Boaz (/ˈboʊ.æz/; Modern Hebrew: בועז Bốʿaz; Massoretical Hebrew: בֹּ֫עַז Bṓʿaz; Hebrew pronunciation: [ˈboːʕaz]) is a major figure in the Book of Ruth in the Bible. The term is found 24 times in the Scriptures, being two in Greek (in the form "Booz"). According to Josephus, he lived at the time of Eli.
Son of Rachab and Salmon, ] Boaz was a wealthy landowner of Bethlehem, and kinsman of Elimelech, Naomi's late husband.
Ruth and Boaz, Barent Fabritius
Ruth and Boaz, Claes Cornelisz. Moeyaert
Ruth and Boaz, Frédéric Bazille
Boaz meets Ruth, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Boaz pours grain into Ruth's coat, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Ruth and Boaz, Friedrich Overbeck
Ruth in the field of Boaz, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
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