Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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.

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 And so they went both together until they came to Bethlehem. And when they were come to Bethlehem, it was noised through all the city, and the women said, "Is not this Naomi?" 20 But she said unto them, "Call me not Naomi: call me Mara, for the Almighty hath made me very bitter. 21 I went out full: but the LORD hath brought me home empty. Why should ye then call me Naomi: seeing the LORD hath humbled me, and the Almighty hath brought me unto adversity?"



Cross References

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the almighty are in me, whose indignation hath drunk up my spirit, and the terrible fears of God fight against me.

Lamentations 3:1-20

{Aleph} I am the man, that, through the rod of his wrath, have experience of misery.

Genesis 17:1

When Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to him saying, "I am the almighty God: walk before me and be uncorrupt.

Genesis 43:14

And God almighty give you mercy in the sight of the man and send you your other brother and also Benjamin, and I will be as a man robbed of his children."

Exodus 6:3

and I appeared unto Abraham, Isaac and Jacob an Almighty God: but in my name Jehovah was I not known unto them.

Job 5:17

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

Job 11:7

"Wilt thou find out God with thy seeking? Wilt thou attain to the perfectness of the Almighty?

Job 19:6

know this then: that it is God which hath handled me so violently, and hath compassed me about with his net.

Psalm 73:14

Wherefore should I be then punished daily, and be chastened every morning?"

Psalm 88:15

I am in misery, and like unto him that is at the point to die; even from my youth up, thy terrors have I suffered with a troubled mind.

Isaiah 38:13

I thought I would have lived unto the morrow, but he bruised my bones like a lion, and made an end of me in one day.

Hebrews 12:11

No manner chastising for the present time seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward it bringeth the quiet fruit of righteousness unto them which are therein exercised.

Revelation 1:8

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

Revelation 21:22

And there was no temple therein. For the Lord God almighty and the lamb are the temple of it.

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