Targum to Ruth Translation by Samson H. Levey. The fifth famine was in the days of Jacob. The sixth famine was in the days of Boaz, who is known as 1 Ivzan the Pious of Beth Lehem of Judah. The seventh famine was in the days of David, the king of Israel. The eighth famine was in …
Targum Ruth in English. The name of one was Orpah, and the name of the second was Ruth, the daughter of Eglon, the king of Moab. And they dwelt there for a time of about ten years. 5 And because they had transgressed the decree of the Memra of the Lord and had married into foreign nations, their days were cut short.
Targum Ruth 2:4 My study of the Targum of Ruth grew out of my earlier work on Targum Lamentations and the Targumim of the Megilloth. From this page and the submenus above you can navigate to my essays on the Book of Ruth and Targum Ruth.
They transgressed the decree of the Word of the Lord and took unto themselves foreign wives, of the daughters of Moab, the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the second was Ruth, the daughter of Eglon the king of Moab, and they dwelt there for a period of about ten years.
Overview. In the Jewish liturgical tradition the Book of Ruth is read at the festival of Shavuot, or Pentecost, and it may be conjectured that the Targum originated in conjunction with this practice. The Targum of Ruth exists in a large number of manuscripts; the eight used in the present work are of European provenance. In the Logos edition,
(Contrary to the Targum, the rabbis teach that all good people of all religions will have a place in the world to come.) Naomi advises Ruth to wash and put on perfume and jewelry, and go see Boaz during the night while he is sleeping. The Targum assures its …