Book of Tobit

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an Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries


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The status of the Book of Tobit was problematic in the 17th century; though canonical in the Roman Catholic Bible, Protestant theologians denied it was a book of divine revelation, and consigned it instead to the Apocrypha.
Besides loyalty to parents, the Book of Tobit also stresses other family bonds, including marriage.
the book of Tobit, she finds Sara murdering her seven husbands, one
Tobias and the Angel by Castelnuovo-Tedesco is an oratorio based on the Book of Tobit.
the book of Tobit was written in Aramaic; and chapters 13 and 14 of Daniel have been preserved only in Greek.
Scholars of the Bible and of theology offer such perspectives as the Judaism of the Book of Tobit, Tobit against the background of the Dead Sea Scrolls, food and eating in the narrative, theological premises of the geographical references, and an English translation of the Fagius Hebrew version based on the 1519 Constantinople text.
Like the Book of Tobit and the Book of Daniel, which have similar settings, Esther shows that life outside Judah was not easy for the Jews.
The idiom, "pour out bread" (wtsk lhm lhm), occurs some three times in the eighth-century Aramaic Sefire inscription (I B 38; III 5, 7 = KAI 222:38, 224:5, 7) and in the Greek apocryphal book of Tobit ("pour out your breads" |Tob.