Add parallel Print Page Options

Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor

Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, I need to seek some security for you, so that it may be well with you. Now here is our kinsman Boaz, with whose young women you have been working. See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor. Now wash and anoint yourself, and put on your best clothes and go down to the threshing floor; but do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking. When he lies down, observe the place where he lies; then, go and uncover his feet and lie down; and he will tell you what to do.” She said to her, “All that you tell me I will do.”

Read full chapter

The Genealogy of David

13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When they came together, the Lord made her conceive, and she bore a son. 14 Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the Lord, who has not left you this day without next-of-kin;[a] and may his name be renowned in Israel! 15 He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age; for your daughter-in-law who loves you, who is more to you than seven sons, has borne him.” 16 Then Naomi took the child and laid him in her bosom, and became his nurse. 17 The women of the neighborhood gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi.” They named him Obed; he became the father of Jesse, the father of David.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Ruth 4:14 Or one with the right to redeem

Bible Gateway Recommends

NRSV Large Print Bible - imitation leather, burgundy
NRSV Large Print Bible - imitation leather, burgundy
Retail: $37.99
Our Price: $24.99
Save: $13.00 (34%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
NRSV Bible, Black Genuine Leather
NRSV Bible, Black Genuine Leather
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $48.99
Save: $21.00 (30%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
The C.S. Lewis Bible, NRSV, Bonded Leather, Brown
The C.S. Lewis Bible, NRSV, Bonded Leather, Brown
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $35.99
Save: $24.00 (40%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition Holy Bible: NRSV
New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition Holy Bible: NRSV
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $11.99
Save: $8.00 (40%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars