Ruth 3:8

“And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himself: and, behold, a woman lay at his feet.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himselfe: and behold, a woman lay at his feete.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It happened in the middle of the night that the man was startled and bent forward; and behold, a woman was lying at his feet.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himself; and, behold, a woman lay at his feet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now in the middle of the night, the man awaking from his sleep in fear, and lifting himself up, saw a woman stretched at his feet.
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was startled, and turned himself; and behold, a woman lay at his feet.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himself: and behold, a woman lay at his feet.
- Webster's Bible

It happened at midnight, that the man was startled and turned himself; and behold, a woman lay at his feet.
- World English Bible

And it cometh to pass, at the middle of the night, that the man trembleth, and turneth himself, and lo, a woman is lying at his feet.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was startled, and turned himself; and, behold, a woman lay at his feet.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ruth 3:8


3:8 At midnight - He did not discover her sooner.


Discussion for Ruth 3:8

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