Book of Ruth

سفر راعوث

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  • Book of Ruth —     Book of Ruth     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Ruth     One of the proto canonical writings of the Old Testament, which derives its name from the heroine of its exquisitely beautiful story.     I. CONTENTS     The incidents related in the …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of Ruth — This article is about the ancient Hebrew religious text. For the 20th century English language novel, see The Book of Ruth (novel) The Book of Ruth ( he. מגילת רות; Sephardic, Israeli Hebrew: [məgi lat rut] ; Ashkenazi Hebrew: [mə gɪləs rus] ;… …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Ruth — noun a book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother in law Naomi after her husband died • Syn: ↑Ruth • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Book of Ruth (novel) — infobox Book | < See Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels or Wikipedia:WikiProject Books > name = The Book of Ruth orig title = translator = image caption = author = Jane Hamilton cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre …   Wikipedia

  • RUTH, BOOK OF — (Heb. מְגִלַּת רוּת), one of the five scrolls incorporated in the Ketuvim (Hagiographa) section of the traditional Hebrew Bible. In the Septuagint, followed by Christian Bibles, Ruth is found immediately after Judges. Contents In the days of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ruth Rabbah — (Hebrew: רות רבה) is an haggadic and homiletic interpretation of the Book of Ruth, which, like that of the four other scrolls ( megillot ), is included in the Midrash Rabbot. This midrash, divided into eight chapters or sections ( parashiyyot ),… …   Wikipedia

  • Ruth McKenney — (November 18, 1911 July 27, 1972) was an American author and journalist, best remembered for My Sister Eileen , a memoir of her experiences growing up in Ohio and moving to Greenwich Village with her sister Eileen McKenney. This was later adapted …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Judges — (Hebrew: Sefer Shoftim ספר שופטים) is a book of the Bible originally written in Hebrew. It appears in the Tanakh and in the Christian Old Testament. Its title refers to its contents; it contains the history of Biblical judges (not to be confused… …   Wikipedia

  • RUTH RABBAH — (Heb. רוּת רַבָּה), aggadic Midrash on the Book of ruth , the product of Palestinian amoraim. The Name The editio princeps was called Midrash Ruth, the title Ruth Rabbah being derived from later editions (from that published in Venice, 1545, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ruth Hurmence Green — (January 12, 1915, Sumner, Iowa mdash;July 7, 1981, Florida) was a United States atheist and author. According to Freedom From Religion Foundation s official site, she debunked the Bible as no one has done since Thomas Paine. Green was born into… …   Wikipedia

  • Ruth — NOTOC Ruth (Hebrew: רוּת) is a common female given name, from Ruth the Moabite in the Book of Ruth, from the Hebrew for compassion . Ruth can also refer to:Peopleurname* Babe Ruth (1895 1948), American baseball player * Earl B. Ruth (1916 1989),… …   Wikipedia

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