He presents striking examples of lives that embody in their daily affairs the self-giving love that fulfills God's law ( Lev 19:18 ; cf. And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." 19 So they said, “Behold, there is the yearly feast of the Lord at Shiloh, which is north of Bethel, on the east of zthe highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and south of Lebonah.” 18 Now these are the generations of Perez: tPerez fathered Hezron, 18 And she took it up and went into the city. 18 oAnd when Naomi saw that she was determined to go with her, she said no more. Would you therefore refrain from marrying? 17 So she gleaned in the field until evening. 20 She said to them, “Do not call me Naomi;1 call me qMara,2 for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me. 3 And they said, “O Lord, the God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel, that today there should be one tribe lacking in Israel?” 2 And the people came to lBethel and sat there till evening before God, and they lifted up their voices and wept bitterly. 9 Let your eyes be on the field that they are reaping, and go after them. 6 And the people of Israel ohad compassion for Benjamin their brother and said, “One tribe is cut off from Israel this day. 15 He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, rwho is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.” And he said, “Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor.” 3 But Elimelech, the husband of Naomi, died, and she was left with her two sons. 1 Now Naomi had [t] Ruth 3:2, Ruth 3:12 a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was [u] Ruth 4:21; Matthew 1:5 Boaz. English Standard Version; Ruth 2 Ruth 2. They lived there about ten years, 13 would you therefore wait till they were grown? And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." You are witnesses this day.” ESV 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor." But if you1 will not, tell me, that I may know, for there is no one besides you to redeem it, and I come after you.” And he said, “I will redeem it.” The author focuses on Ruth's unswerving and selfless devotion to desolate Naomi (1:16-17; 2:11-12; 3:10; 4:15) and on Boaz's kindness to these two widows (chs. 2 Now Naomi had () a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was () Boaz. And he said to the reapers, x“The Lord be with you!” And they answered, “The Lord bless you.” 14 And Benjamin returned at that time. And when you are thirsty, go to the vessels and drink what the young men have drawn.” 10 Then (G)she fell on her face, bowing to the ground, and said to him, “Why have I found favor in your eyes, that you should (H)take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?” 11 But Boaz answered her, (I)“All that you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband has been fully told to me, and how you left your father and mother and your native land and came to a people that you did not know before. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. 11 But Boaz answered her, b“All that you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband has been fully told to me, and how you left your father and mother and your native land and came to a people that you did not know before. 8 At midnight the man was startled and turned over, and behold, a woman lay at his feet! Ruth Meets Boaz. They were dEphrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah 2 of barley. And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." 4 And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem. Ruth Meets Boaz 1Now Naomi had a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. Take my right of redemption yourself, for I cannot redeem it.”, 7 dNow this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning redeeming and exchanging: to confirm a transaction, the one drew off his sandal and gave it to the other, and this was the manner of attesting in Israel. 15:13; 23:21; 2 Sam. 20 And they commanded the people of Benjamin, saying, “Go and lie in ambush in the vineyards And they gave them the women whom they had saved alive of the women of Jabesh-gilead, but they were not enough for them. 21 And Ruth the Moabite said, “Besides, he said to me, ‘You shall keep close by my young men until they have finished all my harvest.’” 15 When she rose to glean, Boaz instructed his young men, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not reproach her. Naomi said to her, "Go ahead, my daughter." 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” Ruth 2:1-23 Ruth Meets Boaz. And the women said, “Is this Naomi?” Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah[b] of barley. 5 Then Boaz said, “The day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you also acquire Ruth2 the Moabite, the widow of the dead, in order bto perpetuate the name of the dead in his inheritance.” 15 And he said, “Bring the garment you are wearing and hold it out.” So she held it, and he measured out six measures of barley and put it on her. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 22 Obed fathered Jesse, and Jesse fathered David. Her mother-in-law saw what she had gleaned. 2 Now Naomi had t a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was u Boaz. 19 So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. 