Bible: Ruth 1:1-2

A Family Tragedy: Famine and Death

1:1 During the time of the judges 1  there was a famine in the land of Judah. 2  So a man from Bethlehem 3  in Judah went to live as a resident foreigner 4  in the region of Moab, along with his wife and two sons. 5  1:2 (Now the man’s name was Elimelech, 6  his wife was Naomi, 7  and his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. 8  They were of the clan of Ephrath 9  from Bethlehem in Judah.) They entered the region of Moab and settled there. 10 

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