Naomi, na-o-MEE, נָעֳמִי
Naomi_(biblical_figure) (Wikipedia)
Ruth swearing to Naomi by Jan Victors, 1653
Naomi entreating Ruth and Orpah to return to the land of Moab, by William Blake

Naomi (

/nˈmi, -m, ˈnˌm, -ˌmi/


נָעֳמִי‬} Standard Hebrew Noʻomi, Tiberian Hebrew nåʿå̆mī) is Ruth's mother-in-law in the Old Testament Book of Ruth. The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means "good, pleasant, lovely, winsome."

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