4 I thought I should inform you:a Buy [it] back in the presence of those seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. If you want to redeem [it], do so. But if you dob not want to redeem [it], tell me, so that I will know, because there isn't anyone other than you to redeem [it], and I am next after you." "I want to redeem [it]," he answered.

References for Ruth 4:4

    • d 4:4 - Lit should uncover your ear, saying
    • e 4:4 - Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr, Vg; other Hb mss read if he does