Ruth 1:18
New International Version
When Naomi realized that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped urging her.

New Living Translation
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she said nothing more.

English Standard Version
And when Naomi saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more.

Berean Standard Bible
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped trying to persuade her.

King James Bible
When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her.

New King James Version
When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she stopped speaking to her.

New American Standard Bible
When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she stopped speaking to her about it.

NASB 1995
When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.

NASB 1977
When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.

Amplified Bible
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she said nothing more.

Christian Standard Bible
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped talking to her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped trying to persuade her.

American Standard Version
And when she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking unto her.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But when Namei saw that truly she was determined to go with her, she ceased from telling her to go

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Noemin seeing that she was determined to go with her, ceased to speak to her any more.

Contemporary English Version
When Naomi saw that Ruth had made up her mind to go with her, she stopped urging her to go back.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Noemi, seeing that Ruth was steadfastly determined to go with her, would not be against it, nor persuade her any more to return to her friends:

Good News Translation
When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she said nothing more.

International Standard Version
When Naomi observed Ruth's determination to travel with her, she ended the conversation.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking unto her.

Literal Standard Version
And she sees that she is strengthening herself to go with her, and she ceases to speak to her;

New American Bible
Naomi then ceased to urge her, for she saw she was determined to go with her.

NET Bible
When Naomi realized that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped trying to dissuade her.

New Revised Standard Version
When Naomi saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more to her.

New Heart English Bible
When she saw that she was steadfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking to her.

World English Bible
When she saw that she was steadfastly minded to go with her, she left off speaking to her.

Young's Literal Translation
And she seeth that she is strengthening herself to go with her, and she ceaseth to speak unto her;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ruth's Loyalty to Naomi
17Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD punish me, and ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me.” 18When Naomi saw that Ruth was determined to go with her, she stopped trying to persuade her.

Cross References
Acts 21:14
When he would not be dissuaded, we fell silent and said, "The Lord's will be done."

Ruth 1:19
So Naomi and Ruth traveled until they came to Bethlehem. When they entered Bethlehem, the whole city was stirred because of them, and the women of the city exclaimed, "Can this be Naomi?"


Treasury of Scripture

When she saw that she was steadfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking to her.

When

Acts 21:14
And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.

Acts 2:42
And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Ephesians 6:10
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.











Verse 18. - And she perceived. In our idiom we should have introduced the proper name, "And Naomi perceived." That she was determined to go with her. She saw that Ruth was fixed in her resolution. And she left off speaking to her. She "gave in." Ruth, as Fuller has it, was "a fixed star."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When Naomi saw
וַתֵּ֕רֶא (wat·tê·re)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

that
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

Ruth
הִ֖יא (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

was determined
מִתְאַמֶּ֥צֶת (miṯ·’am·me·ṣeṯ)
Verb - Hitpael - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 553: To be stout, strong, bold, alert

to go
לָלֶ֣כֶת (lā·le·ḵeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

with her,
אִתָּ֑הּ (’it·tāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

she stopped
וַתֶּחְדַּ֖ל (wat·teḥ·dal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 2308: To be flabby, desist, be lacking, idle

trying to persuade her.
לְדַבֵּ֥ר (lə·ḏab·bêr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue


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