12 Moreover, may your house be like the house of (A)Perez whom Tamar bore to Judah, through the [a]offspring which the Lord will give you by this young woman.”

13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife, and he went in to her. And (B)the Lord [b]enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. 14 Then the (C)women said to Naomi, “Blessed is the Lord who has not left you without a [c]redeemer today, and may his name [d]become famous in Israel.

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  1. Ruth 4:12 Lit seed
  2. Ruth 4:13 Lit gave her conception
  3. Ruth 4:14 Or closest relative
  4. Ruth 4:14 Lit be called in

12 Through the offspring the Lord gives you by this young woman, may your family be like that of Perez,(A) whom Tamar(B) bore to Judah.”

Naomi Gains a Son

13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive,(C) and she gave birth to a son.(D) 14 The women(E) said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord,(F) who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer.(G) May he become famous throughout Israel!

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