> For New King James text and comment, click here. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:1-5 The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. 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). Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. 1. Ruth 3 Resources. Much more reason have true believers to cast their care on God, because he has promised to care for them. 1865-1868. The other circumstance to be observed is, “the striking simplicity of the manners of those times, with a pleasing picture whereof every trait in this story presents us.”. Ruth 3:3. Parents should seek the settlement of their children in marriage, as one great part of their duty respecting them. The famine broke in Judah and Naomi could go home. 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. 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. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. 2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? External cleanliness has many attractions, Judith x. Thy very best, that may render thee most amiable. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". Ruth was a poor woman, and poverty often obscures the lustre of virtue; yet Ruth’s virtues, even in a mean condition, were generally taken notice of and could not be hid; nay, her virtues took away the reproach of her poverty. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/ruth-3.html. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 1765. Ruth 3 Devotionals and Illustrations ; ROB SALVATO. Commentary on Ruth 3:1-5 (Read Ruth 3:1-5) The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. Ruth 3:13 "Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you. Ruth 3:8-9. 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 … "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/ruth-3.html. Lie down until morning." Kathryn M. Schifferdecker | 0 Comments. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 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. Joseph Benson's Commentary. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Hanc homines decorant quam vestimenta decorant. Ruth had been remarkable for her humility, which paved the way to this honour. 3. 1859. Jarchi interprets it of her sabbath day clothes: and get thee down to the floor; to the threshingfloor where Boaz was winnowing, and which it seems lay lower than the city of Bethlehem: but make not thyself known unto the man; some understand it, that she should not make herself known to any man, not to any of the servants of Boaz; who, though they knew her before, when in the habit of a gleaner, would not know her now in her best and finest clothes, unless she made herself known to them; but rather Boaz is meant, to whom it was not advisable to make herself known; and who also, for the same reason, though he might see her at supper time, might not know her because of her different dress: and the rather he is particularly intended, since it follows: until he shall have done eating and drinking; when Naomi thought it would be the fittest time to make herself known unto him in order to gain the point in view, marriage with him. Facebook-twitter-g+-LinkedIN-Email. Thus with obedient trust, implicitly but not blindly, she follows her mother-in-law’s orders; strong in conscious innocence she risks the obloquy that may attend her duty. 1874-1909. Because more cool, as Genesis 3:8; (2. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". This could only happen through Boaz marrying Ruth, and providing children to carry on the name of Elimelech. A sudore et sordibus, ne male oleres, from wet and filth, that thou smell not amiss, as slothful sluts use to do. 3. 2013. 4 When he lies down, note the place where he lies. 2. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/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? Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Ruth 3:13-15 Commentary. Ruth 3: Daring to Act . Answ. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking." Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:1-5 The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/ruth-3.html. And put thy raiment upon thee.] 1871-8. Go to. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. (1-2a) Security for Ruth through a kinsman. It seems safest and best, that the younger widows marry, 1 Timothy 5:14. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament "Wash and anoint thyself (סכתּ, from סוּך equals נסך), and put on thy clothes (thy best clothes), and go down (from Bethlehem, which stood upon the ridge of a hill) to the threshing-floor; let not thyself be noticed by the man (Boaz) till he has finished eating and drinking. Wash thyself therefore.] As a bride prepares herself for marriage (see Ezek. (C. F. Behold a woman lay at his feet — He perceived by her clothes, and, when she spake, by her voice, that it was a woman. REFLECTIONS.—We have here Naomi's solicitude to get her daughter comfortably settled, and at rest in the house of her husband, that she might no longer be exposed to the difficulties under which they now struggled. Ruth 3 Bible Commentary. )Because then they had a better wind. He had put at her disposal his fields, his corn, his maidens, and his young men. 3. 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? "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Love can never be satisfied with gifts, however precious; it must have the giver. Ver. 1685. Ruth 3:1-18; CHARLES J. ROLLS. Wash thyself therefore.] But Boaz could not see her, the whole business being to be transacted by night. That thou mayest smell well albeit, Optime olet faemina, quae nihil olet, said one; she smelleth best, who smelleth of nothing. Updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:15 By admin. Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: Wash thyself … and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee. Print. Need we explain this washing, anointing, and clothing? "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Garments. [Deuteronomy 25:5] Consilium hoc est re legitimum, specie inhonestum, saith Junius here: Naomi’s counsel to Ruth was indeed honest, but seemingly not so. Some ancients censure it for scandalous and dangerous. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 1857. 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. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. Next » Chapter 4. (Rth 3:10-11) Boaz's response. Ruth 3:1-2; Ruth 3:3-7; Ruth 3:8-11; Ruth 3:12-13; Ruth 3:14-18; DON ROBINSON. Ruth 3:3. 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. Ruth 3:3 Context. