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Tobit 11a

 

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The text below comes from the first half of Tobit, Chapter 11 (with some omissions). it's finally time for Thobias to return home... and in addition to his wife, and the silver talents, there is one other very important thing he needs to take with him. Remember that fish from Chapter 6...? Notice also that the dog shows up again, ready to journey with Tobit and Raphael all the way back home from Media to Assyria.

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Et abierunt viam suam
et pervenerunt Charran,
quae est contra Nineven.

Charran: Hebrew name (accusative)

quorum: relative pronoun, agreeing with Charran in gender and number

Nineven: feminine accusative singular (Greek declensional ending)

Tunc dixit Raphael:
"Praecedamus uxorem tuam
et praeparemus domum,
dum veniunt."
Et processerunt ambo pariter.

Raphael: Hebrew name (nominative)

praecedamus...praeparemus: hortatory subjunctives

Et dixit illi:
"Tolle tecum fel."
 
Et abiit cum illis
canis ex eis,
qui sequebantur eum
et Thobiam.

qui: relative pronoun, agreeing with eis in gender and number

Thobiam: Hebrew name (accusative)

Et Anna sedebat
circumspiciens viam filii sui.
 
Et cognovit illum
venientem
et dixit patri eius:
 
"Ecce filius tuus venit
et homo,
qui cum illo ierat."
qui: relative pronoun, agreeing with homo in gender and number
Et Raphael dixit Thobiae,
antequam appropinquaret patri:
"Scio
quia oculi eius aperientur.

Raphael: Hebrew name (nominative)

Thobiae: Hebrew name (dative)

appropinquaret: subjunctive with expression of time (antequam)

Asperge fel piscis
in oculis eius;
et detrahet medicamentum
et decoriabit albugines
de oculis eius.
 
Et respiciet pater tuus
et videbit lumen."
 
Et occurrit ei Anna
et irruit collo filii sui
et dixit illi:
 
"Fili, video te,
amodo moriar."
Et lacrimata est.
moriar: subjunctive with expression of time (amodo)
Et surrexit Thobi
et offendebat pedibus
et egressus est
ad ostium atrii.
Thobi: Hebrew name (nominative)

 


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