By the way, let this sink in. Ten men of the elders of the city. No ear may hear His coming, but in the world of sin, How silently, how silently, the wondrous gift is given! iii. The result was Perez, who was a father to the tribe of Judah. 17 And the women her neighbours gave it a name, saying, There is a son born to Naomi; and they called his name Obed: The name “Obed” seems to come from the word meaning “servant”. Actually, the only way he’s identified is this appellation “Such a One”. However, the people in the gate don’t talk about the mandarins or the household idol incidents. So Boaz said, "Come aside, 1 friend, sit down here." 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. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. And we’ll see why he remains anonymous. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Well, that’s a pretty uplifting story. 6. Understanding this chapter as we should will enable us to understand the entire book, so we should listen well to what God has to say to us in this text. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. They do so immediately. 2 Then Boaz picked out ten of the elders * of the town and asked them to sit nearby. At the city gate. Ruth 4 If you’ve been here from the beginning of the story, you’ve seen Naomi and her family set out from Bethlehem and go to Moab because of famine. According to Ruth 4:3, to whom did the land belong that Naomi sold? Now Boaz went: The previous chapter left us at a dramatic point. Ruth 4:1 The Hebrew word for guardian-redeemer is a legal term for one who has the obligation to redeem a relative in serious difficulty (see Lev. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Ruth 4. Ruth 4 - NIV: Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer he had mentioned came along. He’s not being bossy or domineering. External Opposition to God’s Work and the Response of God’s People in Nehemiah 2. Rut - Ruth - Chapter 4 « Previous Chapter 3. The king who was promised way back in the book of Genesis. 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. God might have sent an angel to save us, but the angel would not have been our kinsman. Chapter four of the book of Ruth begins with a man named Boaz informing the family member who was next of kin in redeeming the land and heritage of Elimelech (Naomi’s husband), and that heritage included Ruth, his daughter-in-law.. He’s not ready to selflessly care for the widow of the deceased and carry out God’s will in respect to raising up a son to inherit that land. Your email address will not be published. But no matter how strange that story was, God worked it for good. And they sat down. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. Learn how your comment data is processed. Boaz, as kinsman-redeemer to Ruth, provided a glorious destiny for Ruth. 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. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. 1 Boaz went to the gate * and took a seat there. 18 ¶ Now these are the generations of Pharez: Remember? Ruth chapter 4. He says to Peloni Almoni – “sit” and he sits. Boaz gets some witnesses and commands them to sit. The king that Israel has needed all throughout the book of Judges. Whatpreparations does Boaz make in order to speak to Ruth’s kinsmen redeemer in verses 1-2? The nearer kinsman declines his right of redemption. Ruth 4 – The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth A. How would marrying Ruth mar or jeopardize his inheritance? But we’re not done just yet. So, shame on him. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. And then they go on to speak really highly of what they desire to see the Lord do with this marriage. But it all comes back to the idea of Jesus as our kinsman-redeemer; this is why He became a man. If you want to use your right of redemption, redeem it; if you do not, tell me so that I know, for I am the only person to redeem it besides yourself, and I myself come after you."'. Boaz Marries Ruth. What is the alternative to “wealth gotten by vanity” in Proverbs 13 11? 25:5-6). The one born into some pretty weird circumstances. So God imparts to human hearts the blessings of His heaven. to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance. Footnotes: a 1 The Hebrew word for guardian-redeemer is a legal term for one who has the obligation to redeem a relative in serious difficulty (see Lev. What approach to making money will increase it according to Proverbs 13 11? O come to us, abide with us, our Lord Emmanuel! Judah wasn’t concerned to give his son to Tamar as a husband to do just what Boaz was going to do with Ruth – raise a son to inherit his dead father’s possessions. CHAPTER 4. And behold, () the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. - And I said (to myself). PLAY. Peloni Almoni wants the land. And he turned aside, and sat down. They simply declare Ruth 4:17-22, more than 25% of the whole chapter, to be an interpolation The notion that the Book of Ruth was written in post-exilic times is unacceptable for the simple reason that at such a period in Israel's history, there could have been neither any interest in the production of such a book nor any motive whatever for terminating the genealogy with David. Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by; Your email address will not be published. There is little likelihood in the opinion of those who maintain, with Rosenmüller, that the expression, "I said," refers to a promise which Boaz had made to Ruth (see Ruth 3:13). 2:20 took Ruth and she became his wife; and when he went in to her, # Ruth 3:11 the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son. What happens when you gather wealth by labor according to Proverbs 13 11? But the Lord preserved his godly ones and in particular the line of his chosen king through it all. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spoke came by. Jesus, in His eternal glory, without the addition of humanity to His divine nature might have saved us, but He would not have been our kinsman. In other words, he’d lovingly serve his grandmother in her old age. Along came the other redeemer a of whom he had spoken. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. The descendants of Ruth. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. And that’s why the narrator here mentions that it was the Lord himself who gave her conception – the ability to conceive – and ability that she apparently didn’t have before. 