But ruth said, do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you. How each chapter of the book of ruth points to jesus. So a man from bethlehem in judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of moab. This introduces an important word in the book of ruth the. A fun way to see how much you know about the bible whilst complementing your bible study. He also appears on the israeli television program pdut lamo where he. When the cup is full and wealth rolls in abundance around him, any man can sing the praises of a god who gives a plenteous harvest but no man can make a song in the night by himself. Chapter two we are continuing our study of the book of ruth. There is scarcely any chapter in all the sacred history that stoops so low as this to take cognizance of so. Questions on book of ruth these questions can be used as a supplement while studying the book of ruth or independently as a quiz for young peoples service, a contest between 2 groups, etc. And ruth the moabitess said unto naomi, let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight i shall find grace. Click the following link for additional help with biblical studies, sunday school lessons and bible study.
Your people shall be my people, and your god, my god 1. Let your eyes be on the field which they reap, and go after them. Here are some examples from the book of ruth that show how to drive with the traffic flow of redemptive history, not against it. One day, ruth returned home with plenty of food after her day of work, she had enough for naomi, and this surprised naomi.
And ruth the moabite said to naomi, let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes i find favor. Study the bible online using commentary on ruth 2 and more. Rewards through refining by i gordon anyone can sing in the day. Ruth was a moabite woman, whose sense of piety and devotion to her motherinlaw naomi led to her marriage to the prominent boaz of bethlehem in judah. And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers. My aim is to preach through the book of ruth in the next four sundaysone chapter each sunday. We can tell that boaz likes this woman and grants her grace beyond. It appears that ruth spent a lot of time in the field of boaz. However, the author of the book leaves us at the end of the first chapter with a hopeful sign. Ruth would undoubtedly see him, as he came to inspect the fields. Ruth bible book with full chapters new international. Ruth 2 new international version niv ruth meets boaz in the grain field. Bible study on the book of ruth 2 international student ministry.
The book of ruth is one of the bible s shortest books, telling its story in just four chapters. Edward campbell says it best in the anchor yale bible commentary, the book of ruth is an intricately woven, magnificently crafted story. One way that you can make july a very memorable month of insight and renewal for yourself is to read through this beautiful story once each week. Answers are in blue along with the scripture reference. According to the babylonian talmud of the jews samuel the prophet may have been the author of. Its a story that was told as a reminder of the people to be a light to the nations, that god loves all people. Im a biblical storyteller, but i struggle with telling that story because, to me, it belongs to women. The book of ruth is one of the most moving accounts in the bible, a story of love and loyalty that is a stark contrast to todays cynical, throwaway society. The book of ruth is an important historical work in hebrew scripture, our old testament of the bible, as it traces the lineage of king david and ultimately that of the messiah, jesus christ. And through humility and dependence, ruth begins to grow in grace. Scripture ruth meets boaz in the grain field 2 now naomi had a relative on read more the book of ruth bible study. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website answer the questions below and then click ok to send your answers. Its main character is a moabite woman named ruth, the daughterinlaw of a jewish widow named naomi. Ruth 2 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible.
David guzik commentary on ruth 2, where ruth meets boaz, works in his field and. The book of ruth is a womans story in old testament hebrew scriptures. Ruth 2 kjv and naomi had a kinsman of her bible gateway. Ruth 2 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Book of ruth bible study chapter 2 growing in grace. Ruth 2 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on the. Tradesmen take it ill if those that are in their books go to another shop. Ruth 1 new international version niv naomi loses her husband and sons.
Free interactive bible quizzes with answers and high score tables. Introduction having dedicated herself to the god of israel, ruth, in chapter 2, begins to grow in her relationship and dedication to boaz. Ruth and naomi are returning to bethlehem at the beginning of the. Rodney horrell the book of ruth the book of ruth the book of ruth the book of ruth the book of ruth the. The moabites were related to the israelites through their common ancestor, terah. Ruth 2, new international version niv the bible app. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of ruth in the bible new international version. It is the work of a person standing in the midstream of israelite life and thought, a person wishing to communicate to his audience things very close to the heart of the old testament. Ruth 1 niv naomi loses her husband and sons in bible. Perhaps ruth, naomi, and boaz would all welcome the opportunity of a casual meeting now and then. The vessels alluded to were skin bottles, filled with waterand the bread was soaked in vinegar ruth 2.
Its a difference as big as driving against traffic on a oneway street. Chapter 2 we see ruth gleaning in the fields of naomis relative boaz. These same categories can be applied to other stories in the bible to unveil the central message that god wishes to communicate, understood according to their appropriate genre. Ruth 2 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. Do you see gods actively at work in the story or do you see the events that.
Ruth chapter 2 summary boaz told her he was aware of how she left her parents and the land of her nativity to stay with naomi and the children of israel. Bible teaching from the book of ruth chapter 2 verses 1021. Ruth meets boaz in the grain field 1 now naomi had a relative on her husbands side, a man of standing from the clan of elimelek, whose name was boaz. Ruth 2 new international version niv ruth meets boaz in the grain field 2 now naomi had a relative on her husbands side, a man of standing from the clan of elimelek, whose name was boaz. Book of ruth bible study chapter 3 rewards through refining.
Ruth and naomi are returning to bethlehem at the beginning of the barley harvest. Concordances dictionaries encyclopedias bible stories apocrypha books lexicons. Ruth told naomi about boaz, and naomi knew that god was in the midst of blessing and comforting them through boaz, a near kinsman. Rather, its his job to show how the ot points to jesus. This grateful refection is still used in the harvestfield. Ruth with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Ruth 2 niv ruth meets boaz in the grain field bible gateway. In ruth we see the attitude and character of one in whom god is pleased.
Now naomi had a relative on her husbands side, a man of standing from the clan of elimelek, whose name was boaz. Ruth 2 ruth meets boaz in the grain field bible gateway. The first chapter introduces ruth s sacrificial character. Ruth 2 is the second chapter of the book of ruth in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible, part of the ketuvim writings. This short book, only four chapters, shows how god uses unexpected people in amazing ways. Bible study on the book of ruth 2 international student. Ruth chapter 2 explained discover the 66 books of the bible.
Having dedicated herself to the god of israel, ruth, in chapter 2, begins to grow in her relationship and dedication to boaz. Its an intimate family tale of misfortune, crafty use of kinship ties, and ultimately, loyalty. But it is not the preachers job to point to jesus in the ot. The wheat harvest would extend this harvesting by over a month. The book of ruth, chapter 2 offers free online access to study passages and verses contained in the holy scriptures of the douay rheims version of the catholic bible. Read ruth 2 commentary using commentary critical and explanatory on the whole bible.210 1398 1576 477 98 464 805 159 598 1550 1474 1515 439 269 1503 292 491 295 906 1186 1481 994 1377 8 1314 916 233 980 1426 1349 1384 1398