Ruth 1:3

“And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Elimelech Naomies husband died, and shee was left, and her two sonnes;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died; and she was left with her two sons.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died; and she was left, and her two sons.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Elimelech, Naomi's husband, came to his end; and only her two sons were with her.
- Basic English Bible

And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
- Darby Bible

And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
- Webster's Bible

Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died; and she was left, and her two sons.
- World English Bible

And Elimelech husband of Naomi dieth, and she is left, she and her two sons;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

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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