Most Popular Bible Verses in Ruth
But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.
Now it came about in the days
Then Elimelech, Naomi’s husband, died; and she was left with her two sons.
Then she arose with her daughters-in-law that she might return from the land of Moab, for she had heard in the land of Moab that the Lord had
They took for themselves Moabite women as wives; the name of the one was Orpah and the name of the other Ruth. And they lived there about ten years.
And they said to her, “No, but we will surely return with you to your people.”
So she departed from the place where she was, and her two daughters-in-law with her; and they went on the way to return to the land of Judah.
And Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, “Go, return each of you to her mother’s house.
May the Lord grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband.” Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept.
And they lifted up their voices and wept again; and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her.
Return, my daughters! Go, for I am too old to have a husband. If I said I have hope, if I should even have a husband tonight and also bear sons,
But Naomi said, “Return, my daughters. Why should you go with me? Have I yet sons in my womb, that
would you therefore wait until they were grown? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; for it is
So Naomi returned, and with her Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, who returned from the land of Moab. And they came to Bethlehem at
Then Boaz said, “On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of the deceased, in order
Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may
Then she said, “Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her
So they both went until they came to Bethlehem. And when they had come to Bethlehem,
I went out full, but
It shall be when he lies down, that you shall
Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, “
Now this was
Now these are the generations of Perez:
All the people who were in the
Then Naomi took the child
Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.
Then Boaz said to his servant who was
At mealtime Boaz said to her, “
He said, “Who are you?” And she answered, “I am Ruth your maid. So spread your covering over your maid, for you are a
So she went down to the threshing floor and did according to all that her mother-in-law had commanded her.
Then he said, “
Moreover, I have acquired Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of Mahlon, to be my wife in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance, so
Then Boaz said to Ruth, “
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
When Boaz had eaten and drunk and
Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you
Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, “
And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, “Please let me go to the field and
Boaz replied to her, “All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know.
The neighbor women gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi!” So they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
And she said, ‘Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves.’ Thus she came and has remained from the morning until now; she has been sitting in the house for a little while.”
It happened in the middle of the night that the man was startled and
Then she said, “I have found favor in your sight, my lord, for you have comforted me and indeed have spoken
May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer of your old age; for your daughter-in-law, who loves you
Now it is true I am a
Moreover, may your house be like the house of
Wash yourself therefore, and anoint yourself and put on your best clothes, and go down to the threshing floor; but do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking.
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
Also you shall purposely pull out for her some grain from the bundles and leave it that she may glean, and do not rebuke her.”
So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.
Her mother-in-law then said to her, “Where did you glean today and where did you work? May he who
Remain this night, and when morning comes,
When she rose to glean, Boaz commanded his servants, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not insult her.
Now is not Boaz
So I thought to
When she came to her mother-in-law, she said, “
Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold,
and to Amminadab was born Nahshon, and to Nahshon, Salmon,
So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, “
and to Salmon was born Boaz, and to Boaz, Obed,
So she stayed close by the maids of Boaz in order to glean until
Then she said, “Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter
Then he said to the
He took ten men of the
The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife, Naomi; and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem in Judah. Now they
She took it up and went into the city, and her mother-in-law saw what she had gleaned. She also took it out and
and to Hezron was born Ram, and to Ram, Amminadab,
Then Ruth the Moabitess said, “
Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, “It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maids, so that others do not fall upon you in another field.”
She said, “These six measures of barley he gave to me, for he said, ‘Do not go to your mother-in-law empty-handed.’”
Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, shall I not seek
Now Naomi had
So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife, and he went in to her. And
So she departed and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and