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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Ruth 3:6 - 15
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   Book of Ruth
   Chapter 3
3:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So she went down to the threshing floor and did everything her mother-in-law told her to do.
 
3:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Boaz had finished eating and drinking and was in good spirits, he went over to lie down at the far end of the grain pile. Ruth approached quietly, uncovered his feet and lay down.
 
3:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the middle of the night something startled the man, and he turned and discovered a woman lying at his feet.
 
3:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Who are you?" he asked. "I am your servant Ruth," she said. "Spread the corner of your garment over me, since you are a kinsman-redeemer."
 
3:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"The LORD bless you, my daughter," he replied. "This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: You have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.
 
3:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And now, my daughter, don't be afraid. I will do for you all you ask. All my fellow townsmen know that you are a woman of noble character.
 
3:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Although it is true that I am near of kin, there is a kinsman-redeemer nearer than I.
 
3:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Stay here for the night, and in the morning if he wants to redeem, good; let him redeem. But if he is not willing, as surely as the LORD lives I will do it. Lie here until morning."
 
3:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So she lay at his feet until morning, but got up before anyone could be recognized; and he said, "Don't let it be known that a woman came to the threshing floor."
 
3:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He also said, "Bring me the shawl you are wearing and hold it out." When she did so, he poured into it six measures of barley and put it on her. Then he F8 went back to town.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F8 Most Hebrew manuscripts; many Hebrew manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac she

 
 

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