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Sometime later, Naomi takes matters into her own hands. Ruth 3:1-13.BY NAOMI'S INSTRUCTIONS, RUTH LIES AT BOAZ'S FEET, WHO ACKNOWLEDGES THE DUTY OF A KINSMAN. The Biblical Illustrator. 1832. This they did more liberally at such times, and thereby were more merrily disposed, and apt to speak more freely. Ruth 3:3 "Wash thy self 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." BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Ruth 3:3". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". Until he shall have done eating and drinking.] And he said, who art thou? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/ruth-3.html. CHAPTER 3. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". If poor people be but good people, they shall have honour from God and man. Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. Many editions of the Hebrew are very confused, by the improper insertion of i: "I will put the garments on thee, and get me down," &c. (Kennicott). Wash… anoint… raiment — Arrange and prepare thy person in the most attractive form, as a bride for her nuptials. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 1999. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/ruth-3.html. Go down to the threshing floor, but do not let the man know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. &c.] He spoke quick and short, as one displeased, or however surprised and frightened, just coming out of sleep, and in the night: and she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid; that had gleaned in his fields with his maidens, and with whom he had conversed there, and knew her by name: The rest of the marriage state consists in union and affection. By the time the reader gets to these passages, she knows that the characters in this story are beyond reproach. 3. She knew in what relation Boaz stood for her family, and the duties attaching to the relationship (Ruth 2:20; Ruth 3:9). And get thee down to the floor.] Chapter 3. Ruth 3 – Ruth Makes an Appeal A. Naomi’s instructions to Ruth. Ruth 3:3 Ruth 3:5 Ruth 3:4. Thy raiment, to wit, thy best raiment. Ruth committed herself to care for Naomi. But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the LORD lives. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3 Commentary : When we open to the 3 rd chapter of the book of Ruth we’re coming into the middle of several story lines in the Bible. GRANT RICHISON Commentary on Ruth. BibliographyGill, John. 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. 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. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". By night they winnowed, ad auram nocturnam, as the Chaldee here hath it: (1.) 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. A sudore et sordibus, ne male oleres, from wet and filth, that thou smell not amiss, as slothful sluts use to do. She instructs Ruth, “Now wash and anoint yourself, and put on your best clothes and go down to the threshing … Continue reading "Commentary on Ruth 3:1-18" (3.) Behold, he winnoweth barley tonight.] 16:9). Need we point to the only fountain for sin? Diodat saith, that albeit the end she aimed at was good; yet it seemeth to be a womanish provision, somewhat less than honest, to bring it to pass: which was notwithstanding tolerated, directed, and blessed by God; as was also that in Genesis 27:9. 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. BibliographyPett, Peter. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:14-18 Ruth had done all that was fit for her to do, she must patiently wait the event. Naomi blesses Boaz. John Trapp Complete Commentary. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Boaz, having undertaken this matter, would be sure to manage it well. Until he shall have done eating and drinking. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Put on thy raiment — Thy best raiment. "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. “It is not easy to tell,” says Dr. Dodd, “at this distance of time, and amid this difference of manners, why Naomi advised Ruth to this secret method of proceeding. BibliographyWesley, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/ruth-3.html. What Ruth was about to do must not be done publicly. 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." Ruth 3:2 And now [is] not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Preaching text: Ruth 3:1-18; accompanying text: Matthew 7:7-8. 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. Commentary for Ruth 3 3:1-4 The custom in Israel was that the master held a great feast on the threshing floor for his boys and for his winnowers, and he slept on the threshing floor, abstaining from the embraces of women that night. It was not to be interrupted. In his former dealings Boaz had shewn marvellous grace to Ruth. Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. “Wash yourself therefore, and anoint yourself, and put your clothes on you, and get you down to the threshing-floor, but do not make yourself known to the man, until he has done eating and drinking.”. Took Ruth — Which he might do, though she was a Moabitess, because the prohibition against marrying such is to be restrained to those who continued heathen; whereas Ruth was a sincere proselyte and convert to the God of Israel. New York. At midnight — He did not discover her sooner; the man was afraid — Feeling something unusual at his feet. 1599-1645. Naomi shares her wisdom with Ruth. 1801-1803. Ruth 3:1-18 Proposal; RAYMOND SAXE - RUTH SERMONS. Put thy raiment upon thee, &c.— Her best clothes or ornaments, as some of the versions express it. As mentioned above this eating and drinking would probably be part of the celebrations because the harvest had been safely gathered in. Tonight - For the sake of the breeze which springs up at sunset, and greatly facilitates the "cleansing" (separation) of the grain tossed up across the wind. Ruth 3:9. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/ruth-3.html. Object. 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. As I was thinking about shortcuts (a.k.a. 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: "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". Use all lawful means to ingratiate. 