Ruth 4:13
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So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the LORD enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.

King James Bible
So Boaz took Ruth, and she was his wife: and when he went in unto her, the LORD gave her conception, and she bare a son.

Darby Bible Translation
And Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife; and he went in unto her, and Jehovah gave her conception, and she bore a son.

World English Bible
So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife; and he went in to her, and Yahweh gave her conception, and she bore a son.

Young's Literal Translation
And Boaz taketh Ruth, and she becometh his wife, and he goeth in unto her, and Jehovah giveth to her conception, and she beareth a son.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

So Boaz took Ruth - The law of Moses had prohibited the Moabites, even to the tenth generation, from entering into the congregation of the Lord; but this law, the Jews think, did not extend to women; and even if it had, Ruth's might be considered an exempt case, as she had been already incorporated into the family by marriage; and left her own country, people, and gods, to become a proselyte to the true God in the land of Israel.

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Boaz

Ruth 3:11 And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to you all that you require...

the Lord

Ruth 4:12 And let your house be like the house of Pharez, whom Tamar bore to Judah...

Genesis 20:17,18 So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children...

Genesis 21:1-3 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken...

Genesis 25:21 And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 29:31 And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.

Genesis 30:2,22,23 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb...

Genesis 33:5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, Who are those with you? And he said...

1 Samuel 1:27 For this child I prayed; and the LORD has given me my petition which I asked of him:

1 Samuel 2:5 They that were full have hired out themselves for bread; and they that were hungry ceased: so that the barren has born seven...

Psalm 113:9 He makes the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise you the LORD.

Psalm 127:3 See, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

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The Gospel of Matthew
Matthew's Gospel breaks the long silence that followed the ministry of Malachi the last of the Old Testament prophets. This silence extended for four hundred years, and during that time God was hid from Israel's view. Throughout this period there were no angelic manifestations, no prophet spake for Jehovah, and, though the Chosen People were sorely pressed, yet were there no Divine interpositions on their behalf. For four centuries God shut His people up to His written Word. Again and again had God
Arthur W. Pink—Why Four Gospels?

Job's Faith and Expectation
I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand in the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God. C hristianity, that is, the religion of which MESSIAH is the author and object, the foundation, life, and glory, though not altogether as old as creation, is nearly so. It is coeval [contemporary] with the first promise and intimation of mercy given to fallen man. When Adam, by transgression, had violated the order and law of
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
Genesis 29:31
When the LORD saw that Leah was not loved, he enabled her to conceive, but Rachel remained childless.

Genesis 33:5
Then Esau looked up and saw the women and children. "Who are these with you?" he asked. Jacob answered, "They are the children God has graciously given your servant."

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