You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. The memory and reputation of the deceased is not going to disappear out of this family or from his hometown. Before long the “closer relative,” the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. 2 And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. I thought you ought to know about it. God's Spirit brooded like a … Third, who was it that gave to the barren womb of Ruth the child so that the neighborhood women could say, "A son has been born to Naomi"? The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the LORD, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Conference Message. turn aside, sit down here. 4 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. In the beginning of this chapter we see parallels between Boaz/Ruth and Jesus/Us. This was the same as an official seal or personal signature in Israel. And he turned aside, and sat down. You go ahead and buy it—you can have my rights—I can’t do it.”. He’ll take care of you in old age. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. The memory and reputation of the deceased is not going to disappear out of this family or from his hometown. She became his wife. Boaz slept... Study verse in the The Message 3 And so she set out. ← back to Sermons. The Message Ruth 4:5. May this baby grow up to be famous in Israel! The memory and reputation of the deceased is not going to disappear out of this family or from his hometown. She became his wife. (1-2) Boaz meets the nearer kinsman at the city gates. 16 Naomi took the baby and held him in her arms, cuddling him, cooing over him, waiting on him hand and foot. He is busy with the task of redeeming Ruth. Then Boaz added, "You realize, don't you, that when you buy the field from Naomi, you also get Ruth the Moabite, the widow of our dead relative, along with the redeemer responsibility to have children with her to carry on the family inheritance." Ruth 4:13 - MSG - Boaz married Ruth. 7 In the olden times in Israel, this is how they handled official business regarding matters of property and inheritance: a man would take off his shoe and give it to the other person. What are the benefits of creating an account? Try it for 30 days FREE. “Step aside, old friend,” said Boaz. Ruth 4:8 (The Message Bible) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) First this: God created the Heavens and Earth - all you see, all you don't see. Boaz Marries Ruth 4 Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer[a] he had mentioned came along. Scripture Reference. I thought you ought to know about it. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! 1Boaz went ... 5Then Boaz added, "You realize, don't you, that when you buy the field from Naomi, you also get Ruth the Moabite, the widow of our dead relative, along with the redeemer responsibility to have children with her to carry on the family inheritance." Buy it back if you want it—you can make it official in the presence of those sitting here and before the town elders. 8 So when Boaz’s “redeemer” relative said, “Go ahead and buy it,” he signed the deal by pulling off his shoe. Ruth 4:7-10 Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning the redemption and the exchange of land to confirm any matter: a man removed his sandal and gave it to another; and this was the manner of attestation in Israel. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. Lest I mar mine own inheritance — It seems he had a wife and children already, which made him afraid to marry a poor woman with a small parcel of land, which would not provide for the children he might have by her, lest he should thereby diminish the inheritance of which he was already possessed. John Piper Sep 4, 2008 1 Share God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God "Step aside, old friend," said Boaz. Is there a … 2 The man's name was Elimelech; his wife's name was Naomi; his sons were named Mahlon and Kilion - all Ephrathites from Bethlehem in Judah. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. He didn’t leave you without family to carry on your life. When he made love to her, the LORD enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. The man sat down. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 1 It so happened that Naomi had a relative by marriage, a man prominent and rich, connected with Elimelech's family. ... Scripture: Ruth 4. Ruth and Naomi. 9-10 Boaz then addressed the elders and all the people in the town square that day: “You are witnesses today that I have bought from Naomi everything that belonged to Elimelech and Kilion and Mahlon, including responsibility for Ruth the foreigner, the widow of Mahlon—I’ll take her as my wife and keep the name of the deceased alive along with his inheritance. Buy it back if you want it—you can make it official in the presence of those sitting here and before the town elders. He’ll make you young again! Jul 8, 1984. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 10 including responsibility for Ruth the foreigner, the widow of Mahlon - I'll take her as my wife and keep the name of the deceased alive along with his inheritance. “Take a seat.” The man sat down. And this daughter-in-law who has brought him into the world and loves you so much, why, she’s worth more to you than seven sons!”. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Ruth 4:9 "And Boaz said unto the elders, and [unto] all the people, Ye [are] witnesses this day, that … His name was Boaz. You have first redeemer rights. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. You go ahead and buy it—you can have my rights—I can’t do it.”