17 The neighbor women said, “A son has been born to Naomi,” and they named him Obed.[a] He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.

David’s Genealogy from Judah’s Son

18 Now this is the genealogy of Perez:

Perez fathered Hezron.
19 Hezron fathered Ram,[b]
who fathered Amminadab.
20 Amminadab fathered Nahshon,
who fathered Salmon.
21 Salmon fathered Boaz,
who fathered Obed.
22 And Obed fathered Jesse,
who fathered David.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Ruth 4:17 = Servant
  2. Ruth 4:19 LXX reads Aram; Mt 1:3-4

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