Ruth 4:1-8; Ruth Refused by Her Kinsman; Boaz calls court immediately; But why was Boaz so hasty?; But that which made Boaz love her, and solicitous to expediate the affar, was that all her neighbours agreed she was a virtuous woman, this set her price with him ‘far above rubies [Prov. 31:10]; Note, Fair and open dealing in all matters of contract and commerce is what all those must make conscience of that would approve themselves Israelites indeed, without guile. B.C. 1312

R U T H CHAPTER 4 In this chapter we have the wedding between Boaz and Ruth, in the circumstances of which there was something uncommon, which is kept upon record for the illustration, not only of the law concerning the marrying of a brother's widow (Deut. xxv. 5, &c.), for cases help to expound laws, but of the gospel too, for from this marriage descended David, and the Son of David, whose espousals to the Gentile church were Continue Reading