Bible VersionsNIVRuth 4:1; Ruth 4:3; Ruth 4:6; Ruth 4:8; Ruth 4:14
Ruth 4:1; Ruth 4:3; Ruth 4:6; Ruth 4:8; Ruth 4:14 (New International Version)
Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat there. When the kinsman-redeemer he had mentioned came along, Boaz said, "Come over here, my friend, and sit down." So he went over and sat down.
Then he said to the kinsman-redeemer, "Naomi, who has come back from Moab, is selling the piece of land that belonged to our brother Elimelech.
At this, the kinsman-redeemer said, "Then I cannot redeem it because I might endanger my own estate. You redeem it yourself. I cannot do it."
So the kinsman-redeemer said to Boaz, "Buy it yourself." And he removed his sandal.
The women said to Naomi: "Praise be to the LORD, who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel!
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