Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Again he said, "Give me the cloak that is on you and hold it." So she held it, and he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. Then she went into the city.

King James Version

Also he said, Bring the vail that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and she went into the city.

Holman Bible

And he told [Ruth], "Bring the shawl you're wearing and hold it out." When she held it out, he shoveled six [measures] of barley into her shawl, and she went into the city.

International Standard Version

So he said, "Take your cloak and hold it out." She did so, and he measured out six units of barley and placed them in a sack on her. Then she left for town.

A Conservative Version

And he said, Bring the mantle that is upon thee, and hold it. And she held it, and he measured six [measures] of barley, and laid it on her, and he went into the city.

American Standard Version

And he said, Bring the mantle that is upon thee, and hold it; and she held it; and he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and he went into the city.

Amplified

Also he said, Bring the mantle you are wearing and hold it. So [Ruth] held it, and he measured out six measures of barley and laid it on her. And she went into the town.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Take your robe, stretching it out in your hands: and she did so, and he took six measures of grain and put them into it, and gave it her to take: and she went back to the town.

Darby Translation

And he said, Bring the cloak that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And she held it, and he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her; and he went into the city.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Also he said, Bring the veil that thou hast upon thee and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her, and she went into the city.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Bring me the upper garment which is upon thee, and hold fast upon it. And she will hold fast upon it, and he will measure six of barley, and he will place upon her: and he will go to the city.

King James 2000

Also he said, Bring the cloak that you have upon you, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and she went into the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Bring the cloak that [is] on you and {hold it out}." And she held it out and he measured six [measures of] barley and put it on her [cloak]. Then she went [into] the city.

Modern King James verseion

Also, he said, Bring the veil on you, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. And she went to the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Bring thy mantle that thou hadst upon thee and hold it up." And she held it up. And he mette in six measures of barley and laid it on her. And she gat her into the city,

NET Bible

Then he said, "Hold out the shawl you are wearing and grip it tightly." As she held it tightly, he measured out about sixty pounds of barley into the shawl and put it on her shoulders. Then he went into town,

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Bring the mantle that is on you, and hold it." She held it; and he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her; and he went into the city.

New simplified Bible

He said: Take your robe and stretch it out in your hands. She did so, and he took six measures of grain and put them into it. Then she went back to town.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Bring the cloak that is upon thee, and hold it. So she held it, - and he measured six measures of barley, and laid it upon her, and he went into the city.

Webster

Also he said, Bring the vail that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and she went into the city.

World English Bible

He said, "Bring the mantle that is on you, and hold it." She held it; and he measured six [measures] of barley, and laid it on her; and he went into the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Give the covering which is on thee, and keep hold on it;' and she keepeth hold on it, and he measureth six measures of barley, and layeth it on her; and he goeth into the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Also he said

Usage: 0

יהב 
Yahab 
give , go to , Bring , ascribe , come on , give out , Set , take
Usage: 34

the vail
מטפּחת 
Mitpachath 
Usage: 2

that thou hast upon thee, and hold
אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

it, he measured
מדד 
Madad 
Usage: 51

six
שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

שׂעור שׂער שׂעורה שׂערה 
S@`orah 
Usage: 34

and laid
שׁית 
Shiyth 
set , made , lay , put , appoint , regard ,
Usage: 83

it on her and she went

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

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Ruth Meets Boaz At The Threshing Floor

14 So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, "Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor." 15 Again he said, "Give me the cloak that is on you and hold it." So she held it, and he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. Then she went into the city. 16 When she came to her mother-in-law, she said, "How did it go, my daughter?" And she told her all that the man had done for her.



Cross References

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

Galatians 6:10

So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.



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