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Tobias is the transliteration of the Koinē Greek : Τωβίας which is a translation of the Hebrew biblical name טוֹבִיה, Toviyah, ' Yah is good'. With the biblical Book of Tobit being present in the Deuterocanonical books and Biblical apocrypha, Tobias is a popular male given name for both Christians and Jews in English-speaking countries, German-speaking countries, the Low Countries, and Scandinavian countries. In English-speaking countries, it is often shortened to Toby. In German, this name appears as Tobias or Tobi; in French as Tobie; and in Swedish as Tobias or Tobbe. Tobias has also been a surname.


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Several people are called Tobias or similar names in the Bible era:


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