Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




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

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.

I was some time in wealth, but suddenly hath he brought me to naught. He hath taken me by the neck, he hath rent me, and set me, as it were a mark for him to shoot at.

Thou hast brought us into captivity, and laid trouble upon our loins.

For we consume away in thy displeasure, and are afraid at thy wrathful indignation.

I eat ashes with my bread, and mingle my drink with weeping, and that because of thine indignation and wrath; for thou hast taken me up, and cast me down.

"Thou son of man, behold, I take away the pleasure of thine eyes with a plague: yet shalt thou neither mourn, nor weep, nor water thy cheeks therefore.



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

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.

I was some time in wealth, but suddenly hath he brought me to naught. He hath taken me by the neck, he hath rent me, and set me, as it were a mark for him to shoot at.

Thou hast brought us into captivity, and laid trouble upon our loins.

For we consume away in thy displeasure, and are afraid at thy wrathful indignation.

I eat ashes with my bread, and mingle my drink with weeping, and that because of thine indignation and wrath; for thou hast taken me up, and cast me down.

"Thou son of man, behold, I take away the pleasure of thine eyes with a plague: yet shalt thou neither mourn, nor weep, nor water thy cheeks therefore.


And Elimelech, Naomi's husband, died; and she remained with her two sons

Mahlon and Chilion died also; even both two of them, so that the wife was left desolate of her two sons and of her husband thereto.

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


And the king was moved and went up to a chamber over the gate and wept. And as he went thus he said, "My son Absalom, my son, my son, my son Absalom, would to God I had died for thee Absalom, my son, my son."

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

and then died in a head-city called Hebron in the land of Canaan. Then Abraham came to mourn Sara and to weep for her.

And the people came to Bethel and abode there till evening, before God, and lifted up their voices and wept sore,

Then came all his sons and all his daughters to comfort him. And he would not be comforted, but said, "I will go down into the grave unto my son, mourning." And thus his father wept for him.


When Jesus saw her weep, and the Jews also weep, which came with her; He groaned in the spirit, and was troubled in himself,

Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: And as she wept, she bowed herself into the sepulchre

Peter arose and came with them: And when he was come, they brought him into the chamber, and all the widows stood round about him weeping and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made while she was with them.

Then Job stood up, and rent his clothes, shaved his head, fell down upon the ground, and worshipped,

And he said, "My son shall not go down with you. For his brother is dead, and he is left alone. Moreover, some misfortune might happen upon him by the way which ye go. And so should ye bring my gray head with sorrow unto the grave."


And the king was moved and went up to a chamber over the gate and wept. And as he went thus he said, "My son Absalom, my son, my son, my son Absalom, would to God I had died for thee Absalom, my son, my son."

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

and then died in a head-city called Hebron in the land of Canaan. Then Abraham came to mourn Sara and to weep for her.

And the people came to Bethel and abode there till evening, before God, and lifted up their voices and wept sore,

Then came all his sons and all his daughters to comfort him. And he would not be comforted, but said, "I will go down into the grave unto my son, mourning." And thus his father wept for him.


When Jesus saw her weep, and the Jews also weep, which came with her; He groaned in the spirit, and was troubled in himself,

Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: And as she wept, she bowed herself into the sepulchre

Peter arose and came with them: And when he was come, they brought him into the chamber, and all the widows stood round about him weeping and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made while she was with them.

Then Job stood up, and rent his clothes, shaved his head, fell down upon the ground, and worshipped,

And he said, "My son shall not go down with you. For his brother is dead, and he is left alone. Moreover, some misfortune might happen upon him by the way which ye go. And so should ye bring my gray head with sorrow unto the grave."



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

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.

I was some time in wealth, but suddenly hath he brought me to naught. He hath taken me by the neck, he hath rent me, and set me, as it were a mark for him to shoot at.

Thou hast brought us into captivity, and laid trouble upon our loins.

For we consume away in thy displeasure, and are afraid at thy wrathful indignation.

I eat ashes with my bread, and mingle my drink with weeping, and that because of thine indignation and wrath; for thou hast taken me up, and cast me down.

"Thou son of man, behold, I take away the pleasure of thine eyes with a plague: yet shalt thou neither mourn, nor weep, nor water thy cheeks therefore.


which took them wives of the nations of the Moabites: the one's name Orpah and the other's Ruth. And when they had dwelled there about a ten years,

Therewith they cried and wept again. Howbeit, Orpah kissed her mother-in-law but Ruth abode still by her. Then she said, "See, thy sister-in-law is gone back again unto her people and unto her god: return thou after her." But Ruth said, "Entreat me not to leave thee, and to return from after thee. For whither thou goest, I will go. And where thou dwellest, there I will dwell. Thy people are my people, and thy God is my God. read more.
Where thou diest, I will die, and there will be buried. The LORD do so and so to me, except that death only depart thee and me asunder." When she saw that she would needs go with her, she left speaking unto her. 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?" But she said unto them, "Call me not Naomi: call me Mara, for the Almighty hath made me very bitter. 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?" And the time when Naomi with Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, returned out of the country of Moab and came to Bethlehem was in the beginning of barley harvest.