[ toh-bit ]
/ ˈtoʊ bɪt /
a book of the Apocrypha.
a devout Jew whose story is recorded in this book.
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How to use Tobit in a sentence
Witness the flight of the evil spirits into the remote parts of Egypt, driven by the smell of fishes' liver burned by Tobit.
Here is also a beautiful allusion to the parting speech of the "sociable archangel," to Tobit and his son.
It has been suggested that the phantom figures are Tobit and the Angel.
Things were in this state, when, some time after the interview just related, we had another visit from a party headed by Tobit.
There the cluster of heavy, lounging young men was, Thousandacres and Tobit walking apart, as when last seen.
British Dictionary definitions for Tobit
noun Old Testament
a pious Jew who was released from blindness through the help of the archangel Raphael
a book of the Apocrypha relating this story
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