Ruth 4:14-22 NIV

14 The women1 said to Naomi: "Praise be to the LORD,2 who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer.3 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,4 who loves you and who is better to you than seven sons,5 has given him birth."

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16 Then Naomi took the child, laid him in her lap 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,6 the father of David.7

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18 This, then, is the family line of Perez8: Perez was the father of Hezron,9

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19 Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab,10

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20 Amminadab the father of Nahshon,11 Nahshon the father of Salmon,a

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    • c 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,12 Boaz the father of Obed,

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