Ruth and Naomi were Widows. These two women did not a man to take care of them. Ruth truly loved her mother in law. Ruth worked the fields after the field workers. meaning she got the left overs for her and Naomi. Ruth was a Moabite woman she is not from Gods chosen people. But because of her faith and love for the Lord he took care of her and blessed her. little did she know she would belong to the lineage of David.