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Ruth 3:17 NIV

17 and added, “He gave me these six measures of barley, saying, ‘Don’t go back to your mother-in-law empty-handed.’ ”

Study tools for Ruth 3:17

  • 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"