Ruth 2:1

And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.
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Aquinas Study Bible

AD 2017
Booz: There were three Boozes successively, of which the first was the uncle, the second the son, and the third the nephew. The first was the son of Salmon, whom he fathered with Rahab, and the third was he who fathered Obed with Ruth. And this is the same one referred to in Matthew 1 where these three are conflated under one name, because Matthew wished to describe the genealogy of the Savior in three lots of fourteen ancestors. (Nicholas of Lyra Com Ruth)

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Booz. The Scripture does not specify how nearly they were related. Rabbi Josue says Elimelech, Salmon, and Tob (chap. iii. 13,) were brothers, and Booz was the son of Salmon, which cannot be refuted, (Serar. q. 1.; Menochius) though the authority and proofs be very weak. It is not, however, more probable that Booz was the brother of Elimelech. Some think that he was not the immediate son of Salmon, as four persons seem too few to fill up the space of 366 years, from the marriage of Rahab till the birth of David. But this is not impossible. (Calmet) See chap. iv. 20. Ver. 2. To me. It was the privilege of the poor and of strangers to glean, Deuteronomy xxiv. 19., and Leviticus xix. 9. Yet Ruth asks leave, through civility. (Calmet) This law is no longer in force, but it would be inhuman for the rich to deny this liberty to those who are in distress, and willing rather to work than to beg. (Tirinus) Ver. 4. With you. This blessing the Church still adopts in her service. (Worthington) I...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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