So BoaztookRuth, and she became his wife, and he went in to her. And 1the LORDaenabled her to conceive, and she gavebirth to a son.
Then the 2womensaid to Naomi, "Blessed is the LORDwho has not left you without a bredeemertoday, and may his namecbecomefamous in Israel.
"May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer of your oldage ; for your daughter-in-law, wholoves you d3and is better to you thansevensons, has givenbirth to him."
Then Naomitook the childeand laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.
The neighborwomengave 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.