Context12Now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I. 13Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you. But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the LORD lives. Lie down until morning.
14So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor. 15Again he said, Give me the cloak that is on you and hold it. So she held it, and he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. Then she went into the city. 16When she came to her mother-in-law, she said, How did it go, my daughter? And she told her all that the man had done for her. 17She said, These six measures of barley he gave to me, for he said, Do not go to your mother-in-law empty-handed. 18Then she said, Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out; for the man will not rest until he has settled it today.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And now it is true that I am a near kinsman; howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.
Neither do I deny myself to be near of kin, but there is another nearer than I.
Darby Bible Translation
And now, truly I am one that has the right of redemption, yet there is one that has the right of redemption who is nearer than I.
English Revised Version
And now it is true that I am a near kinsman: howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.
Webster's Bible Translation
And now it is true that I am thy near kinsman: yet there is a kinsman nearer than I.
World English Bible
Now it is true that I am a near kinsman; however there is a kinsman nearer than I.
Young's Literal Translation
And now, surely, true, that I am a redeemer, but also there is a redeemer nearer than I.
LibraryJune 23 Evening
Shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?--RUTH 3:1. There remaineth . . . a rest to the people of God.--My people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.--There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest.--They . . . rest from their labours. The forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and …
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