And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.
-- 1 Peter 5:4

For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.
-- Habakkuk 2:14

Ruth (Chain #3097)

A Moabite Woman, Daughter-in-Law Of Naomi


Filial Love, Constancy, Piety
Ruth 1:16 (NIV)

16 But Ruth replied, "Don't urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. 

Filial Love, Constancy, Piety
Ruth 1:16 (KJV)

16 And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: 

Ruth 2:7 (NIV)

7 She said, 'Please let me glean and gather among the sheaves behind the harvesters.' She went into the field and has worked steadily from morning till now, except for a short rest in the shelter." 

Ruth 2:7 (KJV)

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. 

Ruth 2:23 (NIV)
23 So Ruth stayed close to the servant girls of Boaz to glean until the barley and wheat harvests were finished. And she lived with her mother-in-law. 

Ruth 2:23 (KJV)
23 So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother in law. 

Filial Obedience
Ruth 3:5 (NIV)

5 "I will do whatever you say," Ruth answered. 

Filial Obedience
Ruth 3:5 (KJV)

5 And she said unto her, All that thou sayest unto me I will do. 

A Spotless Name
Ruth 3:11 (NIV)

11 And now, my daughter, don't be afraid. I will do for you all you ask. All my fellow townsmen know that you are a woman of noble character. 

A Spotless Name
Ruth 3:11 (KJV)

11 And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman.