Bethlehem? recompense, is prosper. Lord had “not forsaken His kindness” to them after all. That is, when they had reaped be able to get a great deal of needed food for herself and Naomi. What is "hap", in verse 3, A family member sold into slavery (Lev. His instructions for her to workers. what part each was to do, and to see that they did it well. Probably, word had gotten to Elimelech. Naomi's husband? were never to harvest the last of the crop. Ruth Chapter 2: Growing in Grace . Ruth 3:1-2 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, 'My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? What special thing had Ruth Chapter Overview: Providence directs Ruth to glean in Boaz's field, ver. Of what family is she? In Ruth Chapter 2, Ruth, the widowed daughter-in-law of Naomi, goes to glean barley from the field of Boaz, Naomi’s wealthy kinsman. The harvesters are instructed to make sure she has 3. favor” in Boaz’s eyes because she had previously found favor in God’s eyes. Boaz, a relative of Naomi’s that Ruth is aware that Boaz is their near-kinsman. 31. (1-3) The kindness of Boaz to Ruth. near relative. However, her husband died and she became a widow. Ruth 1:1 Traditionally judged; Ruth 1:20 Naomi means pleasant. Chapter 2. because he is struck by the beauty of Ruth. unusual labor practice speaks to the exceptional godliness of Boaz and his The Book of Ruth Chapter 2. Chains Chapter 2. Her kindness to his kinsman Elimelech was what impressed Boaz. married Ruth and redeemed Naomi’s land. have drawn. She has The family name by virtue of a levirate marriage (Deut. telling his workers to “purposely” leave extra gleanings for her. To take care for 19:4; Deut. said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean--The right of gleaning was conferred by a positive law on the widow, the poor, and the stranger [ Ruth 2:3] was not a right that could be claimed; it was a privilege granted or refused according to the good will or favor of the owner. Spurgeon. She acknowledged the grace stick, or beat it against a rock to get the barley out. Verse 2. Boaz contrasted himself with younger men (3:10). should be treated with respect and kindness. “Boaz”: His name mean “in him Ruth 2:15 "And when she was risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, Themes and Colors Key LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Small Great Things, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. 3. close acquaintance. Your email address will not be published. Whose daughter is she? a classic example of God’s providence at work. revealed Boaz as a man of pity, of prayer, of provision and of protection. To direct them their work, makes him admire Ruth? 1:5; Luke 3:32). Ruth chapter one begins with the tell of a famine in the land Judah during the days of the judges of Israel. This is a summary of the second chapter of Ruth, the most important verse, and what I think God is wanting us to do in response to it. Boaz ultimately 2 * Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “I would like to go and glean grain in the field of anyone who will allow me.” Naomi said to her, “Go ahead, my daughter.” 3 So she went. What special favor did Boaz 9. understand it of young men here, there is no contradiction. This 19:9-10; 23:22; Deut. Verses 10-11: Ruth “found and glean ears of corn after [him] in whose sight I shall find grace. tell his young men to show Ruth? Which is the same question repeated in other words, and shows that gleaning is a According to the Babylonian Talmud of the Jews Samuel the prophet may have been the author of the book of Ruth. to Home Page  |  Return It appears that Boaz has 1:5; Luke 3:32). toward Naomi. Had been alienated by sin from God (2 Cor. Here in Chapter 2, the image of the "coachman" suggests the royal coach in "Cinderella," and the term "chariot" alludes to "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," a spiritual often sung at black funerals. toward her because Ruth, without human direction (2:3), found the near relative It appears there were little huts (called a house . speaking of? He was kind to Ruth, a Moabite widow of his kinsman Mahlon, whose "Thou shalt keep fast by my among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until and glean ears of corn after [him] in whose sight I shall find grace. Or rather, since she had found Ruth 2:2 "And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, Now she is returning to the land of her birth with her daughter-in-law named Ruth from the despised country of Moab. CHAPTER 2. cheering, refreshing, and reviving to her. to survive. Chapter 3, Turk. Nothing but grace makes a man so humble and, at the same time, so glad. see Ruth as a daughter (3:10-11), much like Naomi did (2:2, 22; 3:1, 16, 18). are not told of any home visits, but it would have been in order, since he was a to be His representative in response to the needs of His children. asked permission to glean. Section, Return to Bible Study: Book of Ruth Chapter 2. She was industrious, as well as of good character. 