Bible: Ruth 1:12-14

1:12 Go back home, my daughters! For I am too old to get married again. 1  Even if I thought that there was hope that I could get married tonight and conceive sons, 2  1:13 surely you would not want to wait until they were old enough to marry! 3  Surely you would not remain unmarried all that time! 4  No, 5  my daughters, you must not return with me. 6  For my intense suffering 7  is too much for you to bear. 8  For the Lord is afflicting me! 9 

1:14 Again they wept loudly. 10  Then Orpah kissed her mother-in-law goodbye, 11  but Ruth 12  clung tightly to her. 13 

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