Ruth 1:5
New International Version
both Mahlon and Kilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two sons and her husband.

New Living Translation
both Mahlon and Kilion died. This left Naomi alone, without her two sons or her husband.

English Standard Version
and both Mahlon and Chilion died, so that the woman was left without her two sons and her husband.

Berean Study Bible
both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two sons and without her husband.

New American Standard Bible
Then both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and the woman was bereft of her two children and her husband.

King James Bible
And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.

Christian Standard Bible
both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two children and without her husband.

Contemporary English Version
Mahlon and Chilion also died. Now Naomi had no husband or sons.

Good News Translation
Mahlon and Chilion also died, and Naomi was left all alone, without husband or sons.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two children and without her husband.

International Standard Version
both Mahlon and Chilion died, leaving Naomi alone with neither her husband nor her two sons.

NET Bible
Then Naomi's two sons, Mahlon and Kilion, also died. So the woman was left all alone--bereaved of her two children as well as her husband!

New Heart English Bible
Mahlon and Kilion both died, and the woman was bereaved of her two children and of her husband.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then both Mahlon and Chilion died as well. So Naomi was left alone, without her two sons or her husband.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Mahlon and Chilion died both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.

New American Standard 1977
Then both Mahlon and Chilion also died; and the woman was bereft of her two children and her husband.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Mahlon and Chilion both died also; and the woman was left without her two sons and her husband.

King James 2000 Bible
And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left without her two sons and her husband.

American King James Version
And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.

American Standard Version
And Mahlon and Chilion died both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And both Maalon and Chelaion died also; and the woman was left of her husband and her two sons.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they both died, to wit, Mahalon and Chelion: and the woman was left alone, having lost both her sons and her husband.

Darby Bible Translation
And Mahlon and Chilion died also, both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.

English Revised Version
And Mahlon and Chilion died both of them; and the woman was left of her two children and of her husband.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left by her two sons and her husband.

World English Bible
Mahlon and Chilion both died, and the woman was bereaved of her two children and of her husband.

Young's Literal Translation
And they die also, both of them -- Mahlon and Chilion -- and the woman is left of her two children and of her husband.
Study Bible
Naomi Becomes a Widow
4who took Moabite women as their wives, one named Orpah and the other named Ruth. And after they had lived in Moab about ten years, 5both Mahlon and Chilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two sons and without her husband.
Cross References
Ruth 1:2
The man's name was Elimelech, his wife's name was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah, and they entered the land of Moab and settled there.

Ruth 1:4
who took Moabite women as their wives, one named Orpah and the other named Ruth. And after they had lived in Moab about ten years,

Ruth 1:6
When Naomi heard in Moab that the LORD had attended to His people by providing them with food, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to leave the land of Moab.

Treasury of Scripture

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

A.

Deuteronomy 32:29
O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Psalm 89:30-32
If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments; …

Jeremiah 2:19
Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

and the woman

Isaiah 49:21
Then shalt thou say in thine heart, Who hath begotten me these, seeing I have lost my children, and am desolate, a captive, and removing to and fro? and who hath brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where had they been?

Matthew 22:25-27
Now there were with us seven brethren: and the first, when he had married a wife, deceased, and, having no issue, left his wife unto his brother: …

Luke 7:12
Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.







Lexicon
both
שְׁנֵיהֶ֖ם (šə·nê·hem)
Number - mdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

Mahlon
מַחְל֣וֹן (maḥ·lō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4248: Mahlon -- the first husband of Ruth

and Chilion
וְכִלְי֑וֹן (wə·ḵil·yō·wn)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3630: Chilion -- a son of Naomi

also
גַם־ (ḡam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

died,
וַיָּמ֥וּתוּ (way·yā·mū·ṯū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

and Naomi
הָֽאִשָּׁ֔ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

was left
וַתִּשָּׁאֵר֙ (wat·tiš·šā·’êr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7604: To swell up, be, redundant

without her two
מִשְּׁנֵ֥י (miš·šə·nê)
Preposition-m | Number - mdc
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

sons
יְלָדֶ֖יהָ (yə·lā·ḏe·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3206: Something born, a lad, offspring

and without her husband.
וּמֵאִישָֽׁהּ׃ (ū·mê·’î·šāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person
(5) And they died.--Clearly as quite young men. It is not for us to say how far those are right who see in the death of Elimelech and his sons God's punishment for the disregard of His law. Thus Naomi is left alone, as one on whom comes suddenly the loss of children and widowhood.

Verse 5. - And, to make a long story short, Machlon and Chillon died also both of them. "Like green apples," says Fuller, "cudgelled off the tree." But why "cudgelled?" There is no evidence in the text of Divine displeasure, and the Christian expositor, when going beyond the text in quest of principles, should not forget the tower of Siloam, and the victims of Pilate s bloodthirstiness (see Luke 13:1-5). And the woman was left of her two children and of her husband. That is, "of her two children as well as of her husband." She became as it were their relict too. She remained behind after they had gone on before. If all sentiment were to be taken out of the expression, it might then be simply said, in very commonplace prose, she survived them. Poor woman! "Of the two sexes," says Fuller, "the woman is the weaker; of women, old women are most feeble; of old women, widows most woeful; of widows, those that are poor, their plight most pitiful; of poor widows, those who want children, their case most doleful; of widows that want children, those that once had them, and after lost them, their estate most desolate; of widows that have had children, those that are strangers in a foreign country, their condition most comfortless. Yet all these met together in Naomi, as in the center of sorrow, to make the measure of her misery pressed down, shaken together, running over. I conclude, therefore, many men have had affliction - none like Job; many women have had tribulation - none like Naomi."

CHAPTER 1:6-14. 1:1-5 Elimelech's care to provide for his family, was not to be blamed; but his removal into the country of Moab could not be justified. And the removal ended in the wasting of his family. It is folly to think of escaping that cross, which, being laid in our way, we ought to take up. Changing our place seldom is mending it. Those who bring young people into bad acquaintance, and take them out of the way of public ordinances, thought they may think them well-principled, and armed against temptation, know not what will be the end. It does not appear that the women the sons of Elimelech married, were proselyted to the Jewish religion. Earthly trials or enjoyments are of short continuance. Death continually removes those of every age and situation, and mars all our outward comforts: we cannot too strongly prefer those advantages which shall last for ever.
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