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Ruth 3:13 NIV

13 Stay here for the night, and in the morning if he wants to do his duty as your guardian-redeemer, good; let him redeem you. But if he is not willing, as surely as the LORD lives I will do it. Lie here until morning.”

References for Ruth 3:13

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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"