And the name of the man was
Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was
And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging
unto Boaz, who was
of the kindred of Elimelech.
And he said unto the kinsman, Naomi, that is come again out of the country of Moab, selleth a parcel of land, which was
our brother Elimelech's:
And Boaz said unto the elders, and unto
all the people, Ye are
witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was
Elimelech's, and all that was
Chilion's and Mahlon's, of the hand of Naomi.