Meanwhile Boaz went to the gate and sat down there. Soon the kinsman-redeemer of whom he had spoken came along, and Boaz said, "Come over here, my friend, and sit down." So he went over and sat down.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 23:10
Now Ephron was sitting among the sons of Heth. So in the presence of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of his city, Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham,
So Hamor and his son Shechem went to the gate of their city and addressed the men of their city:
When someone flees to one of these cities, stands at the entrance of the gate of the city, and states his case before its elders, they are to bring him into the city and give him a place to live among them.
Yes, it is true that I am a kinsman-redeemer, but there is a redeemer nearer than I.
"Wait, my daughter," said Naomi, "until you find out how things go, for he will not rest unless he has resolved the matter today."
2 Samuel 15:2
He would get up early and stand beside the road leading to the city gate. Whenever anyone had a grievance to bring before the king for a decision, Absalom would call out and ask, "What city are you from?" And if he replied, "Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel,"
2 Chronicles 18:9
Dressed in royal attire, the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah were sitting on their thrones at the threshing floor by the entrance of the gate of Samaria, with all the prophets prophesying before them.
Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of drunkards.
Her husband is known at the city gate, where he sits among the elders of the land.
I signed and sealed the deed, called in witnesses, and weighed out the silver on the scales.
Chapter Outline1. Boaz calls into judgment the next kinsman
6. He refuses the redemption according to the manner in Israel
9. Boaz buys the inheritance
11. He marries Ruth
13. She bears Obed, the grandfather of David
18. The generations of Pharez unto David
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