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Ruth 4:18

Context
NETBible

These are the descendants 1  of Perez: Perez was the father of Hezron,

XREF

1Ch 2:4-8; 1Ch 4:1; Mt 1:3; Lu 3:33

NET © Notes

tn Or “generations” (so KJV, NASB); NIV, NLT “family line.”

sn The concluding genealogy demonstrates that the prayers of blessing made earlier were fulfilled. Boaz’s line did become like the line of Perez, and both Boaz and Obed became famous. God’s blessing upon Ruth and Boaz extended beyond their lifetime and immediate family, for their great descendant, David, became the greatest of Israel’s kings, and his descendant in turn, Jesus the Messiah, became greater still.



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