naomi's sons married 2 moabite women, ruth and orpha
there was a famine in israel. a man named elimelech took his wife naomi and his two sons to the land of moab where his wife was from
naomi heard there was food back in israel again. she took her 2 daughter in laws with her back to israel with her.but before they got to far naomi convinced orphans to go back to moab. she tried to convince ruth but she stayed.
after arriving in moab naomi's husband elimelech died leaving naomi with her two sons