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Boaz and Ruth

HUSBAND:
Boaz. [CHART A7].
Son of Salmon and Rahab.

11 And Nahshon begat Salma, and Salma begat Boaz, 12 And Boaz begat Obed, and Obed begat Jesse, 1 Chronicles 2:11-12.

And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse; Matthew 1:5.

32 Which was the son of Jesse, which was the son of Obed, which was the son of Booz, which was the son of Salmon, which was the son of Naasson, Luke 3:32.

Boaz was the name of the left pillar of Solomon's Temple. Its meaning is a subject of controversy.

WIFE:
Ruth.


The Story of Ruth, from the Book of Ruth:
1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
2 And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehemjudah. And they came into the country of Moab, and continued there.
3 And Elimelech Naomi's husband died; and she was left, and her two sons.
4 And they took them wives of the women of Moab; the name of the one was Orpah, and the name of the other Ruth: and they dwelled there about ten years.
5 And Mahlon and Chilion died also both of them; and the woman was left of her two sons and her husband.
6 Then she arose with her daughters in law, that she might return from the country of Moab: for she had heard in the country of Moab how that the LORD had visited his people in giving them bread.
7 Wherefore she went forth out of the place where she was, and her two daughters in law with her; and they went on the way to return unto the land of Judah.
8 And Naomi said unto her two daughters in law, Go, return each to her mother's house: the LORD deal kindly with you, as ye have dealt with the dead, and with me.
9 The LORD grant you that ye may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them; and they lifted up their voice, and wept.
10 And they said unto her, Surely we will return with thee unto thy people.
11 And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will ye go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
12 Turn again, my daughters, go your way; for I am too old to have an husband. If I should say, I have hope, if I should have an husband also to night, and should also bear sons;
13 Would ye tarry for them till they were grown? would ye stay for them from having husbands? nay, my daughters; for it grieveth me much for your sakes that the hand of the LORD is gone out against me.
14 And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.
15 And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law.
16 And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:
17 Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me.
18 When she saw that she was stedfastly minded to go with her, then she left speaking unto her.
19 So they two went until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, when they were come to Bethlehem, that all the city was moved about them, and they said, Is this Naomi?
20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
21 I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?
22 So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest
. Ruth Chapter 1.

Boaz shows kindness to Naomi and Ruth, from The Book of Ruth, Chapter 2:
1 And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.
2 And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter.
3 And she went, and came, and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and her hap was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.
4 And, behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem, and said unto the reapers, The LORD be with you. And they answered him, The LORD bless thee.
5 Then said Boaz unto his servant that was set over the reapers, Whose damsel is this?
6 And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab:
7 And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.
8 Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Hearest thou not, my daughter? Go not to glean in another field, neither go from hence, but abide here fast by my maidens:
9 Let thine eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? and when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn.
10 Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldest take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger?
11 And Boaz answered and said unto her, It hath fully been shewed me, all that thou hast done unto thy mother in law since the death of thine husband: and how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land of thy nativity, and art come unto a people which thou knewest not heretofore.
12 The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
13 Then she said, Let me find favour in thy sight, my lord; for that thou hast comforted me, and for that thou hast spoken friendly unto thine handmaid, though I be not like unto one of thine handmaidens.
14 And Boaz said unto her, At mealtime come thou hither, and eat of the bread, and dip thy morsel in the vinegar. And she sat beside the reapers: and he reached her parched corn, and she did eat, and was sufficed, and left.
15 And when she was risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproach her not:
16 And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.
17 So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned: and it was about an ephah of barley.
18 And she took it up, and went into the city: and her mother in law saw what she had gleaned: and she brought forth, and gave to her that she had reserved after she was sufficed.
19 And her mother in law said unto her, Where hast thou gleaned to day? and where wroughtest thou? blessed be he that did take knowledge of thee. And she shewed her mother in law with whom she had wrought, and said, The man's name with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.
20 And Naomi said unto her daughter in law, Blessed be he of the LORD, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said unto her, The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen.
21 And Ruth the Moabitess said, He said unto me also, Thou shalt keep fast by my young men, until they have ended all my harvest.
22 And Naomi said unto Ruth her daughter in law, It is good, my daughter, that thou go out with his maidens, that they meet thee not in any other field.
23 So she kept fast by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother in law
. Ruth, Chapter 2.

