17 Tobit answered, "Bless you, brother!" Then Tobit called his son and said to him, "My child, prepare provisions for the trip and head off with your brother. May God who is in heaven protect you on your way and restore you safely to me. May his angel travel with you and protect you, my child." He went to begin his journey, and he kissed his father and mother. Tobit said to him, "Travel safely!"