2:14 Later during the mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come here and have61 some food! Dip your bread62 in the vinegar!” So she sat down beside the harvesters. Then he handed63 her some roasted grain. She ate until she was full and saved the rest.64
tn The Hebrew verb צָבַט (tsavat) occurs only here in the OT. Cf. KJV, ASV “he reached her”; NASB “he served her”; NIV “he offered her”; NRSV “he heaped up for her.” For discussion of its meaning, including the etymological evidence, see BDB 840 s.v.; R. L. Hubbard, Jr., Ruth (NICOT), 174; and F. W. Bush, Ruth, Esther (WBC), 125–26.