Obed (biblical figure)

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Simeon Solomon, Ruth, Naomi and Obed, 1860.

In the Tanakh, Obed (Hebrew: עובד, Oved) was a son of Boaz and Ruth,[1] the father of Jesse, and the grandfather of David. He is one of Jesus' ancestors in the genealogy found in the Book of Matthew.[2]

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