Ruth 1:5

“And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them, and the woman was left of her two sonnes, and her husband.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and the woman was bereft of her two children and her husband.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Mahlon and Chilion died both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Mahlon and Chilion came to their end; and the woman was without her two sons and her husband.
- Basic English Bible

And Mahlon and Chilion died also, both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.
- Darby Bible

And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left by her two sons and her husband.
- Webster's Bible

Mahlon and Chilion both died, and the woman was bereaved of her two children and of her husband.
- World English Bible

And they die also, both of them -- Mahlon and Chilion -- and the woman is left of her two children and of her husband.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Mahlon and Chilion died both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 1:5


1:5 Was left of her two sons, and her husband - Loss of children and widowhood are both come upon her. By whom shall she be comforted? It is God alone that is able to comfort those who are thus cast down.


Discussion for Ruth 1

  • 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
  • Bethel
    Ruth was a survivor with integrity, and a widow. God was with her.
  • Dewey J
    Salomey, I say amen to your post! Glory be to our God in the highest through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ forever.

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