Ruth 2:17
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New International Version
So Ruth gleaned in the field until evening. Then she threshed the barley she had gathered, and it amounted to about an ephah.

King James Bible
So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned: and it was about an ephah of barley.

Darby Bible Translation
And she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out what she had gleaned; and it was about an ephah of barley.

World English Bible
So she gleaned in the field until evening; and she beat out that which she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

Young's Literal Translation
And she gleaneth in the field till the evening, and beateth out that which she hath gleaned, and it is about an ephah of barley;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

An ephah of barley - Not less than seven gallons and a half; a good day's work. On Hebrew measures of capacity, see the note on Exodus 16:16.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

she gleaned

Proverbs 31:27 She looks well to the ways of her household, and eats not the bread of idleness.

ephah

Exodus 16:36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.

Ezekiel 45:11,12 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of an homer...

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A Full Reward.
"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
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

Who are My Brethren?
The sons of Joseph were far from being in sympathy with Jesus in His work. The reports that reached them in regard to His life and labors filled them with astonishment and dismay. They heard that He devoted entire nights to prayer, that through the day He was thronged by great companies of people, and did not give Himself time so much as to eat. His friends felt that He was wearing Himself out by His incessant labor; they were unable to account for His attitude toward the Pharisees, and there were
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Cross References
Ruth 2:16
Even pull out some stalks for her from the bundles and leave them for her to pick up, and don't rebuke her."

Ruth 2:18
She carried it back to town, and her mother-in-law saw how much she had gathered. Ruth also brought out and gave her what she had left over after she had eaten enough.

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