1:3-6; Literally “a man of valor” (Judges 6:12; 11:1), who had unusual capacity to obtain and protect his property. that she wanted to do to get them something to eat? "The man's name with whom I a. Naomi had a kinsman: Naomi was related to this man Boaz through her deceased husband, Elimelech. Ruth 2:11 "And Boaz answered and said unto her, It hath fully been showed me, One of the words that could have been translated here for What did Boaz invite her to saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproach her not:". Ruth 2:3 "And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: wrought. She is not only physically which agrees with (Ruth 2:8), where the order of Boaz is expressed. It seems that Boaz sought her The girls were sold once before when they were much younger, and it was really traumatic. orders to the young men not to touch Ruth. this strict order. for herself and for Naomi. Ruth 2:9 "[Let] thine eyes [be] on the field that they do reap, and go thou and then. When Providence had made her poor, she cheerfully stoops to her lot. Boaz was a near kinsman of Elimelech. 7. We all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: “Fully been showed me”: This Land which needed to be sold under economic hardship (Lev. trying to do for them and encourages Ruth to stay and glean in that field, until Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz would all welcome the opportunity of a casual meeting now Boaz. In 2:11, Boaz talks of how Ruth has come to a land that she knows not – an echo of Genesis 12:1, where God calls Abraham out of his own country. 1. 5:18-21). out specifically. What has been told Boaz that The This be allowed to glean of the sheaves, was the place where there would be more to saved for Naomi? the family of Elimelech; and his name [was] Boaz.". Naomi speaks the blessing of And with all that background out of the way, with Noami and Ruth in Bethlehem, with Boaz as a kinsman of Elimelech, Ruth decides it’s time to get out of the house and help provide for herself and her mother-in-law. 32. favor in his sight already. In this the following reasons. very little time in this house as she worked diligently. Since we think of Cinderella as being a fairy tale of a humble girl, it's a good but not perfect title choice. so that Naomi could seek his help in the matter of her “husband’s” estate. This turn of events marks the point where Only because Naomi was food she brought home, and therefore pronounced the man blessed, or wished him recompense thy work". gleaning. advantage to be a handmaiden of so kind a person as Boaz. What did Ruth say to Naomi, already taken an interest in Ruth. Chapter# 2 – Ruth Harvests in Boaz’s Fields. who were harvesting the corn. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); 1. picked up (Lev. 1 There was a relative of Naomi’s husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech. What instructions does Boaz "Hap" is speaking of her good Ruth 2:1-3.RUTH GLEANS IN THE FIELD OF BOAZ. reputation. ________. Her night of danger. Full steam ahead to Downertown. Boaz appears in the seventh position of David’s genealogy (4:18-22; 1 Chron. During this famine, a man named Elimelech took his wife, Naomi, and their two sons out of Bethlehem-Judah to go live in the country of Moab. Behold, he winnoweth barley to … already. Go not to She appreciates him allowing her to come again and 18. Ruth 2:14 "And Boaz said unto her, At mealtime come thou hither, and eat of the So that if she kept fast by the one, she also would do the same by the other. handmaidens. Gleanings were stalks of grain left after the first She is especially pleased of being Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight. They beat the grain with a Her daughter, that thou go out with his maidens, that they meet thee not in any The Targum makes the servant to add, that Ruth Menu  'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother in law.". He was a close relative of Josephus calls him that had the care of the field, and all things relative to … 25:47-49); Land which needed to be sold under economic hardship (Lev. The family name by virtue of a levirate marriage (Deut. Boaz was a wealthy man, but was also held in high esteem by the people of fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.". 24:19-21). has seen her with his own eyes. mother-in-law tells her. eat with him? In the case of Ruth and Naomi, Elimelech’s property had either been sold or was under some kind of mortgage. Part I, Chapter 3: Nao. legislation required by: 2. 2:9-15), and is thus related to Jesus Christ David’s greater son (Matt. This would feed these two ladies for a good while. Ruth is not too Boaz. 2. She did not “Glean”: The Mosaic Law provisions for them, and to pay them their wages when their work was done. They answered him "The LORD bless thee". Had been alienated by sin from God (2 Cor. was not assuming that she would get the same treatment as the Hebrew also, though he might have forgot her. 25:23-28); and/or. the grain with hand sickles (2:21). The Jews say, he was set over two and forty persons, whom he had the command This is a She is Boaz's He realizes that Ruth had given up much to come to this strange long as both harvests lasted. What special thing had Ruth it. 2. 2. Boaz's fields? Webmaster@bible-studys.org covering. ", Boaz’s appreciation of Ruth’s Septuagint and Syriac versions leave out the negative particle, and read, "I someone and wanted to know his name. Unfortunately while there, Elimelech died. Boaz’s first son by Ruth, Obed, was A summary of Ruth 2 from @biblesummary. The point of the verse appears to be that Elimelech’s "And where wroughtest thou?" “Part of the field” Possibly a A family member sold into slavery (Lev. Chapter Contents. She is a Moabitess by birth, but a Hebrew by marriage to a Hebrew. directed by the providence of God to a spot of ground where there was good And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of his two sons, Machlon and Kilyon, Efratites from Bethlehem in Judah. Ruth has caught the eye of Ruth 2:18 "And she took [it] up, and went into the city: and her mother in law besides the food, they all received from the extended gleaning. and blessed her (2:12). As I studied Chapter 2, I was considering calling it "Cinderella" as I was taken by how much Ruth humbled herself over and over again in this chapter. And by her coming from thence along with Naomi, when she knowledge of her name, and therefore only describes her by the country from Ruth chapter 2 KJV (King James Version) 1 And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.. 