Ruth 3:17

“And she said, These six measures of barley gave he me; for he said to me, Go not empty unto thy mother in law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ruth 3:17

And she said, These sixe measures of barley gaue he me, for he said to me, Go not emptie vnto thy mother in law.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She said, "These six {measures} of barley he gave to me, for he said, 'Do not go to your mother-in-law empty-handed.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she said, These six `measures' of barley gave he me; for he said, Go not empty unto thy mother-in-law.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she said, He gave me these six measures of grain, saying, Do not go back to your mother-in-law with nothing in your hands.
- Basic English Bible

And she said, These six [measures] of barley gave he me; for he said to me, Go not empty to thy mother-in-law.
- Darby Bible

And she said, These six measures of barley he gave me; for he said to me, Go not empty to thy mother-in-law.
- Webster's Bible

She said, "He gave me these six [measures] of barley; for he said, 'Don't go empty to your mother-in-law.'"
- World English Bible

And she saith, `These six [measures] of barley he hath given to me, for he said, Thou dost not go in empty unto thy mother-in-law.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And she said: 'These six measures of barley gave he me; for he said to me: Go not empty unto thy mother-in-law.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ruth 3:17

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 3:17


3:15 Veil - Or, the apron.

3:16 Who art thou? - This is not a question of doubting, but of wonder, as if she had said, Art thou in very deed my daughter? I can hardly believe it. How camest thou hither in this manner, and thus early?


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