Ruth and Boaz Marry

Ruth 4

13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, n and the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son. 14 o Then the women said to Naomi, "Blessed be the Lord, who has not left you this day without p a redeemer, and may his name q be renowned in Israel! 15 He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, r who is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him." 16 Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse. 17 s And the women of the neighborhood gave him a name, saying, "A son has been born to Naomi." They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.

  1. Cross References
    Genesis 29:31
    When the Lord saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
    Genesis 33:5
    And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, "Who are these with you?" Jacob said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant.
  2. Cross References
    Luke 1:58
    And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.
  3. Cross References
    Ruth 2:20
    And Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, "May he be blessed by the Lord, whose kindness has not forsaken the living or the dead!" Naomi also said to her, "The man is a close relative of ours, one of our redeemers.
  4. Cross References
    Ruth 4:11
    Then all the people who were at the gate and the elders said, "We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman, who is coming into your house, like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the house of Israel. May you act worthily in Ephrathah and be renowned in Bethlehem.
  5. Cross References
    1 Samuel 1:8
    And Elkanah, her husband, said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep? And why do you not eat? And why is your heart sad? Am I not more to you than ten sons?
  6. Cross References
    Luke 1:59
    And on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child. And they would have called him Zechariah after his father.
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