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Boaz redeems the inheritance

4:1 Meanwhile Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
went up to the gate, and sat down there: And now, the redeemer of whom Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
mentioned passed by; He called, Come over and sit down here, So and so! And he came over and sat down.
4:2 Then Boaz (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew: בֹּעַז Bōʿaz; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple . took ten men of the elders of the town, and said, Ya’ll sit down here. And they sat down.
4:3 He said to the redeemer, Naomiנָעֳמִי‎
Modern: Noʻomī Classically /neɪˈoʊmaɪ, ˈneɪ.oʊmaɪ/, colloquially /neɪˈoʊmi, ˈneɪ.oʊmi/;) The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.
, now returned from the country of Moab, must sell the parcel of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech.
4:4 I thought I should diclose the matter to you and say, Buy it in the presence of those seated here and in the presence of the elders of my people. If you are willing to redeem it, redeem it! But if you will not redeem it, then tell me, that I may know. For there is none to redeem it but you, and I come after you. And he said, I am willing to redeem it.
4:5 Then said Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
, When you buy the land from Naomiנָעֳמִי‎
Modern: Noʻomī Classically /neɪˈoʊmaɪ, ˈneɪ.oʊmaɪ/, colloquially /neɪˈoʊmi, ˈneɪ.oʊmi/;) The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.
, and from Ruthרות
rut, IPA: [ʁut])Meaning “friend”.
the Moabite, the wife of the dead, to perpetuate the name of the dead upon his estate.

4:6So when the redeemer said, I cannot redeem it myself, lest I impair my own estate. You take over my right to yourself; for I unable redeem it.
4:7 Now this was formerly done in Isreal in cases redeemtion or exchange, to confirm any transaction, one man take off his shoe, and gave it to the other. Such was the practice in Israel.
4:8 So when the redeemer said to Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
, Buy it for yourself. So he drew off his shoe.

4:9 ¶ And Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
said to the elders, and to all the people, ya’ll are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech’s, and all that was Chilion’s and Mahlon’s, from Naomiנָעֳמִי‎
Modern: Noʻomī Classically /neɪˈoʊmaɪ, ˈneɪ.oʊmaɪ/, colloquially /neɪˈoʊmi, ˈneɪ.oʊmi/;) The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.
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4:10 Also Ruth(Hebrew: רות rut, IPA: [ʁut])Meaning “friend”. the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, I have purchased to be my wife, so as to perpertuate the name of the dead upon his estate, that the name of the dead be not disappear from among his brethren, and from the gate of his home town. Ya’ll are witnesses this day.

Boaz marries Ruth

4:11 And all the people that were at the gate, and the elders, said, We are, May YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
make the woman that is come into your home like Rachel and like Leah, both of whom built the House of Israel: Prosper in Ephratah, and perpetuate your name in Bethlehem (/ˈbɛθlɪhɛm/; Arabic: بيت لحم Bayt Laḥm; Hebrew: בֵּית לֶחֶם Bēṯ Leḥem) House of Meat (Arabic); House of Bread (Hebrew, Aramaic)!
4:12 And may your house be like the house of Pharezפֶּרֶץ‎ / פָּרֶץ‎
Perez, also written as Pharez/Perets Modern Pereṣ / Pareṣ Tiberian Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) Hebrew means “breach or burst forth”.
, whom Tamar bore to Judah, through the offspring which YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will give you by this young woman.

4:13 ¶ So Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
married Ruthרות
rut, IPA: [ʁut])Meaning “friend”.
, and she became his wife: and he went cohabited with her. YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
let her conceive, And she bore a son.

4:14 And the women said to Naomiנָעֳמִי‎
Modern: Noʻomī Classically /neɪˈoʊmaɪ, ˈneɪ.oʊmaɪ/, colloquially /neɪˈoʊmi, ˈneɪ.oʊmi/;) The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.
, Blessed be YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, who has not withheld a redeemer from you today! May his name may be carried on in Israel!

4:15 And he will restore your life, and a sustain your old age: for he is born of your daughter in law, which loves you, which is better to you than seven sons.
4:16 And Naomiנָעֳמִי‎
Modern: Noʻomī Classically /neɪˈoʊmaɪ, ˈneɪ.oʊmaɪ/, colloquially /neɪˈoʊmi, ˈneɪ.oʊmi/;) The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.
took the child, and held it to her bosom, and became its foster mother.

4:17 And the women her neighbors gave him a name, saying, A son is born to Naomiנָעֳמִי‎
Modern: Noʻomī Classically /neɪˈoʊmaɪ, ˈneɪ.oʊmaɪ/, colloquially /neɪˈoʊmi, ˈneɪ.oʊmi/;) The etymology of her name is not certain, but it is possible that it means “good, pleasant, lovely, winsome.
! and they called his name Obedעוֹבֵד
Ōḇēḏ, “worshipper”.
: he was the father of Jesse, the father of Davidדָּוִד
/ˈdeɪvɪd/; romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”) Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE. For more info click here
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4:18 ¶ Now these are the generations of Pharez: Pharezפֶּרֶץ‎ / פָּרֶץ‎
Perez, also written as Pharez/Perets Modern Pereṣ / Pareṣ Tiberian Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) Hebrew means “breach or burst forth”.
fathered Hezron,

4:19 And Hezron fathered Ram, and Ram fathered Amminadab,
4:20 And Amminadab fathered Nahshon, and Nahshon fathered Salmon,
4:21 And Salmon fathered Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
, and Boazבֹּעַז
Bōʿaz; (/ˈboʊæz/; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboʕaz])The root בעז, just used in the Bible in relation to “Boaz” (see The Temple), perhaps expresses ‘quick(ness)’.The etymology of the name has been suggested by many as be’oz, “in the strength of”, or bo’oz, “in him (is) strength” from the root ‘zz, “to be strong”, hence the use of the name “Boaz” for one of the pillars at the portico of the temple .
fathered Obedעוֹבֵד
Ōḇēḏ, “worshipper”.
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4:22 And Obedעוֹבֵד
Ōḇēḏ, “worshipper”.
fathered Jesse, and Jesse fathered Davidדָּוִד
/ˈdeɪvɪd/; romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”) Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE. For more info click here
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