Ruth 2:7

She said, Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. So she came, and has continued even from the morning until now, except that she stayed a little in the house.

Alternate Versions of Ruth 2-7

A Conservative Version: Ruth 2:7
And she said, Let me glean, I pray you, and gather behind the reapers among the sheaves. So she came, and has continued even from the morning until now, except that she tarried a little in the house.

American Standard Version: Ruth 2:7
And she said, Let me glean, I pray you, and gather after the reapers among the sheaves. So she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, save that she tarried a little in the house.

Bible in Basic English: Ruth 2:7
And she said to me, Let me come into the grain-field and take up the grain after the cutters. So she came, and has been here from morning till now, without resting even for a minute.

Darby English Bible: Ruth 2:7
and she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather among the sheaves after the reapers. And she came, and has continued from the morning until now: her sitting in the house has been little as yet.

King James Version: Ruth 2:7
And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.

King James Version (UK): Ruth 2:7
And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves so she came, and has continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.

Webster's: Ruth 2:7
And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.

Youngs Literal Translation: Ruth 2:7
and she saith, Let me glean, I pray thee -- and I have gathered among the sheaves after the reapers; and she cometh and remaineth since the morning and till now; she sat in the house a little.

Verses Related to Ruth 2-7

Leviticus 23:22
"'When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap into the corners of your field, neither shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest: you shall leave them for the poor, and for the foreigner. I am Yahweh your God.'"

Deuteronomy 24:19
When you reap your harvest in your field, and have forgot a sheaf in the field, you shall not go again to get it: it shall be for the foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow; that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Ruth 2:2
Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor. She said to her, Go, my daughter.

Proverbs 13:4
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, But the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.

Proverbs 15:33
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.

Proverbs 18:23
The poor plead for mercy, But the rich answer harshly.

Proverbs 22:29
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings; He won't serve obscure men.

Proverbs 31:27
She looks well to the ways of her household, And doesn't eat the bread of idleness.

Proverbs 31:31
Give her of the fruit of her hands! Let her works praise her in the gates!

Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where you are going.