IV. Outline

IV. Outline

  1. Introduction (1:1-5)
  2. Naomi and Ruth Return to Bethlehem (1:6-22)
    1. Ruth's Determination (1:6-18)
    2. The Arrival in Bethlehem (1:19-22)
  3. Ruth Gleans in the Field of Boaz (2:1-23)
    1. Ruth Goes Out to Glean (2:1-3)
    2. Ruth and Boaz Meet (2:4-17)
    3. Ruth Relates These Events to Naomi (2:18-23)
  4. Ruth's Request of Boaz the Kinsman (3:1-18)
    1. Naomi's Instructions to Ruth (3:1-5)
    2. Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor (3:6-15)
    3. Ruth's Report to Naomi (3:16-18)
  5. Boaz Marries Ruth (4:1-22)
    1. The Legal Transaction in the City Gate (4:1-12)
    2. Marriage and the Birth of Obed (4:13-17)
    3. Genealogy of David (4:18-22)