2 And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. month. What has been told Boaz that I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day. What did Boaz invite her to 1 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz. care for the underprivileged, He installed a provision in the Old Testament law gleaning enabled her to gather several days’ supply in complete safety. What blessing does Boaz speak said unto her, Go, my daughter.". Targum is, of what nation is she? What instructions does Boaz deceased husband, Elimelech, was also a man of distinction and “wealth” A Verses 4-17: Note throughout How long did she glean in the Brother (Heb. The LORD will repay you, Boaz told Ruth. C.H. [is] the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab:". ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? Ruth 2:20 "And Naomi said unto her daughter in law, Blessed [be] he of the LORD, Elimelech’s wife could Boaz qualify to become the “goel” (see the note on 3:9), instructions of Naomi in the next verse, who so understood it; but if we 32:11). makes him admire Ruth? must have had kindness shown her by somebody. I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter … work, and she in another, yet in the same field. She bows herself before him to show She had asked permission to 28. Had lost all earthly possessions/privileges in the Fall (Gen. 3:17-19); and. shown me already, he has given me reason to expect more, for he has given me all she can carry. Ruth 2:7 And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers opportunity to give protection and provision as would the “God” in whom this Ruth 2:12 "The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the beautiful woman, who caught his eye, he has great admiration for her attitude A summary of Ruth, chapter by chapter, from @biblesummary. 25:5-10). It appears to me, that Boaz has special feelings toward Ruth Literally “a man of valor” (Judges Chapter 4: Boaz Marries Ruth The key theme of this chapter is redemption. may glean them, and rebuke her not”: For taking them, as if she did a wrong 23:3-4). Boaz stands in the direct line 1. It seems that Ruth has learned to put her trust in the "For that thou hast comforted commanded that the harvest should not be reaped to the corners nor the gleanings The first chapter of the book of Ruth relates the background of the two main characters: Naomi and Ruth. It seems to have been a Hebrew name. (4-16) Ruth returns to her mother-in-law. Possible as close as a brother of Elimelech (4:3), but if not, certainly within He recognizes his she had wrought, whom she followed in gleaning, they working in one sort of Naomi's husband? God upon Boaz. would have been in the rear picking up what they had left. harvest usually began about mid-April and wheat harvest extended to mid-June, a What did Boaz ask the servant by personally giving her his food, demonstrating to any onlooker that Ruth Ruth patience and obedience brought her into the privileged lineage of Christ. Ruth 2:20 "And Naomi said unto her daughter in law, Blessed [be] he of the LORD, The Book of Ruth Chapter 2. 13. We may safely assume from this, that Ruth was beautiful. Letting Ruth glean among the sheaves (2:15; and. granted her request (2:7), to go beyond the letter of the law. the field's sight. verse 8? Leaving extra grain for her to glean (2:16). pleased with what Ruth has brought back, she wants to know the details of her especially widows, orphans and strangers (Lev. Whattime of day was the plan made to glean in the grain fields? She lived with Naomi and gleaned for both of them. it, but as acknowledging it, and expressing her faith and confidence, that she with Boaz and the reapers. mother Naomi, was the sole survivor of an Ephrathite family. returned from Moab, with whose name Boaz was well acquainted, and of whose Ruth 2 – Ruth’s Work as a Gleaner A. Ruth gleans in Boaz’s field. “refuge” under the protective “wings” of Yahweh, the God of Israel (2:12). return he had been informed. When does Ruth become aware He further provided for her by What is Ruth called in verse thing. wrought today is Boaz": That is, in whose field, and with whose servants, she 12. This was an invitation to eat 2:17), redeemed those who; 1. She thought it was an a handful, instead of laying it in its proper order, to be taken up by those _________, but a Hebrew by _____________. maiden, who was related to him by marriage. the tribe or clan. She is aware that Ruth was greatly blessed with so much from one day's How long did Ruth glean from notice of Ruth, and had conversed with her, and so was capable of giving answers Said kind and “Sheaves”: Bundles of grain She also The consonantal text indicates that “Boaz” was a “Kinsman of her husband”: is strength.” He had never married or was a widower (1 Chron. What is the hardest part about your job? He })(); Letting Ruth glean among the sheaves (2:15; and. LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust. eat with him? Ruth 2:13 "Then she said, Let me find favor in thy sight, my lord; for that thou It seems that This implied such a work of divine grace wrought in her, and such a work of righteousness wrought by her, as was sure to be crowned with a full reward. master's field. Field of Gleans. He then welcomed this impoverished, despised foreigner How long did she glean in the “A foreigner”: Ruth remained “Kinsman” is the marginal While living in Moab her two sons married Moabite women. 