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Boaz

[boh-az] /ˈboʊ æz/
noun
1.
husband of Ruth. Ruth 2–4.
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  • Then this good Boaz had lit on his Ruth and married, and had many children.

  • Boaz's system of teaching was founded on one thing—whippings.

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  • Boaz is also angry if a boy laughs when he is being whipped.

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  • And Boaz gave us all the whippings we ought to have had from our friends and relatives.

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  • And Boaz never ceased from purifying our blood, and clearing our brain.

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  • And we began to sigh and groan because of our sufferings under Boaz.

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  • We hoped to rid ourselves of our angel of death, as we called Boaz.

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  • Then Boaz said to his servant who had charge of the reapers, "Whose maiden is this?"

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  • Is not Boaz, with whose maidens you have been, a relative of ours?

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  • Boaz also took ten of the town elders and said, "Sit down here."

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British Dictionary definitions for Boaz

Boaz

/ˈbəʊæz/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) a kinsman of Naomi, who married her daughter-in-law Ruth (Ruth 2–4); one of David's ancestors
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