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Characteristics of Boaz mentioned in the text

rich and prominent: 2:1,5,15; 4:1ff.
"cousin" of Elimelek: 2:1,3,20; 3:2,12
pious: 2:4,12
takes an interest in Ruth: 2:5,8-9,14-16,21; 3:11,15
husband chosen for and by Ruth: 3:1ff.
respects family loyalty: 2:11; 3:10; 4:9f.
and himself keeps his word: 3:11,18
 

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