The Book Of Ruth
Chapter 2:1-3
"Guidance to Boaz's Field"

Chapter 2:1-3
"Guidance to Boaz's Field"

J. Deering, AncientPath.net


RUTH 2:1-3
1. Master Study 2. Visualized Text 3. Outline With Text 4. Reference Materials 5. Questions


Visualized Text and Questions Only
(Answers are in the Master Study section)


THE VISUALIZED TEXT (NASB)  (conjunctions & prepositions (and other important words) underlined, words not in original text in italics)  (alternate text in purple)

(2:1)
Now
          Naomi had a kinsman
                   of her husband,
                   a man of great wealth,
                   of the family of Elimelech,
                   whose name was Boaz.

 

Questions about Ruth 2:1

  1. Who was Naomi's husband?
     

  2. What is a "kinsman"?
     

  3. Look up and find information on "The Kinsman Redeemer."
     

  4. Did Naomi's kinsman have wealth?
     

  5. Would he be in a position to acquire her as a wife?
     

  6. Under the law, would he have to marry her?
     

  7. What relationship was he to her?
     

  8. What relationship was Ruth to Boaz?


 

(2:2)
And
          Ruth
                   the Moabitess
                   said to Naomi,
                             "Please let me go
                                      to the field and
                                      glean among the ears of grain
                                      after one in whose sight I may find favor."
And
                   she said to her,
                             "Go,
                                      my daughter."

 

Questions about Ruth 2:2

  1. Why bring up the fact that Ruth was a Moabitess?
     

  2. Why would Naomi let Ruth go to Boaz's field instead of going herself?
     

  3. Why was Ruth going to the field?
     

  4. Why would Ruth want to be in the favor of the owner of the field?


 

(2:3)
So
          she
                   departed and
                   went and
                   gleaned in the field
                             after the reapers; and
          she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz,
          who was of the family of Elimelech.

 

Questions about Ruth 1:2:3

  1. What did Ruth do?
     

  2. Why go to glean grain following the reapers?
     

  3. Did Ruth "happen" upon Boaz's field intentionally or unintentionally?


RUTH 2:1-3
1. Master Study 2. Visualized Text 3. Outline With Text 4. Reference Materials 5. Questions


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