The prayer of Tobias, and of Sara, in their several afflictions, are heard by God, and the angel Raphael is sent to relieve them.
 Then Tobias sighed, and began to pray with tears,
Tunc Tobias ingemuit, et coepit orare cum lacrimis,
 Saying: Thou art just, O Lord, and all thy judgments are just, and all thy ways mercy, and truth, and judgment:
dicens : Justus es, Domine, et omnia judicia tua justa sunt, et omnes viae tuae, misericordia, et veritas, et judicium.
 And now, O Lord, think of me, and take not revenge of my sins, neither remember my offenses, nor those of my parents.
Et nunc Domine, memor esto mei, et ne vindictam sumas de peccatis meis, neque reminiscaris delicta mea, vel parentum meorum.
 For we have not obeyed thy commandments, therefore are we delivered to spoil and to captivity, and death, and are made a fable, and a reproach to all nations, amongst which thou hast scattered us.
Quoniam non obedivimus praeceptis tuis, ideo traditi sumus in direptionem, et captivitatem, et mortem, et in fabulam, et in improperium omnibus nationibus, in quibus dispersisti nos.
 And now, O Lord, great are thy judgments, because we have not done according to thy precepts, and have not walked sincerely before thee:
Et nunc Domine, magna judicia tua, quia non egimus secundum praecepta tua, et non ambulavimus sinceriter coram te.
 And now, O Lord, do with me according to thy will, and command my spirit to be received in peace: for it is better for me to die, than to live.
Et nunc Domine, secundum voluntatem tuam fac mecum, et praecipe in pace recipi spiritum meum : expedit enim mihi mori magis quam vivere.
 Now it happened on the same day, that Sara daughter of Raguel, in Rages a city of the Medes, received a reproach from one of her father's servant maids,
Eadem itaque die, contigit ut Sara filia Raguelis in Rages civitate Medorum, et ipsa audiret improperium ab una ex ancillis patris sui,
 Because she had been given to seven husbands, and a devil named Asmodeus had killed them, at their first going in unto her.
quoniam tradita fuerat septem viris, et daemonium nomine Asmodaeus occiderat eos, mox ut ingressi fuissent ad eam.
 So when she reproved the maid for her fault, she answered her, saying: May we never see son, or daughter of thee upon the earth, thou murderer of thy husbands.
Ergo cum pro culpa sua increparet puellam, respondit ei, dicens : Amplius ex te non videamus filium, aut filiam super terram, interfectrix virorum tuorum.
 Wilt thou kill me also, as thou hast already killed seven husbands? At these words she went into an upper chamber of her house: and for three days and three nights did neither eat nor drink:
Numquid et occidere me vis, sicut jam occidisti septem viros? Ad hanc vocem perrexit in superius cubiculum domus suae : et tribus diebus, et tribus noctibus non manducabit, neque bibit :
 But continuing in prayer with tears besought God, that he would deliver her from this reproach.
sed in oratione persistens cum lacrimis deprecabatur Deum, ut ab isto improperio liberaret eum.
 And it came to pass on the third day, when she was making an end of her prayer, blessing the Lord,
Factum est autem die tertia, dum compleret orationem, benedicens Dominum,
 She said: Blessed is thy name, O God of our fathers: who when thou hast been angry, wilt shew mercy, and in the time of tribulation forgivest the sins of them that call upon thee.
dixit : Benedictum est nomen tuum, Deus patrum nostrorum : qui cum iratus fueris, misericordiam facies, et in tempore tribulationis peccata dimittis his, qui invocant te.
 To thee, O Lord, I turn my face, to thee I direct my eyes.
Ad te, Domine, faciem meam converto; ad te oculos meos dirigo.
 I beg, O Lord, that thou loose me from the bond of this reproach, or else take me away from the earth.
Peto, Domine, ut de vinculo improperii hujus absolvas me, aut certe desuper terram eripias me.
 Thou knowest, O Lord, that I never coveted a husband, and have kept my soul clean from all lust.
Tu scis, Domine, quia numquam concupivi virum, et mundam servavi animam meam ab omni concupiscentia.
 Never have I joined myself with them that play: neither have I made myself partaker with them that walk in lightness.
Numquam cum ludentibus miscui me : neque cum his, qui in levitate ambulant, participem me praebui.
 But a husband I consented to take, with thy fear, not with my lust.
Virum autem cum timore tuo, non cum libidine mea consensi suscipere.
 And either I was unworthy of them, or they perhaps were not worthy of me: because perhaps thou hast kept me for another man.
Et, aut ego indigna fui illis, aut illi forsitan me non fuerunt digni, quia forsitan viro alii conservasti me.
 For thy counsel is not in man's power.
Non est enim in hominis potestate consilium tuum.
 But this every one is sure of that worshippeth thee, that his life, if it be under trial, shall be crowned: and if it be under tribulation, it shall be delivered: and if it be under correction, it shall be allowed to come to thy mercy.
Hoc autem pro certo habet omnis qui te colit, quod vita ejus, si in probatione fuerit, coronabitur : si autem in tribulatione fuerit, liberabitur : et si in correptione fuerit, ad misericordiam tuam venire licebit.
 For thou art not delighted in our being lost: because after a storm thou makest a calm, and after tears and weeping thou pourest in joyfulness.
Non enim delectaris in perditionibus nostris : quia post tempestatem tranquillum facis : et post lacrimationem et fletum, exultationem infundis.
 Be thy name, O God of Israel, blessed for ever.
Sit nomen tuum, Deus Israel, benedictum in saecula.
 At that time the prayers of them both were heard in the sight of the glory of the most high God:
In illo tempore exauditae sunt preces amborum in conspectu gloriae summi Dei :
 And the holy angel of the Lord, Raphael was sent to heal them both, whose prayers at one time were rehearsed in the sight of the Lord.
et missus est angelus Domini sanctus Raphael ut curaret eos ambos, quorum uno tempore sunt orationes in conspectu Domini recitatae.