Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

I went out full, and Jehovah has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since Jehovah has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?

New American Standard Bible

I went out full, but the Lord has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the Lord has witnessed against me and the Almighty has afflicted me?”

King James Version

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?

Holman Bible

I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the Lord has pronounced judgment on me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?”

International Standard Version

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."

A Conservative Version

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?

American Standard Version

I went out full, and Jehovah hath brought me home again empty; why call ye me Naomi, seeing Jehovah hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?

Amplified

I left full [with a husband and two sons], but the Lord has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi, since the Lord has testified against me and the Almighty has afflicted me?”

Bible in Basic English

I went out full, and the Lord has sent me back again with nothing; why do you give me the name Naomi, seeing that the Lord has given witness against me, and the Ruler of all has sent sorrow on me?

Darby Translation

I went out full, and Jehovah has brought me home again empty. Why do ye call me Naomi, seeing Jehovah has brought me low, and the Almighty has afflicted me?

Julia Smith Translation

I went away full, and Jehovah turned me back empty; wherefore will ye call to me Naomi, and Jehovah humbled me, and the Almighty did evil to me?

King James 2000

I went out full, and the LORD has brought me home again empty: why then call you me Naomi, seeing the LORD has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?

Lexham Expanded Bible

I went [away] full, but Yahweh brought me back empty-handed! Why call me Naomi {when Yahweh has testified against me} and Shaddai has brought calamity upon me?"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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?"

NET Bible

I left here full, but the Lord has caused me to return empty-handed. Why do you call me 'Naomi,' seeing that the Lord has opposed me, and the Sovereign One has caused me to suffer?"

New Heart English Bible

I went out full, and the LORD has brought me home again empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the LORD has testified against me, and Shaddai has afflicted me?"

The Emphasized Bible

I was full when I departed, but, empty, am I brought back of Yahweh, - wherefore should ye call me Naomi, when, Yahweh, hath given answer against me, and, the Almighty, hath crushed me?

Webster

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?

World English Bible

I went out full, and Yahweh has brought me home again empty; why do you call me Naomi, since Yahweh has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?"

Youngs Literal Translation

I went out full, and empty hath Jehovah brought me back, why do ye call me Naomi, and Jehovah hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath done evil to me?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I went out
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 63

and the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

ריקם 
Reyqam 
Usage: 16

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

ye me Naomi
נעמי 
No`omiy 
Usage: 21

seeing the Lord

Usage: 0

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

against me, and the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Naomi Arrives In Bethlehem

20 And she said to them, Do not call me Naomi, call me Mara. For the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me. 21 I went out full, and Jehovah has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since Jehovah has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me? 22 And Naomi returned; and Ruth, who was of Moab, her daughter-in-law, was with her, returning out of the fields of Moab. And they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest.



Cross References

Job 1:21

And he said, I came naked out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. Jehovah gave, and Jehovah has taken away. Blessed be the name of Jehovah.

1 Samuel 2:7-8

Jehovah takes away, and He gives riches; He brings low; yea, He lifts up high.

Job 10:17

You renew Your witnesses against me, and increase Your anger on me; changes and warfare are against me.

Job 13:26

For You write bitter things against me, and make me to possess the sins of my youth.

Job 16:8

And You have plucked me, for it is a witness, and my failure rises up against me, and it answers to my face.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near you to judgment. And I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those who extort from the hired laborer's wages, and turning away the widow, and the orphan, the alien, and not fearing Me, says Jehovah of Hosts.

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