And they sat down. 4 They married Moabite women, one named Orpah and the other Ruth. of He was the father of Jesse, the father of David. This was the method of legalizing transactions in Israel.). And she said to her, 'All that you say I will do.' Many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew (see also Septuagint), A few Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Vulgate (see also verse 21 and Septuagint of 1 Chron. For no one has the right to do it except you, and I am next in line.I will redeem it," he said. NIV 2 Boaz took ten of the elders of … Salem Media Group. 2:11); most Hebrew manuscripts. The women said to Naomi: ‘Praise be to the LORD, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. Commentary. I am so excited to start this new Bible study on Mondays!! If you will redeem it, do so. So Boaz said, "Come aside, friend,* sit … 10I have also acquired Ruth the Moabite, Mahlon’s widow, as my wife, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property, so that his name will not disappear from among his family or from his hometown. I cannot do it.”, 7(Now in earlier times in Israel, for the redemption and transfer of property to become final, one party took off his sandal and gave it to the other. Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon. Tonight he will be winnowing barley on the threshing floor. Boaz Marries Ruth. a Ruth 2 - NIV: Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz. You redeem it yourself. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. Ruth 4… Ruth chapter 3 KJV (King James Version) 1 Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?. 4 Now Boaz had gone up to x the gate and sat down there. May the Lord make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the family of Israel. 2 Boaz took ten of the elders of the town and said, “Sit here,” and they did so. Ruth 4:1 The Hebrew word for guardian-redeemer is a legal term for one who has the obligation to redeem a relative in serious difficulty (see Lev. They were Ephrathites from Bethlehem, Judah. For your daughter-in-law, who loves you and who is better to you than seven sons, has given him birth.”. 3Then he said to the guardian-redeemer, “Naomi, who has come back from Moab, is selling the piece of land that belonged to our relative Elimelek. 25:25), or from death (in the case of a widow who needed an heir to carry on the family line and provide for her; (see Deut. All rights reserved. Ruth chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. May he become famous throughout Israel! 2 Boaz took ten of the elders of the town and said, “Sit here,” and they did so. But if you will not, tell me, so I will know. Ruth 4 - Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there; and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz had spoken came by. He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. All rights reserved worldwide. The book is named after one of its main characters, a young woman of Moab, the great-grandmother of David and an ancestress of Jesus (4:21–22; Mt 1:1,5).The only other Biblical book bearing the name of a woman is Esther. It is like the looking-glass which my lady holds up to her face, that she may see if there be any spot on it. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. 2 And he took ten men z of the elders of the city and said, “Sit down here. When he made love to her, the LORD enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 4 I thought I should bring the matter to your attention and suggest that you buy it in the presence of these seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. 4I thought I should bring the matter to your attention and suggest that you buy it in the presence of these seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. by I Gordon. Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to Ruth Title. 1 One day Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi said to her, “My daughter, I must find a home # 3:1 Hebrew find rest (see 1:9). Behold, he winnoweth barley to night in the threshingfloor. After they had lived there about ten years, 5 both Mahlon and Kilion also died, and Naomi was left without her two sons and her husband. Bible > Ruth > Chapter 1 > Verse 4 ... Ruth 1:4 Parallel. Tonight he will be winnowing barley on the threshing floor. May you have standing in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem. Bible > NIV > Ruth 4 ... 4 I thought I should bring the matter to your attention and suggest that you buy it in the presence of these seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. And whenever you are thirsty, go and get a drink from the water jars the men have filled.” Ruth 3:4-5 'And it shall be when he lies down, that you shall notice the place where he lies, and you shall go and uncover his feet and lie down; then he will tell you what you shall do.' Ruth 4 – The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth A. I want to study the book of Ruth with you for the next four weeks!! 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. 1Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer May you have standing in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem. The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the LORD, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. But if you, Then Boaz said, “On the day you buy the land from Naomi, you also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the, At this, the guardian-redeemer said, “Then I cannot redeem it because I might endanger my own estate. 4 They married Moabite women, j one named Orpah and the other Ruth. Ruth 3-4 New International Version (NIV) Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor. For your daughter-in-law, who loves you and who is better to you than seven sons, has given him birth.”. If you will redeem it, do so. 13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. Hey guys!! Ruth Chapter 4 Verses 1-6: To “redeem” during the period of the judges had three meanings: to free from bondage (Lev. If you will redeem it, do so. If you want to use your right of redemption, redeem it; if you do not, tell me so that I know, for I am the only person to redeem it besides yourself, and I myself come after you."'. Ruth 4. Stay here with the women who work for me. 14The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide. Ruth chapter 4 KJV (King James Version) 1 Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! dead man’s widow, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property.”, 6At this, the guardian-redeemer said, “Then I cannot redeem it because I might endanger my own estate. Ruth 3 - NIV: One day Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi said to her, “My daughter, I must find a home for you, where you will be well provided for. 15 He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age I have also acquired Ruth the Moabite, Mahlon’s widow, as my wife, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property, so that his name will not disappear from among his family or from his hometown. The women living there said, “Naomi has a son!” And they named him Obed. Ruth 4:12 Through the offspring the LORD gives you by this young woman, may your family be like that of Perez, whom Tamar bore to Judah." 25:5-6). (12-13) A potential problem: A nearer kinsman. I cannot do it.”, (Now in earlier times in Israel, for the redemption and transfer of property to become final, one party took off his sandal and gave it to the other. 2 Timothy 4:22 The Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. c 12Through the offspring the Lord gives you by this young woman, may your family be like that of Perez, whom Tamar bore to Judah.”, 13So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David. For no one has the right to do it except you, and I am next in line.”, 5Then Boaz said, “On the day you buy the land from Naomi, you also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the Today you are witnesses!”. Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons - In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. 2 John 1:10,11 If there come any to you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed... And they. Amen. 3 Now Elimelek, Naomi’s husband, died, and she was left with her two sons. Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer. 2 The man's name was Elimelech, his wife's name Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. And behold, y the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there; and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz had spoken came by. There will be a podcast each week that goes along with the blog post so you can listen to it on the FaithFully Yours podcast which is on iTunes and Spotify. 2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? You redeem it yourself. 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