Ruth Bible Study

Created on January 10th, 2019
Introduction

Introduction

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 2:1-23 KNOWN AND UUNKNOWN OVERVIEW The center section of Ruth is organized around the polarities of knowing and not knowing, leaving and cleaving. Various forms of [dy…
RUTH 2:17-23 , "KINDNESS" HAS NOT FORSAKEN THE LIVING OR THE DEAD

RUTH 2:17-23 , "KINDNESS" HAS NOT FORSAKEN THE LIVING OR THE DEAD

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 2:17-23, "KINDNESS" HAS NOT FORSAKEN THE LIVING OR THE DEAD COMMENTARY 2:17-20. Thanks to Boaz's largess, Ruth is able to bring a large amount of barley (about…
Introduction

Introduction

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 3:1-18 UNCOVERING AND RECOVERING OVERVIEW The third chapter of Ruth consists of three distinct scenes. The word hlg (gAlâ, "uncover") dominates the first…
RUTH 3:1-7 , THE PLAN: UNCOVERING

RUTH 3:1-7 , THE PLAN: UNCOVERING

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 3:1-7, THE PLAN: UNCOVERING COMMENTARY 3:1-2. In the first chapter, Naomi urged Ruth to return to her mother's house, praying that the LORD would grant her hjwnm…
RUTH 3:8-13 , RECOVERING: MIDNIGHT ON THE THRESHING FLOOR

RUTH 3:8-13 , RECOVERING: MIDNIGHT ON THE THRESHING FLOOR

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 3:8-13, RECOVERING: MIDNIGHT ON THE THRESHING FLOOR COMMENTARY The stories preserved in Genesis 19:1 and 38 (both of which involve tricks played by women without husbands …
RUTH 3:14-18 , THE BEGINNING OF AN END TO EMPTINESS

RUTH 3:14-18 , THE BEGINNING OF AN END TO EMPTINESS

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 3:14-18, THE BEGINNING OF AN END TO EMPTINESS COMMENTARY 3:14. The final scene takes place at first light. Given the common association between threshing floors and…
Ruth 2

Ruth 2

From CEB
RuthGleaning in Bethlehem2Now Naomi had a respected relative, a man of worth, through her husband from the family of Elimelech. His name was Boaz. 2Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, …
Ruth 3

Ruth 3

From CEB
RuthEncounter at the threshing floor3Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, shouldn’t I seek security for you, so that things might go well for you? 2Now isn’t…