|Overview - Ruth 2|
|1||Ruth gleans in the field of Boaz.|
|4||Boaz takes notice of her,|
|8||and shews her great favour.|
|18||That which she got, she carries to Naomi.|
Ruth 2:14 (King James Version)
And Boaz said unto her, At mealtime come thou hither, and eat of the bread, and dip thy morsel in the vinegar. And she sat beside the reapers: and he reached her parched corn, and she did eat, and was sufficed, and left.
- At meal-time
- Job 31:16-22 ; Proverbs 11:24 Proverbs 11:25 ; Isaiah 32:8 ; Isaiah 58:7 Isaiah 58:10 Isaiah 58:11 Luke 14:12-14
- dip thy morsel
- Vinegar, robb of fruits, etc., are used for this purpose in the East to the present day; into which, says Dr. Shaw, they dip the bread and hand together.
- 1 Samuel 17:17 ; 25:18 2 Samuel 17:28
- she did
- Deuteronomy 8:10 ; 11:15 2 Kings 4:43 2 Kings 4:44 ; Matthew 14:20
- was sufficed
- 18 ; Psalms 23:5