Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, Boaz approached the city gate and sat down there. Just then, the very same related redeemer whom Boaz had mentioned came by, so Boaz called out to him, "Come over and sit down here, my friend!" So the man came over and sat down.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

Holman Bible

Boaz went to the gate of the town and sat down there. Soon the family redeemer Boaz had spoken about came by. Boaz called him by name and said, “Come over here and sit down.” So he went over and sat down.

A Conservative Version

Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there. And, behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by, to whom he said, Such man, stay, turn aside. Sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

American Standard Version

Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

Amplified

Then Boaz went up to the city's gate and sat down there, and behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz had spoken came by. He said to him, Ho! Turn aside and sit down here. So he turned aside and sat down.

Bible in Basic English

And Boaz went up to the public place of the town, and took his seat there: and the near relation of whom he had been talking came by; and Boaz, crying out to him by name, said, Come and be seated here. And he came and was seated.

Darby Translation

And Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there. And behold, he that had the right of redemption, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. And he said, Thou, such a one, turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside and sat down.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and, behold, the redeemer of whom Boaz spoke came by unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! Come here and sit down. And he came and sat down.

Julia Smith Translation

And Boaz went up to the gate and sat there: and behold, the blood relation whom Boaz spake of, passing by; and he will say, Turn aside, sit down here; thou such a one. And he will turn aside, and sit down.

King James 2000

Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Boaz had gone up [to] the [city] gate and sat there. And look, the redeemer of whom Boaz had spoken [was] passing by. And he said, "Come over here to sit, {friend}." And he came over and sat.

Modern King James verseion

And Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by. And he said, Such a one! Turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside and sat down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then went Boaz unto the gate and sat him down there. And behold, the kinsman of which Boaz spake came by. Unto whom he said, "Come and sit down here, and called him by his name." And he turned in and sat down.

NET Bible

Now Boaz went up to the village gate and sat there. Then along came the guardian whom Boaz had mentioned to Ruth! Boaz said, "Come here and sit down, 'John Doe'!" So he came and sat down.

New Heart English Bible

Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there. Behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by; to whom he said, "Come over here, friend, and sit down." He turned aside, and sat down.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Boaz, went up to the gate, and sat him down there, and lo! the kinsman, passing by, of whom Boaz had spoken, so he said - Turn aside! and sit down here, such a one! And he turned aside, and sat down.

Webster

Then Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there: and behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by; to whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

World English Bible

Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat down there. Behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by; to whom he said, "Come over here, friend, and sit down!" He turned aside, and sat down.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Boaz hath gone up to the gate, and sitteth there, and lo, the redeemer is passing by of whom Boaz had spoken, and he saith, 'Turn aside, sit down here, such a one, such a one;' and he turneth aside and sitteth down.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

בּעז 
Bo`az 
Usage: 24

up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to the gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

and sat him down
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of whom Boaz
בּעז 
Bo`az 
Usage: 24

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

by unto whom he said

Usage: 0

Ho
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

פּלני 
P@loniy 
Usage: 3

a one
אלמני 
'almoniy 
and such, a one
Usage: 3

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

References

Context Readings

Boaz Redeems Ruth

1 Meanwhile, Boaz approached the city gate and sat down there. Just then, the very same related redeemer whom Boaz had mentioned came by, so Boaz called out to him, "Come over and sit down here, my friend!" So the man came over and sat down. 2 Boaz selected ten of the town elders and spoke to them, "Sit down here." So they sat down


Cross References

Ruth 3:12

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

Deuteronomy 16:18

"Appoint judges and civil servants according to your tribes in all your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you, so they may judge the people impartially.

Deuteronomy 17:5

summon the man or the woman who did this evil thing to your city gates. Then stone the man or the woman to death.

Deuteronomy 21:19

then his parents are to seize him and bring him before the elders at the gate of his city.

Deuteronomy 25:7

But if the man does not want to marry his brother's widow, then she must go to the elders at the city gate and declare, "My husband's brother refuses to perform the duty of a brother-in-law in order to preserve the name of his brother in Israel. He is not willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law.'

Job 29:7

"Whenever I went out to the city gate, a seat had been reserved for me in the plaza.

Job 31:21

if I've raised my hand against an orphan when I thought I would against him in court,

Isaiah 55:1

"Come, everyone who is thirsty, come to the waters! Also, you that have no money, come, buy, and eat! Come! Buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Amos 5:10-12

They have hated those who are presenting their cases in court, detesting the one who speaks truthfully.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil and love good, and establish justice in court perhaps the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, will be gracious to the survivors of Joseph.'"

Zechariah 2:6

""Come now! Come now! Flee from the land of the north,' declares the LORD, "for I have dispersed you like the four winds of heaven,' declares the LORD.

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