4 I thought I should tell you about this and say, "Acquire it in the presence of the men who are sitting here and in the presence of the elders of my people. According to Ruth 4:1, where were Boaz and his close relative sitting? Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there; and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz had spoken came by. He’s not all that noble. So he came aside and sat down. 7. Since our Ruth study is only 8 lessons long (counting today’s) I think if you want to go over it again it’s not too long of a task. 25:25), or from death (in the case of a widow who needed an heir to carry on the family line and provide for her; (see Deut. Show content in: English Both Hebrew. So, the elders and all those in the gate call to mind these great folks of Israel’s past. And he turned aside, and sat down. Moment of truth – will Ruth get to marry the godly Boaz? You can also change some of your preferences. Do you remember whom Salmon married? 14 Then # Gen. 29:31; 33:5; Matt. 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. 13 So Boaz # 1 Sam. Ruth 4 (King James Version) 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! We may request cookies to be set on your device. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. They want Ruth to become like Rachel and Leah. So, I’m thinking that he’s not being real honest. We finish this book with a genealogy. This guy never has his name given. and Boaz begat Obed, 22 And Obed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David. You can check these in your browser security settings. BOAZ GOES TO THE CITY GATE . unto whom he said, Ho, such a … Next » Lamentations. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. Ruth 4 is the fourth (and the last) chapter of the Book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible, part of the Ketuvim ("Writings"). Boaz Marries Ruth. Chapter 4 of the Book of Ruth puts all the previous events and responses into a proper perspective. For the Christian, our positional redemption is completely past tense - we have been redeemed. How many proverbs did Solomon write? If you want the land, you need to take the Moabite woman whose husband would have owned it. unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! From eternity, God planned to bring Ruth and Boaz together, and thus make Bethlehem His entrance point for the coming of Jesus as our true Kinsman-Redeemer, fully God and fully man. turn aside, sit down here. Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting Light: That’s what they’d like to see happen with Ruth. So he drew off his shoe. 2 And he took ten men of b the elders of the city, and said, "Sit down here." 4. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Chapter 4. Ruth Chapter 4. Well, despite that, he makes it into this genealogy. Yet, there was a kinsman closer to Ruth and he had priority. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. 1. 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. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Trusting our Kinsman-­Redeemer and His plans for us. Verse 4. Ruth chapter 4 KJV (King James Version) 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! 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! But actually, I’m kind of happy that Boaz gets to marry Ruth now! You’ve seen her through the catastrophic loss of both husband and sons, and you’ve walked with her back to Bethlehem in the company of Ruth, her Moabite daughter-in-law, who clung to her and would not leave her. ... 'What day thou buyest the field of the hand of Naomi--hast thou also bought of Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance?' So, this tells us that this story was written a while after it actually happened. 1:5). Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Chapter. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. O holy Child of Bethlehem! Ruth Chapter 4. Ruth chapter 4 is all about redemption, which, according to the New Bible Dictionary means 'deliverance from some evil by payment of a price.' In Hebrew it sounds kind of funny – Peloni Almoni. Well, that’s a little disappointing. So they sat down. 16 And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse unto it. But Boaz hasn’t mentioned Ruth yet. Required fields are marked *. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. A great prophet or priest would be our kinsman, but his own sin would have disqualified him as our redeemer. he is the father of Jesse, the father of David. Ruth and Boaz were obviously in love and wanted to get married, with Boaz exercising the right of the goel - the kinsman-redeemer. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Ruth is a beautiful widow from a foreign land. chapters 11 and 12), stand in the genealogy of the messianic line (4:17, 22; compare Matt. 62 downloads 113 KB. Chapter 4. 25:5, etc. Download. We continue in our Ruth 4 commentary… Ruth 4 Commentary: Verses 1 – 2. Descend to us, we pray; And he turned aside, and sat down. Boaz Redeems Ruth. Footnotes. BOAZ CALLS INTO JUDGMENT THE NEXT KINSMAN. turn aside, sit down here. The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight. Cast out our sin and enter in, be born in us today. Boaz called to him by name, “Come, sit here.” And he did so. Boaz goes to the city gate. If Peloni raised up a son for Ruth, that son would inherit the property of Mahlon. Blessed be the LORD, which hath not left thee this day without a kinsman. Isaiah 54:4-8 describes the beautiful ministry of the LORD as our goel – our kinsman-redeemer: Do not fear, for you will not be disgraced, for you will not be put to shame… your [Kinsman] Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel… For the LORD has called you like a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit… with everlasting kindness I will have mercy on you, says the LORD, your [Kinsman] Redeemer. And they sat down. I’m thinking that she was barren. The near kinsman of who Boaz had spoken came by, On the day you buy the field from the hand of Naomi, you must also buy it from Ruth the Moabitess, Buy it from Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to perpetuate the name of the dead through his inheritance, You redeem my right of redemption for yourself, for I cannot redeem it, It was the custom in former times in Israel, Boaz said to the elders and all the people, That the name of the dead may not be cut off from among his brethren and from the gate of this place, All the people who were at the gate, and the elders, said, “We are witnesses”, May your house be like the house of Perez, Who has not left you this day without a close relative, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . VERSE 1. 