About the Book of Ruth

This book is about a woman called Ruth. She was an ancestor of King David and of Jesus. We do not know who wrote the book. Ruth was a good woman who was kind to her husband's mother, Naomi. Naomi's and Ruth's husbands died. They were very poor and Naomi was very sad. But they obeyed God. A man called Boaz helped them. He married Ruth. God was good to Ruth and Boaz. They had children and Naomi became happy again.