Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"And she said, 'Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.' Thus she came and has remained from the morning until now; she has been sitting in the house for a little while."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

She asked, 'Will you let me gather fallen grain among the bundles behind the harvesters?' She came and has remained from early morning until now, except that she rested a little in the shelter."

International Standard Version

She asked us, "Please allow me to glean what's left of the grain behind the harvesters.' So she came out and has continued working from dawn until now, except for a short time in a shelter."

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. So she came and has continued from early morning until now, except when she rested a little in the house.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

and she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather among the sheaves after the reapers. And she came, and has continued from the morning until now: her sitting in the house has been little as yet.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and she has said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves; so she came and has continued from the morning until now except a short while that she was in the house.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will say, I will gather now; and I collected among the sheaves after the reapers: and she will stand from that time of the morning, and even to this time of her sitting in the house a little

King James 2000

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, except that she tarried a little in the house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And she said, 'Please let me glean and let me gather among the sheaves behind the reapers.' So she came and remained from the morning up to now. {She is sitting for a little while in the house}."

Modern King James verseion

And she said, Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. And she came, and has kept on from the morning until now, but that she stayed a little in the house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and she said, 'Let me, I pray thee, lease and gather after the harvest men, the ears that remain.' And so she came, and hath continued even from the morning unto now, and tarried not long in the house."

NET Bible

She asked, 'May I follow the harvesters and gather grain among the bundles?' Since she arrived she has been working hard from this morning until now -- except for sitting in the resting hut a short time."

New Heart 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."

The Emphasized Bible

and she said - Let me glean, I pray thee, and gather among the sheaves, after the reapers; so she came in, and hath continued from that time, all the morning until just now, and hath not rested in the house, for a little.

Webster

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.

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."

Youngs Literal Translation

and she saith, Let me glean, I pray thee -- and I have gathered among the sheaves after the reapers; and she cometh and remaineth since the morning and till now; she sat in the house a little.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I pray you, let me glean
לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

and gather
אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

the reapers
קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

עמר 
`omer 
Usage: 14

so she came

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

אז 
'az 
Usage: 141

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

References

Context Readings

Ruth Meets Boaz

6 The servant in charge of the reapers replied, "She is the young Moabite woman who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab. 7 "And she said, 'Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.' Thus she came and has remained from the morning until now; she has been sitting in the house for a little while." 8 Then Boaz said to Ruth, "Listen carefully, my daughter. Do not go to glean in another field; furthermore, do not go on from this one, but stay here with my maids.


Cross References

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.

Proverbs 18:23

The poor man utters supplications, But the rich man answers roughly.

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Matthew 5:3

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Romans 12:11

not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;

Galatians 6:9

Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.

Ephesians 5:21

and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.

1 Peter 5:5-6

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.



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