Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And she went; and she came and gleaned in the fields after the reapers; and she chanced to light on an allotment of Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

New American Standard Bible

So she departed and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

King James Version

And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.

Holman Bible

So Ruth left and entered the field to gather grain behind the harvesters. She happened to be in the portion of land belonging to Boaz, who was from Elimelech’s family.

International Standard Version

So she went out, proceeded to the field, and gleaned behind the harvesters. And it happened that she came to the portion of land belonging to Boaz, of the family of Elimelech.

A Conservative Version

And she went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers. And her chance was to land on the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

American Standard Version

And she went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on the portion of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

Amplified

So Ruth went and picked up the leftover grain in a field after the reapers; and she happened to stop at the plot of land belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

Bible in Basic English

And she went, and came and took up the heads of grain in the field after the cutters; and by chance she went into that part of the field which was the property of Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will go, and come and gather in the field after the reapers; and she will happen from chance upon a part of the field to Boaz, who was from the family of Elimelech.

King James 2000

And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and she happened to come to a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So she went and came and gleaned in the field behind the reapers. And she happened [by] chance [upon] the tract of field {belonging to} Boaz, who [was] from the clan of Elimelech.

Modern King James verseion

And she went. And she came and gleaned in the field after the reapers. And she happened to come upon a part of the field of Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And she went and came and gathered after the harvest men, and her chance was that part of the field pertained unto Boaz which was of the kindred of Elimelech.

NET Bible

So Ruth went and gathered grain in the fields behind the harvesters. Now she just happened to end up in the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was from the clan of Elimelech.

New Heart English Bible

She went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

The Emphasized Bible

So she went her way, and came, and gleaned in the field, after the reapers, - and it happened to her, to light upon the portion of field-land belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

Webster

And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her lot was to light on a part of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.

World English Bible

She went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.

Youngs Literal Translation

And she goeth and cometh and gathereth in a field after the reapers, and her chance happeneth -- the portion of the field is Boaz's who is of the family of Elimelech.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and came

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and gleaned
לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

in the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

the reapers
קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

and her hap
מקרה 
Miqreh 
Usage: 10

was to light
קרה 
Qarah 
Usage: 27

on a part
חלקה 
Chelqah 
Usage: 29

of the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

בּעז 
Bo`az 
Usage: 24

who was of the kindred
משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

References

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Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Images Ruth 2:3

Prayers for Ruth 2:3

Context Readings

Ruth Meets Boaz

2 And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me, I pray, go to the field and glean among the ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find favour. And she said to her, Go, my daughter. 3 And she went; and she came and gleaned in the fields after the reapers; and she chanced to light on an allotment of Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech. 4 And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem; and he said to the reapers, Jehovah be with you! And they said to him, Jehovah bless thee!


Cross References

2 Kings 8:5

And it came to pass as he was telling the king how he had restored a dead body to life, that behold, the woman whose son he had restored to life cried to the king for her house and for her land. And Gehazi said, My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life.

Esther 6:1-2

On that night sleep fled from the king. And he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

Matthew 10:29

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father;

Luke 10:31

And a certain priest happened to go down that way, and seeing him, passed on on the opposite side;

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you,

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now such we enjoin and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that working quietly they eat their own bread.

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