4 These took Moabite wives; the name of the one was Orpah and the name of the other Ruth. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. 11 And now, my daughter, do not fear. 22 And Naomi said to Ruth, her daughter-in-law, “It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his young women, lest in another field you be assaulted.” 8 But Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, “Go, return each of you to her mother’s house. # 2:3 There was a law that a farmer must leave some grain in his field during harvest, so poor people and travelers could find something to eat. And he went in to her, nand the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son. nMay the Lord do so to me and more also if anything but death parts me from you.” 1 In the days a when the judges ruled there was b a famine in the land, and a man of c Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. 2:1 Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. 16 And also pull out some from the bundles for her and leave it for her to glean, and do not rebuke her.”. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and v glean among the ears of grain after him w in whose sight I shall find favor." 3 So she set out and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers, and she happened to come to the part of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the clan of Elimelech. perf. And she lived with her mother-in-law. 2 Now Naomi had a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. Then they went and returned to their inheritance band rebuilt the towns and lived in them. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and v glean among the ears of grain after him w in whose sight I shall find favor. 18 Yet we cannot give them wives from our daughters.” yFor the people of Israel had sworn, “Cursed be he who gives a wife to Benjamin.” 15 And the people whad compassion on Benjamin because the Lord had made a breach in the tribes of Israel. 11 But Naomi said, “Turn back, my daughters; why will you go with me? Ruth 2:2 - ESV - And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, Let me go... Study verse in the English Standard Version 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and v glean among the ears of grain after him w in whose sight I shall find favor. 10 And he said, r“May you be blessed by the Lord, my daughter. 12 And they found among the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead 400 young virgins who had not known a man by lying with him, and they brought them to the camp at tShiloh, which is in the land of Canaan. Then she came softly and uncovered his feet and lay down. 2:5. Ruth Meets Boaz Ruth 2. 4 And the next day the people rose early and mbuilt there an altar and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. 4 And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem. 1:5 Boaz. 12 And now it is true that I am ua redeemer. 21 rI went away full, and the Lord has brought me back empty. Ruth 2:2 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and v glean among the ears of grain after him w in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” Ro 13:10 ). 14 Then they lifted up their voices and wept again. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. 12 and may your house be like the house of Perez, lwhom Tamar bore to Judah, because mof the offspring that the Lord will give you by this young woman.”. 12 cThe Lord repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!” 18 She replied, “Wait, my daughter, until you learn how the matter turns out, for the man will not rest but will settle the matter today.”, 4 Now Boaz had gone up to xthe gate and sat down there. mYour people shall be my people, and your God my God. ? 5 Then Boaz said to his young man who was in charge of the reapers, “Whose young woman is this?” 6 cThen the redeemer said, “I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I impair my own inheritance. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? 16 Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse. 3 nWash therefore and anoint yourself, and put on your cloak and go down to the threshing floor, but do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking. And she ate until (L)she was satisfied, and she had some left over. Ruth 2:2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor." 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. And she said to her, "Go, my daughter. 7 And when Boaz had eaten and drunk, and ohis heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain. 15 And she said, “See, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to lher gods; return after your sister-in-law.” 11 Then all the people who were gat the gate and the elders said, “We are witnesses. May you act worthily in jEphrathah and kbe renowned in Bethlehem, 7 She said, ‘Please let me glean and gather among the sheaves after the reapers.’ So she came, and she has continued from early morning until now, except for a short rest.”[a], 8 Then Boaz said to Ruth, “Now, listen, my daughter, do not go to glean in another field or leave this one, but keep close to my young women. Ruth 2:3 So she set out and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers, and she happened to come to the part of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the clan of Elimelech. