11 Boaz replied, “I’ve been told all about what you have done for your mother-in-law(A) since the death of your husband(B)—how you left your father and mother and your homeland and came to live with a people you did not know(C) before.(D)

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Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor

One day Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi(A) said to her, “My daughter, I must find a home[a](B) for you, where you will be well provided for.

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  1. Ruth 3:1 Hebrew find rest (see 1:9)

For a son dishonors his father,
    a daughter rises up against her mother,(A)
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law—
    a man’s enemies are the members of his own household.(B)

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