Tobias was the only child of a blind, holy man, named Tobit, and his wife, Anna.
Tobit sent his young son Tobias on an errand to a distant land to collect monies that were owed to him.
As he started on his journey Tobias was met by the angel, Raphael, disguised as a man named, Azarias.
Tobias and the angel started on their way accompanied by Tobias’ dog…
They stopped the first night by the River Tigris and as Tobias went to wash his feet a monstrous fish came up and tried to devour him.
Tobias wrestled with the fish and managed to haul it out onto the dry land.
The angel told Tobias to cut out the heart, gall and liver of the fish and preserve them.
Tobias and the angel arrived at the house of a kinsman named Raguel who had a daughter named Sara, his only child.
Sara had been married seven times and all seven husbands had been killed by the demon of lust, Asmodeus, before any of the marriages were consummated.
The angel Raphael told Tobias that he should marry Sara.
On their wedding night Raphael instructed Tobias to place the heart of the fish over the hot coals of the fire which he did.
The smoke from the fish drove the demon away.
Raphael followed in pursuit of the fleeing demon, and upon catching him, bound him…
Tobias and Sara, along with Tobias’ dog, returned to Tobit and Anna.
Tobias anointed his father’s eyes with the gall of the fish and Tobit’s sight was restored.
Tobit and Tobias discussed what wages to give Azarias.
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