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor." English Standard Version (ESV), Compare Septuagint, Vulgate; the meaning of the Hebrew phrase is uncertain, Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, ch. Have I not charged the young men not to touch you? 5 And the people of Israel said, “Which of all the tribes of Israel did not come up in the assembly to the Lord?” nFor they had taken a great oath concerning him who did not come up to the Lord to Mizpah, saying, “He shall surely be put to death.” Ruth Meets Boaz. If the daughters of Shiloh come out to adance in the dances, then come out of the vineyards and snatch each man his wife from the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin. 10 So the congregation sent 12,000 of their bravest men there and commanded them, r“Go and strike the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword; also the women and the little ones. 1 Now Naomi had t a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was u Boaz. It happened that part of the field belonged to Boaz, the man from Elimelech’s family. Check out our free church library, church online resources, and family resources. And when you are thirsty, go to the vessels and drink what the young men have drawn.” And he said... Study verse in the English Standard Version 21 Now the men of Israel had sworn kat Mizpah, “No one of us shall give his daughter in marriage to Benjamin.” May the Lord make the woman, who is coming into your house, like Rachel and Leah, hwho together ibuilt up the house of Israel. 2 Now Naomi had t a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was u Boaz. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” Search a pre-defined list 7 pWhat shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the Lord that we will not give them any of our daughters for wives?”. 6 And the servant who was in charge of the reapers answered, “She is the young Moabite woman, ywho came back with Naomi from the country of Moab. 7 So she set out from the place where she was with her two daughters-in-law, and they went on the way to return to the land of Judah. 1. ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather, ESV Gospel Transformation Bible, 1st Edition (Trutone Brown/Walnut, Portfolio Design), ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather with Thumb Index, ESV Large Print Thinline Bible (TruTone, Turquoise, Emblem Design), ESV Devotional Psalter (TruTone, Olive), soft imitation leather, ESV Single Column Journaling Bible, Large Print, Cloth over Board, Flowers. Rth 2:2 - And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” You have made this last kindness greater than sthe first in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich. No, my daughters, for it is exceedingly bitter to me for your sake that kthe hand of the Lord has gone out against me.” Cancel any time. See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. 3:10; Judg. 2 Is not Boaz lour relative, mwith whose young women you were? 21 and watch. 5 And she replied, “All that you say I will do.”, 6 So she went down to the threshing floor and did just as her mother-in-law had commanded her. 9 Let your eyes be on the field that they are reaping, and go after them. (Rth 2:1) Naomi's kinsman: Boaz. 13 Then she said, d“I have found favor in your eyes, my lord, for you have comforted me and spoken kindly to your servant, though I am not one of your servants.”, 14 And at mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come here and eat some bread and dip your morsel in the wine.” So she sat beside the reapers, and he passed to her roasted grain. 9 Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses this day that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to eChilion and to Mahlon. Here and at Ruth 2:6 it applies to Ruth; but in Ruth 4:3 to Naomi. 4:21; Matt. 18 And she took it up and went into the city. Yet there is a redeemer nearer than I. RVR60 VUL WLC LXX mGNT TR . 21 Salmon fathered Boaz, Boaz fathered Obed, 12 Turn back, my daughters; go your way, for I am too old to have a husband. Clear Advanced Options. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Blessed be the man (N)who took notice of you.” So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, “The man's name with whom I worked today is Boaz.” 20 And Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, (O)“May he be blessed by the Lord, whose kindness has not forsaken (P)the living or the dead!” Naomi also said to her, “The man is a close relative of ours, one of (Q)our redeemers.” 21 And Ruth the Moabite said, “Besides, he said to me, ‘You shall keep close by my young men until they have finished all my harvest.’” 22 And Naomi said to Ruth, her daughter-in-law, “It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his young women, lest in another field you be assaulted.” 23 So she kept close to the young women of Boaz, gleaning until the end of the barley and wheat harvests. Ruth Meets Boaz. 24 And the people of Israel departed from there at that time, every man to his tribe and family, and they went out from there every man to his inheritance. Ruth 2:17 17 So she gleaned in the field until evening. 