Biblical Comparisons: Duties of a Kinsman Redeemer Boaz and Jesus

Duties of a Kinsman Redeemer for Boaz and Jesus

No.ResponsibilityActOutcome
1To rescue the land owned by a family member that was in danger of being lostThe Kinsman Redeemer pays off the debt incurred. The land remains in the hands of the original owner. Per the law, the Kinsman Redeemer was to receive no personal benefit from his LEGALLY REQUIRED acts of kindness.
2 To rescue the person who was in danger of being lost ie: sold into slavery. The Kinsman Redeemer pays off the debt incurred. It was the rescued family member who received all the benefits and got his land or his freedom back.
3The Kinsman Redeemer was to step in and marry a female family member whose husband had died if she had not yet given birth to a son for her now-deceased husband to ensure the family name continued.
4If a family member was “killed”, it was the duty of the kinsman redeemer to hunt down the killer and avenge his death. Satan, aka the sea monster (Leviathan) in the sea of people was a murderer from the beginning. John 8:44In that day the Lord with His severe sword, great and strong, will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan that twisted serpent; And He will slay the reptile that is in the sea. Isaiah 27:1
Duties of a Kinsman Redeemer: Boaz and Jesus
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