TOBIT. Chapter 1
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1 Tobit his stocke, and deuotion in his youth, 9 His marriage, 10 And captiuitie, 13 His preferment, 16 Almes and charitie in burying the dead, 19 For which he is accused and flieth, 22 And after returneth to Niniue.
4And when I was in mine owne countrey, in the land of Israel, being but yong, all the tribe of Nephthali my father, fell from the house of Ierusalem, which was chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, that all the tribes should sacrifice there where the Temple of the habitation of the most High was consecrated, and built for all ages.
6But I alone went often to Ierusalem at the Feasts, as it was ordeined vnto al the people of Israel by an euerlasting decree, hauing the first fruits, and tenths of encrease, with that which was first shorne, and them gaue I at the Altar to the Priestes the children of Aaron.6
18And if the king Sennacherib had slaine any, when hee was come, and fledde from Iudea, I buried them priuily, (for in his wrath hee killed many) but the bodies were not found, when they were sought for of the king.18
21And there passed not fiue and fiftie dayes before two of his sonnes killed him, and they fled into the mountaines of Ararath, and Sarchedonus his sonne reigned in his stead, who appointed ouer his fathers accounts, and ouer all his affaires, Achiacharus my brother Anaels sonne.21
22And Achiacharus entreating for me, I returned to Nineue: now Achiacharus was Cup-bearer, and keeper of the Signet, and Steward, and ouerseer of the accounts: and Sarchedonus appointed him next vnto him: and hee was my brothers sonne.22
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for Tobit Chapter 1
1 Or, acts.
2 2.King.17. 3. , Or, Kedes of Nephthali in Galile, Iudg.4.6.
5 1.King.12. 30. Or, to the power of Baal, or the god Baal.
6 Exod. 22. 29. deu.12. 6.
7 Or, Levi.
9 Num.36. 7.
10 Gene.43. 32.
11 Greek, my soule.
13 Greek. byer.
14 Or, in the land or countrey of Media.
15 Gr, the wayes of whom were vnsetled.
17 Or, behind walles.
18 2. Kin. 19. 35,36. isai. 37.36,37. ecclus.48. 18,12.1. macc.7.41. 2.mac. 8. 19.
21 2.King. 19.37. 2. chr.32.21. , Or, Esar-Haddon.
22 Or, Esar-Haddon.
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