Tobit suffers blindness and poverty because of his piety, but is restored with angelic help.

Tobit was a charitable and God-fearing Jew who lived in Nineveh at the time of the exile. He took it upon himself to bury executed Jews, for which he suffered blindness and poverty. God sent the angel Raphael, disguised as Azariah, a fellow Jew, to accompany Tobit's son Tobias on his quest for part of his father's lost fortune.  On the way they met Sarah,  a Jewish woman whose seven husbands were killed by a demon through no fault of her own. Tobias married Sarah, and with the angel's help, destroyed the demon plaguing her life. He also found his father's money, brought it back to Tobit, and with the angel's help cured his father's blindness.


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