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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Ruth 2:13


    CHAPTERS: Ruth 1, 2, 3, 4     

    VERSES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

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    King James Bible - Ruth 2:13

    Then she said, Let me find favour in thy sight, my lord; for that thou hast comforted me, and for that thou hast spoken friendly unto thine handmaid, though I be not like unto one of thine handmaidens.

    World English Bible

    Then she said, "Let me find favor in your sight, my lord, because you have comforted me, and because you have spoken kindly to your handmaid, though I am not as one of your handmaidens."

    Douay-Rheims - Ruth 2:13

    And she said: I have found grace in thy
    eyes, my lord, who hast comforted me and hast spoken to the heart of thy handmaid, who am not like to one of thy maids.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    Then she said, Let me find favor in thy sight, my lord; for that thou hast comforted me, and for that thou hast spoken kindly to thy handmaid, though I am not like to one of thy handmaidens.

    Original Hebrew

    ותאמר
    559 אמצא 4672 חן 2580 בעיניך 5869 אדני 113 כי 3588 נחמתני 5162 וכי 3588 דברת 1696 על 5921 לב 3820 שׁפחתך 8198 ואנכי 595 לא 3808 אהיה 1961 כאחת 259 שׁפחתיך׃ 8198

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    VERSE (13) -
    Ge 33:8,10,15; 43:14 1Sa 1:18 2Sa 16:4

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 2:13

    Y ella dijo: Señor mío, halle yo gracia delante de tus ojos; porque me has consolado, y porque has hablado al corazón de tu sierva, no siendo yo ni aun como una de tus criadas.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Ruth 2:13

    Verse 13. Not like unto one of thine hand-maidens.] I am as unworthy of thy regards as any of thine own maidservants, and yet thou showest me distinguished
    kindness.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 13. Then she said, let me find favour in thy sight, my
    lord , etc.] Or rather, since she had found favour in his sight already: the words are to be considered, not as a wish for it, but as acknowledging it, and expressing her faith and confidence, that she should for time to come find favour in his sight, and have other instances of it; for so the words may be rendered, “I shall find favour” f38 , for which she gives the following reasons: for that thou hast comforted me, and for that thou hast spoken friendly unto thine handmaid ; had spoken in her commendation, and wished her all happiness here and hereafter; said kind and comfortable words to her, to her very heart, as in ( Isaiah 40:2) which were cheering, refreshing, and reviving to her: though I be not like unto one of thine handmaidens ; not worthy to be one of them, or to be ranked with them, being meaner than the meanest of them, a poor widow, and a Moabitish woman; the Septuagint and Syriac versions leave out the negative particle, and read, “I shall be as one of thine handmaids”.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 4-16 - The pious and
    kind language between Boaz and his reapers shows tha there were godly persons in Israel. Such language as this is seldo heard in our field; too often, on the contrary, what is immoral an corrupt. A stranger would form a very different opinion of our land from that which Ruth would form of Israel from the converse and conduc of Boaz and his reapers. But true religion will teach a man to behav aright in all states and conditions; it will form kind masters an faithful servants, and cause harmony in families. True religion wil cause mutual love and kindness among persons of different ranks. It ha these effects on Boaz and his men. When he came to them he prayed for them. They did not, as soon as he was out of hearing curse him, as some ill-natured servants that hate their master's eye, but they returne his courtesy. Things are likely to go on well where there is suc good-will as this between masters and servants. They expressed their kindness to each other by praying one for another. Boaz inquire concerning the stranger he saw, and ordered her to be well treated Masters must take care, not only that they do no hurt themselves, but that they suffer not their servants and those under them to do wrong Ruth humbly owned herself unworthy of favours, seeing she was born an brought up a heathen. It well becomes us all to think humbly of ourselves, esteeming others better than ourselves. And let us, in the kindness of Boaz to Ruth, note the kindness of the Lord Jesus Christ to poor sinners.


    Original Hebrew

    ותאמר 559 אמצא 4672 חן 2580 בעיניך 5869 אדני 113 כי 3588 נחמתני 5162 וכי 3588 דברת 1696 על 5921 לב 3820 שׁפחתך 8198 ואנכי 595 לא 3808 אהיה 1961 כאחת 259 שׁפחתיך׃ 8198


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    VERSES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

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