Naomi instructs Ruth how to treat Boaz, from The Book of Ruth, Chapter 3:
1 Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?
2 And now is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he winnoweth barley to night in the threshingfloor.
3 Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: but make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.
4 And it shall be, when he lieth down, that thou shalt mark the place where he shall lie, and thou shalt go in, and uncover his feet, and lay thee down; and he will tell thee what thou shalt do.
5 And she said unto her, All that thou sayest unto me I will do.
6 And she went down unto the floor, and did according to all that her mother in law bade her.
7 And when Boaz had eaten and drunk, and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of corn: and she came softly, and uncovered his feet, and laid her down.
8 And it came to pass at midnight, that the man was afraid, and turned himself: and, behold, a woman lay at his feet.
9 And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.
10 And he said, Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter: for thou hast shewed more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as thou followedst not young men, whether poor or rich.
11 And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman.
12 And now it is true that I am thy near kinsman: howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.
13 Tarry this night, and it shall be in the morning, that if he will perform unto thee the part of a kinsman, well; let him do the kinsman's part: but if he will not do the part of a kinsman to thee, then will I do the part of a kinsman to thee, as the LORD liveth: lie down until the morning.
14 And she lay at his feet until the morning: and she rose up before one could know another. And he said, Let it not be known that a woman came into the floor.
15 Also he said, Bring the vail that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and she went into the city.
16 And when she came to her mother in law, she said, Who art thou, my daughter? And she told her all that the man had done to her.
17 And she said, These six measures of barley gave he me; for he said to me, Go not empty unto thy mother in law.
18 Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall: for the man will not be in rest, until he have finished the thing this day
. Ruth, Chapter 3.

Boaz takes Ruth to be his wife, from The Book of Ruth, Chapter 4:
1 Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.
2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.
3 And he said unto the kinsman, Naomi, that is come again out of the country of Moab, selleth a parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech's:
4 And I thought to advertise thee, saying, Buy it before the inhabitants, and before the elders of my people. If thou wilt redeem it, redeem it: but if thou wilt not redeem it, then tell me, that I may know: for there is none to redeem it beside thee; and I am after thee. And he said, I will redeem it.
5 Then said Boaz, What day thou buyest the field of the hand of Naomi, thou must buy it also of Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance.
6 And the kinsman said, I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I mar mine own inheritance: redeem thou my right to thyself; for I cannot redeem it.
7 Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things; a man plucked off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbour: and this was a testimony in Israel.
8 Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thee. So he drew off his shoe.
9 And Boaz said unto the elders, and unto all the people, Ye are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech's, and all that was Chilion's and Mahlon's, of the hand of Naomi.
10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance, that the name of the dead be not cut off from among his brethren, and from the gate of his place: ye are witnesses this day.
11 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and like Leah, which two did build the house of Israel: and do thou worthily in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem:
12 And let thy house be like the house of Pharez, whom Tamar bare unto Judah, of the seed which the LORD shall give thee of this young woman.
13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she was his wife: and when he went in unto her, the LORD gave her conception, and she bare a son.
14 And the women said unto Naomi, Blessed be the LORD, which hath not left thee this day without a kinsman, that his name may be famous in Israel.
15 And he shall be unto thee a restorer of thy life, and a nourisher of thine old age: for thy daughter in law, which loveth thee, which is better to thee than seven sons, hath born him.
16 And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse unto it.
17 And the women her neighbours gave it a name, saying, There is a son born to Naomi; and they called his name Obed: he is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
18 Now these are the generations of Pharez: Pharez begat Hezron,
19 And Hezron begat Ram, and Ram begat Amminadab,
20 And Amminadab begat Nahshon, and Nahshon begat Salmon,
21 And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed,
22 And Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David
. Ruth Chapter 4.

