Obed
Bornc. 1203 BC[1]
ChildrenJesse
Parent(s)Boaz and Ruth

According to the Biblical Narrative, Obed (Hebrew: עוֹבֵד, ‘Ōḇēḏ, "worshipper") was a son of Boaz and Ruth.[2] He is named as one of Jesus' ancestors in the genealogies recorded in the Gospel of Matthew[3] and the Gospel of Luke.[4]

References

  1. ^ "The Biblical Timeline". timeline.biblehistory.com.
  2. ^ Ruth 4:21–22
  3. ^ Matthew 1:5
  4. ^ Luke 3:32