New Living Translation
So Ruth lay at Boaz's feet until the morning, but she got up before it was light enough for people to recognize each other. For Boaz had said, "No one must know that a woman was here at the threshing floor."
King James Bible
And she lay at his feet until the morning: and she rose up before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the floor.
Darby Bible Translation
And she lay at his feet until the morning; and she rose up before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the threshing-floor.
World English Bible
She lay at his feet until the morning. She rose up before one could discern another. For he said, "Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor."
Young's Literal Translation
And she lieth down at his feet till the morning, and riseth before one doth discern another; and he saith, 'Let it not be known that the woman hath come into the floor.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:14 Let it not, and c. - He takes care to preserve not only his conscience towards God, but his reputation, and hers also, among men.
Then you will not be criticized for doing something you believe is good.
2 Corinthians 8:21
We are careful to be honorable before the Lord, but we also want everyone else to see that we are honorable.
Then Boaz said to her, "Bring your cloak and spread it out." He measured six scoops of barley into the cloak and placed it on her back. Then he returned to the town.
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