So she went down to the threshing floor and did according to all that her mother-in-law instructed her. And after Boaz had eaten and drunk, and (A)his heart was cheerful, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain; and she came softly, uncovered his feet, and lay down.

Now it happened at midnight that the man was startled, and turned himself; and there, a woman was lying at his feet. And he said, “Who are you?”

So she answered, “I am Ruth, your maidservant. (B)Take[a] your maidservant under your wing, for you are (C)a [b]close relative.”

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  1. Ruth 3:9 Or Spread the corner of your garment over your maidservant
  2. Ruth 3:9 redeemer, Heb. goel

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