Ruth 3:12
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Nowוְעַתָּה֙
(ve·'at·tah)
6258: nowprobably from anah
it is TRUEאָמְנָ֔ם
(a·me·nam,)
551: verily, trulyfrom aman
I am a closeגֹאֵ֖ל
(go·'el)
1350: to redeem, act as kinsmana prim. root
relative;גֹּאֵ֖ל
(go·'el)
1350: to redeem, act as kinsmana prim. root
however,וְגַ֛ם
(ve·gam)
1571: also, moreover, yeafrom an unused word
thereיֵ֥שׁ
(yesh)
3426: being, substance, existence, isof uncertain derivation
is a relative 
 
1350: to redeem, act as kinsmana prim. root
closerקָרֹ֥וב
(ka·ro·vv)
7138: nearfrom qarab
thanמִמֶּֽנִּי׃
(mim·men·ni.)
4480: froma prim. preposition
I. 
 
  









KJV Lexicon
And now it is true.
'omnam  (om-nawm')
verily -- indeed, no doubt, surely, (it is, of a) true(-ly, -th).
that I am thy near kinsman
ga'al  (gaw-al')
to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.);
howbeit there is
yesh  (yaysh)
entity; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb; there is or are
a kinsman
ga'al  (gaw-al')
to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.);
nearer
qarowb  (kaw-robe')
near (in place, kindred or time)
than I
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I.

King James Bible
And now it is true that I am thy near kinsman: howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yes, it is true that I am a family redeemer, but there is a redeemer closer than I am.

International Standard Version
It's true that I'm your related redeemer, but there is another related redeemer even closer than I.

NET Bible
Now yes, it is true that I am a guardian, but there is another guardian who is a closer relative than I am.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It is true that I am a close relative of yours, but there is a relative closer than I.

King James 2000 Bible
And now it is true that I am your near kinsman: however there is a kinsman nearer than I.
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