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Summary of the Book of Ruth - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
The content of the Book of Ruth according to the King James Bible Online (KJV) contains a short overview of the main subjects, people, events and ancient topics in the following summary of this Book in the Holy Bible:
- Ruth is book number 8 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 4 chapters.
- This Book is called Ruth, from the name of the person whose history is here recorded: who, being a Gentile, became a convert to the true faith, and marrying Booz, the great-grandfather of David, was one of those from whom Christ sprung according to the flesh, and an illustrious figure of the Gentile church.
- Note: The word Gentile derives from the Latin 'gentilis' meaning of, or belonging to, non-Israelite tribes or nations
- It is thought the Book of Ruth was written by the prophet Samuel.
- The online Bible stories, plot, characters and events detailed in this summary of Ruth
- The Book of Ruth contains an episode from the period of the Judges
- Elimelech with his wife, Naomi, and his two sons, Mahlon and Chilion leave the famine in Israel and move to the the land of Moab.
- Naomi's husband and sons die and she returns to Israel with her daughter-in-law whose name is Ruth (a Gentile)
- Ruth converts to the faith and marries Boaz
- They have a son called Obed who will become the grandfather of King David
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