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Ruth 4:14

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4:14 The village women said to Naomi, “May the Lord be praised because he has not left you without a guardian 1  today! May he 2  become famous in Israel! 3 

1 tn Or “redeemer.” See the note on the phrase “guardian of the family interests” in 3:9. As the following context indicates, the child is referred to here.

2 tn The “guardian” is the subject of the verb, as the next verse makes clear.

3 tn Heb “may his name be called [i.e., “perpetuated”; see Gen 48:16] in Israel.”



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