Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

New American Standard Bible

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you?

King James Version

Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

Holman Bible

Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi said to her, “My daughter, shouldn’t I find security for you, so that you will be taken care of?

International Standard Version

Ruth's mother-in-law Naomi, told her, "My daughter, should I not make inquiries about your financial security, so you'll be better off in life?

A Conservative Version

And Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

American Standard Version

And Naomi her mother-in-law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

Amplified

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to Ruth, “My daughter, shall I not look for security and a home for you, so that it may be well with you?

Bible in Basic English

And Naomi, her mother-in-law, said to her, My daughter, am I not to get you a resting-place where you may be in comfort?

Julia Smith Translation

And Naomi her mother-in-law will say to her My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it shall be well to thee?

King James 2000

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, should I not seek for you security that [things] may be good for you?

Modern King James verseion

And her mother-in-law Naomi said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for you so that it may be well with you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said unto her, "My daughter, I will seek rest for thee, that thou mayest be in better case.

NET Bible

At that time, Naomi, her mother-in-law, said to her, "My daughter, I must find a home for you so you will be secure.

New Heart English Bible

Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shall I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you?

The Emphasized Bible

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, - My daughter! shall I not seek for thee a place of rest, in which it may be well with thee?

Webster

Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

World English Bible

Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shall I not seek rest for you, that it may be well with you?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Naomi her mother-in-law saith to her, 'My daughter, do not I seek for thee rest, that it may be well with thee?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נעמי 
No`omiy 
Usage: 21

חמת חמות 
Chamowth 
mother in law
Usage: 11

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

shall I not seek
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

מנוח 
manowach 
Usage: 7

for thee, that it may be well
יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

Context Readings

Ruth Meets Boaz At The Threshing Floor

1 And Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee? 2 And now, is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he is winnowing barley in the threshing-floor to-night.


Cross References

Ruth 1:9

Jehovah grant you that ye may find rest, each in the house of her husband. And she kissed them; and they lifted up their voice and wept.

Genesis 40:14

Only bear a remembrance with thee of me when it goes well with thee, and deal kindly, I pray thee, with me, and make mention of me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house;

Deuteronomy 4:40

And thou shalt keep his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may be well with thee and with thy sons after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days on the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, for ever.

Psalm 128:2

For thou shalt eat the labour of thy hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Jeremiah 22:15-16

Shalt thou reign, because thou viest with the cedar? Did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice? Then it was well with him.

1 Corinthians 7:36

But if any one think that he behaves unseemly to his virginity, if he be beyond the flower of his age, and so it must be, let him do what he will, he does not sin: let them marry.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any one does not provide for his own, and specially for those of his house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than the unbeliever.

1 Timothy 5:14

I will therefore that the younger marry, bear children, rule the house, give no occasion to the adversary in respect of reproach.

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