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Raphael maketh himself known.

 1 Then Tobias called to him his son, and said to him: What can we give to this holy man, that is come with thee?
Tunc vocavit ad se Tobias filium suum, dixitque ei : Quid possumus dare viro isti sancto, qui venit tecum?

 2 Tobias answering, said to his father: Father, what wages shall we give him? or what can be worthy of his benefits?
Respondens Tobias, dixit patri suo : Pater, quam mercedem dabimus ei? aut quid dignum poterit esse beneficiis ejus?

 3 He conducted me and brought me safe again, he received the money of Gabelus, he caused me to have my wife, and he chased from her the evil spirit, he gave joy to her parents, myself he delivered from being devoured by the fish, thee also he hath made to see the light of heaven, and we are filled with all good things through him. What can we give him sufficient for these things?
Me duxit et reduxit sanum, pecuniam a Gabelo ipse recepit, uxorem ipse me habere fecit, et daemonium ab ea ipse compescuit : gaudium parentibus ejus fecit, meipsum a devoratione piscis eripuit, te quoque videre fecit lumen caeli, et bonis omnibus per eum repleti sumus. Quid illi ad haec poterimus dignum dare?

 4 But I beseech thee, my father, to desire him, that he would vouchsafe to accept one half of all things that have been brought.
Sed peto te, pater mi, ut roges eum, si forte dignabitur medietatem de omnibus, quae allata sunt, sibi assumere.

 5 So the father and the son, calling him, took him aside: and began to desire him that he would vouchsafe to accept of half of all things that they had brought.
Et vocantes eum, pater scilicet et filius, tulerunt eum in partem : et rogare coeperunt ut dignaretur dimidiam partem omnium, quae attulerant, acceptam habere.

 6 Then he said to them secretly: Bless ye the God of heaven, give glory to him in the sight of all that live, because he hath shewn his mercy to you.
Tunc dixit eis occulte : Benedicite Deum caeli, et coram omnibus viventibus confitemini ei, quia fecit vobiscum misericordiam suam.

 7 For it is good to hide the secret of a king: but honourable to reveal and confess the works of God.
Etenim sacramentum regis abscondere bonum est : opera autem Dei revelare et confiteri honorificum est.

 8 Prayer is good with fasting and alms more than to lay up treasures of gold:
Bona est oratio cum jejunio, et eleemosyna magis quam thesauros auri recondere :

 9 For alms delivereth from death, and the same is that which purgeth away sins, and maketh to find mercy and life everlasting.
quoniam eleemosyna a morte liberat, et ipsa est, quae purgat peccata, et facit invenire misericordiam et viam aeternam.

 10 But they that commit sin and iniquity, are enemies to their own soul.
Qui autem faciunt peccatum, et iniquitatem, hostes sunt animae suae.

 11 I discover then the truth unto you, and I will not hide the secret from you.
Manifesto ergo vobis veritatem, et non abscondam a vobis occultum sermonem.

 12 When thou didst pray with tears, and didst bury the dead, and didst leave thy dinner, and hide the dead by day in thy house, and bury them by night, I offered thy prayer to the Lord.
Quando orabas cum lacrimis, et sepeliebas mortuos, et derelinquebas prandium tuum, et mortuos abscondebas per diem in domo tua, et nocte sepeliebas eos, ego obtuli orationem tuam Domino.

 13 And because thou wast acceptable to God, it was necessary that temptation should prove thee.
Et quia acceptus eras Deo, necesse fuit ut tentatio probaret te.

 14 And now the Lord hath sent me to heal thee, and to deliver Sara thy son's wife from the devil.
Et nunc misit me Dominus ut curarem te, et Saram uxorem filii tui a daemonio liberarem.

 15 For I am the angel Raphael, one of the seven, who stand before the Lord.
Ego enim sum Raphael angelus, unus ex septem, qui adstamus ante Dominum.

 16 And when they had heard these things, they were troubled, and being seized with fear they fell upon the ground on their face.
Cumque haec audissent, turbati sunt, et trementes ceciderunt super terram in faciem suam.

 17 And the angel said to them: Peace be to you, fear not.
Dixitque eis angelus : Pax vobis : nolite timere.

 18 For when I was with you, I was there by the will of God: bless ye him, and sing praises to him.
Etenim cum essem vobiscum, per voluntatem Dei eram : ipsum benedicite, et cantate illi.

 19 I seemed indeed to eat and to drink with you: but I use an invisible meat and drink, which cannot be seen by men.
Videbar quidem vobiscum manducare et bibere : sed ego cibo invisibili, et potu qui ab hominibus videri non potest, utor.

 20 It is time therefore that I return to him that sent me: but bless ye God, and publish all his wonderful works.
Tempus est ergo ut revertar ad eum, qui me misit : vos autem benedicite Deum, et narrate omnia mirabilia ejus.

 21 And when he had said these things, he was taken from their sight, and they could see him no more.
Et cum haec dixisset, ab aspectu eorum ablatus est, et ultra eum videre non potuerunt.

 22 Then they lying prostrate for three hours upon their face, blessed God: and rising up, they told all his wonderful works.
Tunc prostrati per horas tres in faciem, benedixerunt Deum : et exsurgentes narraverunt omnia mirabilia ejus.

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