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In the Bible, the mother-in-law of Ruth.


(Bible) Old Testament the mother-in-law of Ruth (Ruth 1:2). Douay spelling: Noemi


(neɪˈoʊ mi)

the mother-in-law of Ruth. Ruth 1.
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Noun1.Naomi - the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old TestamentNaomi - the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament


[ˈneɪəmɪ] NNaomi
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