Most Popular Bible Verses in Ruth 1
But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.
Now it came about in the days
Then Elimelech, Naomi’s husband, died; and she was left with her two sons.
Then she arose with her daughters-in-law that she might return from the land of Moab, for she had heard in the land of Moab that the Lord had
They took for themselves Moabite women as wives; the name of the one was Orpah and the name of the other Ruth. And they lived there about ten years.
And they said to her, “No, but we will surely return with you to your people.”
So she departed from the place where she was, and her two daughters-in-law with her; and they went on the way to return to the land of Judah.
And Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, “Go, return each of you to her mother’s house.
May the Lord grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband.” Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept.
And they lifted up their voices and wept again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her.
Return, my daughters! Go, for I am too old to have a husband. If I said I have hope, if I should even have a husband tonight and also bear sons,
But Naomi said, “Return, my daughters. Why should you go with me? Have I yet sons in my womb, that
would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; for it is
So Naomi returned, and with her Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, who returned from the land of Moab. And they came to Bethlehem at
Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may
Then she said, “Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her
So they both went until they came to Bethlehem. And when they had come to Bethlehem,
I went out full, but
The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife, Naomi; and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem in Judah. Now they