- a Hebrew captive in Nineveh
- a book of the Apocrypha telling his story: abbrev. Tob or Tb
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Origin of TobitAfter Tobit.
In the Bible, a Hebrew captive in Nineveh.
Origin of TobitGreek T&omacron;bit, from Hebrew &tlowdot;ôb&imacron;yah, Yahweh (is) my good : &tlowdot;ôb, good; see &tlowdot;yb in Semitic roots + -î, my + yah, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.