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. Serve God’s providence by demanding marriage of him; which in those days, and in Ruth’s case, was neither unlawful nor immodest. Rut - Ruth - Chapter 3 « Previous Chapter 2. To have a wandering heart there, is not only to be criminal, but to be wretched. Bible > Bible Commentary; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible; Ruth; Ruth 3; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible << Ruth 2 | Ruth 3 | Ruth 4 >> (Read all of Ruth 3) In this chapter we have a proposal of Naomi to Ruth, with advice and directions to get Boaz for her husband, Ruth 2:1. One saith (a) that he doubteth not but all this was done by instinct from God; or else such holy women would never have done and spoken so. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/ruth-3.html. Thus he that forsakes all for Christ, shall find more than all with him. 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" Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ruth 3:3, NIV: "Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Ruth 3 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. Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. There she must wait patiently and unobserved until Boaz had finished eating and drinking. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. 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? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/ruth-3.html. Need we say that the holy anointing oil, which consecrates the believer in Jesus a priest and king unto God, is His own blessed Spirit? In fact, tonight he is winnowing barley on the threshing floor. (2.) BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Hence, in chapter 3, Ruth is seeking to gain Boaz, and Boaz is working to possess Ruth. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, until he shall have done eating and drinking. —Ruth’s obedience here is an intelligent obedience. I read about an older (well, 69, which isn’t that much older than me) man in Europe, who tried to take a shortcut home by cutting across an estuary and finding himself up to his knees in mud. Note; (1.) Make not thyself known — In so familiar a way as thou mayest do hereafter. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/ruth-3.html. Jarchi interprets it of her sabbath day clothes: and get thee down to the floor; to the threshingfloor where Boaz was winnowing, and which it seems lay lower than the city of Bethlehem: but make not thyself known unto the man; some understand it, that she should not make herself known to any man, not to any of the servants of Boaz; who, though they knew her before, when in the habit of a gleaner, would not know her now in her best and finest clothes, unless she made herself known to them; but rather Boaz is meant, to whom it was not advisable to make herself known; and who also, for the same reason, though he might see her at supper time, might not know her because of her different dress: and the rather he is particularly intended, since it follows: until he shall have done eating and drinking; when Naomi thought it would be the fittest time to make herself known unto him in order to gain the point in view, marriage with him. Then he said, "Blessed are you of the LORD, my daughter! Ruth boldly, yet humbly and properly, sought her rights. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. Ruth follows Naomi’s sage advice. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/ruth-3.html. Ruth 3:3. And anoint thee.] It is not easy to tell at this distance of time, and under this difference of manners, why Naomi advised Ruth to this secret method of proceeding. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Boaz blesses Naomi and Ruth. So then wash thyself, and anoint thyself, and dress thyself? 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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). Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. 1. Ruth 3 Resources. Much more reason have true believers to cast their care on God, because he has promised to care for them. 1865-1868. The other circumstance to be observed is, “the striking simplicity of the manners of those times, with a pleasing picture whereof every trait in this story presents us.”. Ruth 3:3. Parents should seek the settlement of their children in marriage, as one great part of their duty respecting them. The famine broke in Judah and Naomi could go home. 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. 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. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. 2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? External cleanliness has many attractions, Judith x. Thy very best, that may render thee most amiable. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". Ruth was a poor woman, and poverty often obscures the lustre of virtue; yet Ruth’s virtues, even in a mean condition, were generally taken notice of and could not be hid; nay, her virtues took away the reproach of her poverty. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/ruth-3.html. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 1765. Ruth 3 Devotionals and Illustrations ; ROB SALVATO. Commentary on Ruth 3:1-5 (Read Ruth 3:1-5) The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. Ruth 3:13 "Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you. Ruth 3:8-9. 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 … "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/ruth-3.html. Lie down until morning." Kathryn M. Schifferdecker | 0 Comments. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 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. Joseph Benson's Commentary. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Hanc homines decorant quam vestimenta decorant. Ruth had been remarkable for her humility, which paved the way to this honour. 3. 1859. Jarchi interprets it of her sabbath day clothes: and get thee down to the floor; to the threshingfloor where Boaz was winnowing, and which it seems lay lower than the city of Bethlehem: but make not thyself known unto the man; some understand it, that she should not make herself known to any man, not to any of the servants of Boaz; who, though they knew her before, when in the habit of a gleaner, would not know her now in her best and finest clothes, unless she made herself known to them; but rather Boaz is meant, to whom it was not advisable to make herself known; and who also, for the same reason, though he might see her at supper time, might not know her because of her different dress: and the rather he is particularly intended, since it follows: until he shall have done eating and drinking; when Naomi thought it would be the fittest time to make herself known unto him in order to gain the point in view, marriage with him. Facebook-twitter-g+-LinkedIN-Email. Thus with obedient trust, implicitly but not blindly, she follows her mother-in-law’s orders; strong in conscious innocence she risks the obloquy that may attend her duty. 1874-1909. Because more cool, as Genesis 3:8; (2. