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Ruth 3:12 NIV

12 Although it is true that I am a guardian-redeemer of our family, there is another who is more closely related than I.

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      • a 3:1 - Hebrew "find rest" (see 1:9).
      • b 3:9 - 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); also in verses 12 and 13.
      • c 3:15 - Most Hebrew manuscripts; many Hebrew manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac "she"