Ruth 2:4

NET ©

Now at that very moment, Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, “May the Lord be with you!” They replied, “May the Lord bless you!”

NIV ©

Just then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "The LORD be with you!" "The LORD bless you!" they called back.

NASB ©

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said to the reapers, "May the LORD be with you." And they said to him, "May the LORD bless you."

NLT ©

While she was there, Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters. "The LORD be with you!" he said. "The LORD bless you!" the harvesters replied.

MSG ©

A little later Boaz came out from Bethlehem, greeting his harvesters, "GOD be with you!" They replied, "And GOD bless you!"

BBE ©

And Boaz came from Beth-lehem, and said to the grain-cutters, The Lord be with you. And they made answer, The Lord give you his blessing.

NRSV ©

Just then Boaz came from Bethlehem. He said to the reapers, "The LORD be with you." They answered, "The LORD bless you."

NKJV ©

Now behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said to the reapers, "The LORD be with you!" And they answered him, "The LORD bless you!"

KJV
And, behold, Boaz
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unto the reapers
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The LORD
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[be] with you. And they answered
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him, The LORD
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bless
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hnhw (2:4)
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LXXM
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PREP
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NET © [draft] ITL
Now at
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that very moment
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, Boaz
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arrived
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from Bethlehem
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and greeted
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the harvesters
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, “May the Lord
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be with
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you!” They replied
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, “May the Lord
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bless
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you!”
NET © Notes

tn Heb “and look”; NIV, NRSV “Just then.” The narrator invites the audience into the story, describing Boaz’s arrival as if it were witnessed by the audience.

map For location see Map5-B1; Map7-E2; Map8-E2; Map10-B4.

tn Heb “said to.” Context indicates that the following expression is a greeting, the first thing Boaz says to his workers.

tn Heb “said to him.” For stylistic reasons “replied” is used in the present translation.