16 She went to her mother-in-law, Naomi, who asked [her], "How did it go,a my daughter?" Then Ruth told her everything the man had done for her.
17 She said, "He gave me these six [measures] of barley, because he said,b 'Don't go back to your mother-in-law empty-handed.' "
18 "Wait, my daughter," she said, "until you find out how things go, for he won't rest unless he resolves this today."