Sentence Examples with the word Boaz

Now it appears that Boaz combines the essential duty of the goel in purchasing the estate over which Naomi holds rights, and at the same time marries, not Naomi, who is now old, but her daughter-in-law Ruth, in order to perpetuate her husband's family.

Judah through Boaz and the Moabitess Ruth, but the tendency to furnish a noble ancestry for a noble figure - especially one of obscure birth - is widespread (cf.

In point of fact, a nearer kinsman than Boaz had agreed to purchase the estate (as goel), which Naomi evidently had not yet sold (see commentaries on iv.