The LORDrecompense thy work, and a fullreward be given thee of the LORDGod of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust .
Then she said , Let me findfavour in thy sight, my lord; for that thou hast comforted me, and for that thou hast spokenfriendly unto thine handmaid, though I be not like unto one of thine handmaidens.14
And Boazsaid unto her, At mealtimecome thou hither, and eat of the bread, and dip thy morsel in the vinegar. And she satbeside the reapers : and he reached her parched corn, and she did eat , and was sufficed , and left .
And when she was risen up to glean , Boazcommanded his young men,saying , Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproacha her not:
And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.
So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned : and it was about an ephah of barley.18
And she took it up , and went into the city: and her mother in lawsaw what she had gleaned : and she brought forth , and gave to her that she had reserved after she was sufficed.19
And her mother in lawsaid unto her, Where hast thou gleaned to day? and wherewroughtest thou? blessed be he that did take knowledge of thee. And she shewed her mother in law with whom she had wrought , and said , The man'sname with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.20
And Naomisaid unto her daughter in law,Blessed be he of the LORD, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead . And Naomisaid unto her, The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen .
And Ruth the Moabitesssaid , He said unto me also, Thou shalt keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.22
And Naomisaid unto Ruth her daughter in law, It is good, my daughter, that thou go out with his maidens, that they meetb thee not in any otherfield.