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HONORING Our Blushing Fathers and Life Bearing Mothers (Sabbath Bible Study 8-1(2017)

Sabbath Bible Study

   8-1

(2017)

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Genesis Roots of the Organic Law

of the

5th Commandment

HONORING

Our Blushing Fathers and Our Life Bearing Mothers

Will Bless the Earth YHWH Gives Us.

It is a studied opinion that the book of Genesis as we speak of it’s finished work today was originally able to be distinguished in it’s different parts by keeping track of the points where theses books are mentioned by use of the word of Generations.

The beginning of the synopsis of all creation thus:

Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

The next section of the details of Generation is seen in

Gen 2:4 These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created

The text speaks plainly about the placement of Gen_2:5-6 as with in the 6th creation day as the prior verse tells us “in the DAY that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens, AND every plant of the field before it was in the earth, AND every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, AND there was not a ADaM to till the ground.”

Seemingly it is not until ADaM awoke from his deep sleep that the 7th day occurs, as all creative function plainly attributed to the 6th day creation of all souls or creatures occurs, this including ADaM among them.

With in the out line or synopsis of Genesis 1 let us reflect upon the details of YHWH God’s reasoning as expressed to why He purposed to Generate or Create the race of ADaM upon the Earth:

1st To be a Father: when God speaks of Adam he says Let us make ADaM in our own Image, after our Likeness a phrase which is Echoed through out the scripture when speaking of Men bearing sons as plainly seen in the birth of Adam the patriarchs son Seth whom he begat in his own likeness, after his image… Gen_5:3

2nd The Father sought to give the son an inheritance which he created with his own hands and had worked for as seen in the statement “Let them have dominion..” over his creation

3rd the Father sought to bless His children for maintaining the order of fruitfulness and multiplicity as the means by which ADaM would subdue the earth.

These are the governing Organic principles of why ADaM is on the earth, and they are dictated by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit in this order and according to this precise wording. All relevance to any son of man or correctly son of ADaM to his purpose in life is contained in this small section of Holy writ, the very Genesis of God’s Law, that is why I call it Organic. It is the most elementary of reasons for every Law and Word God has ever given on any particular subject mentioned by God Almighty and every intention of the heart or mind of man.

When dealing with the race of men called ADaM it is of necessity to remember the book that has taught and continues to reveal the History of this race and the specific man named ADaM, as all other places in the bible Genesis 1:26 is a selection from among the living creatures or also translated in English living souls: In Hebrew both term are NePeSh HeYEh, which simply refers to a Breathing Life, the term is applied to all creatures that breath and live, including men, which when dealing with men our translators chose to use the term living soul. It is thus sustained that in reflection now upon the aspects of ADaM’s Genesis as further specified in the detail of Gen_2:7-15 the specific selection YHWH God has made in His creation of Living Souls, and as to who he will name His children, after His Likeness and after His Image, a likeness and Image which can not mearly be reduced to sight and senses, but must also encompass Spiritual as it is evident that God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. Joh_4:24″

Yet in Gen_2:16 the LXX clearly helps us understand the Hebrew and English as it uses the name Adam distinctly for the first time. This fact is used as indication of where the individual who has the name Adam is chosen out of the created race of ADaM (Eh’ADaM). It is important to keep focused, as Adam was created as head of the people, and it is he who was the recorded progenitor of the Paternal line of our Lord and Savior. This fact of selection is important as well as it explains who Adam’s children married as to not violate the Eternal law’s which prohibit incest (Lev_18:1-17, Lev_19:9-24), which is due to this lack of information the normal explanation of Adam’s procreation. 

Below is a list where the LXX shows the named man Adam distinct from his race:

Gen_2:16, 2:19, 2:20, 2:21, 2:22, 2:23, 2:25, 3:8, 3:9, 3:12, 3:17; 3:20, 3:21, 3:22, 3:24, 4:1, 4:25, 5:1, 5:2, 5:3, 5:4, 5:5; Deu_32:8; 1Chr1:1; Tob_8:6; Sir_40:1, 49:16.

The next portion of the Written record that was added to the Book of Genesis in ancient times as ADaM’s people recorded their History is then found in:

Gen_5:1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created Adam, in the likeness of God made he him;

Gen 5:2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.

and Beyond we may continue to see the rightly called Compilation Book of Genesis as the Bible’s Family history records, the Genealogy books. the next added portions of the ancient records are seen in the following as specific placements of God’s selection upon a particular chosen person or people:

Gen_6:9 :Noah;

Gen_10:1 :The sons of Noah: Shem, Ham, and Japheth;

Gen_11:10 :Shem;

Gen_11:27 :Terah;

Gen_25:12 :Ishmael;

Gen_25:19 : Isaac;

Gen_36:1 :Esau;

Gen_37:2 :Jacob.

