American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- In the Bible, a Hebrew captive in Nineveh.
- n. See Table at Bible.
- n. A book of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
- n. rare A male given name.
- n. statistics a model where the dependent variable is censored.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A book of the Apocrypha.
- n. an Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries
- Coined by A. S. Goldberg in 1964 as these type of models were first proposed by James Tobin and are similar to probit models. (Wiktionary)
- Greek Tōbit, from Hebrew ṭôbīyāh, Yahweh (is) my good : ṭôb, good; see ṭyb in Semitic roots + -î, my + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.After Tobit. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the subsequent uninspired age, in Tobit we have some approach to the Epos.”
“Raphael is mentioned by name in the Book of Tobit, which is accepted as canonical by Catholics and Orthodox.”
“But this is not all, for when the writers of this Gloss come to the apocryphal books, they prefix a caution, as — “Here begins the book of Tobit, which is not in the Canon;” — “Here begins the book of Judith, which is not in the Canon,” and so of every one of them; and to confirm their opinion, they appeal to the”
“Raphael appears in Tobit, which is part of the Apochrypha, and not accepted by all Christians as canonical scripture.”
“Here followeth the history of Tobit which is read the third Sunday of”
“The pronouncement of one church that "Tobit" is canonical does not make it so within the experience and communities of believers that encounter the book.”
“Apocrypha, books such as Tobit and Sirach, that are found in the Catholic and Orthodox Christian canons of sacred scripture but not in the Jewish or Protestant canons.”
“A little afterwards, it is said, “Know then, that Tobit, which is among us in the”
“His conclusion: Under a number of estimating techniques – OLS, Tobit and Fixed-Effects – this research has provided evidence that, on average, government grants have the potential to crowd-in private donations to nonprofit performing arts organizations in the range of $0.14 – $1.15.”
“That, by the way, is the difference between what Christine attempts in Drag Me to Hell and what the characters accomplish in the Book of Tobit; Tobit may depict exorcism by means of burning fish guts, but even more important to the story are prayer and good deeds united to the grace of God.”
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