1 Chronicles 4:10
Good News Translation
But Jabez prayed to the God of Israel, "Bless me, God, and give me much land. Be with me and keep me from anything evil that might cause me pain." And God gave him what he prayed for.

Contemporary English Version
One day he prayed to Israel's God, "Please bless me and give me a lot of land. Be with me so I will be safe from harm." And God did just what Jabez had asked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jabes called upon the God of Israel, saying: If blessing thou wilt bless me, and wilt enlarge my borders, and thy hand be with me, and thou save me from being oppressed by evil. And God granted him the things he prayed for.

New American Bible
Jabez prayed to the God of Israel: “Oh, that you may truly bless me and extend my boundaries! May your hand be with me and make me free of misfortune, without pain!” And God granted his prayer.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Jabes called upon the God of Israel, saying: If blessing thou wilt bless me, and wilt enlarge my borders, and thy hand be with me, and thou save me from being oppressed by evil. And God granted him the things he prayed for.

called.

1 Chronicles 16:8 Praise ye the Lord, and call upon his name: make known his doings among the nations.

Genesis 12:8 And passing on from thence to a mountain, that was on the east side of Bethel, he there pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: he built there also an altar to the Lord, and called upon his name.

Job 12:4 He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn.

Psalm 55:16 But I have cried to God: and the Lord will save me.

Psalm 99:6 Moses and Aaron among his priests: and Samuel among them that call upon his name. They called upon the Lord, and he heard them:

Psalm 116:2-4 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me: and in my days I will call upon him. . . .

Jeremiah 33:3 Cry to me and I will hear thee: and I will shew thee great things, and sure things which thou knowest not.

Romans 10:12-14 For there is no distinction of the Jew and the Greek: for the same is Lord over all, rich unto all that call upon him. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God that is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that invoke the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place of theirs and ours.

the God.

Genesis 32:28 But he said: Thy name shall not be called Jacob, but Israel; for if thou hast been strong against God, how much more shalt thou prevail against men?

Genesis 33:20 And raising an altar there, he invoked upon it the most mighty God of Israel.

1 Samuel 1:17 Then Heli said to her: Go in peace: and the God of Israel grant thee thy petition, which thou hast asked of him.

Isaiah 41:17 The needy and the poor seek for waters, and there are none: their tongue hath been dry with thirst. I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Oh that, etc.

Luke 19:42 If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace: but now they are hidden from thy eyes.

bless me.

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed.

Genesis 32:26 And he said to him: Let me go, for it is break of day. He answered: I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.

Psalm 72:17 Let his name be blessed for evermore: his name continueth before the sun. And in him shall all the tribes of the earth be blessed: all nations shall magnify him.

Acts 3:26 To you first, God, raising up his Son, hath sent him to bless you: that every one may convert himself from his wickedness.

Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with spiritual blessings in heavenly places, in Christ:

enlarge.

Joshua 17:14-18 And the children of Joseph spoke to Joshua, and said: Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to possess, whereas I am of so great a multitude, and the Lord hath blessed me? . . .

Judges 1:27-36 Manasses also did not destroy Bethsan, and Thanac, with their villages; nor the inhabitants of Dor, and Jeblaam, and Mageddo, with their villages. And the Chanaanite began to dwell with them. . . .

Proverbs 10:22 A fool worketh mischief as it were for sport: but wisdom is prudence to a man.

thine hand.

Psalm 119:173 Let thy hand be with me to save me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

Isaiah 41:10 Fear not, for I am with thee: turn not aside, for I am thy God: I have strengthened thee, and have helped thee, and the right hand of my just one hath upheld thee.

John 10:28 And I give them life everlasting: and they shall not perish for ever. And no man shall pluck them out of my hand.

that thou.

Genesis 48:16 The angel that delivereth me from all evils, bless these boys: and let my name be called upon them, and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and may they grow into a multitude upon the earth.

Proverbs 30:8 Remove far from me vanity, and lying words. Give me neither beggary, nor riches: give me only the necessaries of life:

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,

Romans 16:19 For your obedience is published in every place. I rejoice therefore in you. But I would have you to be wise in good and simple in evil.

2 Timothy 4:18 The Lord hath delivered me from every evil work and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom. To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

keep me.

Psalm 32:3,4 Because I was silent my bones grew old; whilst I cried out all the day long. . . .

Psalm 51:8,12 To my hearing thou shalt give joy and gladness: and the bones that have been humbled shall rejoice. . . .

Matthew 26:75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus which he had said: Before the cock crow, thou wilt deny me thrice. And going forth, he wept bitterly.

John 21:17 He said to him the third time: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he had said to him the third time: Lovest thou me? And he said to him: Lord, thou knowest all things: thou knowest that I love thee. He said to him: Feed my sheep.

2 Corinthians 2:1-7 But I determined this with myself, to come to you again in sorrow. . . .

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God: whereby you are sealed unto the day of redemption.

Revelation 3:19 Such as I love, I rebuke and chastise. Be zealous therefore and do penance.

God granted.

1 Kings 3:7-13 And now, O Lord God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David, my father: and I am but a child, and know not how to go out and come in; . . .

Job 22:27,28 Thou shalt pray to him, and he will hear thee, and thou shalt pay vows. . . .

Psalm 21:4 He asked life of thee: and thou hast given him length of days for ever and ever.

Psalm 65:2 O hear my prayer: all flesh shall come to thee.

Psalm 66:19,20 Therefore hath God heard me, and hath attended to the voice of my supplication. . . .

Psalm 116:1,2 I have loved, because the Lord will hear the voice of my prayer. . . .

Matthew 7:7-11 Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .

Ephesians 3:20 Now to him who is able to do all things more abundantly than we desire or understand, according to the power that worketh in us:

Context
The Prayer of Jabez
9And Jabes was more honourable than any of his brethren, and his mother called his name Jabes, saying: Because I bore him with sorrow. 10And Jabes called upon the God of Israel, saying: If blessing thou wilt bless me, and wilt enlarge my borders, and thy hand be with me, and thou save me from being oppressed by evil. And God granted him the things he prayed for.
Cross References
1 Chronicles 4:9
And Jabes was more honourable than any of his brethren, and his mother called his name Jabes, saying: Because I bore him with sorrow.

1 Chronicles 4:11
And Caleb the brother of Sua begot Mahir, who was the father of Esthon.

Additional Translations
And Jabez called out to the God of Israel, “If only You would bless me and enlarge my territory! May Your hand be with me and keep me from harm, so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted the request of Jabez.And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it be not to my sorrow! And God granted him that which he requested.

And Igabes called on the God of Israel, saying, O that thou wouldest indeed bless me, and enlarge my coasts, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest make me know that thou wilt not grieve me! And God granted him all that he asked.

And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, Oh that thou wouldest richly bless me, and enlarge my border, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God brought about what he had requested.

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it be not to my sorrow! And God granted him that which he requested.

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldst bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou wouldst keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.

Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from evil, that it not be to my sorrow!" God granted him that which he requested.

And Jabez calleth to the God of Israel, saying, 'If blessing Thou dost bless me, then Thou hast made great my border, and Thy hand hath been with me, and Thou hast kept me from evil -- not to grieve me;' and God bringeth in that which he asked.
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