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elimelech

elimelech in the Bible

God his king, a man of the tribe of Judah, of the family of the Hezronites, and kinsman of Boaz, who dwelt in Bethlehem in the days of the judges. In consequence of a great dearth he, with his wife Naomi and his two sons, went to dwell in the land of Moab. There he and his sons died (Ruth 1:2,3; 2:1,3; 4:3,9). Naomi afterwards returned to Palestine with her daughter Ruth.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • And elimelech the husband of Noemi died: and she remained with her sons.

  • And elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • For Naomi's sake and for elimelech's as well as her own he craves divine protection and reward for the daughter of Moab.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
  • And it happened that the owner of that field was Booz, who was of the kindred of elimelech.

  • And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of elimelech; and his name was Boaz.

  • After they had been living in Moab for some time, elimelech died, and Naomi was left with her two sons.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • There they stayed ten years, and in that time elimelech died.

    The Wonder Book of Bible Stories Compiled by Logan Marshall
  • Now Naomi was related through her husband to Boaz, a very wealthy man of the family of elimelech.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • During the absence of the family, the parcel of land which had been possessed by elimelech had passed into the hands of strangers.

    Woman: Man's Equal Thomas Webster
  • And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a man of great wealth, of the family of elimelech; and his name was Boaz.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

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