The New Testament They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. Cancel at any time. Ruth 1 - Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. 1. a. You will never win any soul to the right by a compromise with the wrong. -------------------- Ruth Bible Study. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point c. A famine in the land: God specifically promised there would always be plenty in the land if Israel was obedient. No, my daughters. Cookie Notice: Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. General Epistles The Old Testament She was deciding to follow the LORD. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. May the information that follows be used as a stepping-stone to a deeper study of the Word of God, and may you grow more in love with the Word and with our Almighty Creator. a. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. Pauline Epistles This Gentile woman, once far from God, had drawn near to Him. Be sure to browse the related resources at the end of this page for even more teaching ideas. And now, my daughter, do not fear. Would you remain unmarried for them? (Rth 1:19-21) Naomi and Ruth return to Bethlehem. This is striking, because Naomi did not have an easy life. I. Authorship. Ezekiel 6:11; 7:5-15; 12:16 2. (Rth 1:10-13) Naomi pleads with her daughters-in-law to stay in Moab. Ruth 1:1. Daily Study Questions Day One. Minor Prophets And she would have said, "Because I want to get right with Him again. The Return to Bethlehem. ", ii. Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons. (1) A sojourn in Moab. The book of Ruth connects the book of Judges with the books of Samuel. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. Thank you for registering. Ruth 1 Introduction The setting of Ruth is in the days of the judges (1:1). c. The hand of the LORD has gone out against me: Despite this feeling, Naomi is going back to the land of Israel - and going back to her God. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. Ruth 1:1–18 Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons 1 In the days when the judges ruled, a a there was a famine in the land. a. ... 16. Workbook on Joshua and Ruth Page #4 Bible Study Questions on the Books of Joshua and Ruth Introduction: This workbook was designed for Bible class study, family study, or personal study. 2 Now Boaz, with whose women you have worked, is a relative s of ours. “Look,” said Naomi, “your sister-in-law is going back to her people and her gods. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah left his home and went to live in the country of Moab, taking his wife and two sons with him. Ruth 1 – Ruth’s Journey A. And a certain man of Bethlehem, Judah, went to dwell in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. The Gospels Orpah and Ruth had stronger family ties in Moab than they did with Naomi, so it made sense for them to stay in Moab instead of going to a new land - Israel - with Naomi. But what will you do? But Naomi said, "Turn back, my daughters; why will you go with me? Ruth 1 In the days when the judges ruled in Israel, a severe famine came upon the land. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. d. The LORD do so to me, and more also, if anything but death parts you and me: Ruth had little knowledge of the true God, the God of Israel - but she knew He was a God of fairness and justice, so He could be called upon to hold Ruth accountable to this promise. Look, your sister-in-law has gone: Naomi did what she could to discourage Ruth from coming with her back to Israel. There will be a podcast each week that goes along with the blog post so you can listen to it on the FaithFully Yours podcast which is on iTunes and Spotify. 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. These have lost the fruit of their afflictions … and are therefore most miserable." Ruth 1:1-18. The Old Testament But a choice had to be made, and Orpah chose to stay in Moab, while Ruth clung to Naomi. 1. Many hear of the good things God is doing in the lives of others, and only wish they could have some of it - instead of actually setting out to receive it. ii. i. Naomi has finally realized, that nothing she can say will change Ruth's mind. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), * 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order', Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. iii. It is sometimes difficult to discern why tragic things happen. 1. 1. "Many are humbled, but not humble; low, but not lowly. And a certain man of Bethlehem, Judah, went to dwell in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. Instead, she showed that she trusted the sovereignty of God, and knew that despite her personal calamities, He is a good God who blesses. 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion; they were Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. To be a childless widow was to be among the lowest, most disadvantaged classes in the ancient world. Ruth 1 A Tragic Time. Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible. 17 Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, [if ought] but death part thee and me.. 18 When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. It is possible for God to accomplish amazing things both for now and eternity, if we will turn towards Him today, not only in our feelings, but also in our actions. Background: Elimelech and his sons. There is never reason for us to despair if we believe the hand of the LORD has gone out against me. YOUR GOD SHALL BE MY GOD. So Naomi returned: Naomi came back repentant and honest. It was a desperate situation. Salem Media Group. She has felt that the Almighty has afflicted me. NIV 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. ii. I want to study the book of Ruth with you for the next four weeks!! Some are content with feeling Christian feelings - with feeling a love for God, with feeling a love for His Word, with feeling a love for His people. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. i. b. The name of the man was Elimelech, the name of his wife was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion; Ephrathites of Bethlehem, Judah. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. Each of these were raised up by God, not to rule as kings, but to lead Israel during a specific challenge, and then to go back to obscurity. c. Orpah kissed her mother-in-law: What happened to Orpah? Why do you call me Naomi, since the LORD has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?". 1. Pauline Epistles Commentary, Ruth 1:1-18, Alphonetta Wines, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2015. Ruth 1:1-18 - CEB: During the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. The Whole Bible Perhaps you are sincere, but you are mistaken. May the LORD show you kindness, as you have shown kindness to your dead husbands and to me. Deal kindly is the ancient Hebrew word hesed. The author of the book apparently wishes to illustrate that though the nation as a whole was estranged from God, there were some who still clung to Jehovah in faith. I will do for you all that you ask, for all my fellow townsmen know that you are a worthy woman. Designed for 30-minute lunch breaks, the study contains Scripture references, thought-provoking questions and prayers. The days when the Judges ruled were actually dark days for Israel; the period was characterized by the phrase everyone did what was right in his own eyes (Judges 17:6, 18:1, 19:1, and 21:25). 15 Then she said, “Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her gods; return after your sister-in-law.” 16 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. Now Elimelek, Naomi’s husband, died, and she was left with her two sons. NIV®. NIV 12 Return home, my daughters; I am too old to have another husband. Luke-Acts Fill in the blank Bible Studies to print and copy with a question, a Bible reference and a blank line for you to write the answer for Ruth 1. But Ruth's commitment to Naomi went even further: And your God, [will be] my God. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. -------------------- See the hand of God in the midst of a seemingly hopeless situation. Then Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died: When Elimelech and his family came to Moab, they did not find life easier. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed But Ruth said: "Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. Major Prophets ii. There was no one to support you, and you had to live on the generosity of strangers. She prayed that they would remarry (each in the house of her husband). b. Bible Study Commentary: Book of Ruth Chapter 1. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. d. Went to sojourn: This means to leave with the intention to return. i. Now they took wives of the women of Moab: Mahlon and Chilion grew, and took wives among the Moabite women, named Orpah and Ruth. No matter where you go, you bring yourself with you - so the same problems can continue in a different place. The name Elimelech means "God is king" - but he didn't really live as if God was his king. No, my daughters; for it grieves me very much for your sakes that the hand of the LORD has gone out against me!". Prophets Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. Then she left off speaking — Having gained her point. Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons - In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. Luke-Acts However, we do not know which judge was governing Israel at the time. Elimelech, the family head, took his wife, Naomi, and their two sons and moved to the nearby country of Moab to avoid the famine in Judah. But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. And they dwelt there about ten years. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. Then they lifted up their voices and wept again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her. But in the coming chapters, it will be shown the Almighty will bless her. Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept. Wisdom Literature Bible > BSB > Ruth 1 Ruth 1 Berean Study Bible: Par Naomi Becomes a Widow (1 Timothy 5:3–16) ... 18 When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped trying to persuade her. b. Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her: There comes a place in our following after God where it comes down to doing. 5. But through that one thing she had left, God was going to bring unbelievable blessing into her life. Ruth 1:18 "When she saw that she was steadfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her." -------------------- 1. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Our walk with the LORD should be something that makes others say, "I want some of that also!". Are there still sons in my womb: According to the laws of ancient Israel, if a young woman was left widowed, without having had a son, then one of her deceased husband's brothers was responsible for being a "surrogate father" and providing her with a son. The next verse tells us the name of the man was Elimelech and his intention of short visit turned into ten, tragedy-filled years - and Elimelech never returned to Israel. Would you restrain yourselves from having husbands? She acknowledged His total control over all circumstances. If we will return to Him, His hand will go out for us again! A man with his wife and two sons went from Bethlehem of Judah to dwell in the territory of Moab. A man with his wife and two sons went from Bethlehem of Judah to dwell in the territory of Moab. And there was a sore famine in Samaria. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Go back with her.”. God bless you as you study and obey His Word, Emily H. Fisher Lesson 1 - Introduction to the book of Ruth. Bible Study Commentary: Book of Ruth Chapter 1. They were d Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. a. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Naomi had no family in Moab, and no one else to help her. Therefore, a famine in the land meant that Israel, as a nation, was not obedient unto the LORD (Deuteronomy 11:13-17). May the LORD deal with me, be it ever so severely, if even death separates you and me.”. Ruth was willing to forsake the Moabite gods she grew up with, and embrace the God of Israel. They married Moabite women, one named Orpah and the other Ruth. a. Though she felt that the hand of the LORD has gone out against me, she did not grow bitter against God. This week we read through chapter 1 and get the setting and beginning of Ruths story!! Home >> Bible Studies >> Ruth >> Ruth 1 These small group studies of Ruth contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, teaching points, and applications. Why would you come with me? Learn more Start my trial Back . b. Prophets But the rabbis go on to say that in recompense for the four miles that she went with Naomi, Orpah gave birth to four sons - Goliath and his three brothers. Please use these along with your own Bible study. In the days when the Judges ruled - “ Judged.” This note of time, like that in Rth 4:7 ; Judges 18:1; Judges 17:6, indicates that this Book was written after the rule of the judges had ceased.The genealogy Rth 4:17-22 points to the time of David as the earliest when the Book of Ruth could have been written. Only a bold stand for Jesus will really do it. She had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had visited His people: From distant Moab, Naomi heard that God was doing good things back in Israel. All rights reserved worldwide. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. b So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, c together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while d in the country of Moab. I want to study the book of Ruth with you for the next four weeks!! If only she could see it! I. Authorship. a. -------------------- The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. Yet as soon as Naomi stood and said, "I'm going back to the God of Israel, I'll put my fate in His hands" Ruth stood with her. i. But Ruth said: "Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. Hey lovelies! Of course, we don't know. Background: Elimelech and his sons. i. Naomi knew that the tragedy that came into her life was not because of fate, chance, or blind fortune. i. Naomi wasn't a phony. But Ruth said: "Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. What Naomi could not see is that the hand of the LORD would go out for her shortly! Buy it now An author is not mentioned in Ruth. Now it came to pass, in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. Then both Mahlon and Chilion also died; so the woman survived her two sons and her husband. c. Both Mahlon and Chilion died: As time went on (about ten years) Naomi's sons died. The Old Testament If I should say I have hope, if I should have a husband tonight and should also bear sons, would you wait for them till they were grown? Ruth 1 begins on a very tragic note as it recounts the story of one particular family from the tribe of Judah and city of Bethlehem. The Book of Ruth Bible Study Outline Week 1 Overview & Background Week 2 ... Week 8 (optional extension not included) Wrap up of Chap 4 & Conclusion . Ruth Chapter 1: Counting the Cost. Poetical Books 2 Now Boaz, with whose women you have worked, is a relative s of ours. -------------------- The first verse of the book points to the time of the Judges and the very last verse points to King David. And Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, "Go, return each to her mother's house. She had been widowed, had lost both her sons, and believed that she had caused each calamity by her disobedience. Then she arose with her daughters-in-law that she might return from the country of Moab, for she had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had visited His people by giving them bread. The New Testament 15 She said, “Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people, and to her god. (Rth 1:6-7) The three widows head back to Judah. Yet, in the midst of all these bitter circumstances, Naomi was not bitter against the LORD. Ruth 1:1 Hebrew Study Bible (Apostolic / Interlinear) ... 