Ruth 3:17-18King James Version (KJV) 17 And she said, These six measures of barley gave he me; for he said to me, Go not empty unto thy mother in law. 18 Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall: for the man will not be in rest, until he have finished the thing this day. Ruth 3:17-18The Voice (VOICE) Ruth: 17 He even gave me these six measures of barley grain saying to me, “You can’t go back to your mother-in-law empty-handed.” Naomi: 18 Now you must wait, daughter. We must wait and see what happens. Be at peace. That man will not rest today until this is resolved. The Voice (VOICE)The Voice Bible Copyright © 2012 Thomas Nelson, Inc. The Voice™ translation © 2012 Ecclesia Bible Society All rights reserved. These are my thoughts, please share yours. 17 Ruth and Naomi both knew this was generous. Boaz showed he could provide which is very important for her because both were widows that needed to be cared for. How generous do we live? 18 Boaz was going to try to get permission to marry her and Naomi knew that, sometimes we just have to wait.