* [[HoYay Les Yay]]:
** Believe it or not, Ruth's vow to Naomi is often quoted in wedding ceremonies.
** Some gay rights campaigners go further, suggesting Ruth and Naomi were a biblical example of a homosexual relationship. Others, especially conservative believers, naturally beg to differ on this point.
** There's a love song that was popular in the 50s called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pljy2lUgBlk&nohtml5=False "Whither Thou Goest"]] based on that vow.
--> ''For as in that story, long ago,''\\
''That same sweet love story now is so,''\\
''Thy people shall be my people, my love,''\\
''Whither thou goest, I will go!''