Tobias

noun
To·​bi·​as | \ tə-ˈbī-əs How to pronounce Tobias (audio) \

Definition of Tobias

1 : a Jewish hero who with divine aid marries his kinswoman Sarah in spite of a jealous evil spirit and restores his father Tobit's sight

First Known Use of Tobias

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Tobias

Greek Tobias

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“Tobias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tobias. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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