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Ruth 4 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Marriage of Ruth

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:1 - Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the redeemer of whom Boaz spoke was passing by, so he said, “Come over here, [fn]friend, sit down here.” And he came over and sat down.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:2 - Then he took ten men of the elders of the city and said, “Sit down here.” So they sat down.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:3 - And he said to the redeemer, “Naomi, who has returned from the land of Moab, has to sell the plot of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:4 - “So I thought that I would [fn]inform you, saying, ‘Buy it before those who are sitting here, and before the elders of my people. If you will redeem it, redeem it; but if [fn]not, tell me so that I may know; for there is no one except you to redeem it, and I am after you.’” And he said, “I will redeem it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:5 - Then Boaz said, “On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must also acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of the deceased, in order to raise up the name of the deceased on his inheritance.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:6 - Then the redeemer said, “I cannot redeem it for myself, otherwise I would [fn]jeopardize my own inheritance. Redeem it for yourself; you may have my right of redemption, since I cannot redeem it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:7 - Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning the redemption and the exchange of land to confirm any matter: a man removed his sandal and gave it to another; and this was the way of confirmation in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:8 - So the redeemer said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself.” And he removed his sandal.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:9 - Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses today that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:10 - “Furthermore, 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 will not be eliminated from his brothers or from the [fn]court of his birth place; you are witnesses today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:11 - And all the people who were [fn]in the court, and the elders, said, “We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel; and may you achieve [fn]wealth in Ephrathah and [fn]become famous in Bethlehem.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:12 - “Moreover, may your house be like the house of Perez whom Tamar bore to Judah, through the [fn]descendants whom the LORD will give you by this young woman.”
(Mat 1:2–6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:13 - So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife, and he had relations with her. And the LORD [fn]enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:14 - Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed is the LORD who has not left you without a redeemer today, and may his name [fn]become famous in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:15 - “May he also be to you one who restores life and sustains your old age; for your daughter-in-law, who loves you [fn]and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”

The Line of David

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - Then Naomi took the child and [fn]laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:17 - And the neighbor women gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi!” So they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:18 - Now these are the generations of Perez: Perez fathered Hezron,
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:19 - Hezron fathered Ram, and Ram fathered Amminadab,
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:20 - and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, and Nahshon fathered Salmon,
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:21 - and Salmon fathered Boaz, and Boaz fathered Obed,
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:22 - and Obed fathered Jesse, and Jesse fathered David.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit a certain one
Lit uncover your ear
Lit no one will redeem
Lit damage
Lit gate
Lit at the gate
Or power
Lit call the name in
Lit seed
Lit gave her conception
Lit be called in
Lit who
I.e., as her own
NASB20

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