The Book Of Ruth
Chapter 3:8-9
"Predicament"

Chapter 3:8-9
"Predicament"

J. Deering, AncientPath.net


RUTH 3:8-9
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)

(3:8)
And

          it happened

                   in the middle of the night

that

          the man

                   was startled and

                   bent forward;

                             and behold,

                             a woman was lying at his feet.

  1. What does the word "And" mean here?
     

  2. Why use the term "it happened in the middle of the night"?
     

  3. What does the word "That" indicate?
     

  4. Who is "the man"?
     

  5. What woke him?
     

  6. What was his emotional state when he awoke?
     

  7. What did he do first when he awoke?
     

  8. What did he find at his feet?


 

(3:9)

And

          he said,

                   "Who are you?"

And

          she answered,

                   "I am Ruth your maid.

                   So spread your covering over your maid,

                             for you are a close relative."

  1. What did Boaz say to This woman?
     

  2. How does Ruth respond?
     

  3. "Why did she ask Boaz to "spread your cover over me"?
     

  4. What does she mean by the expression "close relative?"
     

  5. What then is the "Predicament" listed in the Outline?


RUTH 3:8-9
1. Master Study 2. Visualized Text 3. Outline With Text 4. Reference Materials 5. Questions


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