Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Ruth 2:5

Context
NETBible

Boaz asked 1  his servant 2  in charge of the harvesters, “To whom does this young woman belong?” 3 

XREF

Ru 4:21; 1Ch 2:11,12

NET © Notes

tn Heb “said to.” Since what follows is a question, “asked” is appropriate in this context.

tn Heb “young man.” Cf. NAB “overseer”; NIV, NLT “foreman.”

sn In this patriarchal culture Ruth would “belong” to either her father (if unmarried) or her husband (if married).



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