Long and about a mile in average width, enclosing on the east Harrington or Little Sound, and on the west the Great Sound, which is thickly studded with islets, and protected on the north by the islands of Watford, Boaz, Ireland and Somerset.
Which evidently knew of some relationship between Moab and the illustrious descendant of Boaz and Ruth.
18-22 is of little value since Salma (Salmon), father of Boaz, is a Calebite clan name, not associated with its earlier seat S.
Apart from other signs of a late date in this list of the ancestors and descendants of Boaz, iv.
12 certainly implies that the genealogical lines of Perez and Boaz were not identical, and thus verses 18-22 in the opinion of most scholars are a later addition.
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.
20 seq.), but the filial Ruth fell in with her plans and put herself entirely into the hands of the kinsman Boaz (iii.).
He was evidently unprepared for what seems a novel condition (contrast Boaz in iii.
Mythical features abound in the cherubim and seraphim, the pillars of Jachin and Boaz, the mysterious Nehushtan, the bronze-sea and the lavers.