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Catherines monastery mount sinai only in 1844, and in mss. The book is primarily concerned with the problem of reconciling evil in the world with divine justice. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. When tobit and sarah pray to god for deliverance, god sends the angel raphael to act as intercessor. The book of tobit, named after its principal character, combines jewish piety and morality with folklore in a fascinating story that has enjoyed wide popularity in. The book of tobit or tobias tells the story of god sending the archangel raphael to aid tobit the father, tobias the son, and sara. Tobit and his family strive to love and honor god and act as righteous followers of. Tobit 1 new american bible revised edition nabre chapter 1. Commentaries on the book of tobit for various authors.

Commentaries on the book of tobit for various authors these are collected interpretations and commentaries for each chapter of the holy bible by various authors exposition of the book of tobit. Both the hebrew origin of the book and the name tobiah which means yahweh is my good have been appreciated since antiquity. Tobit biblical literature britannica encyclopedia britannica. This book tells the story of tobi or tobit, hebrew tovi, a righteous israelite of the tribe of naphtali, living in nineveh after sargon ii had deported the northern tribes of israel to assyria. The book of tobit is listed as a canonical book by the. The book of tobit is one of the books in the collection of the apochrypha or deuterocanonical books that is considered authoritative in the catholic and orthodox. It was recognized as canonical by the council of hippo in 393. The book of tobit, also referred to as tobias, believed to have been written early in the second century b. Tobit 1 gnt i am tobit and this is the story of my bible gateway. Two other greek forms of tobit have long been known.

The book of tobias, as it is called in the latin vulgate, is also known in the greek septuagint as the book of tobit, and serves as part of the historical books in the latin vulgate and greek septuagint bible. Old testament scripture american bible society, karoline betheajones on. Tobit is one of the deuterocanonical books which means it is included in the catholic canon, but some christians dispute its canonicity. Book of tobit encyclopedia of the bible bible gateway. It was recognized as canonical by the council of hippo in 393, the councils of carthage of 397 and 417, and the council of florence in 1442, and confirmed in the counterreformation by the council of trent 1546. Tobit regains his sight, and sarah marries tobit s son tobias. It is not found in protestant or jewish biblical canons. The story closes with tobit s song of thanksgiving and an account of his death. The text in aramaic, hebrew, and old latin with english translations ancient texts and translations adolf neubauer on. These semitic forms of the book are in substantial agreement with the long greek recension of tobit found in codex sinaiticus, which had been recovered from st. The book of tobit is a book of scripture that is part of the catholic and orthodox biblical canons.

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