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Ruth 1:17

    Ruth 1:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Where you die, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part you and me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: Jehovah do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Wherever death comes to you, death will come to me, and there will be my last resting-place; the Lord do so to me and more if we are parted by anything but death.

    Webster's Revision

    where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: Jehovah do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.

    World English Bible

    where you die, will I die, and there will I be buried. Yahweh do so to me, and more also, if anything but death part you and me."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.

    Definitions for Ruth 1:17

    Ought - Any one; any thing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ruth 1:17

    The Lord do so to me, and more - May he inflict any of those punishments on me, and any worse punishment, if I part from thee till death. And it appears that she was true to her engagement; for Naomi was nourished in the house of Boaz in her old age, and became the fosterer and nurse of their son Obed, Ruth 4:15, Ruth 4:16.

    Wesley's Notes on Ruth 1:17

    1:17 There will I be buried - Not desiring to have so much as her dead body carried back into the land of Moab: but Naomi and she having joined souls, she desires they may mingle dust, in hopes of rising together, and remaining together for ever.