Ruth 2:4

“And, behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said unto the reapers, The LORD be with you. And they answered him, The LORD bless thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said vnto the reapers, The Lord bee with you; and they answered him, The Lord blesse thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you. And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And, behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said unto the reapers, Jehovah be with you. And they answered him, Jehovah bless thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Boaz came from Beth-lehem, and said to the grain-cutters, The Lord be with you. And they made answer, The Lord give you his blessing.
- Basic English Bible

And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!
- Darby Bible

And behold, Boaz came from Beth-lehem, and said to the reapers, The LORD be with you. And they answered him, The LORD bless thee.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said to the reapers, "Yahweh be with you." They answered him, "Yahweh bless you."
- World English Bible

And lo, Boaz hath come from Beth-Lehem, and saith to the reapers, `Jehovah [is] with you;' and they say to him, `Jehovah doth bless thee.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And, behold, Boaz came from Beth-lehem, and said unto the reapers: 'The LORD be with you.' And they answered him: 'The LORD bless thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 2:4


2:4 Said, &c - They expressed their piety, even in their civil conversation, and worldly transactions; which now so many are ashamed of.


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