11 Then they set out from Oboth and camped in Iye Abarim, in the wilderness that faces Moab(A) toward the sunrise.

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Balak Summons Balaam

22 Then the Israelites traveled to the plains of Moab(A) and camped along the Jordan(B) across from Jericho.(C)

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East of the Jordan in the territory of Moab,(A) Moses began to expound this law, saying:

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30 That day Moab(A) was made subject to Israel, and the land had peace(B) for eighty years.

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Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons

In the days when the judges ruled,[a](A) there was a famine in the land.(B) So a man from Bethlehem in Judah,(C) together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while(D) in the country of Moab.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Ruth 1:1 Traditionally judged

Naomi and Ruth Return to Bethlehem

When Naomi heard in Moab(A) that the Lord had come to the aid of his people(B) by providing food(C) for them, she and her daughters-in-law(D) prepared to return home from there.

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