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Ruth 2:20 NIV

20 “The LORD bless him!” Naomi said to her daughter-in-law. “He has not stopped showing his kindness to the living and the dead.” She added, “That man is our close relative; he is one of our guardian-redeemers.a

References for Ruth 2:20

    • g 2:20 - The Hebrew word for "guardian-redeemer" is a legal term for one who has the obligation to redeem a relative in serious difficulty (see Lev. 25:25-55).

      Study tools for Ruth 2:20

      • a 2:17 - That is, probably about 30 pounds or about 13 kilograms
      • b 2:20 - The Hebrew word for "guardian-redeemer" is a legal term for one who has the obligation to redeem a relative in serious difficulty (see Lev. 25:25-55).