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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Ruth

List of Literary Structures


List of Pericopes

1 Elimelech's family goes to Moab(1:1-5)
2 Naomi and her Moabite daughter-in-law(1:6-22)
3 Ruth meets Boaz(2:1-23)
4 Engagement(3:1-18)
5 Negotiation(4:1-10)
6 The marriage of Boaz and Ruth(4:11-17)
7 The genealogy of David(4:18-22)

Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version