Chilion

Chilion

(kĭl`yŏn), in the Bible, Ruth's brother-in-law.
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10) Ruth 3:1-18 is an account of the Moabite woman Ruth, a widow of Chilion (Naomi and Alimelech's son) who accompanies her widowed mother-in-law back to Israel.
The antithesis of the life-force is death, which quickly makes its appearance in Ruth 1:3, with the death of Elimelech, and returns two verses later to claim his sons Mahlon and Chilion.