Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Jesse: Firm, or a gift, a son of Obed, the son of Boaz and Ruth
(Matthew 1:5,6; Luke 3:32) He was the father of eight sons, the youngest of
whom was David
(1 Samuel 17:12) The phrase "stem of Jesse" is used for the
family of David
(Isaiah 11:1) and "root of Jesse" for the Messiah
(Isaiah 11:10; Revelation 5:5) Jesse was a man apparently of wealth and
position at Bethlehem
(1 Samuel 17:17,18,20; Psalms 78:71) The last reference
to him is of David's procuring for him an asylum with the king of Moab
(1 Samuel 22:3)
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