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Bible Quiz on Ruth

The story of Naomi, Ruth, and Boaz in the book of Ruth in the Bible teaches us that God loves to bless his people. Both Naomi and Ruth experienced the heartache of losing a spouse and having no one left to carry on their family line. But the story of Ruth explains how God provided for them and blessed them.

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Free Online Bible Quiz on Ruth



1) Why did Elimelek and his wife and two sons leave Bethlehem to go to Moab?






2) Who in Elimelek's immediate family did NOT die in Moab?






3) Which of Naomi's two daughters-in-law insisted on going with Naomi back to Israel?




4) When Naomi and Ruth returned to Israel, Ruth gleaned behind the harvesters in the field belonging to whom?






5) How did Boaz treat Ruth when he saw she was gleaning behind the harvesters?





6) Who asked Boaz to fulfill his role as kinsman redeemer?






7) Where did Ruth go to tell Boaz that he was her kinsman redeemer?






8) How did Boaz respond to the request for him to fulfill his role as kinsman redeemer?




9) How many elders of the city did Boaz gather, along with others, at the town gate to witness the negotiation for Naomi and her land and Ruth?






10) In the end, which of Ruth's kinsmen redeemed her and Naomi and their land?




11) What did Ruth's nearest kinsman take off to give Boaz permission to redeem Naomi and Ruth and their land?






12) Boaz and Ruth had a son, whose name was ____?






13) What was the name of Obed's grandson (great-grandson of Boaz)?






Bible references taken from the World English Bible (WEB), which is in the public domain.

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Answers



1) c. "It happened in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. A certain man of Bethlehem Judah went to live in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons." Ruth 1:1 (WEB)

2) d. "Elimelech, Naomiís husband, died; and she was left, and her two sons... Mahlon and Chilion both died." Ruth 1:3,5 (WEB)

3) b. "Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth joined with her... Ruth said, 'Donít entreat me to leave you, and to return from following after you, for where you go, I will goÖ'" Ruth 1:14,16 (WEB)

4) b. "[Ruth] went, and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers: and she happened to come to the portion of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech." Ruth 2:3 (WEB)

5) a. "[Ruth] said to him, 'Why have I found favor in your sight...?'" Ruth 2:10 (WEB). See also Ruth 2:8-9.

6) b. "She answered, 'I am Ruth your handmaid. Therefore spread your skirt over your handmaid; for you are a near kinsman.'" Ruth 3:9 (WEB)

7) d. "[Ruth] went down to the threshing floor, and did according to all that her mother-in-law told her." Ruth 3:6 (WEB)

8) b. "Now, my daughter, donít be afraid; I will do to you all that you say; for all the city of my people does know that you are a worthy woman. Now it is true that I am a near kinsman; however there is a kinsman nearer than I." Ruth 3:11-12 (WEB)

9) c. "[Boaz] took ten men of the elders of the city..." Ruth 4:2 (WEB). Also see Ruth 4:1-12

10) a. "Boaz said to the elders, and to all the people, 'You are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelechís, and all that was Chilionís and Mahlonís, from the hand of Naomi..." Ruth 4:9 (WEB)

11) b. "So the near kinsman said to Boaz, 'Buy it for yourself.' He took off his shoe." Ruth 4:8 (WEB)

12) d. "So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife; and he went in to her, and Yahweh gave her conception, and she bore a son... they named him Obed." Ruth 4:13,17 (WEB)

13) a. "Obed became the father of Jesse, and Jesse became the father of David." Ruth 4:22 (WEB)

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