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Tobit 12b

 

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The text below comes from the second half of Tobit, Chapter 12 (with some omissions), plus some verses from the end of Chapter 14. "Brother Azarias," now revealed as Raphael, ascends to heaven, tying up the last thread of the plot and leaving Thobi and his family to live happily ever after.

When Raphael reveals his identity, he states that he is one of seven angels who do God's work and enter into his presence. You can read more about the angel traditions of Judaism at the Jewish Encyclopedia online.

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Quando orabas tu
et Sara,
ego obtuli
memoriam orationis vestrae
in conspectu claritatis Domini;
 
et, cum sepeliebas mortuos,
similiter.
 
Et quia non es cunctatus
exsurgere
et relinquere prandium tuum
et abisti
et sepelisti mortuum,
exsurgere...relinquere: complementary infinitives with es cunctatus
tunc missus sum ad te
curare
te et Saram nurum tuam.
curare: infinitive expressing purpose
Ego sum Raphael,
unus
ex septem angelis sanctis,
Raphael: Hebrew name (agrees with unus)
qui assistimus
et ingredimur
ante claritatem Domini."
qui: relative pronoun, agreeing with angelis in gender and number
Et conturbati sunt ambo
et ceciderunt
in faciem suam
et timuerunt.
 
Et dixit illis:
"Nolite timere;
pax vobis.
timere: complementary infinitive with nolite
Deum benedicite
in omne aevum.
 
Cum essem vobiscum,
non mea gratia
eram vobiscum
sed voluntate Dei.
essem: subjunctive with cum
Et nunc
benedicite Dominum
super terra
et confitemini Deo.
 
Ecce ego ascendo ad eum,
qui me misit.
qui: relative pronoun, agreeing with eum in gender and number
Scribite omnia haec,
quae contigerunt vobis."
Et ascendit.
quae: relative pronoun, agreeing with haec in gender and number
Et surrexerunt
et iam non poterant
illum videre.
videre: complementary infinitive with poterant
Et benedicebant
et decantabant Deo
et confitebantur illi
in omnibus his
magnis operibus illius,
quia apparuerat illis
angelus Dei.
 
Et mortuus est in pace
Thobi
annorum centum duodecim
et sepultus est praeclare
in Nineve.
Thobi: Hebrew name (nominative)
Et, cum mortua est
mater eius,
Thobias sepelivit eam
iuxta patrem suum
Thobias: Hebrew name (nominative)
et abiit ipse et uxor eius
in Mediam
et habitavit in Ecbatanis
cum Raguel, socero suo.
Raguel: Hebrew name (agrees with socero)
Et curam habuit
senectutis eorum
honorifice
et sepelivit illos
in Ecbatanis Mediae
 
et hereditatem percepit
domus Raguel
et Thobis, patris sui.

Raguel: Hebrew name (genitive)

Thobis: Hebrew name (agrees with patris)

Et mortuus est
annorum
centum decem et septem

cum claritate.
 

 


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