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Boaz: (d. 969 BCE) Relative of Naomi, husband of Ruth and progenitor of the Davidic dynasty. The story of his marriage to Ruth is recorded in the Book of Ruth, which is read on Shavuot in many communities.
Ibzan After Jephtah's death, the judge was Ibzan of Beth-Lehem. He is also known as Boaz, by which name he is called in the Book of Ruth. Ruth the Moabite had been left the childless widow of Ibzan's cousin. Boaz married her, and together they became the ...
David's Ancestors, David Anointed, Saul Stricken With Melancholy
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