Sources suggest that Ruth was forty years old when Boaz married her. Boaz’s age at that time was eighty.
Ruth is the story of Right Woman. The simple love story is key to understanding the Plan of God, love, and marriage as revealed in the scripture. So simple, yet so powerful when understood, this book is dedicated to the scriptural explanation of Right Man/Right Woman as related from the perspective of Right Woman.
The scriptural explanation of romance bears no resemblance to the worldly viewpoint of courtship and marriage. The story of Ruth is one of the most powerful love stories ever told.
Besides the fact that the Bible is a book about God's love toward us, it contains many smaller stories about love. Here are 5 scripture summaries about love shared by Whatchristianswanttoknow.com.