1 In the days awhen the judges ruled there was ba famine in the land, and a man of cBethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and vglean among the ears of grain after him win whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” And when they came to Bethlehem, pthe whole town was stirred because of them. 23 And the people of Benjamin did so and took their wives, according to their number, from the dancers whom they carried off. Blessed be the man gwho took notice of you.” So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, “The man’s name with whom I worked today is Boaz.” Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. They were d Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. 19 And her mother-in-law said to her, “Where did you glean today? 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and v glean among the ears of grain after him w in whose sight I shall find favor." 10 Then zshe fell on her face, bowing to the ground, and said to him, “Why have I found favor in your eyes, that you should atake notice of me, since I am a foreigner?” 23 So she kept close to the young women of Boaz, gleaning until the end of the barley and wheat harvests. Why call me Naomi, when the Lord has testified against me and the Almighty has brought calamity upon me?”. Ruth wished to go to the field and glean at (among) the ears, i.e., whatever ears were left lying upon the harvest field (cf. Then she went into the city. 1 Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. 2 - 4 ). There was a relative of Naomi's husband, a man of KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. 9 For when the people were mustered, behold, not one of the inhabitants of qJabesh-gilead was there. Ruth 2-3 English Standard Version (ESV) Ruth Meets Boaz. 19:9; 23:22. And she lived with her mother-in-law. 16 And also pull out some from the bundles for her and leave it for her to glean, and do not rebuke her.”. 2:1 Now Naomi had a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. 4 But when he lies down, observe the place where he lies. 2And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor." המּה, the masculine, is used here, as it frequently is, for the feminine הנּה, as being the more common gender. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah2 of barley. 3 Then he said to the redeemer, “Naomi, who has come back from the country of Moab, is selling the parcel of land that belonged to our relative Elimelech. 14 oThen the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the Lord, who has not left you this day without pa redeemer, and may his name qbe renowned in Israel! 13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. Ruth Meets Boaz. 16 But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. 3 So Ruth went to the fields. She also brought out and gave her what food she had left over fafter being satisfied. 10 And they said to her, “No, we will return with you to your people.” See Lev. 2 Now Naomi had t a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was u Boaz. 17:2; 1 Sam. And they came to Bethlehem sat the beginning of barley harvest. 15 When she rose to glean, Boaz instructed his young men, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not reproach her. And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor." 16 And when she came to her mother-in-law, she said, “How did you fare, my daughter?” Then she told her all that the man had done for her, 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and # [Deut. 22 And when their fathers or their brothers come to complain to us, we will say to them, ‘Grant them graciously to us, because we did not take for each man of them his wife in battle, neither did you give them to them, else you would now be guilty.’” 13 Then the whole congregation sent word to the people of Benjamin who were at the urock of Rimmon and vproclaimed peace to them. She followed the workers who were cutting the grain and gathered the grain that was left. 4 So I thought I would tell you of it and say, a‘Buy it in the presence of those sitting here and in the presence of the elders of my people.’ If you will redeem it, redeem it. Have I not charged the young men not to touch you? 17 So she gleaned in the field until evening. Ruth 2:4 - ESV - And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” Ruth Meets Boaz. If I should say I have hope, even if I should have a husband this night and should bear sons, 11 This is what you shall do: severy male and every woman that has lain with a male you shall devote to destruction.” Ruth's Work as a Gleaner A. Ruth gleans in Boaz's field. Have I yet sons in my womb jthat they may become your husbands? 16 Then the elders of the congregation said, x“What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?” 2 Now Naomi had (A)a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was (B)Boaz. Ruth 2:9 9 Let your eyes be on the field that they are reaping, and go after them. 2 The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David. 10 Also Ruth the Moabite, the widow of Mahlon, I have bought to be my wife, fto perpetuate the name of the dead in his inheritance, that the name of the dead may not be cut off from among his brothers and from the gate of his native place. It applies to Ruth ; but in Ruth 4:3 the workers who were the. It was about an ephah2 of barley my daughters ; Go your way for... 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