Ruth 2:16
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English Standard Version
And also pull out some from the bundles for her and leave it for her to glean, and do not rebuke her.”

King James Bible
And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.

American Standard Version
And also pull out some for her from the bundles, and leave it, and let her glean, and rebuke her not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let fall some of your handfuls of purpose, and leave them, that she may gather them without shame, and let no man rebuke her when she gathereth them.

English Revised Version
And also pull out some for her from the bundles, and leave it, and let her glean, and rebuke her not.

Webster's Bible Translation
And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.

Ruth 2:16 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Deeply affected by this generosity, Ruth fell upon her face, bowing down to the ground (as in 1 Samuel 25:23; 2 Samuel 1:2; cf. Genesis 23:7), to thank him reverentially, and said to Boaz, "Why have I found favour in thine eyes, that thou regardest me, who am only a stranger?" הכּיר, to look at with sympathy or care, to receive a person kindly (cf. Ruth 2:19).

Ruth 2:16 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 24:19-21 When you cut down your harvest in your field, and have forgot a sheaf in the field, you shall not go again to fetch it...

Psalm 112:9 He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 19:17 He that has pity on the poor lends to the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.

Matthew 25:40 And the King shall answer and say to them, Truly I say to you, Inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers...

Romans 12:13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

2 Corinthians 8:5-11 And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us by the will of God...

Philemon 1:7 For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by you, brother.

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name...

1 John 3:17,18 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him...

Cross References
Ruth 2:15
When she rose to glean, Boaz instructed his young men, saying, "Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not reproach her.

Ruth 2:17
So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

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