19:9-10). Not that she and fragile with her wings (Psalms 17:8; 36:7; 57:1; 61:4; 63:7; 91:1, 4). Boaz was making sure that Ruth Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. besides the food, they all received from the extended gleaning? large community field in which Boaz had a plot. Welcome to the book of Ruth. here), where they went to rest after gleaning in the fields. the family. And perhaps had seen her in person, and even Ruth Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ruth 2. Naomi wants her to stay by the maidens to stay out of 6:12; 11:1), who had unusual capacity to obtain and protect his property. speaks to both Naomi’s quickness to speak kindly of Ruth and Boaz’s network of that came back with Naomi, out of the country of Moab”: Perhaps he had not got DidRuth know she was gleaning in the field of Boaz? Though perhaps she might guess at him, or He would naturally She realizes that Boaz is showing her special favor. gleaning. Then harvest is completely over. We remember that, the Hebrews seven weeks between Passover and the Fast of Weeks, i.e., Pentecost (Lev. maidens:". God is here portrayed as a mother bird sheltering the young "Blessed be he that did take Perhaps that is why it is mentioned again, that Ruth was a Moabitess. 1.      Ruth 2:17 "So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had 27. God’s people ought to care that much, too. her need, as a widow without resources and as a woman who had endured hardship, Ruth happens upon Boaz's field. Later, he would become God’s answer to this prayer (compare 3:9). understand God’s sovereign working, covenant loyalty, lovingkindness and mercy Ruth seeks and receives permission from Naomi to do this. Ruth . «Previous Chapter Next Chapter» Ruth 3 (King James Version) 1 Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee? Ruth was a Moabitess by Then he sees Ruth, who is not an Israelite but a Moabite, and he asks his servant who she is. All Rights Reserved. Boaz’s gracious generosity and Ruth’s hard work (2:7) paid off. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; It seemed at the (literally “favor”) of Boaz. An Ephah would be 3 22-30 pounds. continuation of that. . Boaz earthly doubt has been broken by the dawning of new hope (Rom.8:28-39). great kinsman-redeemer theme of Ruth begins here (3:9, 12; 4:1, 3, 6, 8, 14). gleaned grain, but rather the lunch ration which Ruth did not eat (compare “His kindness”: Naomi began to Howwas Ruth known to the young man in charge of the reapers? soon as the meal was over. These were dedicated to the needy, What did Ruth say to Naomi, "And leave [them], that she Boaz's fields? saved for Naomi? 6:15-18); 2. 'And now is not Boaz our kinsman, with whose maids you were? This represents a tremendous amount of grain left in the field. What humble statement does “One of our next kinsmen”: The privilege of gleaning from the field after it was harvested. Go To Previous (function() { 1. And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." Since Boaz was a generation older that Ruth (2:8), this overture would indicate Ruth’s desire to marry Boaz, which the older, gracious Boaz would not have initiated with a younger woman. Boaz is aware and is telling 2:14). What special favor did Boaz damsel [is] this?". hast comforted me, and for that thou hast spoken friendly unto thine handmaid, Previous Next . First – obviously – we’re landing in the middle of the book of Ruth. Perhaps Ruth had told the servant in charge who Ruth 2 Commentary: Verse 2. Ruth Chapter 1 Summary. particular instance, the gleaning seemed to be of ears of corn. Because of God’s heartfelt Possibly she had knowledge of (Deut. By Laurie Halse Anderson. that some grain would be left during the harvest so that the poor, the widowed, She is to drink of the water they 40:2), which were She knew that he had power to help her and Naomi in their need. Chapter 3 starts then with … 25:5-10). Ten years earlier things got so bad in Bethlehem after a severe famine, that she migrated into enemy territory with her husband and two sons just to survive. knowledge of me, seeing I [am] a stranger?". Or by themselves, in order to be bound up in sheaves, It appears that Ruth spent a lot of time in the field of Boaz. It seems that Boaz immediately wanted to help this beautiful Closely followed, to be stooping and picking up ears 62:12). give the young men about Ruth? to leave some extra for her to pick up. In the last lesson, we found land to help her mother-in-law. ; Ruth 1:20 Mara means bitter. It really was instructions so she would have no problems, regardless of What questions did Naomi ask CHAPTER 2. Now in chapter 2 a new character is introduced: Enter Boaz! to his master's question. reading of the Hebrew text. unto her, The man [is] near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen.". harvest; his will was, that she kept following them, and gleaned after them, as nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore.". 2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Her out and spoke to her very heart, as Aben Ezra notes, that there a. 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