Yet undoubtedly as well the circular poetry of Almighty God can in the future manifestation of the heir and son of God, Jesus Christ must here be praised, He, the son of man which is literally the son of ADaM, Mat 16:13, who took on the seed of Abraham Heb_2:16, the son of David Joh_7:42. Thus the book of Mathew has it’s literal name as: The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Mat_1:1 who’s genealogy is traced back in the Book of Luke to Adam the Son of God Luk_3:38.

Thus the book we rightly call the book of Genesis according to it’s Greek name is as we understand it in English the Book of Generations or Origins, thus when we speak of the 5th Commandment which commands the honoring that is valuing of our Fathers and Mothers we are ultimately forced to look at our Genesis, generations and origins.

Yes, ultimately the Bible is a book of a chosen seed, and the focus from Genesis to revelation is upon the Genealogy of the Man descended from the line of Adam Jesu(s) Christ the son of man that is the son of Adam and the son of God. Yet in the periphery of this focus upon the seed destine to come to crush the head of sin contained in selfish attributes of the serpents deception upon the self of the Adam who first sought to be a god like YHWH God judging good and evil, with in this context we find the kindred of the seed to come, that is his brothers by his Father YHWH and his fathers and mothers according to the flesh by being the son of Adam as well.

Now let us reflect back upon who this selection is, what is the likeness and Image of Christ’s brothers and fathers.

The Name ADaM is descriptive in this way is a term of the physiognomy of our Parents found in Gen 1, 2,3. Like all racial terms used unto this day, the name ADaM is descriptive of the likeness and Image of the biblical people mentioned from Genesis to present day. This word, as well according to ancient customs as well modern legal language encompasses the legal construct of what persons we reference when speaking of “man and men”, through out the Hebrew Bible when speaking of the race of Adam. for those who use a Stong’s Concordance this take a look at Strong’s # H119, H120, H121, H122, H123, H124, H125, H127, H132 and a biblical word search in your KJV for the word ‘Ruddy’ will reveal 1Sa_16:12; 1Sa_17:42; Son_5:10; Lam_4:7 all Hebrew words are variations of the word ADaM. And for extra consideration the same Hebrew word meaning Ruddy is as well used to describe young King David the 28th grandfather of our Lord, this word was as well used to describe Esau at the time of his birth…thus Esau and David king of Israel were both of the Ruddy or Blushing variety of man kind.

When we consider the honor to be bestowed upon our Blushing Fathers in the scope of the 5th Commandment, let us draw some important connections

In Gen_1:26 ADaM was given a dominion in their blessed state. In the 5th Commandment we are told to honor our father and mother that our days may be prolonged in the Land or Earth… The word Land or Earth is in Hebrew called ADaMEh , this is of course so in Genesis as well when speaking of the earth ADaM was to be taken from as well as to till ADaM is the root word of the word ADaMEh the word for ‘land’ or ‘earth’ that is the soil aspect of the land or earth.

This peotry recounts the intrinsic connection ADaM’s creation was to have with the Earth or ADaMEh, as the root of the word Earth is ADaM and Not ADaM from the Earth, thus we may clearly see that the Earth was named with ADaM’s Governance of it in the mind of God, just as we see A-DaM rooted in the word DaM, which is Red/Blood from whence the term ADaM is derived. As many living creatures bleed it is acknowledged ADaM was not named due to this special feature, but rather as already shown, due to His physiognomy Ruddy or Blushing quality special to His likeness and his image which if reproduced according to the Genesis order “after his kind”, will multiply ADaM People.

We have also to mention our Life Bearing mothers of this same ADaM people.

Of the curse upon the Females and Males of ADaM as found in Gen 3,

A curse which was also the promise of the seed of a woman which would crush the head of sin,

Consider:

Gen_3:16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

Gen_3:17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ADaMEh for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life…

Gen_3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ADaMEh; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

Gen_3:20 And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

It has as well been said that the phrase above has been ascribed to EVE due her being the mother of all races of people. Yet the text plainly dose not say this, rather we read a very direct reference to Gen_3:15 “And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.”

The mother Eve was to be life of what was to be the Life who was to be the Light of the world, The Light of Men (ADaM) and the fulfillment of the prophecy upon the serpent’s head. This life can be traced throughout the genealogy of Israel and particularly to Christ from the time of this statement: Gen_27:46, Rth_4:15

The Book is inescapably a book of selection, the selection of a chosen people from out of other people, of genes from out of genes. It is this first selection that that will be focused upon to call upon the organic nature and genesis roots of the 5th Commandment.

