Why marry? Naomi tells Ruth, “…shall I not seek rest for thee?” Marry for rest?
The Greek word means “to permit one to cease from labor in order to recover and collect strength.”
Think of an unmarried woman. She works long days and has a house and yard to maintain. Who has time to rest?
The car needs to be inspected, and the lawn mower broke. The roof has a small leak and the toilet a big one. When does she rest?
She doesn’t. Men, are you prepared to provide rest?