Ruth 1 Commentary

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Ruth 1:1-5

Elimelech moved his family to Moab due to a famine, while there he and his sons died leaving their widows behind.

Ruth 1:6-14

Naomi tells her daughters-in-law to return to their home so that they may find Moabite husbands. Orpah leaves but Ruth stays.

Ruth 1:15-22

Ruth commits to following Naomi wherever she goes and following her God. She returns to Bethlehem with Naomi.