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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Ruth 2

1:1 ruled, (a-12) Shaphat , lit. 'judged.' country (b-32) Lit. 'fields,' 'farmlands,' as ver. 6, and elsewhere. As 2 Kings 8:3 ,2 Kings 8:5 .

Verse 1

2:1 relation (b-5) Or 'friend,' 'acquaintance.' Boaz. (c-23) Meaning, 'in him is strength.'

Verse 3

2:3 allotment (d-22) Lit. 'portion of [the] field.'

Verse 5

2:5 servant (e-6) Or 'young man.' also ver. 6, as Judges 19:3 and 9.

Verse 10

2:10 foreigner? (f-34) Or 'stranger.'

Verse 13

2:13 to (g-26) Lit. 'spoken to the heart of.' handmaid, (h-28) Or 'bondwoman.'

Verse 16

2:16 out (a-7) According to others, 'let fall.' handfuls, (b-15) Or 'sheaves;' the word is only found in this place.

Verse 20

2:20 redemption. (c-48) See Leviticus 25:25 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Ruth 2". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.