Detailed outline of the Book of Ruth – Ruth, Naomi, Boaz, and the genealogy of David

Introduction: Naomi Emptied (1:1–5) Naomi Returns from Moab (1:6–22) Ruth Clings to Naomi (1:6–18) Ruth and Naomi Return to Bethlehem (1:19–22) Ruth and Boaz Meet in the Harvest Fields (ch. 2) Ruth Begins Work (2:1–7) Boaz Shows Kindness to Ruth (2:8–16) Ruth Returns to Naomi (2:17–23) Naomi Sends Ruth to Boaz’s Threshing Floor (ch. 3) Naomi Instructs Ruth (3:1–5) Boaz Pledges to Secure Redemption (3:6–15) Ruth Returns to Naomi (3:16–18) Boaz Arranges to Fulfill His Pledge (4:1–12) Boaz Confronts the Unnamed Kinsman (4:1–8) Boaz Buys Naomi’s Property and Announces His Marriage to Ruth (4:9–12) Conclusion: Naomi Filled (4:13–17) Epilogue: Genealogy of David (4:18–22)