Adapted from
Class Notes on Sacred History, Volume I (1893)
by J. W. McGarvey

 


RUTH.


I. THE MISFORTUNES OF NAOMI AND RUTH. i. 1-ii. 23.

1. The Death of Elimelech and His Two Sons. i. 1-5.

2. Naomi Returns to Her Own Country. 6-18.

3. The Arrival in Beth-lehem. 19-22.

4. Ruth Goes Out to Glean. ii. 1-3.

5. She Is kindly Treated by Boaz. 4-16.

6. Her Success in Gleaning. 17-23.

II. RUTH BECOMES THE WIFE OF BOAZ. iii. 1-iv. 22.

1. Naomi Gives Some Directions to Ruth. iii. 1-5.

2. The Directions Followed, and the Result. 6-18.

3. The Right of Redemption Transferred to Boaz. iv. 1-12.

4. A Son Born and His Genealogy Traced. 13-22.