CHAPTER 2. Ruth 2:1-3.RUTH GLEANS IN THE FIELD OF BOAZ. 2. Ruth . . . said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean--The right of gleaning was conferred by a positive law on the widow, the poor, and the stranger [ Ruth 2:3] was not a right that could be claimed; it was a privilege granted or refused according to the good will or favor of the owner.
Ruth chapter 2
Bible Study: Book of Ruth Chapter 2 Ruth Chapter 2: Growing in Grace by I Gordon. Introduction Having dedicated herself to the God of Israel, Ruth, in chapter 2, begins to grow in her relationship and dedication to Boaz.
Ruth 2 New International Version (NIV) Ruth Meets Boaz in the Grain Field. 2 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz.
2 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.” Naomi said to her, “Go ahead, my daughter.” 3 So she went out, entered a field and began to glean behind the harvesters.