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Obed
Ruth Naomi Obed
Bornc. 1203 BC
ChildrenJesse
Parent(s)Boaz and Ruth

According to the Biblical Narrative, Obed (Hebrew: עוֹבֵד

, ‘Ōḇēḏ, "worshipper") was a son of Boaz and Ruth,[1] the father of Jesse, and the grandfather of David. He is named as one of Jesus' ancestors in the genealogies recorded in the Gospel of Matthew[2] and the Gospel of Luke.[3]

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  1. Ruth 4:21-22
  2. Matthew 1:5
  3. Luke 3:32

See also[]

Obed-Edom

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