Book Of Ruth
"Grace From Boaz"
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)
Boaz said to Ruth,
Do not go to glean in another field;
do not go on from this one,
but stay here with my maids.
Why would Boaz (the master of the field) speak with a foreign woman gleaning in
Why does Boaz call
her "my daughter"?
Why does Boaz ask her to stay in his field?
"Let your eyes be on the field which they reap, and
I have commanded the servants
not to touch you.
When you are thirsty,
go to the water jars and
from what the servants draw."
Why would Boaz not want her to look for another field to glean?
If Boaz had not warned the servants to not touch her, what would they have done
What is the importance of Boaz allowing her to share their water?
she fell on her face,
bowing to the ground and
said to him,
"Why have I found favor
in your sight
you should take notice of me,
since I am a foreigner?"
Why does Ruth "fall
on her face" before Boaz?
Why is Ruth troubled about Boaz's attention to her?
Ruth is not just a foreigner, she's a Moabitess - What's so important about that?
said to her,
"All that you have done for your mother-in-law
after the death of your husband
has been fully reported to me, and
how you left
your father and
your mother and
the land of your birth,
came to a people
you did not previously know.
Go back over Chapter 1 and re-read what Ruth has said and done?
Why is Ruth's dedication to Naomi of such interest to Boaz?
What would be required of Ruth to live amongst the Israelites with Naomi?
your work, and
be full from the LORD,
the God of Israel,
under whose wings
you have come
to seek refuge."
What are the individual parts of Boaz's blessing upon Ruth?
If Ruth was successful in her hard work, wouldn't Boaz suffer the loss of
What religion would Ruth be as she was from Moab?
What is so important about Ruth seeking refuge from The God of Israel?
"I have found favor in your sight, my lord,
have comforted me and
indeed have spoken kindly to your maidservant,
though I am not like one of your maidservants."
Why does Ruth say that she has found comfort in Boaz's words?
Boaz said to her,
eat of the bread and
dip your piece of bread in the vinegar."
sat beside the reapers; and
served her roasted grain, and
was satisfied and
had some left.
Boaz requests Ruth to sit with his servants, and then he serves them with roasted grain. What is the writer saying about Boaz, The God of Israel, The Nation of Israel, and Those who Love Him?
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