Ruth 4:2
Good News Translation
Then Boaz got ten of the leaders of the town and asked them to sit down there too. When they were seated,

Contemporary English Version
Then Boaz got ten of the town leaders and also asked them to sit down. After they had sat down,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Booz, taking ten men of the ancients of the city, said to them: Sit ye down here.

New American Bible
Then Boaz picked out ten of the elders of the town and asked them to sit nearby. When they had done this,

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And Booz, taking ten men of the ancients of the city, said to them: Sit ye down here.

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Exodus 18:21,22 And provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, in whom there is truth, and that hate avarice, and appoint of them rulers of thousands, and of hundreds, and of fifties, and of tens, . . .

Exodus 21:8 If she displease the eyes of her master to whom she was delivered, he shall let her go: but he shall have no power to sell her to a foreign nation, if he despise her.

Deuteronomy 29:10 You all stand this day before the Lord your God, your princes, and tribes, and ancients, and doctors, all the people of Israel,

Deuteronomy 31:28 Gather unto me all the ancients of your tribes, and your doctors, and I will speak these words in their hearing, and will call heaven and earth to witness against them.

1 Kings 21:8 So she wrote letters in Achab's name, and sealed them with his ring, and sent them to the ancients, and the chief men that were in his city, and that dwelt with Naboth.

Proverbs 31:23 Her husband is honourable in the gates, when he sitteth among the senators of the land.

Lamentations 5:14 The ancients have ceased from the gates: the young men from the choir of the singers.

Acts 6:12 And they stirred up the people and the ancients and the scribes. And running together, they took him and brought him to the council.

Context
Boaz Redeems Ruth
1Then Booz went up to the gate, and sat there. And when he had seen the kinsman going by, of whom he had spoken before, he said to him, calling him by his name: Turn aside for a little while, and sit down here. He turned aside, and sat down. 2And Booz, taking ten men of the ancients of the city, said to them: Sit ye down here.3They sat down, and he spoke to the kinsman: Noemi, who is returned from the country of Moab will sell a parcel of land that belonged to our brother Elimelech.…
Cross References
1 Kings 21:8
So she wrote letters in Achab's name, and sealed them with his ring, and sent them to the ancients, and the chief men that were in his city, and that dwelt with Naboth.

Proverbs 31:23
Her husband is honourable in the gates, when he sitteth among the senators of the land.

Additional Translations
Then Boaz took ten of the elders of the city and said, “Sit here,” and they did so.And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit you down here. And they sat down.

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

And Booz took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye here; and they sat down.

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

He took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, "Sit down here." They sat down.

And he taketh ten men of the elders of the city, and saith, 'Sit down here;' and they sit down.
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