ruth 3:3 commentary

—Ruth’s obedience here is an intelligent obedience. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Ruth 3:3". Ver. Ruth 3:3: Ruth 3: Ruth 3:5 "It shall be when he lies down, that you shall notice the place where he lies, and you shall go and uncover his feet and lie down; then he will tell you what you shall do." 1865-1868. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". Parents should seek the settlement of their children in marriage, as one great part of their duty respecting them. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Make not thyself known — In so familiar a way as thou mayest do hereafter. (C. F. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. Ruth 3:3 Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: [but] make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking. Behold a woman lay at his feet — He perceived by her clothes, and, when she spake, by her voice, that it was a woman. By night they winnowed, ad auram nocturnam, as the Chaldee here hath it: (1.) Ruth 3:1-13.BY NAOMI'S INSTRUCTIONS, RUTH LIES AT BOAZ'S FEET, WHO ACKNOWLEDGES THE DUTY OF A KINSMAN. Preaching Series on Ruth (Week 3 of 4) Week 3: August 5, 2018 Preaching text: Ruth 3:1-18; accompanying text: Matthew 7:7-8 Ruth 3: Daring to Act Sometime later, Naomi takes matters into her own hands. Ruth 3:8-9. Hall.). Secondly, There being a solemn feast this evening, as is very probably thought, and the master of the feast having invited his labouring people to it, and Ruth among the rest, it is likely that both she and the rest did put themselves into their best dress upon that occasion, as the manner is even at this day; and so he had opportunity enough to see her. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/ruth-3.html. 1 Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee? Ruth 3:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ruth 3:3, NIV: "Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. BibliographyClarke, Adam. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Ruth 3:13-15 Commentary. Until he shall have done eating and drinking.] Hanc homines decorant quam vestimenta decorant. To some persons, it will seem that it would have been better for her to have claimed publicly the right of redemption from Boaz: but, unquestionably, Naomi, who was a pious woman, had sufficient reasons for her mode of proceeding; and, well satisfied of the honour of Boaz, as well as the modesty of Ruth, she had no apprehensions of any consequences which might impugn the reputation of either. Ruth had been remarkable for her humility, which paved the way to this honour. The Biblical Illustrator. For the precept enjoining a man, whose brother died childless, to take his widow to wife, that he might raise up seed to his deceased brother, had been extended by custom to other near relations when there were no brethren. 3 Therefore wash yourself, put on perfume, and wear your best clothes. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Wash thyself, therefore,.... Thy flesh, as Ben Melech, that she might appear clean and neat, and free from all spots, and every thing that might occasion a disagreeable aspect, or an ill scent, and so be acceptable to the man proposed: and anoint thee; not with aromatic ointments, as great personages, both men and women, used as Aben Ezra notes, but with common oil, Ruth being a poor widow that she might look sleek and smooth: and put thy raiment upon thee; that is, her best raiment; for it cannot be supposed that she was now without clothes; or else her ornaments as the Targum; her mother-in-law advises her to put off her widow's weed, the time of mourning for her husband being perhaps at an end, and put on her ornamental dress she used to wear in her own country, and in her husband's lifetime. BibliographyGill, John. (1-2a) Security for Ruth through a kinsman. Ruth 3:3. Chapter 1 hit us with the bitter providence of God in the life of Naomi as she left her land, and lost her husband, her sons, and one of her daughters-in-law. Facebook-twitter-g+-LinkedIN-Email. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Kathryn M. Schifferdecker | 0 Comments. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3:3. Thy very best, that may render thee most amiable. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. Ruth Seeks for Marriage with Boaz - Ruth 3 After the harvest Naomi advised Ruth to visit Boaz on a certain night, and ask him to marry her as redeemer (Ruth 3:1-5). At midnight — He did not discover her sooner; the man was afraid — Feeling something unusual at his feet. Then there was a young man who took a shortcut when hiking in the mountains of Alaska and had to be rescued from a precarious position on the side of a mountain. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Use all lawful means to ingratiate. Wash thyself, therefore - She made Ruth put on her best dress, that Boaz might, in the course of the day, be the more attracted by her person, and be the better disposed to receive her as Naomi wished. Ruth was therefore to wash herself, and anoint herself with oil, and then dress and go down to the threshingfloor. One would have thought it better for her to have claimed publicly the right of redemption from Boaz; but, no doubt, Naomi, who was a pious woman, had sufficient reasons for her mode of proceeding; and being well satisfied of the honour of Boaz, as well as the modesty of Ruth, she had no apprehensions of any consequences which might impugn the reputation of either.” Two circumstances must be kept in mind in judging of this conduct of Naomi; the one is, that in taking this method, she intended to induce Boaz to perform that duty which the law required from him, namely, to marry his kinswoman. 1874-1909. Need we point to the only fountain for sin? CHAPTER 3. What began with tragedy ends with blessing for the closing verses hint that Ruth, the Moabite, … Continue reading "Commentary on Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17" Ruth 3 Devotionals and Illustrations ; ROB SALVATO. It was not to be interrupted. Naomi blesses Boaz. If poor people be but good people, they shall have honour from God and man. 2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? 3. Ruth 3:3 Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: [but] make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.. Ver. Make not thyself known unto the man, to wit, not in so familiar a way, as she was appointed to do, so as he might know her, in the sense in which that word is sometimes used. All this was done to render herself more amiable in the eyes of Boaz. Select here for a new reading date: BibleTrack Home & Index << Judg 21: 1 Sam 1 >> For New King James text and comment, click here. 1 And Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shall I not seek rest for you, that it be good for you? 2. he winnoweth barley to-night in the threshing-floor--The winnowing process is performed by throwing up the grain, after being trodden down, against the wind with a shovel.The threshing-floor, which was commonly on the harvest-field, was carefully leveled with … Behold, he winnoweth barley to night in the threshingfloor. She informed Ruth, that Boaz's kindred to her, as she apprehended, laid him under an obligation to take his brother's widow, and raise up seed unto his brother. Ruth 3:3 Ruth 3:5 Ruth 3:4. Ruth follows Naomi’s sage advice. "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. 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