Ruth 3:14

“And she lay at his feet until the morning: and she rose up before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the floor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And shee lay at his feete vntill the morning: and she rose vp before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be knowen, that a woman came into the floore.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, "Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she lay at his feet until the morning. And she rose up before one could discern another. For he said, Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing-floor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she took her rest at his feet till the morning: and she got up before it was light enough for one to see another. And he said, Let it not come to anyone's knowledge that the woman came to the grain-floor.
- Basic English Bible

And she lay at his feet until the morning; and she rose up before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the threshing-floor.
- Darby Bible

And she lay at his feet until the morning: and she rose before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came to the floor.
- Webster's Bible

She lay at his feet until the morning. She rose up before one could discern another. For he said, "Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor."
- World English Bible

And she lieth down at his feet till the morning, and riseth before one doth discern another; and he saith, `Let it not be known that the woman hath come into the floor.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And she lay at his feet until the morning; and she rose up before one could discern another. For he said: 'Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing-floor.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 3:14


3:14 Let it not, &c. - He takes care to preserve not only his conscience towards God, but his reputation, and hers also, among men.


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