A Concept that while it is implied into the Hebrew thought, the Greeks and Persian’s spoke of more plainly as we do today, that is referring to ones Genetic make up as one’s Blood, in the Biblical Hebrew thought physiognomy of flesh and bone was the way kindred connection was communicated,KJV this is seen in Gen_2:23; Gen_29:14; Jdg_9:2; 2Sa_5:1; 2Sa_19:13; 1Ch_11:1. And when specifying ADaM people this is even more so true in the knowledge of the usage of the word ADaM throughout the Hebrew Scriptures as a word which literally references the Blushing or Ruddy complexion of the Kindred called by that name, and given the dominion blessing mandate.

Gen 1:27 So God created ADaM in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

Gen 1:28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

Thus when we speak of the Genesis Law of the 5th Commandment the concept of the nature of Blood and Land are irrseperable, a Concept which focuses upon the Kindred of ADaM as found in the people of Israel, yet is as Organic in nature that all peoples, and creatures follow this same patern by meer nature, that is namely that a creature which is bound to an environment due to it’s parentage will covet that Land of Nativity.

Gen_4:10 …The voice of thy brother’s blood(DaMY) crieth unto me from the ground ADaMEh.

Not only is the beauty of Hebrew poetry here seen in the words above described but the connection to the life Blood or DaM of ADaM crying from the ADaMEh is as well seen, a situation between brothers which in it’s action dishonors father and Mother.

Gen_9:6 Whoso sheddeth man’s (ADaM’s) blood (DaM), by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Thus the very preservation of the blood is as well a preseservation of the union made between parents of a Child, the life which resides in his or her individual blood is a testament of the life made by the union of flesh and bone seen in the Genesis Command:

Gen 2:23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.

Gen 2:24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Considering the English KJV bible, notice Paul’s 5th Commandment admonition of

Eph 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Eph 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

Eph 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Eph 5:28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

Eph 5:29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Eph 5:30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.

Eph 5:31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

Eph 5:32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Eph 5:33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

Eph 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Eph 6:2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)

Eph 6:3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

Eph 6:4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

The Greek construct is as well found in the Septuagint translation of the portion of Paul’s epistle quoting Ex 20:12’s 5th commandment, the word ‘Earth’ is seen in place of the word ‘Land’ found in the KJV of the Law. Both the words, land and Earth are often translated from the same Hebrew word ADaMEh, which specifically references the soil or the dust of the Earth (ARTz), the farm land particularly connected with the wealth of the dweller by it’s agricultural value. Thus, while the commandemnt given by Moses is focusing upon the Land of Israel, the literal soil given to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and further conquered by the Children of Israel by dispossesion of the Caananite, Perrezite, and other mentioned peoples, this Command is by no means limited to the Land of Israel as the border and boundries of blessing, as seen in Paul’s admonition. Rather this level of the tarrafirma, the soil called in Hebrew ADaMEh was named after it’s root word and inheiritor ADaM, who was the the creature of dominion seen in Gen_1:25-27 and Gen_2:5-6.

Judges Chapter 22 -RUTH Pt. 1 (SABBATH BIBLE STUDY 5-22 (2017)

 

SABBATH BIBLE STUDY

5-22 (2017)

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The Book

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RUTH

(The last 4 chapters of Judges)

JUDGES CHAPTER 22

RUTH pt.1

 

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Rth_1:1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Rth 1:2 And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.

Some commonalities of these continued place names and peoples have been pointed out in the last few messages, I shall point this out again for clarification and remembrance:

1. the book of Ruth is not it’s own book, it is the last 4 chapters of Judges. This is important because of the misconceptions and ignorant or arrogant suppositions made upon the woman Ruth and her offspring, that is mainly King David and David’s Lord Jesu(s) the Christ (which we shall further discuss).

2. The fact that our subject characters are once again taken from the area we have so many times referenced Bethlehem Judah, the future home of King David, the King of Judah and Israel united. Bethlehem is the place in which the Levite of the prior chapter took his unfaithful concubine from, it is as well the original home to Johnathan the Levite, Micah’s idol priest Judges 17:7 another unfaithful character.

3.The people of Bethlehem Judah, here mentioned are said to go sojourning in the land of Moab, now if it may be recalled from

Jdg_3:1-31 the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel… eighteen years.

Jdg 3:15 But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man lefthanded: and by him the children of Israel sent a present unto Eglon the king of Moab.

Jdg 3:16 But Ehud made him a dagger which had two edges, and Eglon was a very fat man.

And Ehud said, I have a message from God unto thee. And he arose out of his seat.

