Ruth 1:2
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New International Version
The man's name was Elimelek, his wife's name was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. And they went to Moab and lived there.


New American Standard Bible
The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife, Naomi; and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem in Judah. Now they entered the land of Moab and remained there.


King James Bible
And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
The man's name was Elimelech, and his wife's name was Naomi. The names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. They entered the land of Moab and settled there.


International Standard Version
The man's name was Elimelech, his wife's name was Naomi, and their two sons were named Mahlon and Chilion—Ephrathites from Bethlehem of Judah. They journeyed to the country of Moab and lived there for some time.


American Standard Version
And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem-judah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.


Douay-Rheims Bible
He was named Elimelech, and his wife, Noemi: and his two sons, the one Mahalon, and the other Chelion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem Juda. And entering into the country of Moab, they abode there.


Darby Bible Translation
And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem-Judah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.


Young's Literal Translation
And the name of the man is Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites from Beth-Lehem-Judah; and they come into the fields of Moab, and are there.
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Context
Naomi is Widowed

1Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. 2And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there. 3And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons. 4And they took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they dwelled there about ten years. 5And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.
Cross References
Genesis 35:19
And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.


Judges 3:30
So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. And the land had rest fourscore years.


Judges 17:7
And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.


Ruth 1:3
And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.


Ruth 1:5
And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.


Ruth 2:1
And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.


Ruth 4:9
And Boaz said to the elders, and to all the people, You are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech's, and all that was Chilion's and Mahlon's, of the hand of Naomi.


Treasury of Scripture

And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.

Elimelech The Rabbins say that Elimelech was the son of Salmon, who married Rahab; and that Naomi was his niece.

Naomi

Ruth 1:1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land...

Mahlon It is imagined, and not without probability, that Mahlon and Chilion are the same with Joash and Saraph, mentioned in

1 Chronicles 4:22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who had the dominion in Moab, and Jashubilehem. And these are ancient things.

Ephrathites

Genesis 35:19 And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 1:1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu...

1 Samuel 17:12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons...

Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah...

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Strong's Concordance
And the name of the man [was] Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
Topical Bible
Bethlehem Beth-lehem Bethlehemjudah Bethlehem-judah Beth-lehem-judah Chilion Chil'ion Continued Elimelech Elim'elech Entered Ephrathites Eph'rathites Field Fields Judah Kilion Mahlon Moab Names Naomi Na'omi Sons Wife Wife's
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Ruth Chapter 1 Verse 2

Alphabetical: and Bethlehem Chilion Elimelech entered Ephrathites from his in Judah Kilion land lived Mahlon man man's Moab name names Naomi Now of remained sons The there They to two was went were wife wife's

OT History: Ruth 1:2 The name of the man was Elimelech (Ru Rut.)
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