1 Kings 18:2 And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. This was a definite departure from the Promised Land of Israel, and a return towards the wilderness from which God had delivered Israel hundreds of years before. Note: You… See the hand of God in the midst of a seemingly hopeless situation. Naomi has finally realized, that nothing she can say will change Ruth's mind. NETBible: ... "fish bread" will search for verses that contains fish OR bread in minumum 1 bible version: without: search for verses not contained of the search words. After they had lived there about ten years. by I Gordon 'Doth that man love his Lord who would be willing to see Jesus wearing a crown of thorns, while for himself he craves a chaplet of laurel? What would happen to anyone who rebelled against Joshua – 1:18? The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Fromreading the following Scriptures, why do you think there may have been afamine? a. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. Hey guys!! Naomi had no idea - not the slightest - of how greatly God was going to bless her in a short time. Designed for 30-minute lunch breaks, the study contains Scripture references, thought-provoking questions and prayers. We are glad God that didn't just feel His love for us; instead, For God so loved the world, He gave His only begotten Son. Major Prophets Now they came to Bethlehem at the beginning of barley harvest. Free Bible Study Tools. These were clearly steps in the wrong direction. Jeremiah 24:10; 27:8-13; 29:16-18; 34:17; 38:2; 4. 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. The Old Testament This week we read through chapter 1 and get the setting and beginning of Ruths story!! in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. of Ruth 1:1-18 King James Version (KJV) 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. When she saw that she was steadfastly minded to go with her, &c.] That she was strong in her resolutions, and steadfast in her determinations not to go back to her own country, but to go forward with her; and nothing could move her from the firm purpose of … She had lost all kinds of material possessions. b. e 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, f his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. RUTH 1:19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. (, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Your trust in God, and turning towards Him in tough times, will often be the thing that draws others to the LORD. Leviticus 26:14, 18-20 2. -------------------- It will make a difference not only in her life, but in the life of her daughter-in-law Ruth - and in the destiny of the nation Israel - and in your eternal salvation. If you think you will persuade your friends or relatives to Jesus by your compromise, you are mistaken. Commentary, Ruth 1:1-18, Alphonetta Wines, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2015. "People are often surprised to find that the words from Ruth 1:16b-17, often heard at weddings, are not about the joys of beginning a new life together." Naomi could have stayed in Moab all of her life wishing things were different, but she did something to receive what God had to give her. (Rth 1:15-18) Ruth's eloquent statement of faith. Johannine Writings They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. And she said, "Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law." GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point b. 1. Ruth 1:18 German Bible Alphabetical: determined go her more Naomi no realized Ruth said saw she stopped that to urging was When with OT History: Ruth 1:18 When she saw that she was steadfastly (Ru Rut.) Am I going to have any more sons, who could become your husbands? b. When Naomi realized that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped urging her. When Naomi heard in Moab that the LORD had come to the aid of his people by providing food for them, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to return home from there. Elimelech soon died, and his wife Naomi was left to care for their two boys, Mahlon and Chilion. God bless you as you study and obey His Word, Emily H. Fisher Lesson 1 - Introduction to the book of Ruth. c. Your God, my God: Ten years of Naomi's compromise in Moab never made Ruth confess her allegiance to the God of Israel. The Gospels (Rth 1:14) Orpah stays in Moab; Ruth continues on with Naomi. Pentateuch conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy Choose a Chapter Below to Begin Your Ruth Bible Study. I went out full, and the LORD has brought me home again empty. The two of them went until they came to Bethlehem: It was a long walk from Moab to Bethlehem, and the trip was mostly uphill. Why would you come with me? RUTH 1:17 Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me. Return home, my daughters; I am too old to have another husband. Ruth 1:18. But she knew there was a sovereign God of heaven, and didn't think she had just run into a string of "bad luck. a. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a And she said, "Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law." Even if I thought there was still hope for me—even if I had a husband tonight and then gave birth to sons— NIV 13 would you wait until they grew up? It’s ideal for a Sunday School or Children’s church Bible study for kids. 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion; they were Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. She went out from the place where she was: This set Naomi apart from many others people. 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