And the surprise answer is that he handed him a baby!  He might as well have at this rate.  The actual answer is a shoe.  God, I trust you and I give you my everything, but why on this Earth would you establish these contracts with handing people a shoe?  Technically, the procedure involved spitting on the refusing party (Deut. 25:5-10), but as you can tell, this contract detail didn’t make it into Boaz’s day and time.

ANYWAY, the dude had an obligation and he didn’t do it, which was bad.  However, Boaz lucked out because this meant he was now the eligible bachelor in the situation.  They got married, their land was restored, they lived happily ever after, and had a son named ____.

-Obed-

-Jesse-

-David-

-Salmon (Really a Bible name)-