Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

The kinsman

General references

Bible References

To the gate

Deuteronomy 16:18
“Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.
Deuteronomy 17:5
you must bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing and stone them to death.
Deuteronomy 21:19
his father and mother must take hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown.
Deuteronomy 25:7
But if the man doesn’t want to marry his sister-in-law, she must go to the elders at the city gate and say, ‘My brother-in-law refuses to preserve his brother’s name in Israel. He isn’t willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law for me.’
Job 29:7
When I went out to the city gate
and took my seat in the town square,
Job 31:21
if I ever cast my vote against a fatherless child
when I saw that I had support in the city gate,
Amos 5:10
They hate the one who convicts the guilty
at the city gate
and despise the one who speaks with integrity.

The kinsman

Ruth 3:12
Yes, it is true that I am a family redeemer, but there is a redeemer closer than I am.

Ho, such

Isaiah 55:1
“Come, everyone who is thirsty,
come to the waters;
and you without money,
come, buy, and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without cost!
Zechariah 2:6
“Get up! Leave the land of the north”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“for I have scattered you like the four winds of heaven”—this is the Lord’s declaration.

General references

Job 29:7
When I went out to the city gate
and took my seat in the town square,

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