Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

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

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

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Smith

Watsons

Prayers for Ruth 1:20

Context Readings

Naomi Arrives In Bethlehem

19 So they continued on until they reached Bethlehem. Now when the two of them arrived in Bethlehem, the entire town got excited at the news of their arrival and they asked one another, "Can this be Naomi?" 20 But Naomi replied, "Don't call me "Naomi'! Call me "Mara'! That's because the Almighty has dealt bitterly with me. 21 I left here full, but the LORD brought me back empty. So why call me "Naomi'? After all, the LORD is against me, and the Almighty has broken me."



Cross References

Job 6:4

"The arrows of the Almighty have pierced me; my spirit absorbs their poison; God's terrors have been arranged just for me!

Lamentations 3:1-20

I am a man familiar with affliction under the rod of God's anger.

Genesis 17:1

When Abram was 99 years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and announced, "I am God Almighty. Live in constant awareness that I'm always with you, and be blameless.

Genesis 43:14

and may God Almighty cause the man to show compassion toward you. May he send all of you back, including your other brother and Benjamin. Now as for me, if I lose my children, I lose them."

Exodus 6:3

I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Almighty, and did I not reveal to them my name "LORD'?

Job 5:17

"Indeed, how blessed is the person whom God reproves! So never disrespect the discipline of the Almighty,

Job 11:7

"Can you search through God's complex things? Can you uncover the limits of the Almighty?

Job 19:6

then at least you must know that God has accused me of wrong, and trapped me with his net."

Psalm 73:14

For I suffer all day long and I am punished every morning.

Psalm 88:15

Since my youth I have been oppressed and in danger of death. I bear your dread and am overwhelmed.

Isaiah 38:13

I've been swept bare until morning; just like a lion, he breaks all my bones day and night you make an end of me.

Hebrews 12:11

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, for those who have been trained by it, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace.

Revelation 1:8

"I am the Alpha and the Omega," declares the Lord God, "the one who is, who was, and who is coming, the Almighty."

Revelation 21:22

I saw no temple in it, because the Lord God Almighty and the lamb are its temple.

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