Ruth 3:9 NIV

9 “Who are you?” he asked. “I am your servant Ruth,” she said. “Spread the corner of your garment over me, since you are a guardian-redeemera of our family.”

References for Ruth 3:9

    • i 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.

      Study tools for Ruth 3:9

      • 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"