Biography Of David's Great-Grandmother

Key Verse:

4.10 = "Moreover I have acquired Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of Mahlon, to be my wife in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance, so that the name of the deceased may not be cut off from his brothers or from the court of his birthplace; you are witnesses today."



1150 B.C.

Quotable Quote:

1.16-17 = But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the LORD do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me."

Chapter Summary:

[1] Ruth and Naomi are both widowed and move to Israel.
[2] Ruth goes to work with Boaz, who treats her well.
[3] Ruth requests Boaz to be Naomi's provider.
[4] Ruth marries Boaz and gives birth to King David's grandfather.

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