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.

The Genealogy of David

18 This, then, is the family line of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron,
References for Ruth 4:18
19 Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab,
References for Ruth 4:19
20 Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon,a
References for Ruth 4:20
    • 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,
      References for Ruth 4:21
      22 Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.