complete verse (Ruth 1:1)

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

  • Twi: “In the days that judges judged, famine came upon the land. And a man from Bethlehem in Judah went to Moab to settle there as a foreigner, he went with his wife and two sons.”
  • Akan: “In the days of the Leaders, famine came upon the land of Judah. And a man from Bethlehem in Judah went to Moab to settle there as a foreigner, he went with his wife and two sons.”
  • Fanti: “And it came to pass that in the days that judges judged, famine came upon the land. And a man from Bethlehem in Judah went to Moab to settle there, he went with his wife and two sons.” (Source: Isaac Boaheng in The Bible Translator 2021, p. 313ff.)