Ruth 4:8
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New International Version
So the guardian-redeemer said to Boaz, "Buy it yourself." And he removed his sandal.

New Living Translation
So the other family redeemer drew off his sandal as he said to Boaz, "You buy the land."

English Standard Version
So when the redeemer said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself,” he drew off his sandal.

New American Standard Bible
So the closest relative said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." And he removed his sandal.

King James Bible
Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thee. So he drew off his shoe.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the redeemer removed his sandal and said to Boaz, "Buy back the property yourself."

International Standard Version
So when the nearer related redeemer told Boaz, "Make the purchase yourself," he then took off his sandal.

NET Bible
So the guardian said to Boaz, "You may acquire it," and he removed his sandal.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So when the man said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself," he took off his sandal.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the near kinsman said unto Boaz: 'Buy it for thyself.' And he drew off his shoe.

New American Standard 1977
So the closest relative said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself.” And he removed his sandal.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore, the former owner of the right of redemption said unto Boaz, Buy it thyself. So he drew off his shoe.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for yourself. So he took off his shoe.

American King James Version
Therefore the kinsman said to Boaz, Buy it for you. So he drew off his shoe.

American Standard Version
So the near kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thyself. And he drew off his shoe.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So Booz said to his kinsman: Put off thy shoe. And immediately he took it off from his foot.

Darby Bible Translation
And he that had the right of redemption said to Boaz, Buy for thyself; and he drew off his sandal.

English Revised Version
So the near kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thyself. And he drew off his shoe.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore the kinsman said to Boaz, Buy it for thyself. So he drew off his shoe.

World English Bible
So the near kinsman said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." He took off his shoe.

Young's Literal Translation
And the redeemer saith to Boaz, 'Buy it for thyself,' and draweth off his sandal.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-8 This matter depended on the laws given by Moses about inheritances, and doubtless the whole was settled in the regular and legal manner. This kinsman, when he heard the conditions of the bargain, refused it. In like manner many are shy of the great redemption; they are not willing to espouse religion; they have heard well of it, and have nothing to say against it; they will give it their good word, but they are willing to part with it, and cannot be bound to it, for fear of marring their own inheritance in this world. The right was resigned to Boaz. Fair and open dealing in all matters of contract and trade, is what all must make conscience of, who would approve themselves true Israelites, without guile. Honesty will be found the best policy.
Study Bible
Boaz Redeems Ruth
7Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning the redemption and the exchange of land to confirm any matter: a man removed his sandal and gave it to another; and this was the manner of attestation in Israel. 8So the closest relative said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." And he removed his sandal. 9Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, "You are witnesses today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 25:9
then his brother's wife shall come to him in the sight of the elders, and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face; and she shall declare, 'Thus it is done to the man who does not build up his brother's house.'

Ruth 4:7
Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning the redemption and the exchange of land to confirm any matter: a man removed his sandal and gave it to another; and this was the manner of attestation in Israel.

Ruth 4:9
Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, "You are witnesses today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.
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