Ruth 4:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit down here." So they sat down.

King James Version

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

International Standard Version

Boaz selected ten of the town elders and spoke to them, "Sit down here." So they sat down

A Conservative Version

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

American Standard Version

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

Amplified

And Boaz took ten men of the elders of the city and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

Bible in Basic English

Then he got ten of the responsible men of the town, and said, Be seated here. And they took their seats.

Darby Translation

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

Holman Bible

Then Boaz took 10 men of the city's elders and said, "Sit here." And they sat down.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take ten men from the old men of the citv, and he will say, Sit ye down here. And they will sit down.

King James 2000

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit down here. And they sat down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he took ten men from the elders of the city and said, "Sit here." And they sat.

Modern King James verseion

And he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, Come sit down here. And they sat down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit ye down here." And they sat down.

NET Bible

Boaz chose ten of the village leaders and said, "Sit down here!" So they sat down.

New Heart English Bible

He took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, "Sit down here." They sat down.

New simplified Bible

Then he got ten of the responsible men of the town, and said: Be seated here. And they took their seats.

The Emphasized Bible

Then fetched he ten men of the elders of the city, and said - Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

Webster

And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.

World English Bible

He took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, "Sit down here." They sat down.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he taketh ten men of the elders of the city, and saith, 'Sit down here;' and they sit down.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

and said

Usage: 0

Sit ye down
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

References

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Boaz Redeems Ruth

1 Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz spoke was passing by, so he said, "Turn aside, friend, sit down here." And he turned aside and sat down. 2 He took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit down here." So they sat down. 3 Then he said to the closest relative, "Naomi, who has come back from the land of Moab, has to sell the piece of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech.


Cross References

1 Kings 21:8

So she wrote letters in Ahab's name and sealed them with his seal, and sent letters to the elders and to the nobles who were living with Naboth in his city.

Proverbs 31:23

Her husband is known in the gates, When he sits among the elders of the land.

Exodus 18:21-22

"Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.

Exodus 21:8

"If she is displeasing in the eyes of her master who designated her for himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He does not have authority to sell her to a foreign people because of his unfairness to her.

Deuteronomy 29:10

"You stand today, all of you, before the LORD your God: your chiefs, your tribes, your elders and your officers, even all the men of Israel,

Deuteronomy 31:28

"Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their hearing and call the heavens and the earth to witness against them.

Lamentations 5:14

Elders are gone from the gate, Young men from their music.

Acts 6:12

And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him before the Council.

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