Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Let your eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch you? and when you are thirsty, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

New American Standard Bible

"Let your eyes be on the field which they reap, and go after them. Indeed, I have commanded the servants not to touch you. When you are thirsty, go to the water jars and drink from what the servants draw."

King James Version

Let thine eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? and when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

Holman Bible

See which field they are harvesting, and follow them. Haven’t I ordered the young men not to touch you? When you are thirsty, go and drink from the jars the young men have filled.”

International Standard Version

Keep your eyes on the field where they are harvesting, and follow them. I've ordered my young men not to bother you, haven't I? And when you are thirsty, drink from the water vessels that the young men have filled."

A Conservative Version

Let thine eyes be on the field that they reap, and go thou after them. Have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? And when thou are thirsty, go to the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

American Standard Version

Let thine eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? and when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

Amplified

Watch which field they reap, and follow them. Have I not charged the young men not to molest you? And when you are thirsty, go to the vessels and drink what the young men have drawn.

Bible in Basic English

Keep your eyes on the field they are cutting, and go after them; have I not given orders to the young men not to put a hand on you? And when you are in need of drink go to the vessels and take of what the young men have put there.

Darby Translation

Let thine eyes be on the field which is being reaped, and go thou after them; have I not charged the young men not to touch thee? And when thou art athirst, go to the vessels and drink of what the young men draw.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Look carefully upon the field that they reap and go after them, for I have charged the young men not to touch thee. And when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

Julia Smith Translation

Thine eyes upon the field which they shall reap, and thou wentest after them: did I not command the young men not to touch thee? And being thirsty and go thou to the vessels and drink from what the young men shall draw.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Keep your eyes on the field that they reap and go after them. Have I not ordered the servants not to bother you? And if you get thirsty, you shall go to the containers and drink from where the servants have drawn."

Modern King James verseion

Let your eyes be on the field that they reap, and go after them. Have I not commanded the young men that they shall not touch you? And when you are thirsty, go to the vessels and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thine eyes are on a field that shall be reaped: go after the maidens therefore, for I have charged the young men, that they touch thee not. Moreover when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels and drink of that which the lads have drawn."

NET Bible

Take note of the field where the men are harvesting and follow behind with the female workers. I will tell the men to leave you alone. When you are thirsty, you may go to the water jars and drink some of the water the servants draw."

New Heart English Bible

Let your eyes be on the field that they reap, and go after them. Haven't I commanded the young men not to touch you? When you are thirsty, go to the vessels, and drink from that which the young men have drawn."

The Emphasized Bible

thine eyes, be on the field which they shall reap, and go thou after them, Have I not commanded the young men, that they touch thee not? And, when thou art athirst, then go unto the vessels, and drink of what the young men shall draw.

Webster

Let thy eyes be on the field that they are reaping, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? and when thou art thirsty go to the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn.

World English Bible

Let your eyes be on the field that they reap, and go after them. Haven't I commanded the young men not to touch you? When you are thirsty, go to the vessels, and drink from that which the young men have drawn."

Youngs Literal Translation

thine eyes are on the field which they reap, and thou hast gone after them; have not I charged the young men not to touch thee? when thou art athirst then thou hast gone unto the vessels, and hast drunk from that which the young men draw.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
be on the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

and go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

thou after
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

them have I not charged
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

the young men
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

thee and when thou art athirst
צמא 
Tsame' 
Usage: 10

go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

of that which the young men
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Boaz Speaks With Ruth

8 Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Will you not hear, my daughter? Go not to glean in another field, neither go from here, but abide here close by my maidens: 9 Let your eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch you? and when you are thirsty, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn. 10 Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found grace in your eyes, that you should take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger?



Cross References

Genesis 20:6

And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that you did this in the integrity of your heart; for I also have kept you from sinning against me: therefore I permitted you not to touch her.

Genesis 24:18-20

And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hastened, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.

Job 19:21

Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O you my friends; for the hand of God has touched me.

Psalm 105:15

Saying, Touch not my anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

Proverbs 6:29

So is he that goes in to his neighbor's wife; whosoever touches her shall not be innocent.

Matthew 10:42

And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

John 4:7-11

There came a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus said unto her, Give me to drink.

1 Corinthians 7:1

Now concerning the things of which you wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.

1 John 5:18

We know that whosoever is born of God sins not; but he that is begotten of God keeps himself, and that wicked one touches him not.

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