. Ruth 4:6. To all this you are witnesses this very day.”, 11-12 All the people in the town square that day, backing up the elders, said, “Yes, we are witnesses. A man from Bethlehem in Judah left home to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. Ruth 4: God Provides a REDEEMER (Preacher: I began with a children’s message, asking the children about their favorite fairy tale or animated movie. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Scripture: Ruth 1. May God make this woman who is coming into your household like Rachel and Leah, the two women who built the family of Israel. Boaz is now centre stage. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! And they sat down. But now as we come to ch 4 when it comes to the actual act of redemption in chapter 4 there is not the least mention of Ruth doing anything more. 4 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! "Step aside, old friend," said Boaz. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Ruth 4 The Message (MSG) 4 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. To all this you are witnesses this very day." So … The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Boaz slept with her. Scripture: Ruth 4. 2 One day Ruth, the Moabite foreigner, said to Naomi, "I'm going to work; I'm going out to glean among the sheaves, following after some harvester who will treat me kindly." All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 1 1 Once upon a time - it was back in the days when judges led Israel - there was a famine in the land. Ruth 1-4 The Message (MSG) 1 1-2 Once upon a time—it was back in the days when judges led Israel— there was a famine in the land. He didn’t leave you without family to carry on your life. Genesis 1:2 (Read all of Genesis 1) Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. The memory and reputation of the deceased is not going to disappear out of this family or from his hometown. Ruth 4:4 - MSG - I thought you ought to know about it. Maybe it’s time to make our move. Ruth 4:4-6 The Message (MSG) 3-4 Boaz then said to his relative, “The piece of property that belonged to our relative Elimelech is being sold by his widow Naomi, who has just returned from the country of Moab. Ruth 4; 1 Samuel 1 Read chapter in The Message Bible. Ruth: May the Redeemer's Name Be Renowned. You have first redeemer rights. The Opening of Ruth's Womb. Scripture: Ruth 4. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. The Essential Evangelical Parallel Bible (NKJV/ESV/NLT/, The Message Raspberry Blossom, Personal Size + Topical Concordance. Boaz provides, redeems, purchases, and rescues Ruth just as Jesus did for us. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Buy it back... Study verse in the The Message Perez had Hezron,Hezron had Ram,Ram had Amminadab,Amminadab had Nahshon,Nahshon had Salmon,Salmon had Boaz,Boaz had Obed,Obed had Jesse,and Jesse had David. 4 Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate(A)and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer[a](B)he had mentioned(C)came along. They know that Ruth was married for ten years without a child. 2 Boaz then gathered ten of the town elders together and said, “Sit down here with us; we’ve got some business to take care of.” And they sat down. Before long the "closer relative," the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. Ruth 4. 14-15 The town women said to Naomi, “Blessed be God! … … 13 Boaz married Ruth. He’ll make you young again! May God make you a pillar in Ephrathah and famous in Bethlehem! Learn more. Obed was the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David. If you don’t want it, tell me so I’ll know where I stand. She sought to justify this by claiming that God had dealt harshly with her. The man sat down. May God make you a pillar in Ephrathah and famous in Bethlehem! 4 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. Obed was the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David. Naomi said, "Go ahead, dear daughter." God gave the child. "Take a seat." You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 1-2 One day her mother-in-law Naomi said to Ruth, “My dear daughter, isn’t it about time I arranged a good home for you so you can have a happy life? She became his wife. Buy it back if you want it—you can make it official in the presence of those sitting here and before the town elders. 2 Boaz then gathered ten of the town elders together and said, “Sit down here with us; we’ve got some business to take care of.” And they sat down. To all this you are witnesses this very day.”, 11-12 All the people in the town square that day, backing up the elders, said, “Yes, we are witnesses. By God’s gracious gift she conceived and had a son. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 17 The neighborhood women started calling him “Naomi’s baby boy!” But his real name was Obed. “Like the narratives of Genesis, of the Deuteronomistic Historians, and the Chronicler,” Block argues, “Ruth communicates a profound theological and ideological message.” (48) (48) Here is a helpful overview of three aspects of this message that might seem surprising, but will aide your teaching of Ruth, nevertheless. With the children God gives you from this young woman, may your family rival the family of Perez, the son Tamar bore to Judah.”. [4] Off with that smelly sandal! It concludes with the genealogy that very clearly connects King David with the line of Judges, via Boaz and Ruth (Ruth 4… To all … A man from Bethlehem in Judah left home to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons. Chapter 4 is also a stark contrast to what we read in chapter 1. “Take a seat.” The man sat down. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 3-4 Boaz then said to his relative, “The piece of property that belonged to our relative Elimelech is being sold by his widow Naomi, who has just returned from the country of Moab. 14-15 The town women said to Naomi, “Blessed be God! Ruth Chapter 4 Summary. Before long the “closer relative,” the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! If you don’t want it, tell me so I’ll know where I stand. The Message 4 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. Before long the "closer relative," the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. Look at 4:11. 