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Tobit, book of

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  • TOBIT, BOOK OF — TOBIT, BOOK OF, one of the books of the apocrypha included in the Septuagint and Vulgate in the canon. It is the story of Tobit, an honest, upright man of the tribe of Naphtali, who observed the precepts and was exiled to Assyria by Shalmaneser… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Tobit, book of — A book included in the Apocrypha by Protestants and by Roman Catholics in the deuterocanonical literature of the OT. It was in the Greek LXX, although probably it was originally composed in Hebrew or Aramaic. Fragments of the book in both these… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Book of Tobias —     Tobias     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Tobias     We shall first enumerate the various Biblical persons and then treat the book of this name.     I. PERSONS     A. Tobias (II Par., xvii, 8). Heb. tobyyahu Yahweh is good ; Sept. Tobias, one …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Tobit — may refer to * Book of Tobit, a book of scripture that is part of the Catholic and Orthodox biblical canon * Tobit model, an econometric model for censored endogenous variables proposed by James Tobin …   Wikipedia

  • Tobit — To bit, n. A book of the Apocrypha. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tobit — [tō′bit] n. 1. a Hebrew captive in Nineveh 2. a book of the Apocrypha telling his story: abbrev. Tob or Tb …   English World dictionary

  • Book of Tobit — The Book of Tobit (or Book of Tobias in older Catholic Bibles) is a book of scripture that is part of the Catholic and Orthodox biblical canon, pronounced canonical by the Council of Carthage of 397 and confirmed for Roman Catholics by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobit — /toh bit/, n. 1. a book of the Apocrypha. 2. a devout Jew whose story is recorded in this book. * * * Main character in the Bible s apocryphal book of Tobit. Tobit, a pious Jew living in exile in Nineveh, gives alms and buries the dead in… …   Universalium

  • Book of Esther — Hebrew Bible Tanakh …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Nehemiah — Hebrew Bible Tanakh …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Enoch — For other writings attributed to Enoch, see Book of Enoch (disambiguation). Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

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