|NET © Notes||
1 tn Heb “said.” For stylistic reasons the present translation employs “replied” here.
2 tn The third person feminine plural form of the pronominal suffix indicates the women of the village (see v. 19) are the addressees.
3 sn The name Naomi means “pleasant.”
4 sn The name Mara means “bitter.”
6 tn Or “caused me to be very bitter”; NAB “has made it very bitter for me.”