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Introduction and Background

The Book of Ruth

Quick Facts about Ruth

  • Ruth is the 8th Book in the Bible
  • The Hebrew Word for Ruth is "Ruut" which means "friend"
  • The Greek Name for Ruth is "Oiktos"which is the Greek form of the Hebrew
  • The Author of the Book of Ruth was Samuel (According to Tradition)
  • The Events in Ruth Happened during 1322 BC Approximately
  • The Main Theme of Ruth is how the messianic line of Christ continued through a faithful Moabite woman
  • A Type of Jesus - In Ruth Jesus is is the great kinsman redeemer (Hebrew "Goel")

Outline of Ruth