Ruth 4:20

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

Ruth 4:20 in Other Translations

20 And Amminadab begat Nahshon, and Nahshon begat Salmon,
20 Amminadab fathered Nahshon, Nahshon fathered Salmon,
20 Amminadab was the father of Nahshon. Nahshon was the father of Salmon.
20 Amminadab had Nahshon, Nahshon had Salmon,
20 Amminadab fathered Nahshon, who fathered Salmon.

Ruth 4:20 Meaning and Commentary

Ruth 4:20

And Amminadab begat Nahshon
The prince of the tribe of Judah, as the Targum adds; and so he was when the Israelites were come out of Egypt, and were in the wilderness at the time of the dedication of the altar, ( Numbers 7:12 ) called Nahsson, ( Matthew 1:4 ) ( Luke 3:32 ) , and Nahshon begat Salmon; or, as in the Hebrew text, Salmah, and in ( 1 Chronicles 2:11 ) , Salma; and yet in the verse following Salmon, as we read it.

Ruth 4:20 In-Context

18 This, then, is the family line of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron,
19 Hezron the father of Ram, Ram the father of Amminadab,
20 Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon,
21 Salmon the father of Boaz, Boaz the father of Obed,
22 Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.

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Footnotes 1

  • [a]. A few Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Vulgate (see also verse 21 and Septuagint of 1 Chron. 2:11); most Hebrew manuscripts "Salma"
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