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17 The neighborhood women started calling him "Naomi's baby boy!" But his real name was Obed. Obed was the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.
17 The women living there said, "Naomi has a son." And they named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.
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