Book Of Tobit Character Analysis

Just a reminder, I read all of Daniel and summarized it in last week’s blog.
In the Book of Tobit an Israelite by the name of Tobit lived in Nineveh. Tobit was the grandson of the infamous Deborah and was also raised by her. Tobit was loyal to God and God appreciated that, but Jeroboam the king of Northern Israel exiled him. By the time Tobit had reached an older age, he was determined to burry fallen Israelites, but throughout his journey he was sure his life meant nothing anymore and prayed for death. While this is partaking, a woman by the name of Sarah also prays for death, because every fiancé she’s ever had was killed right before their marriage. So then God sent an angle by the name of Raphael, who was disguised as a human, to help
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