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Date: About 50 B.C.
Location: Qumran Cave 2
Contents: Ruth 3:13-18
13 Stay this night, and in the morning, if he will perform for you the part of a kinsman, good. Let him do the kinsman’s duty. But if he will not do the duty of a kinsman for you, then I will do the duty of a kinsman for you, as Yahweh lives. Lie down until the morning.”
lay at his feet until
the morning, then she rose up before one
could discern another. For he said, “Let it not be known that
16 When she came to her mother-in-law, she said, “How did it go, my daughter?”
She told her all that the man had done for her. 17 She said, “He gave me these six measures of barley; for he said, ‘Don’t go empty to your mother-in-law.’”
18 Then she said, “Wait, my daughter, until you know what will happen; for the man will not rest until he has settled this today.”
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