Tobias (Job) saw his children to the fourth generation

Published October 4, 2014 by amaic

Book of Tobit

Chapter 9

8 …. Gabelus wept, and blessed God,

 

9 And said [to Tobias]: The God of Israel bless thee, because thou art the son of a very good and just man, and that feareth God, and doth almsdeeds:

 

10 And may a blessing come upon thy wife and upon your parents.

    

11 And may you see your children, and your children’s children, unto the third and fourth generation: and may your seed be blessed by the God of Israel, who reigneth for ever and ever.

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Book of Job

Chapter 42

12 The Lord blessed the latter part of Job’s life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys. 13 And he also had seven sons and three daughters. 14 The first daughter he named Jemimah, the second Keziah and the third Keren-Happuch. 15 Nowhere in all the land were there found women as beautiful as Job’s daughters, and their father granted them an inheritance along with their brothers.

16 After this, Job lived a hundred and forty years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation. 17 And so Job died, an old man and full of years.

For full article on Tobias as Job, see:

Job’s Life and Times

 

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