Ruth and Boaz Marry13So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, aand the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son. 14 bThen the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the Lord, who has not left you this day without ca redeemer, and may his name dbe renowned in Israel! 15He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, ewho is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.” 16Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse. 17 fAnd the women of the neighborhood gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi.” They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.
The Genealogy of David18Now these are the generations of Perez: gPerez fathered Hezron,
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