Ruth 2:1

(NIV)
Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz.

(ESV)
Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.

Ruth 2:3

(NIV)
So she went out, entered a field and began to glean behind the harvesters. As it turned out, she was working in a field belonging to Boaz, who was from the clan of Elimelek.

(ESV)
So she set out and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers, and she happened to come to the part of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the clan of Elimelech.

Ruth 2:4

(NIV)
Just then Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, ‘The  Lord be with you!’

‘The  Lord bless you!’ they answered.

(ESV)
And behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem. And he said to the reapers, “The  Lord be with you!” And they answered, “The  Lord bless you.”

Ruth 2:5

(NIV)
Boaz asked the overseer of his harvesters, ‘Who does that young woman belong to?’

(ESV)
Then Boaz said to his young man who was in charge of the reapers, “Whose young woman is this?”

Ruth 2:8

(NIV)
So Boaz said to Ruth, ‘My daughter, listen to me. Don’t go and glean in another field and don’t go away from here. Stay here with the women who work for me.
(ESV)
Then Boaz said to Ruth, “Now, listen, my daughter, do not go to glean in another field or leave this one, but keep close to my young women.

Ruth 2:11

(NIV)
Boaz replied, ‘I’ve been told all about what you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband – how you left your father and mother and your homeland and came to live with a people you did not know before.
(ESV)
But Boaz answered her, “All that you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband has been fully told to me, and how you left your father and mother and your native land and came to a people that you did not know before.

Ruth 2:14

(NIV)
At mealtime Boaz said to her, ‘Come over here. Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.’

When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain. She ate all she wanted and had some left over.
(ESV)
And at mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come here and eat some bread and dip your morsel in the wine.” So she sat beside the reapers, and he passed to her roasted grain. And she ate until she was satisfied, and she had some left over.

Ruth 2:15

(NIV)
As she got up to glean, Boaz gave orders to his men, ‘Let her gather among the sheaves and don’t reprimand her.
(ESV)
When she rose to glean, Boaz instructed his young men, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not reproach her.

Ruth 2:19

(NIV)
Her mother-in-law asked her, ‘Where did you glean today? Where did you work? Blessed be the man who took notice of you!’

Then Ruth told her mother-in-law about the one at whose place she had been working. ‘The name of the man I worked with today is Boaz,’ she said.

(ESV)
And her mother-in-law said to her, “Where did you glean today? And where have you worked? Blessed be the man who took notice of you.” So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, “The man’s name with whom I worked today is Boaz.”

Ruth 2:23

(NIV)
So Ruth stayed close to the women of Boaz to glean until the barley and wheat harvests were finished. And she lived with her mother-in-law.

(ESV)
So she kept close to the young women of Boaz, gleaning until the end of the barley and wheat harvests. And she lived with her mother-in-law.

Ruth 3:2

(NIV)
Now Boaz, with whose women you have worked, is a relative of ours. Tonight he will be winnowing barley on the threshing-floor.
(ESV)
Is not Boaz our relative, with whose young women you were? See, he is winnowing barley tonight at the threshing floor.

Ruth 3:7

(NIV)
When Boaz had finished eating and drinking and was in good spirits, he went over to lie down at the far end of the grain pile. Ruth approached quietly, uncovered his feet and lay down.
(ESV)
And when Boaz had eaten and drunk, and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain. Then she came softly and uncovered his feet and lay down.

Ruth 4:1

(NIV)
Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer he had mentioned came along. Boaz said, ‘Come over here, my friend, and sit down.’ So he went over and sat down.

(ESV)
Now Boaz had gone up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down.

Ruth 4:5

(NIV)
Then Boaz said, ‘On the day you buy the land from Naomi, you also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the dead man’s widow, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property.’

(ESV)
Then Boaz said, “The day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you also acquire Ruth the Moabite, the widow of the dead, in order to perpetuate the name of the dead in his inheritance.”

Ruth 4:8

(NIV)
So the guardian-redeemer said to Boaz, ‘Buy it yourself.’ And he removed his sandal.

(ESV)
So when the redeemer said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself,” he drew off his sandal.

Ruth 4:9

(NIV)
Then Boaz announced to the elders and all the people, ‘Today you are witnesses that I have bought from Naomi all the property of Elimelek, Kilion and Mahlon.
(ESV)
Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses this day that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and to Mahlon.

Ruth 4:13

(NIV)
So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the  Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.
(ESV)
So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, and the  Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son.

Ruth 4:21

(NIV)
Salmon the father of Boaz,
Boaz the father of Obed,
(ESV)
Salmon fathered Boaz, Boaz fathered Obed,

1Kgs 7:21

(NIV)
He erected the pillars at the portico of the temple. The pillar to the south he named Jakin and the one to the north Boaz.
(ESV)
He set up the pillars at the vestibule of the temple. He set up the pillar on the south and called its name Jachin, and he set up the pillar on the north and called its name Boaz.

1Chr 2:11

(NIV)
Nahshon was the father of Salmon, Salmon the father of Boaz,
(ESV)
Nahshon fathered Salmon Salmon fathered Boaz,

1Chr 2:12

(NIV)
Boaz the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.
(ESV)
Boaz fathered Obed Obed fathered Jesse.

2Chr 3:17

(NIV)
He erected the pillars in the front of the temple, one to the south and one to the north. The one to the south he named Jakin and the one to the north Boaz.

(ESV)
He set up the pillars in front of the temple, one on the south, the other on the north; that on the south he called Jachin, and that on the north Boaz.

Matt 1:5

(NIV)
Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab,
Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth,
Obed the father of Jesse,
(ESV)
and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse,

Luke 3:32

(NIV)
the son of Jesse,
the son of Obed, the son of Boaz,
the son of Salmon, the son of Nahshon,
(ESV)
the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Sala, the son of Nahshon,
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