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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Naomi

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("sweetness".) Mother-in-law of Ruth. Ruth 1:20-21; "call me not Naomi, call me Mara ("bitterness"), for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me." Elimelech's wife; lost her two sons and husband in Moab. (See BOAZ.) Ruth her daughter in law returned with her to Israel, and married Boaz. (See RUTH.)


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Naomi'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/n/naomi.html. 1949.

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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