Now Jabez was (A)more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name [a]Jabez, saying, “Because I bore him in pain.” 10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my [b]territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!” So God granted him what he requested.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 4:9 Lit. He Will Cause Pain
  2. 1 Chronicles 4:10 border