Ruth 3:1
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New International Version
One day Ruth's mother-in-law Naomi said to her, "My daughter, I must find a home for you, where you will be well provided for.

King James Bible
Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

Darby Bible Translation
And Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

World English Bible
Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shall I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you?

Young's Literal Translation
And Naomi her mother-in-law saith to her, 'My daughter, do not I seek for thee rest, that it may be well with thee?

Ruth 3:1 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shall I not seek rest for thee - That is, Shall I not endeavor to procure thee a proper husband? See Ruth 1:9, and the observations at the end of that chapter.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

shall I not

Ruth 1:9 The LORD grant you that you may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them...

1 Corinthians 7:36 But if any man think that he behaves himself uncomely toward his virgin, if she pass the flower of her age, and need so require...

1 Timothy 5:8,14 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel...

may be

Genesis 40:14 But think on me when it shall be well with you, and show kindness, I pray you, to me, and make mention of me to Pharaoh...

Deuteronomy 4:40 You shall keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command you this day, that it may go well with you...

Psalm 128:2 For you shall eat the labor of your hands: happy shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

Jeremiah 22:15,16 Shall you reign, because you close yourself in cedar? did not your father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice...

Library
June 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
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Whether the Judicial Precepts Regarding Foreigners were Framed in a Suitable Manner?
Objection 1: It would seem that the judicial precepts regarding foreigners were not suitably framed. For Peter said (Acts 10:34,35): "In very deed I perceive that God is not a respecter of persons, but in every nation, he that feareth Him and worketh justice is acceptable to Him." But those who are acceptable to God should not be excluded from the Church of God. Therefore it is unsuitably commanded (Dt. 23:3) that "the Ammonite and the Moabite, even after the tenth generation, shall not enter into
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Ruth 2:23
So Ruth stayed close to the women of Boaz to glean until the barley and wheat harvests were finished. And she lived with her mother-in-law.

Ruth 3:2
Now Boaz, with whose women you have worked, is a relative of ours. Tonight he will be winnowing barley on the threshing floor.

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