Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I.

King James Version

And now it is true that I am thy near kinsman: howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Holman Bible

Yes, it is true that I am a family redeemer, but there is a redeemer closer than I am.

International Standard Version

It's true that I'm your related redeemer, but there is another related redeemer even closer than I.

A Conservative Version

And now it is TRUE that I am a near kinsman. However there is a kinsman nearer than I.

American Standard Version

And now it is true that I am a near kinsman; howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Amplified

It is true that I am your near kinsman; however, there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Bible in Basic English

Now it is true that I am a near relation: but there is a relation nearer than I.

Darby Translation

And now, truly I am one that has the right of redemption, yet there is one that has the right of redemption who is nearer than I.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And now it is true that I am thy redeemer; however, there is another redeemer nearer than I (in kinship).

Julia Smith Translation

And now that truly if I a blood relation: and also there is a blood relation nearer than I.

King James 2000

And now it is true that I am your near kinsman: however there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now truly I [am] a redeemer, but there is also a redeemer [of a] closer relationship than me.

Modern King James verseion

And now it is true that I am your kinsman-redeemer. But there is also a kinsman nearer than I.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it is true that I am of thy next kin: howbeit, there is one nigher than I.

NET Bible

Now yes, it is true that I am a guardian, but there is another guardian who is a closer relative than I am.

New Heart English Bible

Now it is true that I am a redeeming kinsman; however there is a redeemer closer than I am.

New simplified Bible

It is true that I am a close relative, but there is a relation nearer than I.

The Emphasized Bible

And, now, although it is true that, a kinsman, am I, yet is there a kinsman nearer than I.

Webster

And now it is true that I am thy near kinsman: yet there is a kinsman nearer than I.

World English Bible

Now it is true that I am a near kinsman; however there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, surely, true, that I am a redeemer, but also there is a redeemer nearer than I.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And now it is true
אמנם 
'omnam 
Usage: 8

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 104

ישׁ 
Yesh 
is , be , have , there ,
Usage: 135

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 104

קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

References

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Easton

Context Readings

Ruth At The Feet Of Boaz

11 "Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence. 12 "Now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I. 13 "Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the LORD lives. Lie down until morning."



Cross References

Ruth 4:1

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.

Matthew 7:12

"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

and that no man transgress and defraud his brother in the matter because the Lord is the avenger in all these things, just as we also told you before and solemnly warned you.

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