16 But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you(A) or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go,(B) and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people(C) and your God my God.(D)

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12 May the Lord repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the Lord,(A) the God of Israel,(B) under whose wings(C) you have come to take refuge.(D)

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21 Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver(A) between two opinions? If the Lord(B) is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.”

But the people said nothing.

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18 But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.(A)

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