Ruth 2:6

“And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ruth 2:6

And the seruaunt that was set ouer the reapers, answered and said, It is the Moabitish damosell that came backe with Naomi out of the countrey of Moab:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The servant in charge of the reapers replied, "She is the young Moabite woman who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the servant who was in authority over the cutters said, It is a Moabite girl who came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab;
- Basic English Bible

And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish maiden who came back with Naomi out of the fields of Moab;
- Darby Bible

And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi from the country of Moab:
- Webster's Bible

The servant who was set over the reapers answered, "It is the Moabite lady who came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab.
- World English Bible

And the young man who is set over the reapers answereth and saith, `A young woman -- Moabitess -- she [is], who came back with Naomi from the fields of Moab,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said: 'It is a Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the field of Moab;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ruth 2:6

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 2:6


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

2:7 I pray - She did not boldly intrude herself, but modestly ask leave of us. 'Till now - She is not retired through idleness, for she hath been diligent and constant in her labours. The house - In the little house or tent, which was set up in the fields at these times, and was necessary in those hot countries, where the labourers might retire for a little repose or repast. Being weary with her continued labours, she comes hither to take a little rest.

2:8 Maidens - Not by the young men, to avoid both occasion of sin, and matter of scandal. Herein he shews his piety and prudence.


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