Episodes from the Story of Ruth

Book Title: Historiæ Biblicæ Veteris et Novi Testamenti : junioribus ad faciliorem eruditionem, senioribus ad vivaciorem memoriam, divini verbi præconibus ad celeriorem reminiscentiam, omnibus ad utilem sanctámque in curiositatem in centum frugiferis foliis exhibitæ / à Josepho & Joanne Klauber

Author: Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768

Image Title: Episodes from the Story of Ruth

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Description: This image depicts Boaz coming to his fields from Bethlehem, to find Ruth gleaning among the sheaves behind the reapers. In the top-left corner Elimelech and his wife Naomi go with their two sons from Bethlehem in Judah to the country of Moab. In the top-right Orpah departs, while Ruth stays with her mother-in-law Naomi. At the bottom Ruth drinks from the vessels drawn by the young men. At the top Ruth gleans in the fields of Boaz. In the bottom-right corner Ruth lies next to Boaz. In the bottom-left corner is Boaz, receiving the right to make Ruth his wife.

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