15Naomi4 then said, aLook, your sisterinlaw5 has started back6 to her people and her god.7 Follow your sisterinlaw back home.a8 16But Ruth replied, aDo not pressure me9 to desert you, to give up following you.10 For where you go, I will go, too; and where you lodge, I will lodge, too. ... 14a, weeping led to the farewell kiss. The net effect is artistically to bracket the entire emotional episode (vv. 9a14) .
|Title||:||The Book of Ruth|
|Author||:||Robert L. Hubbard, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing -|