Now Naomi had a kinsman of her husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.
and to Salmon was born Boaz, and to Boaz, Obed,
Now is not Boaz our kinsman, with whose maids you were? Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight.
Now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I.
Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.
Ram became the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab became the father of Nahshon, leader of the sons of Judah;
Otherwise, you may say in your heart, ‘My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.’
Now Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel after him.
The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife, Naomi; and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem in Judah. Now they entered the land of Moab and remained there.
His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.
If I have gloated because my wealth was great, And because my hand had secured so much;
the son of Jesse, the son of Obed, the son of Boaz, the son of Salmon, the son of Nahshon,