CHILDREN of Boaz and Ruth:
  1. Obed. [CHART A7].


SOURCES:

ANCESTORS OF BOAZ:
ADAM (0-930AM) md  EVE
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SETH (130-1042AM)
ENOS (235-1140AM)
CAINAN (325-1235AM)
MAHALELEEL (395-1290AM)
JARED (460-1422AM)
ENOCH (622-1048AM)
METHUSALAH (687-1656AM)
LAMECH (874-1651AM)
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NOAH (1056-2006AM)
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SHEM (1548-2159AM)
ARPHAXAD (1659-2097AM)
SALAH (1694-2127AM)
EBER (1724-2188AM)
PELEG (1758-1997AM)
REU (1788-2027AM)
SERUG (1820-2050AM)
NAHOR (1850-1998AM)
TERAH (1878-2083AM)
ABRAHAM (1948-2123AM) (Abram). 
ISAAC (2049AM-2229AM) = Rebecca
JACOB (Israel)(2109AM-2256AM) 
JUDAH.  md Tamar.    
PHAREZ
HEZRON. (Ezrom)(Esrom). (Matt 1:3) (Genesis 46:12; Ruth 4:18; Num 26:21; 1 Chr 2:5)
ARAM (RAM)(ARAM-Matt 1:3, Luke 3:33)
AMINADAB (Ruth 4:19; Matt 1:4; Luke 3:33)
Nashon (Naasson) (Matt 1:4)
Salmon.  He married Rahab.  


