Ruth 2 :21

Ruth 2 :21 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And Ruth the Moabitess said, He said to me also, You shall keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And Ruth the Moabitess said, He said to me also, You shall keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And Ruth the Moabitess said, Yea, he said unto me, Thou shalt keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Ruth the Moabitess said, Truly, he said to me, Keep near my young men till all my grain is cut.

Webster's Revision

And Ruth the Moabitess said, He said to me also, Thou shalt keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.

World English Bible

Ruth the Moabitess said, "Yes, he said to me, 'You shall stay close to my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.'"

English Revised Version (ERV)

And Ruth the Moabitess said, Yea, he said unto me, Thou shalt keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.

Definitions for Ruth 2 :21

Fast - Abstaining from food.

Clarke's Commentary on Ruth 2 :21

Keep fast by my young men - The word הנערים hannearim should be translated servants, both the male and female being included in it; the latter especially, as we see in Ruth 2:22, Ruth 2:23.

Barnes's Commentary on Ruth 2 :21

Wesley's Commentary on Ruth 2 :21

2:21 Harvest - Both barley - harvest, and wheat - harvest. She tells what kindness Boaz had shewed her; but not, how he had commended her. Humility teaches not only not to praise ourselves, but not to be forward in repeating the praise which others have given us.
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