The Book Of Ruth
Chapter 2:15-18
"Gleaning From Boaz's Field"

 

Chapter 2:15-18
"Gleaning From Boaz's Field"

J. Deering, AncientPath.net

 


RUTH 2:15-18

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)

 

(2:15)

 

When

          she rose to glean,

                   Boaz commanded his servants, saying,

                             "Let her glean even among the sheaves, and

                             do not insult her."

  1. What does the word "when" indicate?
     

  2. Who rose?
     

  3. What does it mean to "rose."
     

  4. Who are the gleaners and what do they do?
     

  5. Who commanded his servants?
     

  6. Who are his servants and how many are there in the field?
     

  7. What was his command?
     

  8. What does the word "let" mean?
     

  9. Who is the "her"?
     

  10. What is the importance of the word "even"?
     

  11. What is the importance of the word "among"?
     

  12. What is a "sheave"?
     

  13. What is the importance of the word "and"?
     

  14. Why would they insult her?


 

(2:16)


"And also

          you

                   shall purposely

                   pull out

                             for her

                             some grain

                                      from the bundles and

                   leave it

                             that she may glean, and

                   do not rebuke her."

  1. Why say "And also" when either word alone would carry the meaning?
     

  2. Who is to pull out grain and leave it?
     

  3. With what intention are the servants to pull out the grain?
     

  4. How are the servants to accomplish this?
     

  5. Who is to benefit from this?
     

  6. What is Boaz's final instruction?
     

  7. Why are they not to reproach her?


 

(2:17-18)

 

So

          She

                   Gleaned

                             in the field

                                      until evening.

Then

          She

                   beat out what she had gleaned, and

                             it was about an ephah of barley.

And

          She

                   took it up and

          went into the city, and

                             her mother-in-law saw what she had gleaned.

          She also

                   took it out and

                   gave Naomi what she had left

                             after she was satisfied.

  1. What is the result of Boaz's instructions in verse 16?
     

  2. Where did this occur?
     

  3. How late did they work?
     

  4. After the finished reaping the fields what did they do?
     

  5. How is this done?
     

  6. What portion did Ruth beat out?
     

  7. When she was done how much grain did she have?
     

  8. What kind of grain was it?
     

  9. What is barley used for?
     

  10. Why does the writer now say "she also"?
     

  11. What does it mean to "take it up or out"?
     

  12. Where did she take it out from?
     

  13. Where did she take it out to?
     

  14. How much did Ruth keep for herself?
    What does "after she was satisfied" mean to you"
     

  15. Does this mean that Ruth was selfish and taking care of her needs first?


RUTH 2:15-18

1. Master Study

2. Visualized Text

3. Outline With Text

4. Reference Materials

5. Questions


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