Ruth Narrative Paper #2 4:1-22

Created on January 10th, 2019
Introduction

Introduction

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 4:1-22 THE ROOTS OF ISRAEL'S REDEMPTION OVERVIEW In the preceding chapter, Ruth uncovered Boaz and asked him to recover ("redeem") that which was lost. In this…
RUTH 4:1-11a, BOAZ SETTLES THE MATTER

RUTH 4:1-11a, BOAZ SETTLES THE MATTER

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 4:1-11a, BOAZ SETTLES THE MATTER Ruth 4:1-4, The Trap Is Baited and Set COMMENTARY 4:1-2. Archaeological digs have revealed that the gate area of most Israelite towns…
RUTH 4:11b-17, NAMING THE MOTHERS OF THE MESSIAH

RUTH 4:11b-17, NAMING THE MOTHERS OF THE MESSIAH

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 4:11b-17, NAMING THE MOTHERS OF THE MESSIAH Ruth 4:11b-12, Blessing the Union COMMENTARY After they have performed their legal function as witnesses, the same…
RUTH 4:18-22 , DAVID'S FAMILY TREE

RUTH 4:18-22 , DAVID'S FAMILY TREE

From The New Interpreter's Bible
RUTH 4:18-22, DAVID'S FAMILY TREE COMMENTARY When the Anchor Bible commentary on Ruth was published in 1975, it could accurately be said that "there is all but universal…
Ruth 4

Ruth 4

From CEB
RuthA new family brings fulfillment4Meanwhile, Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there. Just then, the redeemer about whom Boaz had spoken was passing by. He said, “Sir…