Category: Ruth

Exposition of Ruth 4:16-22

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 4:16-22. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 4:16-22, “16 Na’omi took the child, laid it on her breast and became its nurse. 17 The women who were her neighbors gave it a name; they said, “A son has been born to Na’omi,” and called it ‘Oved. He was the father of Yishai the father of David. 18 Here is the genealogy of Peretz. Peretz was the father of Hetzron, 19 Hetzron was the father of Ram, Ram was the father of ‘Amminadav,...

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Exposition of Ruth 4:1-15

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 4:1-15. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 4:1-15, “1 Meanwhile, Bo’az had gone up to the gate and had sat down there, when the redeemer of whom Bo’az had spoken passed by. “Such-and-such,” he said, “come over, and sit down”; so he came over and sat down. 2 He took ten of the city’s leaders and said, “Sit down here”; and they sat down. 3 Then he said to the redeeming kinsman, “The parcel of land which used to belong to our...

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Exposition of Ruth 3:10-18

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 3:10-18. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 3:10-18, “10 He said, “May ADONAI bless you, my daughter. Your latest kindness is even greater than your first, in that you didn’t go after the young men, neither the rich ones nor the poor. 11 And now, my daughter, don’t be afraid. I will do for you everything you say, for all the city leaders among my people know that you are a woman of good character. 12 Now, it is true that I...

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Exposition of Ruth 3:6-9

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 3:6-9. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 3:6-9, “6 She went down to the threshing-floor and did everything as her mother-in-law had instructed her. 7 After Bo’az was through eating and drinking and was feeling good, he went to lie down at the end of the pile of grain. She stole in, uncovered his feet and lay down. 8 In the middle of the night the man was startled and turned over, and – there was a woman lying at his feet!...

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Exposition of Ruth 3:1-5

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 3:1-5. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 3:1-5, “1 Na’omi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, I should be seeking security for you; so that things will go well with you. 2 Now there’s Bo’az our relative -you were with his girls. He’s going to be winnowing barley tonight at the threshing-floor. 3 So bathe, anoint yourself, put on your good clothes, and go down to the threshing-floor; but don’t reveal your presence to the man until he’s finished eating and...

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