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". This could only happen through Boaz marrying Ruth, and providing children to carry on the name of Elimelech. A sudore et sordibus, ne male oleres, from wet and filth, that thou smell not amiss, as slothful sluts use to do. 3. 2013. 4 When he lies down, note the place where he lies. 2. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/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? Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Ruth 3:13-15 Commentary. Ruth 3: Daring to Act . Answ. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking." Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:1-5 The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/ruth-3.html. And put thy raiment upon thee.] 1871-8. Go to. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. (1-2a) Security for Ruth through a kinsman. It seems safest and best, that the younger widows marry, 1 Timothy 5:14. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament "Wash and anoint thyself (סכתּ, from סוּך equals נסך), and put on thy clothes (thy best clothes), and go down (from Bethlehem, which stood upon the ridge of a hill) to the threshing-floor; let not thyself be noticed by the man (Boaz) till he has finished eating and drinking. Wash thyself therefore.] As a bride prepares herself for marriage (see Ezek. (C. F. Behold a woman lay at his feet — He perceived by her clothes, and, when she spake, by her voice, that it was a woman. REFLECTIONS.—We have here Naomi's solicitude to get her daughter comfortably settled, and at rest in the house of her husband, that she might no longer be exposed to the difficulties under which they now struggled. Ruth 3 Bible Commentary. )Because then they had a better wind. He had put at her disposal his fields, his corn, his maidens, and his young men. 3. 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? "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Love can never be satisfied with gifts, however precious; it must have the giver. Ver. 1685. Ruth 3:1-18; CHARLES J. ROLLS. Wash thyself therefore.] But Boaz could not see her, the whole business being to be transacted by night. That thou mayest smell well albeit, Optime olet faemina, quae nihil olet, said one; she smelleth best, who smelleth of nothing. Updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:15 By admin. Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: Wash thyself … and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee. Print. Need we explain this washing, anointing, and clothing? "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Garments. [Deuteronomy 25:5] Consilium hoc est re legitimum, specie inhonestum, saith Junius here: Naomi’s counsel to Ruth was indeed honest, but seemingly not so. Some ancients censure it for scandalous and dangerous. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 1857. 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. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. Next » Chapter 4. (Rth 3:10-11) Boaz's response. Ruth 3:1-2; Ruth 3:3-7; Ruth 3:8-11; Ruth 3:12-13; Ruth 3:14-18; DON ROBINSON. Ruth 3:3. 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. Ruth 3:3 Context. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Sometime later, Naomi takes matters into her own hands. Ruth 3:1-13.BY NAOMI'S INSTRUCTIONS, RUTH LIES AT BOAZ'S FEET, WHO ACKNOWLEDGES THE DUTY OF A KINSMAN. The Biblical Illustrator. 1832. This they did more liberally at such times, and thereby were more merrily disposed, and apt to speak more freely. Ruth 3:3 "Wash thy self 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." BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Ruth 3:3". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". Until he shall have done eating and drinking.] And he said, who art thou? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/ruth-3.html. CHAPTER 3. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". If poor people be but good people, they shall have honour from God and man. Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. Many editions of the Hebrew are very confused, by the improper insertion of i: "I will put the garments on thee, and get me down," &c. (Kennicott). Wash… anoint… raiment — Arrange and prepare thy person in the most attractive form, as a bride for her nuptials. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 1999. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/ruth-3.html. Go down to the threshing floor, but do not let the man know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. &c.] He spoke quick and short, as one displeased, or however surprised and frightened, just coming out of sleep, and in the night: and she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid; that had gleaned in his fields with his maidens, and with whom he had conversed there, and knew her by name: The rest of the marriage state consists in union and affection. By the time the reader gets to these passages, she knows that the characters in this story are beyond reproach. 3. She knew in what relation Boaz stood for her family, and the duties attaching to the relationship (Ruth 2:20; Ruth 3:9). And get thee down to the floor.] Chapter 3. Ruth 3 – Ruth Makes an Appeal A. Naomi’s instructions to Ruth. Ruth 3:3 Ruth 3:5 Ruth 3:4. Thy raiment, to wit, thy best raiment. Ruth committed herself to care for Naomi. But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the LORD lives. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3 Commentary : When we open to the 3 rd chapter of the book of Ruth we’re coming into the middle of several story lines in the Bible. GRANT RICHISON Commentary on Ruth. BibliographyGill, John. 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. 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. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". By night they winnowed, ad auram nocturnam, as the Chaldee here hath it: (1.) 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. A sudore et sordibus, ne male oleres, from wet and filth, that thou smell not amiss, as slothful sluts use to do. She instructs Ruth, “Now wash and anoint yourself, and put on your best clothes and go down to the threshing … Continue reading "Commentary on Ruth 3:1-18" (3.) Behold, he winnoweth barley tonight.] 16:9). Need we point to the only fountain for sin? Diodat saith, that albeit the end she aimed at was good; yet it seemeth to be a womanish provision, somewhat less than honest, to bring it to pass: which was notwithstanding tolerated, directed, and blessed by God; as was also that in Genesis 27:9. 