Mara

Mara (Mair´uh; Heb., “bitter”)

The name Naomi applied to herself to describe her fate (Ruth 1:19-21).

Ruth 1:19-21

19So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. When they came to Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of them; and the women said, “Is this ... View more

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