1 0 1 15 15 1:15 To her gods, etc: Noemi did not mean to persuade Ruth to return to the false gods she had formerly worshipped: but by this manner of speech, insinuated to her, that if she would go with her, she must renounce her false gods and return to the Lord the God of Israel. 1 15 1 15 15 1:17 The Lord do so and so, etc: A form of swearing usual in the history of the Old Testament, by which the person wished such and such evils to fall upon them, if they did not do what they said. 1 17 1 15 15 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8 THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims: ru 1:15

THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

Notes on Book of Ruth (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

1:15 To her gods, etc: Noemi did not mean to persuade Ruth to return to the false gods she had formerly worshipped: but by this manner of speech, insinuated to her, that if she would go with her, she must renounce her false gods and return to the Lord the God of Israel.



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