Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the time when the judges judged, there fell a dearth in the land. Wherefore a certain man of Bethlehem Judah went for to sojourn in the country of Moab with his wife and two sons.

New American Standard Bible

Now it came about in the days when the judges governed, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the land of Moab with his wife and his two sons.

King James Version

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Holman Bible

During the time of the judges, there was a famine in the land. A man left Bethlehem in Judah with his wife and two sons to live in the land of Moab for a while.

International Standard Version

Now there came a time of famine while judges were ruling in the land of Israel. A man from Bethlehem of Judah, his wife, and his two sons left to live in the country of Moab.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Amplified

In the days when the judges governed [Israel], there was a famine in the land [of Canaan]. And a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to live temporarily in the country of Moab with his wife and his two sons.

Bible in Basic English

Now there came a time, in the days of the judges, when there was no food in the land. And a certain man went from Beth-lehem-judah, he and his wife and his two sons, to make a living-place in the country of Moab.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man went from Bethlehem-Judah, to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be in the days of the judging of the judges, and there will be a famine in the land. And a man from the house of bread of Judah will go to sojourn in the field of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.

King James 2000

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened in the days [when] {the judges ruled}, there was a famine in the land, and a man from Bethlehem [of] Judah went {to reside} in the countryside of Moab--he and his wife and his two sons.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened in the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.

NET Bible

During the time of the judges there was a famine in the land of Judah. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah went to live as a resident foreigner in the region of Moab, along with his wife and two sons.

New Heart English Bible

It happened in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. A certain man of Bethlehem Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, in the days when the Judges administered justice, that there was a famine in the land, - and so a certain man went his way, out of Bethlehem-judah to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Webster

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Beth-lehem-judah went to dwell in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

World English Bible

It happened in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. A certain man of Bethlehem Judah went to live in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass, in the days of the judging of the judges, that there is a famine in the land, and there goeth a man from Beth-Lehem-Judah to sojourn in the fields of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now it came to pass in the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

when the judges
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of Bethlehemjudah
בּית לחם 
Beyth Lechem 
Usage: 41

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in the country
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

of Moab
מואב 
Mow'ab 
Usage: 181

he, and his wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and his two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ruth 1:1

References

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Prayers for Ruth 1:1

Context Readings

Elimelech Takes His Family To Live In Moab

1 In the time when the judges judged, there fell a dearth in the land. Wherefore a certain man of Bethlehem Judah went for to sojourn in the country of Moab with his wife and two sons. 2 The name of the man was Elimelech, and his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion and they were Ephraimites, out of Bethlehem Judah. And when they came into the land of Moab, they continued there.


Cross References

Genesis 12:10

After this there came a dearth in the land. And Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there, for the dearth was sore in the land.

Genesis 26:1

And there fell a dearth in the land, passing the first dearth that fell in the days of Abraham. Wherefore Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines, unto Gerar.

Genesis 43:1

And the dearth waxed sore in the land.

Judges 17:8

And the man departed out of the city of Bethlehem Judah, to go dwell where he could find a place. And he came to mount Ephraim, and to the house of Micah as he journeyed.

Psalm 105:16

Moreover he called for a dearth upon the land, and destroyed all the provision of bread.

Leviticus 26:19

and will break the pride of your strength. For I will make the heaven over you as hard as iron, and your land as hard as brass.

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

"And the heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee, iron.

Deuteronomy 28:38

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in: for the grasshoppers shall destroy it.

Judges 2:16-18

Nevertheless the LORD raised up judges, which delivered them out of the hands of their oppressors,

Judges 12:8

After this man, one Ibozan of Bethlehem judged Israel;

Judges 19:1-2

It chanced in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that a certain Levite dwelling on the side of mount Ephraim, took to wife a concubine out of Bethlehem Judah:

2 Samuel 21:1

Then there fell a hunger in the days of David: three years, year by year. And David enquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, "It is for Saul's sake and the house of blood, because he slew the Gibeonites."

1 Kings 17:1-12

And Elijah the Tishbite, which was of the inhabiters of Gilead, said unto Ahab, "As truly as the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, save as I appoint it."

1 Kings 18:2

And Elijah went to show himself unto Ahab, for there was a great famishment in Samaria.

2 Kings 8:1-2

Then spake Elisha unto the woman whose son he had restored to life again, saying, "Up, and go both thou and thine house, and sojourn where thou thinkest best, for the LORD will call a dearth which shall come on the land seven years."

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land maketh he barren, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Jeremiah 14:1

The word of the LORD showed unto Jeremiah, concerning the dearth of the fruits.

Ezekiel 14:13

"Thou son of man, when the land sinneth against me and goeth forth in wickedness: I will stretch out mine hand upon it, and destroy all the provision of their bread, and send dearth upon them, to destroy man and beast in the land.

Ezekiel 14:21

Moreover, thus sayeth the LORD God: Though I send my four troublous plagues upon Jerusalem - the sword, hunger, perilous beasts, and pestilence, to destroy man and beast out of it -

Joel 1:10-11

The field shall be wasted, the land shall be in a miserable cause: for the corn shall be destroyed, the sweet wine shall come to confusion, and the oil utterly desolate.

Joel 1:16-20

Shall not the meats be taken away before our eyes, the mirth also and joy from the house of our God?

Amos 4:6

"'Therefore have I given you idle teeth in all your cities, and scarceness of bread in all your places: yet will ye not turn unto me,' sayeth the LORD.

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