THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

CHAPTER 3 Tobit (Tobias the Father) Prays for Death 1 Then Tobias sighed, and began to pray with tears, 2 Saying: Thou art just, O Lord, and all thy judgments are just, and all thy ways mercy, and truth, and judgment: 3 And now, O Lord, think of me, and take not revenge of my … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

CHAPTER 2 Tobit (Tobias the Father) Leaves a Feast to Bury the Dead 1 But after this, when there was a festival of the Lord, and a good dinner was prepared in Tobias's house, 2 He said to his son: Go, and bring some of our tribe that fear God, to feast with us. 3 … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS   CHAPTER 1 The Piety of Tobit (Tobias the Father) 1 Tobias of the tribe and city of Nephtali, (which is in the upper parts of Galilee above Naasson, beyond the way that leadeth to the west, having on the right hand the city of Sephet,) 2 When he … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIT OR TOBIAS

THE BOOK OF TOBIAS OR TOBIT

THE BOOK OF TOBIAS OR TOBIT 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. Both the Hebrew origin of the book and the name Tobiah - טוֹבִיָּה which means "Yahweh is … Continue reading THE BOOK OF TOBIAS OR TOBIT

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Apocrypha: Wisdom Chapter 19 1 As for the ungodly, wrath came upon them without mercy unto the end: for he knew before what they would do; 2 How that having given them leave to depart, and sent them hastily away, they would repent and pursue them. 3 For whilst they were yet mourning and making … Continue reading THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Apocrypha: Wisdom Chapter 18 1 Nevertheless thy saints had a very great light, whose voice they hearing, and not seeing their shape, because they also had not suffered the same things, they counted them happy. 2 But for that they did not hurt them now, of whom they had been wronged before, they thanked them, … Continue reading THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Apocrypha: Wisdom Chapter 17 1 For great are thy judgments, and cannot be expressed: therefore unnurtured souls have erred. 2 For when unrighteous men thought to oppress the holy nation; they being shut up in their houses, the prisoners of darkness, and fettered with the bonds of a long night, lay [there] exiled from the … Continue reading THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Apocrypha: Wisdom Chapter 16 1 Therefore by the like were they punished worthily, and by the multitude of beasts tormented. 2 Instead of which punishment, dealing graciously with thine own people, thou preparedst for them meat of a strange taste, even quails to stir up their appetite: 3 To the end that they, desiring food, … Continue reading THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Apocrypha: Wisdom Chapter 15 1 But thou, O God, art gracious and true, longsuffering, and in mercy ordering all things, 2 For if we sin, we are thine, knowing thy power: but we will not sin, knowing that we are counted thine. 3 For to know thee is perfect righteousness: yea, to know thy power … Continue reading THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Apocrypha: Wisdom Chapter 14 1 Again, one preparing himself to sail, and about to pass through the raging waves, calleth upon a piece of wood more rotten than the vessel that carrieth him. 2 For verily desire of gain devised that, and the workman built it by his skill. 3 But thy providence, O Father, … Continue reading THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON