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October 18, 2011
Ruth ~ The Great-Grandmother of King David
Some Interesting Facts About Ruth:
1) She was the Great-Grandmother of King David.
2) She was a Moabite, therefore probably a descendant of Lot, Abraham's nephew (Genesis 19:36-37 and Ruth 1:3-4). (Ancient Moab is now within the country of Jordan.)
3) She is not listed in the current
, however is still very possibly a saint.
4) The name Ruth means companion, friend, or satisfied.
5) In Matthew's genealogy of Jesus, Ruth is one of the very few ancestresses listed. (Matthew 1:5)
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