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. BibliographyPett, Peter. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:14-18 Ruth had done all that was fit for her to do, she must patiently wait the event. Naomi blesses Boaz. John Trapp Complete Commentary. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Boaz, having undertaken this matter, would be sure to manage it well. Until he shall have done eating and drinking. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Put on thy raiment — Thy best raiment. "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. “It is not easy to tell,” says Dr. Dodd, “at this distance of time, and amid this difference of manners, why Naomi advised Ruth to this secret method of proceeding. BibliographyWesley, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/ruth-3.html. What Ruth was about to do must not be done publicly. 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." Ruth 3:2 And now [is] not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Preaching text: Ruth 3:1-18; accompanying text: Matthew 7:7-8. 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. Commentary for Ruth 3 3:1-4 The custom in Israel was that the master held a great feast on the threshing floor for his boys and for his winnowers, and he slept on the threshing floor, abstaining from the embraces of women that night. It was not to be interrupted. In his former dealings Boaz had shewn marvellous grace to Ruth. Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. “Wash yourself therefore, and anoint yourself, and put your clothes on you, and get you down to the threshing-floor, but do not make yourself known to the man, until he has done eating and drinking.”. Took Ruth — Which he might do, though she was a Moabitess, because the prohibition against marrying such is to be restrained to those who continued heathen; whereas Ruth was a sincere proselyte and convert to the God of Israel. New York. At midnight — He did not discover her sooner; the man was afraid — Feeling something unusual at his feet. 1599-1645. Naomi shares her wisdom with Ruth. 1801-1803. Ruth 3:1-18 Proposal; RAYMOND SAXE - RUTH SERMONS. Put thy raiment upon thee, &c.— Her best clothes or ornaments, as some of the versions express it. As mentioned above this eating and drinking would probably be part of the celebrations because the harvest had been safely gathered in. Tonight - For the sake of the breeze which springs up at sunset, and greatly facilitates the "cleansing" (separation) of the grain tossed up across the wind. Ruth 3:9. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/ruth-3.html. Object. 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. As I was thinking about shortcuts (a.k.a. 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: "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". Use all lawful means to ingratiate. 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. Serve God’s providence by demanding marriage of him; which in those days, and in Ruth’s case, was neither unlawful nor immodest. Rut - Ruth - Chapter 3 « Previous Chapter 2. To have a wandering heart there, is not only to be criminal, but to be wretched. Bible > Bible Commentary; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible; Ruth; Ruth 3; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible << Ruth 2 | Ruth 3 | Ruth 4 >> (Read all of Ruth 3) In this chapter we have a proposal of Naomi to Ruth, with advice and directions to get Boaz for her husband, Ruth 2:1. One saith (a) that he doubteth not but all this was done by instinct from God; or else such holy women would never have done and spoken so. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/ruth-3.html. Thus he that forsakes all for Christ, shall find more than all with him. 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" Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ruth 3:3, NIV: "Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Ruth 3 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. Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. There she must wait patiently and unobserved until Boaz had finished eating and drinking. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. 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? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/ruth-3.html. Need we say that the holy anointing oil, which consecrates the believer in Jesus a priest and king unto God, is His own blessed Spirit? In fact, tonight he is winnowing barley on the threshing floor. (2.) BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Hence, in chapter 3, Ruth is seeking to gain Boaz, and Boaz is working to possess Ruth. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, until he shall have done eating and drinking. —Ruth’s obedience here is an intelligent obedience. I read about an older (well, 69, which isn’t that much older than me) man in Europe, who tried to take a shortcut home by cutting across an estuary and finding himself up to his knees in mud. Note; (1.) Make not thyself known — In so familiar a way as thou mayest do hereafter. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/ruth-3.html. Jarchi interprets it of her sabbath day clothes: and get thee down to the floor; to the threshingfloor where Boaz was winnowing, and which it seems lay lower than the city of Bethlehem: but make not thyself known unto the man; some understand it, that she should not make herself known to any man, not to any of the servants of Boaz; who, though they knew her before, when in the habit of a gleaner, would not know her now in her best and finest clothes, unless she made herself known to them; but rather Boaz is meant, to whom it was not advisable to make herself known; and who also, for the same reason, though he might see her at supper time, might not know her because of her different dress: and the rather he is particularly intended, since it follows: until he shall have done eating and drinking; when Naomi thought it would be the fittest time to make herself known unto him in order to gain the point in view, marriage with him. Then he said, "Blessed are you of the LORD, my daughter! Ruth boldly, yet humbly and properly, sought her rights. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. Ruth follows Naomi’s sage advice. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/ruth-3.html. Ruth 3:3. And anoint thee.] It is not easy to tell at this distance of time, and under this difference of manners, why Naomi advised Ruth to this secret method of proceeding. