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Ruth: AUTHOR: Samuel / Nathan / Gad - 1000 - 900 B.C. - OLD TESTAMENT - History

Quoted index: BIBLEBOOKSUMMARY - RUTH:

nkjv@Ruth:1 RUTH - The Book of Ruth offers a striking contrast to the Book of Judges, but its story is associated with the same period. In Judges, national sin and corruption portray a dark picture. The story of Ruth the Moabitess and her loyalty and devotion to Naomi, her Hebrew mother-in-law, presents the reader with a picture of the nobler side of Hebrew life in the days of the judges.


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Ruth @ a friend, a Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, whose father, Elimelech, had settled in the land of Moab. On the death of Elimelech and Mahlon, Naomi came with Ruth, her daughter-in-law, who refused to leave her, to Bethlehem, the old home from which Elimelech had migrated. There she had a rich relative, Boaz, to whom Ruth was eventually married. She became the mother of Obed, the grandfather of David. Thus Ruth, a Gentile, is among the maternal progenitors of our Lord nkjv@Matthew:1:5). The story of "the gleaner Ruth illustrates the friendly relations between the good Boaz and his reapers, the Jewish land system, the method of transferring property from one person to another, the working of the Mosaic law for the relief of distressed and ruined families; but, above all, handing down the unselfishness, the brave love, the unshaken trustfulness of her who, though not of the chosen race, was, like the Canaanitess Tamar nkjv@Genesis:38:29; nkjv@Matthew:1:3) and the Canaanitess Rahab nkjv@Matthew:1:5), privileged to become the ancestress of David, and so of 'great David's greater Son'" nkjv@Ruth:4:18-22).

Ruth The Book of @ was originally a part of the Book of Judges, but it now forms one of the twenty-four separate books of the Hebrew Bible. The history it contains refers to a period perhaps about one hundred and twenty-six years before the birth of David. It gives (1) an account of Naomi's going to Moab with her husband, Elimelech, and of her subsequent return to Bethlehem with her daughter-in-law; (2) the marriage of Boaz and Ruth; and (3) the birth of Obed, of whom David sprang. The author of this book was probably Samuel, according to Jewish tradition. "Brief as this book is, and simple as is its story, it is remarkably rich in examples of faith, patience, industry, and kindness, nor less so in indications of the care which God takes of those who put their trust in him."

Quoted index: BIBLEBYSTORYLINE - Ruth:

nkjv@Ruth:1 @ Naomi's Husband & Sons Die in Moab
nkjv@Ruth:2 @ Ruth Meets Boaz
nkjv@Ruth:3 @ Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor
nkjv@Ruth:4:1-12 @ Ruth Marries Boaz
nkjv@Ruth:4:13-22 @ The Genealogy of David

Quoted index: BIBLEBYBOOKCHAPTER - Ruth:

kjv@Ruth Chapters=4 Verses=86 Words=2590 Chars=13260; 20 NAOMI 20 BOAZ 19 LORD 19 LAW 15 WILL 13 NAME 12 RUTH 12 DAUGHTER 11 MOTHER 9 MAN 8 MOAB 7 HOUSE 7 DAY 7 COUNTRY 7 ART 6 YOUNG 6 WIFE 6 HUSBAND 6 DEAD 6 BARLEY
kjv@Ruth:1 Verses=22 Words=649 Chars=3327; 7 NAOMI 7 LORD 7 LAW 6 WILL 6 MOAB 5 NAME 5 HUSBAND 5 COUNTRY 4 RUTH 3 CALL 2 WIFE 2 WAY 2 VOICE 2 ORPAH 2 MAN 2 MAHLON 2 LAND 2 HOUSE 2 GOD 2 ELIMELECH
kjv@Ruth:2 Verses=23 Words=763 Chars=3917; 10 BOAZ 7 LAW 6 NAOMI 6 MOTHER 6 LORD 5 DAUGHTER 4 YOUNG 4 RUTH 3 HARVEST 3 ART 2 SERVANT 2 NAME 2 MAN 2 KNOWLEDGE 2 GRACE 2 ELIMELECH 2 DAY 2 CORN 2 BARLEY 1 WORK
kjv@Ruth:3 Verses=18 Words=541 Chars=2711; 8 WILL 5 DAUGHTER 4 MOTHER 4 MAN 4 LAW 4 FEET 4 ART 3 BARLEY 2 REST 2 NIGHT 2 LORD 2 BOAZ 1 YOUNG 1 VAIL 1 SKIRT 1 RUTH 1 ROSE 1 RAIMENT 1 POOR 1 NAOMI
kjv@Ruth:4 Verses=22 Words=621 Chars=3219; 8 BOAZ 6 NAOMI 6 NAME 4 WIFE 4 LORD 4 ISRAEL 4 HOUSE 4 DEAD 4 DAY 3 RUTH 3 PHAREZ 3 OBED 3 JESSE 3 INHERITANCE 2 WOMEN 2 SON 2 SHOE 2 SALMON 2 RAM 2 NAHSHON

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