Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And she said, Behold, thy sister-in-law has gone back to her people, and to her god. Return thou after thy sister-in-law.

New American Standard Bible

Then she said, “Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her gods; return after your sister-in-law.”

King James Version

And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law.

Holman Bible

Naomi said, “Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law.”

International Standard Version

Naomi told Ruth, "Look, your sister-in-law has returned to her people and to her gods. Follow your sister-in-law!"

American Standard Version

And she said, Behold, thy sister-in-law is gone back unto her people, and unto her god: return thou after thy sister-in-law.

Amplified

Then Naomi said, “Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; turn back and follow your sister-in-law.”

Bible in Basic English

And Naomi said, See, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods: go back after your sister-in-law.

Darby Translation

And she said, Behold, thy sister-in-law is gone back to her people and to her gods: return after thy sister-in-law.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will say, Behold, thy sister-in-law turned back to her people, and to her gods: turn thou back after thy sister-in-law.

King James 2000

And she said, Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return you after your sister-in-law.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And she said, "Look, your sister-in-law has returned to her people and to her gods. Return after your sister-in-law [too]."

Modern King James verseion

And she said, Behold, Your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods. Return after your sister-in-law.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then she said, "See, thy sister-in-law is gone back again unto her people and unto her god: return thou after her."

NET Bible

So Naomi said, "Look, your sister-in-law is returning to her people and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law back home!"

New Heart English Bible

She said, "Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people, and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law.

The Emphasized Bible

And she said - Lo! thy sister-in-law hath gone back, unto her people, and unto her gods, - go thou back, after thy sister-in-law.

Webster

And she said, Behold, thy sister-in-law hath gone back to her people, and to her gods: return thou after thy sister-in-law.

World English Bible

She said, "Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people, and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law."

Youngs Literal Translation

And she saith, 'Lo, thy sister-in-law hath turned back unto her people, and unto her god, turn thou back after thy sister-in-law.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יבמת 
Y@bemeth 
Usage: 5

is gone back
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and unto her gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

thou after
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Naomi Returns With Ruth

14 And they lifted up their voices, and wept again. And Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her. 15 And she said, Behold, thy sister-in-law has gone back to her people, and to her god. Return thou after thy sister-in-law. 16 And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, and to return from following after thee, for where thou go, I will go, and where thou lodge, I will lodge. Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.



Cross References

Judges 11:24

Will thou not possess that which Chemosh thy god gives thee to possess? So whomever LORD our God has dispossessed from before us, them will we possess.

Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil to you to serve LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell. But as for me and my hou

2 Samuel 15:19-20

Then the king said to Ittai the Gittite, Why do thou also go with us? Return, and abide with the king, for thou are a foreigner, and also an exile. [Return] to thine own place.

2 Kings 2:2

And Elijah said to Elisha, Remain here, I pray thee, for LORD has sent me as far as Bethel. And Elisha said, As LORD lives, and as thy soul lives, I will not leave thee. So they went down to Bethel.

Zephaniah 1:6

and those who are turned back from following LORD, and those who have not sought LORD, nor inquired after him.

Joshua 24:19

And Joshua said to the people, Ye cannot serve LORD, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God. He will not forgive your transgression nor your sins.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise [and] to do good.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, LORD will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Matthew 13:20-21

And that which was sown upon the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and straightaway receiving it with joy,

Luke 14:26-33

If any man comes to me, and does not regard as inferior his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and besides his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

Luke 24:28

And they came near to the village where they were going, and he pretended to go further.

Hebrews 10:38

But the righteous man will live from faith, and if he should withdraw, my soul is not pleased with him.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they were of us, they would have continued with us, but--so that they might be made known, that they are not all of us.

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