[b-hebrew] Salmon, father of Boaz?

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 15:09:57 EDT 2007


On 8/22/07, Oun Kwon <kwonbbl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear b-Hebrew listers,
> Pardon if it is not directly relevant question on this list.
> Can you help me to read between the lines in Mt 1:5 "Salmon fathered
> Boaz from Rahab?"
> Does O.T. tell (suggest) that actually there may be several
> generations between Salmon and Boaz?
> Thanks for your help?
> Oun Kwon.

Matthew took this from Ruth 4:21, adding the connection to Rahab.

No, there is no indication that there may have been several
generations. But at the same time, no years are given, which can mean
that generations might have been skipped.

Yours, Karl W. Randolph.

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