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Ruth 1 [Full Chapter]
[ A Family Tragedy: Famine and Death ] During the time of the judges there was a famine in the land of Judah. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah went to live as a resident foreigner in the region of Moab, along with his wife and two sons. (Now the man’s name was Elimelech, his wife was Naomi, and his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. They were of the clan of Ephrath from Bethlehem in Judah.) They entered the region of Moab and settled there. Sometime later Naomi’s husband Elimelech died, so she and her two sons were left alone. ...

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So the two of them journeyed together until they arrived in Bethlehem. [ Naomi and Ruth Arrive in Bethlehem ] When they entered Bethlehem, the whole village was excited about their arrival. The women of the village said, “Can this be Naomi?”
So Boaz said to Ruth, “Listen carefully, my dear! Do not leave to gather grain in another field. You need not go beyond the limits of this field. You may go along beside my female workers.
Her mother-in-law asked her, “Where did you gather grain today? Where did you work? May the one who took notice of you be rewarded!” So Ruth told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked. She said, “The name of the man with whom I worked today is Boaz.”
Naomi then said to her daughter-in-law Ruth, “It is good, my daughter, that you should go out to work with his female servants. That way you will not be harmed, which could happen in another field.”
When Boaz had finished his meal and was feeling satisfied, he lay down to sleep at the far end of the grain heap. Then Ruth crept up quietly, uncovered his legs, and lay down beside him.
and she returned to her mother-in-law. [ Ruth Returns to Naomi ] When Ruth returned to her mother-in-law, Naomi asked, “How did things turn out for you, my daughter?” Ruth told her about all the man had done for her.
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23 topical index results for “ruth”

BENEDICTIONS » INSTANCES OF » By Naomi, upon Ruth and Orpah (Ruth 1:8,9)
BENEDICTIONS » INSTANCES OF » By the people, upon Ruth (Ruth 4:11,12)
GLEANING » INSTANCES OF » Ruth in the field of Boaz (Ruth 2:2,3)
IMPRECATION » INSTANCES OF » Ruth (Ruth 1:17)
JOY » INSTANCES OF » Of Naomi, when Boaz showed kindness to Ruth (Ruth 2:20;4:14)
LOVE » INSTANCES OF » Naomi, Ruth, and Boaz (Ruth 1;;)
LOVERS » INSTANCES OF » Boaz for Ruth (Ruth 2;;)
NAOMI » The mother-in-law of Ruth (Ruth 1;;;)