complete verse (Ruth 1:22)

Following are a number of back-translations of Ruth 1:22:

  • Noongar: “So Naomi returned from Moab. Ruth of Moab, her son’s wife, she accompanied her. They returned to Bethlehem at the time people were harvesting the wheat.” (Source: Bardip Ruth-Ang 2020)
  • Eastern Bru: “So Naomi returned to her own country. And Ruth, her daughter-in-law returned with her also. Ruth was a Moabite. The two of them arrived in Bethlehem at the time when they were just starting to harvest grain from the fields in that country.” (Source: Bru Back Translation)
  • Hiligaynon: “The harvest-season for barley was-just beginning when Noemi arrived in Betlehem with her daughter-in-law Ruth the Moabnon.” (Source: Hiligaynon Back Translation)
  • English: “That summarizes the account of Naomi returning home along with her daughter-in-law Ruth, the woman from Moab. And it happened that when they arrived in Bethlehem, the barley grain harvest was just beginning.” (Source: Translation for Translators)