Ruth 1:20
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English Standard Version
She said to them, “Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

King James Bible
And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

American Standard Version
And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But she said to them: Call me not Noemi, (that is, beautiful,) but call me Mara, (that is, bitter,) for the Almighty hath quite filled me with bitterness.

English Revised Version
And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she said to them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

Ruth 1:20 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

At these dissuasive words the daughters-in-law broke out into loud weeping again (תּשּׂנה with the א dropped for תּשּׂאנה, Ruth 1:9), and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, and took leave of her to return to her mother's house; but Ruth clung to her (דּבק as in Genesis 2:24), forsaking her father and mother to go with Naomi into the land of Judah (vid., Ruth 2:11).

Ruth 1:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Naomi. that is, Pleasant
Mara. that is, Bitter
the Almighty

Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me...

Genesis 43:14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children...

Job 5:17 Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects: therefore despise not you the chastening of the Almighty:

Job 11:7 Can you by searching find out God? can you find out the Almighty to perfection?

Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, said the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 21:22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.

dealt

Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinks up my spirit...

Job 19:6 Know now that God has overthrown me, and has compassed me with his net.

Psalm 73:14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.

Psalm 88:15 I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted.

Isaiah 38:13 I reckoned till morning, that, as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day even to night will you make an end of me.

Lamentations 3:1-20 I AM the man that has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath...

Hebrews 12:11 Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous...

Cross References
Exodus 6:3
I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but by my name the LORD I did not make myself known to them.

Exodus 15:23
When they came to Marah, they could not drink the water of Marah because it was bitter; therefore it was named Marah.

Job 6:4
For the arrows of the Almighty are in me; my spirit drinks their poison; the terrors of God are arrayed against me.

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