Ruth 4:13–17

13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife, and he went in to her. And athe Lord 1enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.

14 Then the awomen said to Naomi, “Blessed is the Lord who has not left you without a 1redeemer today, and may his name 2become famous in Israel.

15 “May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer of your old age; for your daughter-in-law, who loves you 1aand is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”

The Line of David Began Here

16 Then Naomi took the child 1and laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.

17 The neighbor women gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi!” So they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.

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