So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. Then he went to her, and the LORD enabled her to conceive,3 and she gave birth to a son.414
The women5 said to Naomi: "Praise be to the LORD,6 who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer.7 May he become famous throughout Israel!
He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. For your daughter-in-law,8 who loves you and who is better to you than seven sons,9 has given him birth."
Then Naomi took the child, laid him in her lap and cared for him.
The women living there said, "Naomi has a son." And they named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse,10 the father of David.1118
This, then, is the family line of Perez12: Perez was the father of Hezron,1319
Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab,1420
Amminadab the father of Nahshon,15 Nahshon the father of Salmon,a21
Salmon the father of Boaz,16 Boaz the father of Obed,
Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.