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12 Moreover, may your house be like the house of Perez, whom Tamar bore for Judah, from the offspring that the Lord gives you from this young woman.”

The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth

13 So Boaz took Ruth to be his wife, and when he had marital relations with her, the Lord made her conceive, and she bore a son. 14 Then the women of Bethlehem[a] told Naomi, “May the Lord be blessed,[b] who has not left you today without a related redeemer. May his name become famous throughout Israel!

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Footnotes

  1. Ruth 4:14 The Heb. lacks of Bethlehem
  2. Ruth 4:14 Or Blessed be the Lord

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