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Date: About 50 B.C.
Location: Qumran Cave 4
Contents: Ruth 1:1-12
the days when the judges judged, there was a famine in the land. A certain man
of Bethlehem Judah went to live in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and
his two sons.
2 The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife
Naomi. The names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of
Bethlehem Judah. They came into the country of Moab and
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