- 1) A landowner in Bethlehem in the time of the judges who acted generously at harvest time to Ruth, a Moabite widow. After marriage, they had a son Obed, who became the grandfather of David (Ruth 4:17), an ancestor of Jesus (Matt. 1).2) One of the two pillars situated in front of Solomon's Temple (1 Kgs. 7:21). See Jachin.
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Boaz — ( [ bəʊæz] ; Heb. בועז) is a major figure in The Book of Ruth in the Bible.Boaz in the Bible He was a rich landowner who noticed Ruth the widowed Moabite daughter in law of Naomi, a relative of his, gleaning grain from his fields. He soon learns… … Wikipedia
Boaz — steht für: Boaz (Vorname), männlicher Vorname hebräischer Herkunft Boaz ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Boaz (Alabama) Boaz (Illinois) Boaz (Kentucky) Boaz (Missouri) Boaz (New Mexico) Boaz (Virginia) Boaz (West Virginia)… … Deutsch Wikipedia
BOAZ — (Heb. בֹּעַז), the son of Salmah, great grandfather of King David. Boaz was descended from Nahshon, the son of Amminadab (Ruth 4:20–22; I Chron. 2:10–15), prince of the tribe of Judah in the generation of the wilderness (Num. 1:7). He lived in… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Boaz — Boaz, AL U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 7411 Housing Units (2000): 3468 Land area (2000): 12.195238 sq. miles (31.585519 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.055415 sq. miles (0.143525 sq. km) Total area (2000): 12.250653 sq. miles (31.729044 sq … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Boaz, AL — U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 7411 Housing Units (2000): 3468 Land area (2000): 12.195238 sq. miles (31.585519 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.055415 sq. miles (0.143525 sq. km) Total area (2000): 12.250653 sq. miles (31.729044 sq. km)… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Boaz, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 137 Housing Units (2000): 67 Land area (2000): 0.357484 sq. miles (0.925880 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.357484 sq. miles (0.925880 sq. km) FIPS… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Boaz, WV — U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia Population (2000): 1345 Housing Units (2000): 554 Land area (2000): 3.710809 sq. miles (9.610951 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.816564 sq. miles (2.114891 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.527373 sq. miles… … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places
Boaz — [bō′az΄] n. [Heb boaz, lit., swiftness] Bible Ruth s second husband: Ruth 4:13 … English World dictionary
Boaz — m Biblical: Hebrew name of uncertain origin, perhaps meaning ‘swiftness’. In the Bible it is borne by a distant kinsman of Ruth who treats her generously and eventually marries her. The given name was in occasional use in England in the 17th and… … First names dictionary
Boaz — Un tableau de Rembrandt représentant Boas et Ruth. Boaz, de l hébreu בועז bô az « en lui (est) la force », est un personnage du Livre de Ruth. Historique Riche propriétaire terrien de Bethléem, il est fils de Salmôn et Rahab … Wikipédia en Français
Boaz — (fl. 12th cent, BCE) Israelite landowner, husband of Ruth. When Ruth came to glean in his fields, Boaz saw and admired her devotion to her widowed mother in law Naomi. As a kinsman of Elimelech (Ruth s father in law), Boaz undertook to marry… … Dictionary of Jewish Biography