Ruth 1:18

“When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When shee sawe that shee was stedfastly minded to goe with her, then shee left speaking vnto her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking unto her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when she saw that Ruth was strong in her purpose to go with her she said no more.
- Basic English Bible

And when she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking to her.
- Darby Bible

When she saw that she was steadfastly resolved to go with her, then she left speaking to her.
- Webster's Bible

When she saw that she was steadfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking to her.
- World English Bible

And she seeth that she is strengthening herself to go with her, and she ceaseth to speak unto her;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking unto her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 1:18


1:18 Left speaking unto her - See the power of resolution! Those who are half - resolved, are like a door a - jar, which invites a thief. But resolution shuts and bolts he door, and then the devil flees from us.


Discussion for Ruth 1

  • Amanda Jane Via
    Great four chapters! Book of Ruth is a wonderful story . Grace and a virtuous woman go hand in hand.
  • Marsha
    I believe that Naomi life was a good example and she loved her son's wives she also loved God and God did not let Ruth be a long and ruth was her blessing from God they developed a mother and daughter relation
  • Shannon R. Gray
    Ruth was a God fearing woman which produced a great love for her family and loved one's. Immaculate love.
  • Winnie njue
    Ruth has that strong faith and Naomi is a woman who will not want to see her daughter inlaw suffer windowhood like she has so sets them free because they are still young.very wise and loving mother
  • Rosalind
    Ruth was a Loyal Woman of GOD. She was Blessed, and had Strong Faith In GOD.
  • Kabah Lambert
    Ruth had a FAITH, that impressed her to desire as Qualified to be part of God's People. She persisted!

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