Then Boaz said, “On the day you buy the land from Naomi, you also acquire Ruth the Moabite,(A) the[a] dead man’s widow, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property.”(B)

At this, the guardian-redeemer said, “Then I cannot redeem(C) it because I might endanger my own estate. You redeem it yourself. I cannot do it.”(D)

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  1. Ruth 4:5 Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew (see also Septuagint) Naomi and from Ruth the Moabite, you acquire the

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