Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And she said to them, Call me not Naomi. Call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

New American Standard Bible

She said to them, “Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

King James Version

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

Holman Bible

“Don’t call me Naomi. Call me Mara,” she answered, “for the Almighty has made me very bitter.

International Standard Version

But Naomi replied, "Don't call me "Naomi'! Call me "Mara'! That's because the Almighty has dealt bitterly with me.

American Standard Version

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

Amplified

She said to them, “Do not call me Naomi (sweetness); call me Mara (bitter), for the Almighty has caused me great grief and bitterness.

Bible in Basic English

And she said to them, Do not let my name be Naomi, but Mara, for the Ruler of all has given me a bitter fate.

Darby Translation

And she said to them, Call me not Naomi call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will say to them, Ye shall not call to me Naomi; call to me, Mara: for the Almighty made bitter to me greatly.

King James 2000

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And she said to them, "You should not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for Shaddai has {caused me to be very bitter}.

Modern King James verseion

And she said to them, Do not call me Naomi, call me Mara. For the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But she said unto them, "Call me not Naomi: call me Mara, for the Almighty hath made me very bitter.

NET Bible

But she replied to them, "Don't call me 'Naomi'! Call me 'Mara' because the Sovereign One has treated me very harshly.

New Heart English Bible

She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi. Call me Marah; for Shaddai has dealt very bitterly with me.

The Emphasized Bible

And she said unto them, Do not call me Naomi, - call me Mara, for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me:

Webster

And she said to them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

World English Bible

She said to them, "Don't call me Naomi. Call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And she saith unto them, 'Call me not Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly to me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

me not Naomi
נעמי 
No`omiy 
Usage: 21

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

me Mara
מרא 
Mara' 
Usage: 1

שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Prayers for Ruth 1:20

Context Readings

Naomi Arrives In Bethlehem

19 So those two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they came to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and [the women] said, Is this Naomi? 20 And she said to them, Call me not Naomi. Call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me. 21 I went out full, and LORD has brought me home again empty. Why do ye call me Naomi, seeing LORD has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?



Cross References

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison of which my spirit drinks up. The terrors of God set themselves in array against me.

Lamentations 3:1-20

I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

Genesis 17:1

And when Abram was ninety-nine years old, LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am God Almighty, walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Genesis 43:14

And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may release to you your other brother and Benjamin. And if I be bereaved of my sons, I am bereaved.

Exodus 6:3

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but I was not known to them by my name LORD.

Job 5:17

Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise thou the chastening of the Almighty.

Job 11:7

Can thou find out God by searching? Can thou find out the Almighty to perfection?

Job 19:6

know now that God has subverted me, and has encompassed me with his net.

Psalm 73:14

for all the day long I have been plagued, and chastened every morning.

Psalm 88:15

I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer thy terrors I am confounded.

Isaiah 38:13

I quieted [myself] until morning. As a lion, so he breaks all my bones. From day even to night will thou make an end of me.

Hebrews 12:11

But of course no chastening for the present seems to be of joy but of sorrow, yet afterward it yields peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says Lord, the God who is and who was and who is coming, the Almighty.

Revelation 21:22

And I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty is the temple of it, and the Lamb.

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