Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez, saying, “Because I gave birth to him in pain.” 10 Now Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that You would greatly bless me and extend my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would [a]keep me from harm so that it would not hurt me!” And God brought about what he requested.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 4:10 Lit take action