New International Version
20 “Don’t call me Naomi,[a]” she told them. “Call me Mara,[b] because the Almighty[c](A) has made my life very bitter.(B) 21 I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty.(C) Why call me Naomi? The Lord has afflicted[d] me;(D) the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me.”
King James Version
20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
21 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?Read full chapter