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Morrish Bible Dictionary
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. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/j/jesse.html. 1897.