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

  • Irene123
    There is another 'back' story to "Ruth'. Had Elimelech stayed for 10 yrs. in Bethlehem, they would have been alright. But, God was moving the 'pieces' of Jesus birth into place. Everything that happens, God is there. God knows what each of us will do in a certain situation - and His will will be done. Nor can we say what God's plan 'b' would have been; with God - there is no 'plan B'. 'A' works!!
  • Barbara Pierce
    Ruth showed the agape love that we should have! Even in sorrow she kept the love and acted upon it. She loved Naomi and was willing to give her life to go with her.
  • Henrietta Okyere
    This book tell us to have faith and also determination no matter who and where you from Ruth demonstrated faith and through that the fulfilment of GOD came.
  • 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.

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