Then went Boaz up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.
And he took ten men of the elders of the city, and said, Sit ye down here. And they sat down.
And he said unto the kinsman, Naomi, that is come again out of the country of Moab, selleth a parcel of land, which was
our brother Elimelech's:
And I thought to advertise thee, saying, Buy it
before the inhabitants, and before the elders of my people. If thou wilt redeem it
, redeem it
: but if thou wilt not redeem it, then
tell me, that I may know: for there is
none to redeem it beside thee; and I am after thee. And he said, I will redeem it.
Then said Boaz, What day thou buyest the field of the hand of Naomi, thou must buy it
also of Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance.