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Ruth 2:7

    Ruth 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and has continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And she said, Let me glean, I pray you, and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. So she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, save that she tarried a little in the house.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And she said to me, Let me come into the grain-field and take up the grain after the cutters. So she came, and has been here from morning till now, without resting even for a minute.

    Webster's Revision

    And she said, Let me glean, I pray you, and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. So she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, save that she tarried a little in the house.

    World English Bible

    She said, 'Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.' So she came, and has continued even from the morning until now, except that she stayed a little in the house."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And she said, Let me glean, I pray you, and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, save that she tarried a little in the house.

    Definitions for Ruth 2:7

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ruth 2:7

    That she tarried a little in the house - It seems as if the reapers were now resting in their tent, and that Ruth had just gone in with them to take her rest also.

    Barnes' Notes on Ruth 2:7

    The house - The shed or booth where they took their meals, and were sheltered from the sun in the heat of the day (see Genesis 33:17).
    Book: Ruth