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orpah in the Bible

forelock or fawn, a Moabitess, the wife of Chilion (Ruth 1:4; 4:10). On the death of her husband she accompanied Naomi, her mother-in-law, part of the way to Bethlehem, and then returned to Moab.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • After living there about ten years Naomi's sons died also, leaving orpah and Ruth widows, along with their widowed mother-in-law.

  • orpah is forgotten; she remained with her own people and died in obscurity.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
  • Ruth goes where affection and duty lead her; but for orpah too it may be claimed that in love and duty she goes back.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
  • The names of these two daughters-in-law were Ruth and orpah.

    The Children's Six Minutes Bruce S. Wright
  • Such an occasion came to Ruth and orpah when they reached the border of Moab.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
  • And orpah kissed her mother-in-law; but Ruth clave unto her.

  • And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and orpah kissed her mother-in-law; but Ruth clave unto her.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • They were too hard for her sister orpah; the consideration of them turned her back after she was set out.

  • This was the prayer of pious Naomi for Ruth and orpah, and is an appropriate prayer now in behalf of unmarried womanhood.

    The Wedding Ring T. De Witt Talmage
  • And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and orpah kissed her mother in law but Ruth cleave unto her.

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