Ruth Gleans in Boaz' Field

1 Now Naomi had a kinsman of her husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of 1Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.
References for Ruth 2:1
    • a 2:1 - Or "an acquaintance"
    • b 2:1 - Or "mighty, valiant man"
      2 And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field and 2glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sight I may find favor." And she said to her, "Go, my daughter."
      3 So she departed and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and she happened * to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.
      References for Ruth 2:3
        • c 2:3 - Lit "her chance chanced upon"
          4 Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "3May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."
          5 Then Boaz said to his servant who was in charge of the reapers, "Whose young woman is this?"
          References for Ruth 2:5
            • d 2:5 - Lit "appointed over"
              6 The servant in charge of the reapers replied, "She is the young Moabite woman who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab.
              References for Ruth 2:6
                • e 2:6 - Lit "who was appointed over"
                  7 "And she said, 'Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.' Thus she came and has remained from the morning until now; she has been sitting in the house for a little while."