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Boaz blesses Naomi and Ruth. So then wash thyself, and anoint thyself, and dress thyself? 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This is a chronologically-ordered Bible site with commentary on each passage. Must we define the raiment to be that robe of Divine and human righteousness combined wherewith each soul is invested which rejects its own filthy rags? Then go down to the threshing floor, but don’t let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking. Commentary on Ruth 3:1-18 . https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/ruth-3.html. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Let none be encouraged hereby to enter into God’s ordinance through the devil’s portal, lest they smart and smoke for it. 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. Behold, he winnoweth barley to night in the threshingfloor. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". I also read about a … 1905-1909. All this was done to render herself more amiable in the eyes of Boaz. First, It was begun in the beginning of the night, as soon as Boaz had supped and composed himself to rest, as appears from Ruth 3:4,7, when there was so much light left as might discover her to him. Behold, he winnoweth barley to night in the threshingfloor. Hall.). Used by Permission. Ruth 4:13. Wash thyself, therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee. And all the while a kinsman named Boaz was preserved as a husband for Ruth to raise up an heir for the family name and property. 3 Therefore wash yourself, put on perfume, and wear your best clothes. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. But there was sweet providence as well. PREVIOUS NEXT. Ruth 3:3. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. Spread therefore thy skirt over thy handmaid — A kind of proverbial expression, signifying, Take me to be thy wife, and perform the duty of a husband to me. Ruth was therefore to wash herself, and anoint herself with oil, and then dress and go down to the threshingfloor. 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. BibliographyClarke, Adam. BibliographyTrapp, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/ruth-3.html. Known — In so familiar a way, as thou mayest do hereafter. Bible Commentaries / John Gill's Exposition of the Bible / Ruth / Ruth 3 / Ruth 3:4; Share Tweet. The daily summaries are written by Wayne D. Turner, Pastor of SouthPointe Bible Fellowship in Fayetteville, Georgia This is the May 10 reading. Select here for a new reading date: BibleTrack Home & Index << Judg 21: 1 Sam 1 >> For New King James text and comment, click here. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:1-5 The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. 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). Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. 1. Ruth 3 Resources. Much more reason have true believers to cast their care on God, because he has promised to care for them. 1865-1868. The other circumstance to be observed is, “the striking simplicity of the manners of those times, with a pleasing picture whereof every trait in this story presents us.”. Ruth 3:3. Parents should seek the settlement of their children in marriage, as one great part of their duty respecting them. The famine broke in Judah and Naomi could go home. 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. 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. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. 2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? External cleanliness has many attractions, Judith x. Thy very best, that may render thee most amiable. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". Ruth was a poor woman, and poverty often obscures the lustre of virtue; yet Ruth’s virtues, even in a mean condition, were generally taken notice of and could not be hid; nay, her virtues took away the reproach of her poverty. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/ruth-3.html. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 1765. Ruth 3 Devotionals and Illustrations ; ROB SALVATO. Commentary on Ruth 3:1-5 (Read Ruth 3:1-5) The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. Ruth 3:13 "Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you. Ruth 3:8-9. 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 … "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tcc/ruth-3.html. Lie down until morning." Kathryn M. Schifferdecker | 0 Comments. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 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. Joseph Benson's Commentary. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Hanc homines decorant quam vestimenta decorant. Ruth had been remarkable for her humility, which paved the way to this honour. 3. 1859. Jarchi interprets it of her sabbath day clothes: and get thee down to the floor; to the threshingfloor where Boaz was winnowing, and which it seems lay lower than the city of Bethlehem: but make not thyself known unto the man; some understand it, that she should not make herself known to any man, not to any of the servants of Boaz; who, though they knew her before, when in the habit of a gleaner, would not know her now in her best and finest clothes, unless she made herself known to them; but rather Boaz is meant, to whom it was not advisable to make herself known; and who also, for the same reason, though he might see her at supper time, might not know her because of her different dress: and the rather he is particularly intended, since it follows: until he shall have done eating and drinking; when Naomi thought it would be the fittest time to make herself known unto him in order to gain the point in view, marriage with him. Facebook-twitter-g+-LinkedIN-Email. Thus with obedient trust, implicitly but not blindly, she follows her mother-in-law’s orders; strong in conscious innocence she risks the obloquy that may attend her duty. 1874-1909. Because more cool, as Genesis 3:8; (2. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". This could only happen through Boaz marrying Ruth, and providing children to carry on the name of Elimelech. A sudore et sordibus, ne male oleres, from wet and filth, that thou smell not amiss, as slothful sluts use to do. 3. 2013. 4 When he lies down, note the place where he lies. 2. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/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? Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Ruth 3:13-15 Commentary. Ruth 3: Daring to Act . Answ. Then go down to the threshing floor, but don't let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking." Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:1-5 The married state should be a rest, as much as any thing upon earth can be so, as it ought to fix the affections and form a connexion for life. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/ruth-3.html. And put thy raiment upon thee.] 1871-8. Go to. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. (1-2a) Security for Ruth through a kinsman. It seems safest and best, that the younger widows marry, 1 Timothy 5:14. BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament "Wash and anoint thyself (סכתּ, from סוּך equals נסך), and put on thy clothes (thy best clothes), and go down (from Bethlehem, which stood upon the ridge of a hill) to the threshing-floor; let not thyself be noticed by the man (Boaz) till he has finished eating and drinking. Wash thyself therefore.] As a bride prepares herself for marriage (see Ezek. (C. F. Behold a woman lay at his feet — He perceived by her clothes, and, when she spake, by her voice, that it was a woman. REFLECTIONS.—We have here Naomi's solicitude to get her daughter comfortably settled, and at rest in the house of her husband, that she might no longer be exposed to the difficulties under which they now struggled. Ruth 3 Bible Commentary. )Because then they had a better wind. He had put at her disposal his fields, his corn, his maidens, and his young men. 3. 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? "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Love can never be satisfied with gifts, however precious; it must have the giver. Ver. 1685. Ruth 3:1-18; CHARLES J. ROLLS. Wash thyself therefore.] But Boaz could not see her, the whole business being to be transacted by night. That thou mayest smell well albeit, Optime olet faemina, quae nihil olet, said one; she smelleth best, who smelleth of nothing. Updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:15 By admin. Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: Wash thyself … and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee. Print. Need we explain this washing, anointing, and clothing? "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Garments. [Deuteronomy 25:5] Consilium hoc est re legitimum, specie inhonestum, saith Junius here: Naomi’s counsel to Ruth was indeed honest, but seemingly not so. Some ancients censure it for scandalous and dangerous. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 1857. 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. BibliographyBeza, Theodore. Next » Chapter 4. (Rth 3:10-11) Boaz's response. Ruth 3:1-2; Ruth 3:3-7; Ruth 3:8-11; Ruth 3:12-13; Ruth 3:14-18; DON ROBINSON. Ruth 3:3. 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. Ruth 3:3 Context. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Sometime later, Naomi takes matters into her own hands. Ruth 3:1-13.BY NAOMI'S INSTRUCTIONS, RUTH LIES AT BOAZ'S FEET, WHO ACKNOWLEDGES THE DUTY OF A KINSMAN. The Biblical Illustrator. 1832. This they did more liberally at such times, and thereby were more merrily disposed, and apt to speak more freely. Ruth 3:3 "Wash thy self 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." BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Ruth 3:3". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". Until he shall have done eating and drinking.] And he said, who art thou? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/ruth-3.html. CHAPTER 3. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". If poor people be but good people, they shall have honour from God and man. Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. Many editions of the Hebrew are very confused, by the improper insertion of i: "I will put the garments on thee, and get me down," &c. (Kennicott). Wash… anoint… raiment — Arrange and prepare thy person in the most attractive form, as a bride for her nuptials. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". 1999. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/ruth-3.html. Go down to the threshing floor, but do not let the man know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. &c.] He spoke quick and short, as one displeased, or however surprised and frightened, just coming out of sleep, and in the night: and she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid; that had gleaned in his fields with his maidens, and with whom he had conversed there, and knew her by name: The rest of the marriage state consists in union and affection. By the time the reader gets to these passages, she knows that the characters in this story are beyond reproach. 3. She knew in what relation Boaz stood for her family, and the duties attaching to the relationship (Ruth 2:20; Ruth 3:9). And get thee down to the floor.] Chapter 3. Ruth 3 – Ruth Makes an Appeal A. Naomi’s instructions to Ruth. Ruth 3:3 Ruth 3:5 Ruth 3:4. Thy raiment, to wit, thy best raiment. Ruth committed herself to care for Naomi. But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the LORD lives. "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3 Commentary : When we open to the 3 rd chapter of the book of Ruth we’re coming into the middle of several story lines in the Bible. GRANT RICHISON Commentary on Ruth. BibliographyGill, John. 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. 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. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". By night they winnowed, ad auram nocturnam, as the Chaldee here hath it: (1.) 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. A sudore et sordibus, ne male oleres, from wet and filth, that thou smell not amiss, as slothful sluts use to do. She instructs Ruth, “Now wash and anoint yourself, and put on your best clothes and go down to the threshing … Continue reading "Commentary on Ruth 3:1-18" (3.) Behold, he winnoweth barley tonight.] 16:9). Need we point to the only fountain for sin? Diodat saith, that albeit the end she aimed at was good; yet it seemeth to be a womanish provision, somewhat less than honest, to bring it to pass: which was notwithstanding tolerated, directed, and blessed by God; as was also that in Genesis 27:9. 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. BibliographyPett, Peter. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 3:14-18 Ruth had done all that was fit for her to do, she must patiently wait the event. Naomi blesses Boaz. John Trapp Complete Commentary. