|Ruth chapter 1|
||Elimelech, driven by famine into Moab, dies there.
||Mahlon and Chilion, having married wives of Moab, die also.
||Naomi, returning homeward,
||dissuades her two daughters-in-law from going with her.
||Orpah leaves her, but Ruth with great constancy accompanies her.
||They two come to Beth-lehem, where they are gladly received.
|Ruth chapter 2|
||Ruth gleans in the field of Boaz.
||Boaz takes notice of her,
||and shews her great favour.
||That which she got, she carries to Naomi.
|Ruth chapter 3|
||By Naomi's instruction.
||Ruth lies at Boaz's feet.
||Boaz acknowledges the right of a kinsman.
||He sends her away with six measures of barley.
|Ruth chapter 4|
||Boaz calls into judgment the next kinsman.
||He refuses the redemption according to the manner in Israel.
||Boaz buys the inheritance.
||He marries Ruth.
||She bears Obed, the grandfather of David.
||The generations of Pharez unto David.