HOW ARE WE RELATED:
Boaz.  He married Ruth.  (1 Chron 2:11-12; Book of Ruth)
Obed
Jesse
David.  King of Israel.  He and Bathsheba had son:
Solomon.  King of Israel.  He md. Naamah
Rehoboam.  King of Judah.   md. Maacah
Abijah.  (Abia)(Abijam).  King of Judah.   
Asa.  King of Judah.   md. Azubah
Jehoshaphat.  King of Judah.
Jehoram.  King of Judah.   md. Athaliah
Ahaziah.  King of Judah.   md. Zibiah
Joash.  King of Judah.    md. Jehoaddan
Amaziah.  King of Judah.   md. Jecholiah
Uzziah, King of Judah.  King of Judah.   md. Jerusha
Jotham, King of Judah.  King of Judah.      
Ahaz, King of Judah md. Abijah
Hezekiah, King of Judah md. Hephzibah
Manasseh, King of Judah md. Meshullemeth
AMON, King of Judah md. Jedidiah
JOSIAH, King of Judah md.  Hammutal
ZEDEKIAH, King of Judah	
TAMA TEPHI  (Thephi) = OILIALLA . (Eochaid I), King of Ireland.  - [see CHART A9] 
GIALLCHADH, the 37th King of Ireland, 561BC-552BC.
NUADH (Nuadhas Fionnfail), the 39th King of Ireland, 540BC-527BC.
Aedan Glas. (Aodhan Glas).  The Annals of the Four Masters does not list Aedan Glas as a ruler, which has created confusion in some lists.
Simon Breac. (Siomon Breac), the 44th King of Ireland, 483BC-477BC. 
MUIREADHACH (Muirteadach Boigrach), the 46th King of Ireland, 469BC-468BC.
FAICHAGH (Fiachadh Toigrach), the 55th King of Ireland, about 407BC.
DUACH (Duach Laidhrach), the 59th King of Ireland, 381BC-371BC.
EOCHAIDH (Eochaidh Buailgllerg)(Eochaidh Buadhach).  
UGAINE MOR, the Great, the 66th King of Ireland, 330BC-300BC.  
Cobhthach Coalbreag (Cobhthach Cael Breagh), the 69th King of Ireland, 284BC-267BC. 
Meilage Aminadab (Mellage, Melg Molbhthach, Melghe Molbhthach), the 71st King of Ireland, 253BC-241BC.
JURAN Gleofathach (Jaran, Iarn, Irereo), the 74th King of Ireland, 228BC-222BC.
Conla Cruaidh Cealgach (Connla Caemh), the 76th King of Ireland, 215BC-211BC. 
OILIALLA Caisfhaiclach. 77th King of Ireland, 211BC-186BC.
EOCHAIDH Foitleathan (Eochaidh Ailtleathan).  79th King of Ireland, 181BC-174BC.
Aengus Tuirheach Teamhrach. (Angus II)(Oengus).   81st High King of Ireland, 162BC-130BC.  md Magach ingen Fergusa.
Fiachu Fer Mara mac Aengusa. 
Ailill Erann mac Fiachach. 
Fearadhach mac Ailella.  md Urlachan.  
Fergus mac Feradaig, King of Caledonia.
Maine Mor mac Fergusa,  King of Caledonia
Airndil Dornaidel Nimrod mac Maine, King of Caledonia.  
Rothrer mac Airndil.  King of Caledonia.  
Trer mac Rotherer.
Roshin mac Trer Ui Eremoin.  
Suin Mac Rosin. King of Dalriada.  
Dedad Deagha mac Suin.  
Ivar Mór Ottangus mac Deadha.  md Sinusa. 
Ailill Anglonnach Aulomm.  md Maedhb ingen Echdach.  
Eogan Eoghan Ottaongus MacAilell.  md Muncha ingen Dil o Crecraighe.  
Eterscél Mór mac Eoghan.  King of Ireland.  md Mess Buachalla ingen Echach
Conaire I Mor mac Etersceoil 
Cairpre Finn Mor mac Conaire ui Eremoin.  (20AD-71AD).  
Daire Dorn Mor mac Cairpre.  King of Caledonia.  
Coirpre Cromcheann mac Daire.  King of Caledonia.  (c55AD-103AD).  
Luctacus mac Caibre. (Lugaid Allathach).  King of Caledonia.  (c78AD-109AD).  
Mogh Lamha Lamha mac Lugdach.  King of Scotland. (c110AD-?).  md Eithne. 
Conaire Caem mac Modh Lamha. (c125AD-165AD). Established Kingdom of Dalriada, Ireland. Md Saraid ingen Cuinn Ceadcatha
Eochaid Cairbre Riata mac Conaire.   (c148AD-186AD). King of  Dál Riata, Ireland.  Md Morgan Finn NicFideach Ohailill
Fiachra Cathmail mac Echach.  (c175AD-252AD).  of Dalriada, Ireland. 
