1 When they came near to Kaserin, which is opposite Nineveh, Raphael said,
2 "You are aware of how we left your father.
3 Let us run ahead of your wife and prepare the house while they are still on the way."
4 As they went on together Raphael said to him, "Have the gall ready." And the dog went along behind them.
5 Meanwhile Anna sat looking intently down the road by which her son would come.
6 When she caught sight of him coming, she said to his father, "Look, your son is coming, and the man who went with him!"
7 Raphael said to Tobias, before he had approached his father, "I know that his eyes will be opened.
8 Smear the gall of the fish on his eyes; the medicine will make the white films shrink and peel off from his eyes, and your father will regain his sight and see the light."
9 Then Anna ran up to her son and threw her arms around him, saying, "Now that I have seen you, my child, I am ready to die." And she wept.
10 Then Tobit got up and came stumbling out through the courtyard door. Tobias went up to him,
11 with the gall of the fish in his hand, and holding him firmly, he blew into his eyes, saying, "Take courage, father." With this he applied the medicine on his eyes,