THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

CHAPTER 13 Thanksgiving Canticle of Tobit (the Elder Tobias) 1 And Tobias the elder opening his mouth, blessed the Lord, and said: Thou art great, O Lord, for ever, and thy kingdom is unto all ages: 2 For thou scourgest, and thou savest: thou leadest down to hell, and bringest up again: and there is … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 12 Father and Son offer Gifts to Raphael 1 Then Tobias called to him his son, and said to him: What can we give to this holy man, that is come with thee? 2 Tobias answering, said to his father: Father, what wages shall we give him? or what can be worthy of his … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 11 Raphael's Instructions to Cure the Father 1 And as they were returning they came to Charan, which is in the midway to Ninive, the eleventh day. 2 And the angel said: Brother Tobias, thou knowest how thou didst leave thy father. 3 If it please thee therefore, let us go before, and let … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 10 Absence of Tobias Mourned by his Parents 1 But as Tobias made longer stay upon occasion of the marriage, Tobias his father was solicitous, saying: Why thinkest thou doth my son tarry, or why is he detained there? 2 Is Gabelus dead, thinkest thou, and no man will pay him the money? 3 … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 9 Tobias sends Raphael to Gabelus 1 Then Tobias called the angel to him, whom he took to be a man, and said to him: Brother Azarias, I pray thee hearken to my words: 2 If I should give myself to be thy servant I should not make a worthy return for thy care. … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 8 Raphael Binds the Devil 1 And after they had supped, they brought in the young man to her. 2 And Tobias remembering the angel's word, took out of his bag part of the liver, and laid it upon burning coals. 3 Then the angel Raphael took the devil, and bound him in the … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 7 Raguel, Sara's Father, Receives Tobias and the Angel 1 And they went in to Raguel, and Raguel received them with joy. 2 And Raguel looking upon Tobias, said to Anna his wife: How like is this young man to my cousin? 3 And when he had spoken these words, he said: Whence are … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 6 Young Tobias the Son Catches a Fish 1 And Tobias went forward, and the dog followed him, and he lodged the first night by the river of Tigris. 2 And he went out to wash his feet, and behold a monstrous fish came up to devour him. 3 And Tobias being afraid of … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 5 Young Tobias asks his Father's advice 1 Then Tobias answered his father, and said: I will do all things, father, which thou hast commanded me. 2 But how I shall get this money, I cannot tell; he knoweth me not, and I know not him: what token shall I give him? nor did … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

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CHAPTER 4 Tobit (Tobias the Father) counsels Tobias his son 1 Therefore when Tobias thought that his prayer was heard that he might die, he called to him Tobias his son, 2 And said to him: Hear, my son, the words of my mouth, and lay them as a foundation in thy heart. 3 When … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS