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1. l. 5. c. 9. sect. People should be able to look at your life, just as Ruth looked at Naomi's, and say "I want your God to be my God." Bethlehem was a rich agricultural area (the city name means "House of Bread"), but times were tough, so he went to the pagan land of Moab. (Spurgeon). Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. Matthew Henry (18 October 1662 – 22 June 1714) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in 1706, (six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (1708–1710) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, … And she would have said, "Because I want to get right with Him again. Cookie Notice: And she said, "Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law." b. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. Major Prophets b. First, Naomi and Ruth return to Bethlehem, just in time for the barley harvest (1:19-22). In which also the state of the Church is set forth figuratively, being subject to many afflictions and yet eventually God gives good and joyful offspring, teaching us to abide with patience till God delivers us out of troubles. 2. Pauline Epistles I went out full, and the LORD has brought me home again empty. ii. The next verse tells us the name of the man was Elimelech and his intention of short visit turned into ten, tragedy-filled years - and Elimelech never returned to Israel. that there was a famine in the land; the land of Canaan, that very fruitful country. c. Do not call me Naomi; call me Mara: The name Naomi means "pleasant"; the name Mara means "bitter." Eccl. -------------------- Prophets In chapter two, we learn … Continue reading "Commentary on Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17" In Ruth 1:9, Naomi described marriage as a place of rest: The LORD grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband. When she saw that she was determined to go with her, she stopped speaking to her. The hand of the LORD has gone out against me: This obviously weighed heavily on Naomi's heart and mind. The Old Testament She wanted to be part of the good things that God was doing. These have lost the fruit of their afflictions … and are therefore most miserable." So Naomi returned: Naomi came back repentant and honest. Boaz became the father of Obed by Ruth (the foreigner). Our life with God should make others want to come back to the LORD just by looking at our life. Not every reacts to trials the way Naomi did. -------------------- Then she arose with her daughters-in-law that she might return from the country of Moab, for she had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had visited His people by giving them bread. Of course, we don't know. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. (1-2a) Security for Ruth through a kinsman. 4. Historical References, Commentary and Comparative Texts: Rashi's Commentary, c. 1075. chabad.org. This story is about an ordinary family whose members suffered manylosses but God went on looking after them. 8. 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. You will never win any soul to the right by a compromise with the wrong. Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voices and wept. Dig into Scripture with David Guzik’s accessible, practical commentaries that anyone can use. But what will you do? Abram’s departure into Egypt, where he secured an Egyptian slave girl for his wife Sarai has not been at all beneficial for the chosen people of Israel. Commentaries on Bible Books Genesis Joshua and Ruth Judges 1 Samuel Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Job Proverbs Gospel of Mark Gospel of John Acts Romans Ephesians Philippians and Colossians Hebrews 1 & 2 Peter Bible Question Class Books Genesis Joshua and Ruth Judges 1 Samuel Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther Job Proverbs Ecclesiastes Isaiah Gospel of Matthew Gospel of Mark Gospel of … 1-2 There was a time when judges ruled Israel. a. (1-3) The kindness of Boaz to Ruth. There was a famine in the land — This makes it probable that the things here recorded came to pass in the days of Gideon, for that is the only time when we read of a famine in the days of the judges; namely, when the Midianites, Amalekites, &c., came and destroyed the increase of the earth, and left no sustenance for Israel, nor for their cattle, Jdg 6:3-4. Judah is added by way of distinction from the Bethlehem in the tribe of Zebulun (Joshua 19:15). of Scripture. The Interpreters' Bible gives the following outline of the book of Ruth: 1. So Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field, and glean heads of grain after him in whose sight I may find favor." 3. Ruth 1:16 "And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, [or] to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people [shall be] my people, and thy God my God:" “Thy God my God”: This testimony evidenced Ruth’s conversion from worshiping Chemosh to Jehovah of Israel (1 Thess. We sometimes think we can move away from our problems, but find we just bring them with us. Poetical Books And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." And they said to her, "Surely we will return with you to your people." But Ruth said: "Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. Elimelech soon died, and his wife Naomi was left to care for their two boys, Mahlon and Chilion. The events in it happenedover 3000 years ago. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. The Gospels Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point General Epistles Naomi had no family in Moab, and no one else to help her. Again, this was not in obedience to God; God commanded the Israelites to not marry among the pagan nations surrounding them. No matter where you go, you bring yourself with you - so the same problems can continue in a different place. c. Orpah kissed her mother-in-law: What happened to Orpah? By Naomi's Instructions, Ruth Lies at Boaz's Feet, Who Acknowledges the Duty of a Kinsman.By Naomi’s advice, Ruth lieth at Boaz’s feet, Ruth 3:1-7. The journey of the family from Bethlehem would probably first lead them near Jericho, and so across the fords of the Jordan into the territory of the tribe of Reuben. He currently serves now as the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Santa Barbara. 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. © 2006 David Guzik - No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Elimelech's wife was called Naomi, and his sons were called Mahlon and Kilion. Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? Ru 1:1-5. Ruth 1 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is actually 30-minute audio files that takes listeners through the entire Bible in 5 years A goel is a close male relative who is obligated in Israelite law to redeem his kin who have fallen onto hard times (Leviticus 25:25, 35-38, 47-49).2 Boaz promises that he will do all that Ruth asks. Ruth 1 – Ruth’s Journey A. i. Trapp on even if I should have a husband tonight and should also bear sons: "Without having a husband, she doth not once think of having children, as many wantons and light-skirts do; making themselves whores, and their children bastards, and all for satisfying the rage of present lust, though after they repent with grief and shame.". i. His name was Elimelech. 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This is striking, because Naomi did not have an easy life. 1. She had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had visited His people, She went out from the place where she was, The LORD deal kindly with you … The LORD grant that you may find rest, The LORD grant that you may find rest, each in the house of her husband, She kissed them … they lifted up their voices and wept, even if I should have a husband tonight and should also bear sons, The hand of the LORD has gone out against me, the hand of the LORD has gone out against me, They lifted up their voices and wept again, Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her, Wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, The LORD do so to me, and more also, if anything but death parts you and me, The two of them went until they came to Bethlehem, The Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me … the LORD has brought me home again empty … the LORD has testified against me, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Revelation 4-6 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Expostion of John the Baptist (Chuck Missler), Sermon on the Mount Part 1 (Chuck Missler), Intro. -------------------- (Rth 1:19-21) Naomi and Ruth return to Bethlehem. Deal kindly is the ancient Hebrew word hesed. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. The Targum says this was the sixth famine that had been in the world, and it was in the days of Boaz, who is called Ibzan the just, and who was of Bethlehemjudah; but it is more probable that it was in the days of Gideon, as before observed, than in the days of Ibzan. (Rth 1:14) Orpah stays in Moab; Ruth continues on with Naomi. Prophets The Old Testament c. She kissed them … they lifted up their voices and wept: This emotion shown is evidence of the real relationship of love between Naomi and her daughters-in-law. Ruth 1Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 1 Back in the days when the judges were judging, at a time when there was a famine in the land, a certain man from Beit-Lechem went to live in the territory of Mo’av — he, his wife and his two sons. Ruth Ruth 2 Commentary Sermon Bible Study Summary. Biblical Commentary Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: For the context for this passage, see the exegesis on verse 1. 2. She returned to Him in repentance, knowing that the answer is drawing closer to Him, not going further from Him. b. The Gate (4:1-12) 6. The Gospels Yet she still honored and loved the LORD. Now it came to pass, in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. But in the coming chapters, it will be shown the Almighty will bless her. There will be a podcast each week that goes along with the blog post so you can listen to it on the FaithFully Yours podcast which is on iTunes and Spotify. Go, return each to her mother's house: By all common sense, this was the wise thing to do. There is never reason for us to despair if we believe the hand of the LORD has gone out against me. Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary. Jewish traditions say this request of Naomi came four miles outside of Moab; and that Orpah shed only four tears over the thought of parting from her mother-in-law Naomi. KJV, alternate versions, Hebrew text with concordance, commentaries. (t) Theolog. d. The LORD do so to me, and more also, if anything but death parts you and me: Ruth had little knowledge of the true God, the God of Israel - but she knew He was a God of fairness and justice, so He could be called upon to hold Ruth accountable to this promise. 1 In the days when the judges ruled, # 1:1 Traditionally judged there was a famine in the land. All the good that happens in the future chapters begins her: With Naomi's godly repentance and honesty. Major Prophets Pentateuch Wisdom Literature She had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had visited His people: From distant Moab, Naomi heard that God was doing good things back in Israel. destroyed the increase of the earth, and left no sustenance for Israel, Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the, Ruth’s Devotion: She Leaves Her Home and Follows Naomi to Judah, was in the days of the judging of the judges, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. and a certain man of Bethlehemjudah; so called to distinguish it from another Bethlehem in the tribe of Zebulun, Joshua 19:15 which had its name from the fruitfulness of the place, and the plenty of bread in it, and yet the famine was here; hence this man with his family removed from it: and went to sojourn in the country of Moab; where there was plenty; not to dwell there, but to sojourn for a time, until the famine was over: he and his wife, and his two sons; the names of each of them are next given. Perhaps Naomi felt a particular guilt; perhaps she was the one who pushed to move out of Israel, and who pushed to marry off the sons. ii. After taking up Ruth 1:1-18 in the Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost, the lectionary now skips to 3:1-5 and 4:13-17. a. If Naomi was bitter or angry against God, she probably would have gone another way - further from the God of Israel, rather than back to Him. Only a bold stand for Jesus will really do it. Bethlehem (1:19 -22) 3. During that time there was a famine in Judah. Luke-Acts It is sometimes difficult to discern why tragic things happen. Minor Prophets ", ii. -------------------- So a man from Bethlehem in Judah left his home and went to live in the country of Moab, taking his wife and two sons with him. Ruth 1. The land of Moab seems to have been of exceptional richness and fertility, as allusions in the threats of Isaiah 16 Jeremiah 38, indicate. Beth-lehem.—See note on Genesis 35:19. 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