Ruth 4:21-22

21 Salmon the father of Boaz, Boaz the father of Obed,
22 Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.

Ruth 4:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed,
ESV
21 Salmon fathered Boaz, Boaz fathered Obed,
NLT
21 Salmon was the father of Boaz. Boaz was the father of Obed.
MSG
21 Salmon had Boaz, Boaz had Obed,
CSB
21 Salmon fathered Boaz, who fathered Obed.

Ruth 4:21-22 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO RUTH 4

This chapter relates how an offer was made to the nearest kinsman of Ruth to redeem her, and the field her husband left, which he refused to do, Ru 4:1-8, upon which Boaz redeemed both, and married Ruth before the elders of the city as witnesses, and who congratulated him and her on that occasion, Ru 4:9-12, to whom a son was born, called Obed by the neighbours, Ru 4:13-17 and the chapter is concluded with the genealogy of David, who sprung from him, Ru 4:18-22.

Ruth 4:21-22 In-Context

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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