What does the Great Commission have to do with mobile devices? More than you might think.
3:10 He said, “May you be rewarded34 by the Lord, my dear!35 This act of devotion36 is greater than what you did before.37 For you have not sought to marry38 one of the young men, whether rich or poor.39
sn Greater than what you did before. Ruth’s former act of devotion was her decision to remain and help Naomi. The latter act of devotion is her decision to marry Boaz to provide a child to carry on her deceased husband’s (and Elimelech’s) line and to provide for Naomi in her old age (see Ruth 4:5, 10, 15).
sn Whether rich or poor. This statement seems to indicate that Ruth could have married anyone. However, only by marrying a גֹּאֵל (go’el, “family guardian”; traditionally “redeemer”) could she carry on her dead husband’s line and make provision for Naomi.
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