Ruth 4:4

Overview - Ruth 4
Boaz calls into judgment the next kinsman.
He refuses the redemption according to the manner in Israel.
Boaz buys the inheritance.
11 He marries Ruth.
13 She bears Obed, the grandfather of David.
18 The generations of Pharez unto David.
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Ruth 4:4  (King James Version)
And I thought to advertise thee, saying, Buy it before the inhabitants, and before the elders of my people. If thou wilt redeem it, redeem it: but if thou wilt not redeem it, then tell me, that I may know: for there is none to redeem it beside thee; and I am after thee. And he said, I will redeem it.

I thought
Hebrew I said I will reveal in thine ear. Buy it.
Jeremiah 32:7-9 Jeremiah 32:25 ; Romans 12:17 ; 2 Corinthians 8:21 ; Philippians 4:8

before the inhabitants
Genesis 23:18 ; Jeremiah 32:10-12

for there is none
Leviticus 25:25-29