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Lexicon :: Strong's H7327 - rûṯ

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably for רְעוּת (H7468)
Strong’s Definitions

רוּת Rûwth, rooth; probably for H7468; friend; Ruth, a Moabitess:—Ruth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H7327 in the following manner: Ruth (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H7327 in the following manner: Ruth (12x).
  1. Ruth = "friendship"

    1. daughter-in-law of Naomi, wife of Boaz, and great-grandmother[1] of David

1. Edited by BLB [An error was made in the original document incorrectly stating “grandmother of David” (Ruth 4:17)]

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רוּת Rûwth, rooth; probably for H7468; friend; Ruth, a Moabitess:—Ruth.
STRONGS H7327: Abbreviations
רוּת proper name, feminine Ruth (for רְעוּת, i.e. friendship, Syriac bdb094601, Thes LagBN 84, 156; Or. ii. 41ii. 1. 481); — Moabitess, ancestress of David, Ruth 1:4, 14, 16, 22; Ruth 2:2, 8, 21, 22; Ruth 3:9; Ruth 4:5, 10, 13; Ρουθ.
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Strong's Number H7327 matches the Hebrew רוּת (rûṯ),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:4 - So her sons married Moabite women. (One was named Orpah and the other Ruth.) And they continued to live there about ten years.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:14 - Again they wept loudly. Then Orpah kissed her mother-in-law goodbye, but Ruth clung tightly to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:16 - But Ruth replied, "Stop urging me to abandon you! For wherever you go, I will go. Wherever you live, I will live. Your people will become my people, and your God will become my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:22 - So Naomi returned, accompanied by her Moabite daughter-in-law Ruth, who came back with her from the region of Moab. (Now they arrived in Bethlehem at the beginning of the barley harvest.)
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:2 - One day Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the fields so I can gather grain behind whoever permits me to do so." Naomi replied, "You may go, my daughter."
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:8 - So Boaz said to Ruth, "Listen carefully, my dear! Do not leave to gather grain in another field. You need not go beyond the limits of this field. You may go along beside my female workers.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:21 - Ruth the Moabite replied, "He even told me, 'You may go along beside my servants until they have finished gathering all my harvest!'"
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:22 - Naomi then said to her daughter-in-law Ruth, "It is good, my daughter, that you should go out to work with his female servants. That way you will not be harmed, which could happen in another field."
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:9 - He said, "Who are you?" She replied, "I am Ruth, your servant. Marry your servant, for you are a guardian of the family interests."
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:5 - Then Boaz said, "When you acquire the field from Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the wife of our deceased relative, in order to preserve his family name by raising up a descendant who will inherit his property."
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:10 - I have also acquired Ruth the Moabite, the wife of Mahlon, as my wife to raise up a descendant who will inherit his property so the name of the deceased might not disappear from among his relatives and from his village. You are witnesses today."
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:13 - So Boaz married Ruth and had sexual relations with her. The LORD enabled her to conceive and she gave birth to a son.
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