Definitions for "Ruth"
Daughter-in-law of Naomi of Jerusalem, she returned to Judah with her mother-in-law after the death of her husband. There she married Boaz, after calling him to account for trying to avoid his duty under levirate marriage laws. She was the grandmother of Jesse, and great-grandmother to King David. Matthew's gospel names her in the genealogy of Jesus.
The Book of Ruth, read on Shavuot, tells the story of Ruthâ€(tm)s devotion to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and their return to Israel. Ruthâ€(tm)s story is read as the first story of conversion. Ruth is the grandmother of King David.
the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
Sorrow for the misery of another; pity; tenderness.
That which causes pity or compassion; misery; distress; a pitiful sight.
a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; "the blind are too often objects of pity"
In Anne Mc Caffrey's fictional Dragonriders of Pern books, Ruth was a dragon that played a central role in several of the novels.
Ruth is a fictional character appearing in the Marvel Comics universe, an archangel in the service of Heaven and an enemy of the Ghost Rider.
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Elizabeth Gaskell
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Raloxifene Use for The Heart
United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
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a woman of faith and commitment