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To·bit 1

In the Bible, a Hebrew captive in Nineveh.

[Greek Tōbit, from Hebrew ṭôbīyāh, Yahweh (is) my good : ṭôb, good; see ṭyb in Semitic roots + , my + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

To·bit 2

See Table at Bible.

[After Tobit.]


1. (Bible) a pious Jew who was released from blindness through the help of the archangel Raphael
2. (Bible) a book of the Apocrypha relating this story


(ˈtoʊ bɪt)

1. a book of the Apocrypha.
2. a devout Jew whose story is recorded in this book.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tobit - an Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuriesTobit - an Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status
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Then, raising him up as Tobit raised the fish by the gills, you must pull him into the room, taking care to squeeze him so tight that he can't cry out.
So entertaind those odorous sweets the Fiend Who came thir bane, though with them better pleas'd Then ASMODEUS with the fishie fume, That drove him, though enamourd, from the Spouse Of TOBITS Son, and with a vengeance sent From MEDIA post to AEGYPT, there fast bound.
Like all selection models, the procedure allows the binary (selection) and level outcomes to be determined by separate stochastic processes and relaxes the Tobit parameterization restrictions noted above and discussed below.
Results of Tobit Regression model indicated that the variable, years of schooling as well as irrigation source (canal water), have a negative and significant impact on technical, allocative and economic inefficiency of Statice cut flower.
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However, the data meet the criteria of "censored data"; therefore, the Tobit model (1) is an appropriate choice.
In "Jonah, Tobit, Judith" she provides a richly informative commentary explores the significant themes of each book, showing that God is intimately involved with the destiny of humankind.
The authors adopted Logit and Tobit estimators to measure managerial entrenchment via Gompers, Ishii, and Metrick's (2003) G index of governance.
This is estimated using a bootstrap-adjusted Tobit regression as specified by Simar and Wilson (2007).
The status of the Book of Tobit was problematic in the 17th century; though canonical in the Roman Catholic Bible, Protestant theologians denied it was a book of divine revelation, and consigned it instead to the Apocrypha.
28) Perhaps resuming a practice predating the merger, the amended statutes of the Misericordia from 1490 require as dues that associate members "pay every year three soldi each, and the women two soldi, for the feast of Saint Tobit that is in the month of September.
where b is analogous to a regressor obtained from a simple Tobit regression model.