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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Ruth

Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure

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

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

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