Chapter 11

  1. 1. After these things Tobias went his way, praising God that he had giuen him a prosperous iourney, and blessed Raguel, and Edna his wife, and went on his way till they drew neere vnto Nineue.
  2. 2. Then Raphael said to Tobias, Thou knowest brother, how thou didst leaue thy father.
  3. 3. Let vs haste before thy wife, and prepare the house.
  4. 4. And take in thine hand the gall of the fish: so they went their way, and the dog went after them.
  5. 5. Now Anna sate looking about towards the way for her sonne.
  6. 6. And when she espied him comming, she said to his father, Behold, thy sonne commeth, and the man that went with him.
  7. 7. Then said Raphael, I know, Tobias, that thy father will open his eyes.
  8. 8. Therefore annoint thou his eies with the gall, and being pricked therewith he shall rub, and the whitenesse shall fall away, and he shall see thee.
  9. 9. Then Anna ran forth, and fell vpon the necke of her sonne, and said vnto him, seeing I haue seene thee my sonne, from henceforth, I am content to die, and they wept both.
  10. 10. Tobit also went forth toward the doore, and stumbled: but his sonne ran vnto him,
  11. 11. And tooke hold of his father, and he strake of the gall on his fathers eyes, saying, Be of good hope, my father.
  12. 12. And when his eyes beganne to smart, he rubbed them.
  13. 13. And the whitenesse pilled away from the corners of his eyes, and when he saw his sonne, he fell vpon his necke.
  14. 14. And he wept, and said, Blessed art thou, O God, and blessed is thy Name for euer, and blessed are all thine holy Angels:
  15. 15. For thou hast scourged, and hast taken pitie on me: for behold, I see my sonne Tobias. And his sonne went in reioycing, and told his father the great things that had happened to him in Media.
  16. 16. Then Tobit went out to meete his daughter in law at the gate of Niniue, reioycing and praysing God: and they which saw him goe, marueiled because he had receiued his sight.
  17. 17. But Tobit gaue thankes before them: because God had mercy on him. And when hee came neere to Sara his daughter in Law, hee blessed her, saying, Thou art welcome daughter: God be blessed which hath brought thee vnto vs, and blessed be thy father and thy mother; And there was ioy amongst all his brethren which were at Nineue.
  18. 18. And Achiacharus, and Nasbas his brothers sonne came.
  19. 19. And Tobias wedding was kept seuen dayes with great ioy.

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