New American Standard Bible
"Now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I.
King James Bible
And now it is true that I am thy near kinsman: howbeit there is a kinsman 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.
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.
Ruth 3:12 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
By "kinsman," understand the גאל gā'al (Ruth 2:20 note).
LibraryWhether Christ Received his Own Body and Blood?
Objection 1: It seems that Christ did not receive His own body and blood, because nothing ought to be asserted of either Christ's doings or sayings, which is not handed down by the authority of Sacred Scripture. But it is not narrated in the gospels that He ate His own body or drank His own blood. Therefore we must not assert this as a fact. Objection 2: Further, nothing can be within itself except perchance by reason of its parts, for instance. as one part is in another, as is stated in Phys. iv. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
"Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence.
"Remain 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."
Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz spoke was passing by, so he said, "Turn aside, friend, sit down here." And he turned aside and sat down.
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