Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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.

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

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 they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and they said, Is this Naomi? 20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me. 21 I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?



Cross References

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

Lamentations 3:1-20

I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

Genesis 17:1

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

Genesis 43:14

And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.

Exodus 6:3

And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

Job 5:17

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

Job 11:7

Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection?

Job 19:6

Know now that God hath overthrown me, and hath compassed me with his net.

Psalm 73:14

For all the day long have I 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 distracted.

Isaiah 38:13

I reckoned till morning, that, as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day even to night wilt thou make an end of me.

Hebrews 12:11

Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

Revelation 1:8

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 21:22

And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.

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