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1:1 ruled, (a-12) Shaphat , lit. 'judged.' country (b-32) Lit. 'fields,' 'farmlands,' as ver. 6, and elsewhere. As 2 Kings 8:3 ,2 Kings 8:5 .
1:2 Elimelech, (c-8) Meaning, 'whose God is king.' Naomi, (d-15) Meaning, 'my pleasantness.'
1:20 Mara; (a-13) Meaning, 'bitter,' or 'bitterness.'
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Darby, John. "Commentary on Ruth 1". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/
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