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Ruth 1:16

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And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Ruth 1:16

And Ruth said, Intreate mee not to leaue thee, or to returne from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will goe; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you {or} turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people {shall be} my people, and your God, my God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, and to return from following after thee, for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Ruth said, Give up requesting me to go away from you, or to go back without you: for where you go I will go; and where you take your rest I will take my rest; your people will be my people, and your God my God.
- Basic English Bible

And Ruth said, Do not intreat me to leave thee, to return from [following] after thee; for whither thou goest I will go, and where thou lodgest I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God;
- Darby Bible

And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:
- Webster's Bible

Ruth said, "Don't entreat me to leave you, and to return from following after you, for where you go, I will go; and where you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God my God;
- World English Bible

And Ruth saith, `Urge me not to leave thee -- to turn back from after thee; for whither thou goest I go, and where thou lodgest I lodge; thy people [is] my people, and thy God my God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Ruth said: 'Entreat me not to leave thee, and to return from following after thee; for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

 

Comments for Ruth 1:16

Buddy's comment on 2014-01-28 05:39:43:

Ruth's promise of fidelity is a beautiful statement of grace. It is also an absolutely standard part of a middle-eastern custom to this day in which a new wife literally leaves her family and joins the family of her husband. This cultural meaning of Ruth's promise is rarely mentioned or understood in western societies.

To me, it urges us to take our solace where it is offered.

 

Paul Kamiti's comment on 2013-11-28 11:36:59:

Thanks to all the brethren that commented its wonderful,I always think about Ruth's testimony,who is supposed to testify,the groom or the bridegroom.I would requests in-depth study of the entire book of RUTH.

 

Mel's comment on 2013-10-26 10:53:34:

Ruth gained a testimony of the living Christ and would not be persuaded to return. We are all given free agency and must choose which path to follow. There really are only two paths. The crooked path of sin and the straight path of Grace and everlasting love. Ruth chose to follow Grace and in doing so she left the natural (sinful) man(woman) behind. Grace is the light of the living Christ. Nature versus Grace. The meaning of life is to decide which path to follow. Sounds simple. I wish that it were.

 

Egbu, Abel Agbai (Mr)'s comment on 2013-03-22 10:44:03:

It is a confession of commitment and loyalty. Any man or woman with this kind of resolve will make heaven.

 

Blessing Uneku Musa's comment on 2013-02-25 01:23:48:

The people you stay with at the moment are the most valued ones, drive away the bitterness of where you came from, count not the entreats of the present moment, and always try to find a solace anywhere, and it shall be your dwelling place. In life it is difficult to go back to old place to stay rather we plan for new leaving with those that are doing well and accept us. I have a strong emotional feeling and difficulties when departing from anywhere, anybody and anything.

 

Patrick's comment on 2012-07-01 02:53:34:

a lot of commitment willing to loss it all for the sake of the destiny

 


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