[b-hebrew] Princess Ruth?

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sat Jun 17 17:32:42 EDT 2006


Dear George,

The Talmud (if its really important I'll look up the source) says that Ruth 
was the daughter of Eglon king of Moab. Would you think that David would be 
descended from just ANY Moabitess? :-)

Yigal


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Athas" <george.athas at moore.edu.au>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 1:01 AM
Subject: [b-hebrew] Princess Ruth?


>> I was thinking of Ruth 1,15 the WOW of a princess going
>> away from her family, home and richness to be with Naomi
>> her God and nation leaving ALL.
>>
>> Avi Wollman
>
> OK, I'll bite:
>
> Avi, why do you think Ruth is a princess? Did you mean this figuratively, 
> or
> actually?
>
> Best Regards,
>
> GEORGE ATHAS
> Moore Theological College
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