New International Version
Even pull out some stalks for her from the bundles and leave them for her to pick up, and don't rebuke her."
King James Bible
And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall also sometimes draw out for her [some ears] out of the handfuls, and leave them that she may glean, and rebuke her not.
World English Bible
Also pull out some for her from the bundles, and leave it, and let her glean, and don't rebuke her."
Young's Literal Translation
and also ye do surely cast to her of the handfuls -- and have left, and she hath gleaned, and ye do not push against her.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let her glean even among the sheaves - This was a privilege; for no person should glean till the sheaves were all bound, and the shocks set up.
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"It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done ... and how thou hast left they father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore. The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD GOD of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust" (Ruth ii. 11, 12). In this interesting narrative we have another instance of the way in which the HOLY GHOST teaches by typical lives. We have dwelt on some precious lessons …
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As she got up to glean, Boaz gave orders to his men, "Let her gather among the sheaves and don't reprimand her.
So Ruth gleaned in the field until evening. Then she threshed the barley she had gathered, and it amounted to about an ephah.
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