Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

"For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me.

"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.

You brought us into the net; You laid an oppressive burden upon our loins.

For we have been consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.

For I have eaten ashes like bread And mingled my drink with weeping Because of Your indignation and Your wrath, For You have lifted me up and cast me away.

"Son of man, behold, I am about to take from you the desire of your eyes with a blow; but you shall not mourn and you shall not weep, and your tears shall not come.



She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

"For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me.

"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.

You brought us into the net; You laid an oppressive burden upon our loins.

For we have been consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.

For I have eaten ashes like bread And mingled my drink with weeping Because of Your indignation and Your wrath, For You have lifted me up and cast me away.

"Son of man, behold, I am about to take from you the desire of your eyes with a blow; but you shall not mourn and you shall not weep, and your tears shall not come.


Then Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died; and she was left with her two sons.

Then both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and the woman was bereft of her two children and her husband.

She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me. "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?"


The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

So the people came to Bethel and sat there before God until evening, and lifted up their voices and wept bitterly.

Then all his sons and all his daughters arose to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. And he said, "Surely I will go down to Sheol in mourning for my son." So his father wept for him.


When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled,

But Mary was standing outside the tomb weeping; and so, as she wept, she stooped and looked into the tomb;

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.

But Jacob said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left If harm should befall him on the journey you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."


The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

So the people came to Bethel and sat there before God until evening, and lifted up their voices and wept bitterly.

Then all his sons and all his daughters arose to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. And he said, "Surely I will go down to Sheol in mourning for my son." So his father wept for him.


When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled,

But Mary was standing outside the tomb weeping; and so, as she wept, she stooped and looked into the tomb;

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped.

But Jacob said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left If harm should befall him on the journey you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."



She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

"For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me.

"I was at ease, but He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His target.

You brought us into the net; You laid an oppressive burden upon our loins.

For we have been consumed by Your anger And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.

For I have eaten ashes like bread And mingled my drink with weeping Because of Your indignation and Your wrath, For You have lifted me up and cast me away.

"Son of man, behold, I am about to take from you the desire of your eyes with a blow; but you shall not mourn and you shall not weep, and your tears shall not come.


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 lifted up their voices and wept again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her. Then she said, "Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her gods; return after your sister-in-law." 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. read more.
"Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the LORD do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me." When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her. So they both went until they came to Bethlehem. And when they had come to Bethlehem, all the city was stirred because of them, and the women said, "Is this Naomi?" She said to them, "Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me. "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?" 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 the beginning of barley harvest.