Treasury of Scripture
And he said, Who are you? And she answered, I am Ruth your handmaid: spread therefore your skirt over your handmaid; for you are a near kinsman.
Ruth 2:10-13 Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said to him, Why have I found grace in your eyes...
1 Samuel 25:41 And she arose, and bowed herself on her face to the earth, and said, Behold...
Luke 14:11 For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
spread therefore [heb] spread thy wing; the emblem of protection; and a metaphor taken from the young of fowls, which run under the wings of their mother from birds of prey. Even to the present day, when a Jew marries a woman, he throws the skirts of his talisth over her, to signify that he has taken her under his protection.
Ezekiel 16:8 Now when I passed by you, and looked on you, behold, your time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over you...
a near kinsman. or, one that has right to redeem
Ruth 3:12 And now it is true that I am your near kinsman: however, there is a kinsman nearer than I.
Ruth 2:20 And Naomi said to her daughter in law, Blessed be he of the LORD, who has not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd he said, Who [art] thou? And she answered, I [am] Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou [art] a near kinsman.
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Ruth Chapter 3 Verse 9
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OT History: Ruth 3:9 He said Who are you? She answered (Ru Rut.)