Ruth and Boaz Marry

Ruth 4

13 So Boaz r took Ruth and she became his wife; and when he went in to her, s the LORD gave her conception, and she bore a son. 14 Then t the women said to Naomi, "Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a 1 close relative; and may his name be famous in Israel! 15 "And may he be to you a restorer of life and a 2 nourisher of your old age; for your daughter-in-law, who loves you, who is u better to you than seven sons, has borne him." 16 Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her bosom, and became a nurse to him. 17 v Also the neighbor women gave him a name, saying, "There is a son born to Naomi." And they called his name Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.

  1. Cross References
    1 Samuel 2:20
    And Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife, and say, "The LORD give you descendants from this woman for the loan that was given to the LORD." Then they would go to their own home.
  2. Cross References
    Ruth 3:11
    And now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you all that you request, for all the people of my town know that you are a virtuous woman.
  3. Cross References
    Genesis 29:31
    When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.
    Genesis 33:5
    And he lifted his eyes and saw the women and children, and said, "Who are these with you?" So he said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant.
    Matthew 1:5
    Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, Obed begot Jesse.
  4. Cross References
    Luke 1:58
    When her neighbors and relatives heard how the Lord had shown great mercy to her, they rejoiced with her.
    Romans 12:15
    Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.
  5. Cross References
    1 Samuel 1:8
    Then Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep? Why do you not eat? And why is your heart grieved? Am I not better to you than ten sons?
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