God his king, a man of the tribe of Judah, of the family of the Hezronites, and kinsman of Boaz, who dwelt in Bethlehem in the days of the judges. In consequence of a great dearth he, with his wife Naomi and his two sons, went to dwell in the land of Moab. There he and his sons died (Ru 1:2-3; 2:1,3; 4:3,9). Naomi afterwards returned to Palestine with her daughter Ruth.
("my God is king".) Of the family of Hezron of Judah, kinsman of Boaz, residing in Bethlehem Ephratah under the judges. In a famine he and his wife Naomi, with their two sons, went to Moab, where he and his sons died, and from whence Naomi returned a childless widow with Ruth. (See BOAZ; RUTH; NAOMI)
The husband of Naomi and father of Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem-Judah (cf. 1Sa 17:12). He is spoken of as if he were the head of a clan in the tribe of Judah (cf. Ru 2:1,3). This would be the Hezronites (1Ch 2:9, cf. Ge 46:12).
(my God is king), a man of the tribe of Judah and of the family of the Hezronites, who dwelt in Bethlehem-Ephratah in the days of the Judges. (B.C. 1312.) In consequence of a great death in the land he went with his wife, Naomi, and his two sons, Mahlon and Chilion, to dwell in Moab, where he and his sons died without posterity.