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. You wonder if Rahab was a good mother? 25:25-55); also in verses 3, 6, 8 and 14. b 4 Many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts he c 5 Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew (see also Septuagint) Naomi and from Ruth the Moabite, you acquire the So, this is the guy who is more closely related to Naomi and Ruth. 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. Well, there were some things that weren’t so great about their lives. The Book of Ruth: Chapter 4. Ruth was married to Mahlon something like 10 years. It just means “a certain someone.” He’s just anonymous. Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there. According to Ruth 4:2, who joined Boaz and his close relative at the city gate? Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. Spiritually, we need to come to Bethlehem and let Jesus redeem us. 8 Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thee. STUDY. 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. Where meek souls will receive Him still, the dear Christ enters in. And I think this is one big reason that we aren’t given his name. (1-2) Boaz meets the nearer kinsman at the city gates. ii. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. Ruth chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. This chapter contains the story of how Boaz goes up to the city gate, calls his kinsman; inquires whether he would redeem and marry Ruth, Ruth 4:1-5. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. Ruth 4. 1. How many songs did Solomon compose. Done and dusted, nothing will ever change that. I enjoy reading Boaz’s command of the situation. Chapter 4 - (page 236) - Ruth describes the true faith and piety of Ruth (an ancestor of King David and Jesus) during the time of judges. He wouldn’t have to take anything that Peloni had. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. The previous chapter left us at a dramatic point with Boaz exercising the right of the kinsman-­redeemer to claim Ruth as his wife. As it was written in the Christmas hymn, O Little Town of Bethlehem: O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! And Tamar and Judah is a pretty strange story. Well, we’ve seen the character of her son Boaz, haven’t we? 1 Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there; and behold, a the close relative of whom Boaz had spoken came by. Matthew 1:5 tells us that Salmon was the father of Boaz by… Rahab. We hear the Christmas angels, the great glad tidings tell; 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. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. 2 And he took ten men () of the elders of the city and said, “Sit down here.” So they sat down. And he turned aside, and sat down. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Jesus, as our redeemer, provides a glorious destiny for us. 1:5 the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the Lord, who has not left you this day without a close relative; and may his name be famous in Israel! Ruth chapter 4 New International Version 1 Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer he had mentioned came along. Only Jesus, the eternal God who added humanity to His eternal deity, can be both the kinsman and the redeemer for mankind! that his name may be famous in Israel. It is a primitive phrase to denote internal resolution. turn aside, sit down here. 2. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down. 4:1 ¶ Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; So, this is the guy who is more closely related to Naomi and Ruth. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. turn aside, sit down here. What do these preparations say about Boaz? Lesson 8 - Chapter 4 (End of Book) We have great deal to cover today, so I’m not going to review our previous lesson. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. In this chapter we have the wedding between Boaz and Ruth, in the circumstances of which there was something uncommon, which is kept upon record for the illustration, not only of the law concerning the marrying of a brother’s widow (Deu. Boaz said to him, “Come over here, friend, and sit down!” But wait. ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Well, you might by the time we’re finished. You probably don’t think that’s very exciting. The king who will lead God’s people to do right in his eyes. Or does she have to marry Peloni Almoni / the anonymous certain someone? And David will be king. 25:47-48), from poverty (Lev. 4:1 ¶ Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by;. Ruth 4 Boaz Redeems Ruth. This genealogy has a purpose. 11 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said, We are witnesses. 2 And he took ten men of the elders … He’s just getting things done. They point to the fact that they built the house of Israel. But there was a kinsman-­‐redeemer closer to Ruth, and he had priority. Ruth Chapter 4. Is Peloni telling the truth? Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Ruth Chapter 4 Summary. There is a … Boaz, as a type of Christ, becomes Ruth’s kinsman-redeemer (4:1-12). The narrator has to explain a custom in Israel that would have been familiar to the characters. Ruth along with Tamar (Gen. Chapter 38), Rehab (Joshua chapter 2), and Bath-sheba (2 Sam. In chapter 1 she is bitter and resentful and tells the people to call her “Mara,” which means bitter. Click on the different category headings to find out more. The days of the Judges were dark. 4 Now Boaz had gone up to () the gate and sat down there. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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 [Or “alert you”], saying, Buy it before the inhabitants, and before the elders of my people. ii. Ruth Chapter 4 Verses 1-6: To “redeem” during the period of the judges had three meanings: to free from bondage (Lev. «Previous Chapter. ()Then went Boaz up to the gate of the city--a roofed building, unenclosed by walls; the place where, in ancient times, and in many Eastern towns still, all business transactions are made, and where, therefore, the kinsman was most likely to be found. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. The Book of Ruth. And she didn’t have a single child. 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