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Son of Obed, a Bethlehemite, and father of David. Little is recorded of Jesse, but his name constantly occurs in the description of David as 'the son of Jesse.' Ruth 4:17,22 ; 1 Samuel 16:1-22 ; 1 Samuel 17:12-20,58 ; Psalm 72:20 ; Matthew 1:5,6 ; Luke 3:32 . The Lord Jesus is referred to as a branch and a root of Jesse. Isaiah 11:1,10 : cf. Revelation 22:16 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Jesse'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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