Elimelech: God his king, a man of the tribe of Judah, of the family of the
Hezronites, and kinsman of Boaz, who dwelt in Bethlehem in the days
of the judges. In consequence of a great dearth he, with his wife
Naomi and his two sons, went to dwell in the land of Moab. There he
and his sons died
(Ruth 1:2,3; 2:1,3; 4:3,9) Naomi afterwards returned to
Palestine with her daughter Ruth.