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Boaz, having undertaken this matter, would be sure to manage it well. Until he shall have done eating and drinking. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Put on thy raiment — Thy best raiment. "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. “It is not easy to tell,” says Dr. Dodd, “at this distance of time, and amid this difference of manners, why Naomi advised Ruth to this secret method of proceeding. BibliographyWesley, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/ruth-3.html. What Ruth was about to do must not be done publicly. 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." Ruth 3:2 And now [is] not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Preaching text: Ruth 3:1-18; accompanying text: Matthew 7:7-8. 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. Commentary for Ruth 3 3:1-4 The custom in Israel was that the master held a great feast on the threshing floor for his boys and for his winnowers, and he slept on the threshing floor, abstaining from the embraces of women that night. It was not to be interrupted. In his former dealings Boaz had shewn marvellous grace to Ruth. Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. “Wash yourself therefore, and anoint yourself, and put your clothes on you, and get you down to the threshing-floor, but do not make yourself known to the man, until he has done eating and drinking.”. Took Ruth — Which he might do, though she was a Moabitess, because the prohibition against marrying such is to be restrained to those who continued heathen; whereas Ruth was a sincere proselyte and convert to the God of Israel. New York. At midnight — He did not discover her sooner; the man was afraid — Feeling something unusual at his feet. 1599-1645. Naomi shares her wisdom with Ruth. 1801-1803. Ruth 3:1-18 Proposal; RAYMOND SAXE - RUTH SERMONS. Put thy raiment upon thee, &c.— Her best clothes or ornaments, as some of the versions express it. As mentioned above this eating and drinking would probably be part of the celebrations because the harvest had been safely gathered in. Tonight - For the sake of the breeze which springs up at sunset, and greatly facilitates the "cleansing" (separation) of the grain tossed up across the wind. Ruth 3:9. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/ruth-3.html. Object. 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. As I was thinking about shortcuts (a.k.a. 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: "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". Use all lawful means to ingratiate. 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. Serve God’s providence by demanding marriage of him; which in those days, and in Ruth’s case, was neither unlawful nor immodest. Rut - Ruth - Chapter 3 « Previous Chapter 2. To have a wandering heart there, is not only to be criminal, but to be wretched. Bible > Bible Commentary; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible; Ruth; Ruth 3; John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible << Ruth 2 | Ruth 3 | Ruth 4 >> (Read all of Ruth 3) In this chapter we have a proposal of Naomi to Ruth, with advice and directions to get Boaz for her husband, Ruth 2:1. One saith (a) that he doubteth not but all this was done by instinct from God; or else such holy women would never have done and spoken so. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/ruth-3.html. Thus he that forsakes all for Christ, shall find more than all with him. 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" Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Ruth 3:3". Ruth 3:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ruth 3:3, NIV: "Wash, put on perfume, and get dressed in your best clothes. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Ruth 3 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. Therefore it should be engaged in with great seriousness, with earnest prayers for direction, for the blessing of God, and with regard to his precepts. There she must wait patiently and unobserved until Boaz had finished eating and drinking. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. 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? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/ruth-3.html. Need we say that the holy anointing oil, which consecrates the believer in Jesus a priest and king unto God, is His own blessed Spirit? In fact, tonight he is winnowing barley on the threshing floor. (2.) BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Hence, in chapter 3, Ruth is seeking to gain Boaz, and Boaz is working to possess Ruth. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, until he shall have done eating and drinking. —Ruth’s obedience here is an intelligent obedience. I read about an older (well, 69, which isn’t that much older than me) man in Europe, who tried to take a shortcut home by cutting across an estuary and finding himself up to his knees in mud. Note; (1.) Make not thyself known — In so familiar a way as thou mayest do hereafter. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/ruth-3.html. Jarchi interprets it of her sabbath day clothes: and get thee down to the floor; to the threshingfloor where Boaz was winnowing, and which it seems lay lower than the city of Bethlehem: but make not thyself known unto the man; some understand it, that she should not make herself known to any man, not to any of the servants of Boaz; who, though they knew her before, when in the habit of a gleaner, would not know her now in her best and finest clothes, unless she made herself known to them; but rather Boaz is meant, to whom it was not advisable to make herself known; and who also, for the same reason, though he might see her at supper time, might not know her because of her different dress: and the rather he is particularly intended, since it follows: until he shall have done eating and drinking; when Naomi thought it would be the fittest time to make herself known unto him in order to gain the point in view, marriage with him. Then he said, "Blessed are you of the LORD, my daughter! Ruth boldly, yet humbly and properly, sought her rights. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. Ruth follows Naomi’s sage advice. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/ruth-3.html. Ruth 3:3. And anoint thee.] It is not easy to tell at this distance of time, and under this difference of manners, why Naomi advised Ruth to this secret method of proceeding. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Boaz blesses Naomi and Ruth. So then wash thyself, and anoint thyself, and dress thyself? 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