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.. MSG 1 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. The townspeople pray for Boaz and Ruth. 3-4 Boaz then said to his relative, “The piece of property that belonged to our relative Elimelech is being sold by his widow Naomi, who has just returned from the country of Moab. The Message; Ruth 4 Ruth 4. 1. 9-10 Boaz then addressed the elders and all the people in the town square that day: “You are witnesses today that I have bought from Naomi everything that belonged to Elimelech and Kilion and Mahlon, including responsibility for Ruth the foreigner, the widow of Mahlon—I’ll take her as my wife and keep the name of the deceased alive along with his inheritance. The Message Ruth 4:12. "Take a seat." He’ll take care of you in old age. Don't have an account? Ruth 4 – The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth A. 2 Boaz took ten of the elders(D)of the town and said, “Sit here,” and they did so. Ruth: Sweet and Bitter Providence. John Piper Sep 4, 2008 1 Share God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. Before long the "closer relative," the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. Ruth 4 Boaz Redeems Ruth. The nearer kinsman declines his right of redemption. “Step aside, old friend,” said Boaz. 16 Naomi took the baby and held him in her arms, cuddling him, cooing over him, waiting on him hand and foot. Ruth 4 Commentary: Verses 3 – 4 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. Before long the “closer relative,” the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. “Step aside, old friend,” said Boaz. You’re first in line to do this and I’m next after you.”, 5 Then Boaz added, “You realize, don’t you, that when you buy the field from Naomi, you also get Ruth the Moabite, the widow of our dead relative, along with the redeemer responsibility to have children with her to carry on the family inheritance.”, 6 Then the relative said, “Oh, I can’t do that—I’d jeopardize my own family’s inheritance. There, Naomi returned to Bethlehem accompanied by Ruth, refusing to be called “Naomi” (Pleasant), but insisting on being called “Mara” (Bitter) instead. You’re first in line to do this and I’m next after you.”, 5 Then Boaz added, “You realize, don’t you, that when you buy the field from Naomi, you also get Ruth the Moabite, the widow of our dead relative, along with the redeemer responsibility to have children with her to carry on the family inheritance.”, 6 Then the relative said, “Oh, I can’t do that—I’d jeopardize my own family’s inheritance. 13 Boaz married Ruth. Before long the “closer relative,” the one mentioned earlier by Boaz, strolled by. I thought you ought to know about it. Ruth 4:13-17 - NIV: So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. Sep 4, 2008. John Piper Jul 22, 1984 574 Shares Conference Message. John Piper Sep 2, 2008 17 Shares Sermon. Ruth 4 The Marriage of Ruth 1 Then Boaz went up to the city gate [where business and legal matters were settled] and sat down, and then the close relative (redeemer) of whom Boaz had spoken came by. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. 4 1 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. Ruth: Under the Wings of God. 1 Boaz went straight to the public square and took his place there. Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there; and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz had spoken came by. Previously Ruth had come with her need and now this chapter is given over to all the work that Boaz the kinsman redeemer has to do. With the children GOD gives you from this young woman, may your family rival the family of Perez, the son Tamar bore to Judah." He said to him, “Come over here, 17 The neighborhood women started calling him “Naomi’s baby boy!” But his real name was Obed. Try it free for 30 days. 8 So when Boaz’s “redeemer” relative said, “Go ahead and buy it,” he signed the deal by pulling off his shoe. The Surprise - The Message of Ruth. 3-4 Boaz then said to his relative, “The piece of property that belonged to our relative Elimelech is being sold by his widow Naomi, who has just returned from the country of Moab. I thought you ought to know about it. This was the same as an official seal or personal signature in Israel. With the children God gives you from this young woman, may your family rival the family of Perez, the son Tamar bore to Judah.”. And isn’t Boaz our close relative, the one with whose young women you’ve been working? By God’s gracious gift she conceived and had a son. May this baby grow up to be famous in Israel! The concluding blessing of the elders (Ruth 4:11–12) and the women of Bethlehem (Ruth 4:14–15) weaves the story of Ruth and Naomi into the themes of the messianic seed from Genesis. Listen; Download; May 26, 2002. Ruth 4 The Message Bible << Ruth 3 | Ruth 4 | 1 Samuel 1 >> Boaz Marries Ruth. 10 including responsibility for Ruth the foreigner, the widow of Mahlon—I'll take her as my wife and keep the name of the deceased alive along with his inheritance. Perez had Hezron,Hezron had Ram,Ram had Amminadab,Amminadab had Nahshon,Nahshon had Salmon,Salmon had Boaz,Boaz had Obed,Obed had Jesse,and Jesse had David. May God make this woman who is coming into your household like Rachel and Leah, the two women who built the family of Israel. And this daughter-in-law who has brought him into the world and loves you so much, why, she’s worth more to you than seven sons!”. 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