Jdg 3:21 And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly:

Jdg 3:27 And it came to pass, when he was come, that he blew a trumpet in the mountain of Ephraim, and the children of Israel went down with him from the mount, and he before them.

Here is where the story starts to get interesting by examining the scriptural record, if we wish to know why Israelites where sojourning in pagan Moab: The back ground from Ch3, in Judges 21 is a war just had with Benjamin, a people who had gone after other god’s by serving them, a service which included homosexuality and rape, which was the cause of the war.

The Levite’s Concubine from Bethlehem was raped to death by the enemy which was from Benjamin; In our next chapter and story called Ruth or Judges chapter 22, the Bethlehemites are fleeing famine to Moab, in Judges chapter 3 Moab was the oppressor and Benjamin delivered Israel through Ehud, Ehud the Son of Gera blew the trumpet on Mt.Ephriam the home of the prior Levite, and of Micah the Idolator…a very interwoven story to say the least!

Why would the people of Bethlehem Judah sojourn in Moab?

Apparently Benjamites had a tenancy to sojourn there often, consider:

1Ch_8:1 Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn…

1Ch 8:3 And the sons of Bela were, Addar, and Gera

1Ch_8:6 And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Geba, and they removed them to Manahath:

1Ch 8:7 And Naaman, and Ahiah, and Gera, he removed them, and begat Uzza, and Ahihud.

1Ch 8:8 And Shaharaim begat children in the country of Moab, after he had sent them away; Hushim and Baara were his wives.

It can not be said why Ehud and his Father moved some of his family to Manahath of Moab if that is a literal place, which the commentaries agree to, but another possibility in Jdg_3:15 exists: as the word “present” in the KJV is from the Hebrew מנחה / MeNHE (H4503) and the place said in 1Ch_8:6 that they were removed to is called מנחת׃ / MeNHaTh (H4506) , the word is identical in meaning, and the E/ ה replaced with the Th/ ת is a matter of tense, both are suffixes, in other words the verse could read ‘ they removed them with presents’, this is perhaps the time in which theses men left and dwelt in Moab, at the time described in Jdg_3:18, as the text shows that Israel went to Moab to present the present, some we are told did not return to there inhieritance, in any case of if Manahath is shown to be a literal place in Moab or if the reference is the time of the present-ation, these Benjamites did not endure the war of Judges 19-21, they were removed.

Rth_1:3 And Elimelech Naomi’s husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.

Rth 1:4 And they took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they dwelled there about ten years.

Here is the reason I dwelt so long on the history of Israel in Moab.

Consider the law, which these men of Judah would have violated and the repercussions it would have for the Biblical Testament:

Deu_23:3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever:

Deu 23:4 Because they met you not with bread and with water in the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.

Deu 23:5 Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.

Deu 23:6 Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

As well, we see a Realistic application of this Law in Ezr_9:1, and Ezr_10:1 as well as the 2nd witness of Nehemiah Neh_13:1-3, both of which show us that Moabite women were not to be married into Israel, and that as some suppose contrary to the sovereignty and Law of God, this Law was not relaxed in the days of Ruth. Rather the Context of the book of Judges, of which Ruth is the last 4 chapters of , and the Historical record shown in 1Chronicles chapter 8, provide evidence for a much more holistic story than most ‘scholars and seminarians’ fondly oppose them selves thereby and negate their own faith by asserting that Deu_23:3 was Ignored by Elimelech , Mahlon and Chilion, and thus, that ancestors of King David and of the Perfect Christ were infact unfit to be part of YHWH’s Congregation, that is His Church, His Ekklasia, forever! That is a big problem, do not let it go unnoticed by pushing this Law aside and using a universal doctrine of love and tolerance to justify the inconsistency your bible seems to hold by those who teach your theology as those who due such insist upon due to the fleshly mind which is at enmity with YHWH’s perfection and righteousness, an enmity that seeks in it’s end to dethrone CHRIST THE ANOINTED MESSIAH, THE SON OF DAVID, THE LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH.

 

Rth 1:5 And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.

Rth 1:6 Then she arose with her daughters in law, that she might return from the country of Moab: for she had heard in the country of Moab how that the LORD had visited his people in giving them bread.

Rth 1:7 Wherefore she went forth out of the place where she was, and her two daughters in law with her; and they went on the way to return unto the land of Judah.

Rth 1:8 And Naomi said unto her two daughters in law, Go, return each to her mother’s house: the LORD deal kindly with you, as ye have dealt with the dead, and with me.

Rth 1:9 The LORD grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them; and they lifted up their voice, and wept.

Rth 1:10 And they said unto her, Surely we will return with thee unto thy people.

