Removal Of Sandals, The
Significance roles To make a sale legal in those days, one person would take off a sandal and give it to the other. So after the man had agreed to let Boaz buy the property, he took off one of his sandals and handed it to Boaz.
Boaz told the town leaders and everyone else: All of you are witnesses that today I have bought from Naomi the property that belonged to Elimelech and his two sons, Chilion and Mahlon.
You are also witnesses that I have agreed to marry Mahlons widow Ruth, the Moabite woman. This will keep the property in his familys name, and he will be remembered in this town. Ruth 4:7-10
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