Tobit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tobit an Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tobit A book of the Apocrypha.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tobit tō′bit an apocryphal Old Testament book, containing the story of Tobit.
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Usage

In literature:

A stranger preached a poor sermon, and so read over the whole book of the story of Tobit.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1660" by Samuel Pepys
I had rather then a hundred times have Botticelli's armed angel in his Tobit at Florence.
"First and Last Things" by H. G. Wells
The 'husband and wife,' now eight and seven years old, were in a large room hung with tapestry, representing the history of Tobit.
"The Chaplet of Pearls" by Charlotte M. Yonge
There is another fine Madonna, commonly called La Virgen del Pez, from a fish which young Tobit holds in his hand.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
The apocryphal matter of your lessons in Tobit, Judith, Bel and the Dragon, &c., is scarce agreeable to the word of God.
"Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Of the Apocryphal books he translated only two, Judith and Tobit.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
Angel Raphael Leaving Family of Tobit painted.
"Rembrandt" by Estelle M. Hurll
Witness the flight of the evil spirits into the remote parts of Egypt, driven by the smell of fishes' liver burned by Tobit.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
Are there any Persian words in Genesis, words of the same kind as Asmodeus in Tobit?
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
There was at that time in Kirkcaldy one Tobit Balmutto, a horse-setter, of whom my grandfather had some knowledge by report.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
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In poetry:

The stain, in wiping, spread abroad,
Which caus'd a new surprize;
William had rather all the load
Had been in Tobit's eyes.
"The Spotted Coat" by William Hutton
Old Tobit never din'd, before
He call'd about him all the poor,
Nor touch'd a bit of the repast,
'Till he had given them a taste.
"Advice Concerning Eating And Drinking" by Rees Prichard
Thou with the liver of a fish, of yore,
Didst heal old Tobit's long-benighted eyes:
Do thou to me immediate health restore
By the prescription that before me lies.
"A Prayer For A Sick Person Before He Takes Physic" by Rees Prichard
Thy charity, like Tobit, largely deal —
To all that need, dispense around thy store,
And never with contentment eat a meal,
'Till thou some part hast given to the poor.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard

In science:

As an aside, Becker relates g to the “Tobit model” (named after economics Nobel laureate James Tobin) and implies that economist Frank Ghery (1972) was the first to propose use of g, evidently unaware (as was I) that g was earlier used by psychologists Hovland et al.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
MR1311978 Wang, L. (2007). A simple nonparametric test for diagnosing nonlinearity in Tobit median regression model.
Nonparametric inference of quantile curves for nonstationary time series
SSM/Tobit II) to describe the Demand for Medical Care and the Health Care Expenditure (see e.g.
Spatial Discrete Choice and Spatial Limited Dependent Variable Models: a review with an emphasis on the use in Regional Health Economics
Chib, S. (1992) Bayes inference in the Tobit censored regression model, Journal of Econometrics, 51, 79-99.
Spatial Discrete Choice and Spatial Limited Dependent Variable Models: a review with an emphasis on the use in Regional Health Economics
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