Eochaid Antoit mac Fiachrach.  (203AD-272AD).  King of Dalriata. 
Achir Cirre mac Echach.  (c231AD-294AD). King of Dalriada Ireland
Finn Fiacc mac Achir.  (249AD-303AD).  King of Dalriada Ireland.
Cruitluithe mac Finn.  (c270AD-317AD).  King od Dalriada Ireland. 
Senchormac Fincormach mac Cruithluithe.  (c280AD-338AD).  King of Dalriada Ireland. 
Fedelmid Ruamach mac Senchormac.   (c304AD-?).  King of Dalriada Ireland.
Aengus Buiding mac Feideilmid. King of Dalriada Ireland.  
Fedelmid Aislingich Fedlimid Aisling.  King of Dalriada, Ireland 
Aengus Fert mac Feideilmid..  King of Dalriada, Ireland 
Eochaid Muinremuir mac Oengus. King of Dalriada Ireland.  (c380AD-439AD).  
ERC mac Echach. (c400AD-474AD). Had 12 sons, six stayed in Ireland, six moved to Scotland. 
FERGUS Mor Mac Erca Came to Scotland about 420 AD. (?-487AD).     [see CHART A30]  
DOMANGART I (Dongard) (?-457AD)
GABHRAN (Conran) (d. 535 AD)
AIDAN of Argyll (Edhan) (?-608AD)
EOCHAIDH I Buidhe (Eugene IV) (d.622AD)
DOMNALL BREC (Donald IV)  (?-c642AD)
DOMANGART II MacDomnall (?-673AD)  
EOICHAID of Argyl (?-698AD) md. Entfidich
EOICHAID III (?-733AD)  
Aed Find (Etfinus, Ethafind) (d. 761 AD) m. Fergina
EOCHAID Achaias (d. 819 AD) m. Fergusia
ALPIN MacEochaid (d. 834 AD)
Kenneth II MacAlpin (c810-854AD)
Constantin I, King of Scotland (d. 874 AD)
DONALD II, King of Scotland (d. 903 AD)
MALCOLM I, King of Scotland (?-954AD)
KENNETH II, King of Scotland (?-995AD)
MALCOLM II, King of Scotland (c954-1034AD)
Bethoc (Beatrix) md. Crinan of Dunkeld.
Duncan I, The Gracious (c1001-1040) md. Aelflaed (Sybil) of Northumbria 
MALCOLM III Caenmore (d. A.D.1055-1093) md. Margret of England
DAIVD I, The Saint (c1080-1153) md. Maud of Northcumberland
HENRY of Huntingdon (d. A.D.1152 ) md. Adama of Surrey
David of Huntingdon (?-1219 ) md. Maud of Chester
Isabella of Huntingdon md. Robert IV de Brus ((?-c1233)
Robert V de Brus (c1215–1295) md. Isabella de Clare, of Gloucester
Robert VI de Brus md. Marjorie of Carrick
Robert I Bruce (1274-1329) md. Isabella of Mar
Margary Bruce md. Walter Stewart III
Robert II (d. A.D. 1390) md. Euphemia of Ross (d. A.D. 1376)
Robert III (Stuart) (d. A.D. 1406) md. Arabella Drummond (d. A.D. 1401)
James I, King of Scotland (1394-1437).   md. Joan Beaufort
Joan STEWART (STUART) (1428-1493).  md. James DOUGLAS III, Earl of Morton 
Janet DOUGLAS (c1461-1489).  md. Patrick HEPBURN 
Jane HEPBURN (1485-c1558).   md. George SEATON 
George SEATON III (c1508-1549).  md. Elizabeth HAY 
Marion SEATON (1528-1567).  md. John GRAHAM 
Margaret (Mary) GRAHAM (1549-?).  md. George BUCHANAN      
Margaret Helen BUCHANAN (1576-1617).  md. (Sir) Alexander COLQUHOUN 
(Sir) Alexander COLQUHOUN (c1593-?) md. Marion Stirling (Sterling) 
(Sir) John COLQUHOUN (1595 or1632-c1647) md. Rebecca Short  
William CAHOON (1633-1675) md. Deliverence PECK
Joseph CAHOON (1665-1710) md. (2) Elizabeth SCRANTON  
Ebenezer CAHOON (c1706-?) md. Mary REYNOLDS 
William CAHOONE (1733-1813) md. (2) Elizabeth VAUGHAN 
William CAHOON (1765-1828) md. (2) Mary SMITH 
Mary CAHOON (1810-c1838) md. David ELLIOTT  
Peter Mack ELLIOTT (1833-1885) md. Charlotte ALVORD
Harriett Louisa ELLIOTT (1860-1902) md. James Newberry MORRIS 
Eli Ray MORRIS (1892-1980) md. Tina Matilda KUNZLER 
LeGrand Elliott MORRIS (1916-2005) md. Dorothea Bertha Ernestine KERSTEN (1922-?)
Rodney Allen MORRIS (1949-?) md. Deborah Lee Handy