I was awake from 12:30am to 1:30am in the night between 27th and 28th May; (afterwards, I realized that this was the exact time of the night, the 3rd watch of the night, when Ruth and Boaz were having their secret intimate conversation at the threshing floor).
The background understanding for the word that follows is based on the following foundational information:
1) when a marriage took place in ancient Jewish culture, it was depicted by the spreading of the the wing or fringe of the garment by the bridegroom, enfolding the bride in his protection and provision from thenceforth.
2) Pentecost or Shavuot is the time of the wheat harvest in the Israeli agricultural calendar.
I suddenly realized (no doubt with the help of the Holy Spirit) that Ruth went to threshing floor of Boaz during the wheat harvest but, strangely, he was threshing barley. I asked the Lord…
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