[b-hebrew] Princess Ruth?

Arne Halbakken 1stluth at smig.net
Sun Jun 18 21:41:42 EDT 2006


At 12:00 PM -0400 6/18/06, b-hebrew-request at lists.ibiblio.org wrote:
>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

I'm not sure about the Talmud, but "daughter of Eglon king of Moab" 
is mentioned in a targum of Ruth 1:4.

Arne Halbakken



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