Ruth 2:7 NIV

7 She said, ‘Please let me glean and gather among the sheaves behind the harvesters.’ She came into the field and has remained here from morning till now, except for a short rest in the shelter.”

References for Ruth 2:7

Study tools for Ruth 2:7

  • 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).