Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Ruth 2:12

Context
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May the Lord reward your efforts! 1  May your acts of kindness be repaid fully 2  by the Lord God of Israel, from whom you have sought protection!” 3 

XREF

Ru 1:16; 1Sa 24:19; Ps 17:8; Ps 19:11; Ps 36:7; Ps 57:1; Ps 58:11; Ps 61:4; Ps 63:7; Ps 91:4; Pr 11:18; Pr 23:18; Mt 5:12; Mt 6:1; Mt 10:41,42; Mt 23:37; Lu 6:35; Lu 14:12-14; Col 2:18; 2Ti 1:18; 2Ti 4:8; Heb 6:10; Heb 11:6,26

NET © Notes

tn Heb “repay your work”; KJV, ASV “recompense thy work.” The prefixed verbal form is understood as a jussive of prayer (note the jussive form in the next clause).

tn Heb “may your wages be complete”; NCV “May your wages be paid in full.” The prefixed verbal form is a distinct jussive form, indicating that this is a prayer for blessing.

tn Heb “under whose wings you have sought shelter”; NIV, NLT “have come to take refuge.”



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