Rth 1:11 And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?

Rth 1:12 Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;

Rth 1:13 Would ye tarry for them till they were grown? would ye stay for them from having husbands? nay, my daughters; for it grieveth me much for your sakes that the hand of the LORD is gone out against me.

Rth 1:14 And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.

Here is the next pivotal point in our story, the discussion of the law of the leverate.

The Law of the leverate was a commonly practiced custom among the people of Europe and the middle east up until the time of Catholic power, it was even after that practiced by more tribal and clanish peoples, such as the Scotts, Welsh and Slovics despite Catholic disapproval and after polygany was banned. The Law is found in Deu_25:5 If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband’s brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband’s brother unto her.

Deu 25:6 And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.

We will continue looking at this Law as the story of Ruth and Naomi continue, but it is this portion which shows the operation of the discussion between Naomi,and Ruth and Orpah.

Rth_1:15 And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her god: return thou after thy sister in law. (god / ALEY (Elhy) not plural (gods)

Rth_1:16 And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:

Rth 1:17 Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.

Rth 1:18 When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her. (same word usedin 16 is used in v.15. not necisarily the plural ‘gods’ but God. In other words there is no insinuation that Ruth and Orpah serve gods and Naomi serves God, both statements are speaking of the same form of entity ALEY) This form is most commonly seen in the name LORD God or YHWH ALEY and secondly it is used in the phrase ‘strange god’ or god of a specific people as well as of idols’, the word is used specificly by the man Micah about his idols in Jdg_18:24 And he said, Ye have taken away my god which I made..

Thus, no matter if Ruth and Orpah served another God prior or Not, what this phrase is part of is the more important part of this story, as it is part of the covenantal binding between Ruth and Naomi, Ruth is pledging her self for the record to Naomi and Her family, no different than what happens when adoption takes place at any other time or should happen when marriage is agreed to. I believe the whole of this story of Ruth may be seen in the same words of the prophet Jeremiah toward the removed house of Judah:

Jer 24:6 For I will set mine eyes upon them for good, and I will bring them again to this land: and I will build them, and not pull them down; and I will plant them, and not pluck them up.

Jer 24:7 And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.

This is the heart of the matter of Ruth, no different than, Ruth the Benjamite of Moab, was being reconciled unto her people and unto her God, whether this her prior God was a bastardized form of YHWH ALEY by idolatry or if it was YHWH by a strange law or if she were a full blown server of other another ‘God’ of pagan origin the consequences are the same for Ruth due to her family being removed into the land of Moab.

Consider more language of similar description from Hosea 1 and 2

Hos_1:6 And she conceived again, and bare a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Loruhamah: for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel; but I will utterly take them away.

Hos 1:7 But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them by the LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, nor by sword, nor by battle, by horses, nor by horsemen.

Hos 1:8 Now when she had weaned Loruhamah, she conceived, and bare a son.

Hos 1:9 Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God.

Hos 1:10 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.

Rom_9:1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,

Rom 9:2 That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart.

Rom 9:3 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Rom 9:4 Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

Rom 9:5 Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

Rom_ 9:25 As he saith also in Osee, I will call them my people, which were not my people; and her beloved, which was not beloved.

Rom 9:26 And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.

Rom 9:27 Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved:

Rom 9:28 For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness

Hos_1:11 Then shall the children of Judah and the children of Israel be gathered together, and appoint themselves one head, and they shall come up out of the land: for great shall be the day of Jezreel.

AND

Hos_2:14 Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak comfortably unto her.

Hos 2:15 And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.

Hos 2:16 And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali.

Hos 2:17 For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.

Hos 2:18 And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely.

Hos 2:19 And I will betroth thee unto me for ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in lovingkindness, and in mercies.

Hos 2:20 I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.

Hos 2:21 And it shall come to pass in that day, I will hear, saith the LORD, I will hear the heavens, and they shall hear the earth;

Hos 2:22 And the earth shall hear the corn, and the wine, and the oil; and they shall hear Jezreel.

Hos 2:23 And I will sow her unto me in the earth; and I will have mercy upon her that had not obtained mercy; and I will say to them which were not my people, Thou art my people; and they shall say, Thou art my God.

All of this is speaking of Israel the removed, just as the evidence points to the fact the Ruth the Moabites was a removed member of the tribe of Benjamin! Ruth as removed Israel was ready to join herself to YHWH and be His people and He would be her GOD.

Rth 1:19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and they said, Is this Naomi?

Rth 1:20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

Rth 1:21 I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?

Rth_1:22

So Naomi returned,

and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her,

which returned out of the country of Moab:

and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest.