Ruth 4:12-22 NIV

12 Through the offspring the LORD gives you by this young woman, may your family be like that of Perez, whom Tamar bore to Judah.”

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Naomi Gains a Son

13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the LORD enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.

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      14 The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the LORD, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel!

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      15 He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. For your daughter-in-law, who loves you and who is better to you than seven sons, has given him birth.”

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      16 Then Naomi took the child in her arms and cared for him.
      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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      The Genealogy of David

      18 This, then, is the family line of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron,

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      19 Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab,

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      20 Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon,a

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        • n 4:20 - A few Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Vulgate (see also verse 21 and Septuagint of 1 Chron. 2:11); most Hebrew manuscripts "Salma"
          21 Salmon the father of Boaz, Boaz the father of Obed,

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          22 Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.