Book Of Ruth
"Gleaners in Boaz's field"
J. Deering, AncientPath.net
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THE VISUALIZED TEXT (NASB) (conjunctions & prepositions (and other important words) underlined, words not in original text in italics) (alternate text in purple)
from Bethlehem and
to the reapers,
"May the LORD be with you."
"May the LORD bless you."
What does the word "Now" indicate to you?
Why use the word "behold"?
Who is Boaz?
Why state that Boaz came from Bethlehem, doesn't this story take place in
Look up the word "reaper" in a Bible Dictionary and in a Strong's
Exhaustive Concordance (if you have one). Check the Hebrew meaning of the word,
what does it mean?
How does Boaz greet his field workers?
How does his field workers address Boaz?
What does this indicate to
What is the difference between "May the LORD be with you," and "May the
LORD bless you"?
What does LORD in all capitals mean?
What is a "blessing"?
to his servant
who was in charge of (Lit., who was appointed over) the reapers,
"Whose young woman is this?"
What does the use of the word "Then" indicate?
Who does Boaz address?
Whose servant is this?
What is her job?
What does Boaz mean by asking "Whose young woman is this?"
How old do you think Ruth is?
in charge of (Lit., who was appointed over)
answered and said,
"She is the young Moabite woman
from the land
What does the use of the word "And" indicate?
What does it mean to be in "charge"?
What is the name of the young Moabite woman?
Why bring up the fact that she is Moabite?
Who is Naomi?
Can you tell the story of Chapter 1 without looking there?Where is the land of Moab?
let me glean and gather
after the reapers
among the sheaves.'
came and has remained
from the morning until now;
has been sitting
in the house
for a little while."
What is the importance of the word "And" here?
Who is the "she" that said "Please"?
Why is she asking permission to glean?
What does it mean to glean and gather?
What are "reapers"?
What does it mean to be "among" the sheaves?
What are "sheaves"?
What is the importance of the word "Thus"?
Who came and has remained?
What does it indicate that Ruth remained from morning till now?
Where is she at the end of the verse?
Why was she there?
How long had she been there?
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