • Sharon toussaint
    Ruth 1 verse 16 tell u about friendship
  • Joanhairston
    Why Naomi name was change, why the other daughter in law didn't try to stay,what was wrong with husband n two son they had to die.It got me thingen, seem like it should be a chapter before this chapter, I will read the other books.
  • Ruth Oringe
    Ruth was a faithful woman

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