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Tobias

[tuh-bahy-uh s] /təˈbaɪ əs/
noun
1.
the son of Tobit.
2.
Douay Bible. Tobit.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Struggle with a monster fish which had attacked Tobias whilst he slept.

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  • I then continued with a prayer to God whilst Tobias fell asleep.

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  • After this Tobias advanced, embraced his father, and then rubbed his eyes with the skate's liver.

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  • Tobias had got well to do in the cranberry-raisin' line and drove a fast horse.

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  • At the end of that mile Jonadab's craft's jib boom was just astern of Tobias's rudder.

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  • And every day sence then he's out on the road layin' for another chance at Tobias.

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Word Origin and History for Tobias

masc. proper name, from Late Latin Tobias, from Greek Tobias, from Hebrew Tobhiyyah, literally "the Lord is my Good," from Hebrew tobh "good." Toby is a short form.

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