Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now 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 harm that it may not pain me!" And God granted him what he requested.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Jabez called out to the God of Israel: "If only You would bless me, extend my border, let Your hand be with me, and keep me from harm, so that I will not cause any pain." And God granted his request.

International Standard Version

Later on, Jabez called on the God of Israel, asking him, ""whether you would bless me again and again, enlarge my territory, keep your power with me, keep me from evil, and keep me from harm!" And God granted what he had requested.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

Jabez cried to the God of Israel, saying, Oh, that You would bless me and enlarge my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and You would keep me from evil so it might not hurt me! And God granted his request.

Bible in Basic English

And Jabez made a prayer to the God of Israel, saying, If only you would truly give me a blessing, and make wider the limits of my land, and let your hand be with me, and keep me from evil, so that I may not be troubled by it! And God gave him his desire.

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And Jabez will call to God of Israel, saying, If blessing, thou wilt bless me and enlarge my bound, and thine hand were with me, and didst me from evil, so as not to afflict me! And God will bring what he asked.

King James 2000

And 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 may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that you would surely bless me and enlarge my border. And may your hand be with me, that you would keep me from evil so that it might not harm me!" And God granted what he asked.

Modern King James verseion

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that You would bless me indeed, and make my border larger, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, so that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he asked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "If thou shalt bless me, and enlarge my coasts, and shalt let thine hand be with me, and wilt keep me from evil that it vex me not." And God sent him his desire.

NET Bible

Jabez called out to the God of Israel, "If only you would greatly bless me and expand my territory! May your hand be with me! Keep me from harm so I might not endure pain!" God answered his prayer.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

So then Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldst, indeed bless, me, and enlarge my boundary, and that thy hand might be with me, - and that thou wouldst work to deliver me from evil, that it be not my pain. And God brought about that which he asked.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעבּץ 
Ya`bets 
Usage: 4

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

on the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505


Usage: 0

Oh that
אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

me indeed
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

and enlarge
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

my coast
גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

me from evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

that it may not grieve
עצב 
`atsab 
Usage: 17

me And God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600


come , bring , ... in , enter , go , carry , ...down , pass , ...out ,
Usage: 0

References

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Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Descendants Of David

9 Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez saying, "Because I bore him with pain." 10 Now 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 harm that it may not pain me!" And God granted him what he requested. 11 Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.


Cross References

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;

Genesis 12:8

Then he proceeded from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the LORD and called upon the name of the LORD.

Genesis 32:26

Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let you go unless you bless me."

Genesis 32:28

He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."

Genesis 33:20

Then he erected there an altar and called it El-Elohe-Israel.

Genesis 48:16

The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, Bless the lads; And may my name live on in them, And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."

Joshua 17:14-18

Then the sons of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, "Why have you given me only one lot and one portion for an inheritance, since I am a numerous people whom the LORD has thus far blessed?"

Judges 1:27-36

But Manasseh did not take possession of Beth-shean and its villages, or Taanach and its villages, or the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, or the inhabitants of Ibleam and its villages, or the inhabitants of Megiddo and its villages; so the Canaanites persisted in living in that land.

1 Samuel 1:17

Then Eli answered and said, "Go in peace; and may the God of Israel grant your petition that you have asked of Him."

1 Kings 3:7-13

"Now, O LORD my God, You have made Your servant king in place of my father David, yet I am but a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in.

1 Chronicles 16:8

Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.

Job 12:4

"I am a joke to my friends, The one who called on God and He answered him; The just and blameless man is a joke.

Job 22:27-28

"You will pray to Him, and He will hear you; And you will pay your vows.

Psalm 21:4

He asked life of You, You gave it to him, Length of days forever and ever.

Psalm 32:3-4

When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.

Psalm 51:8

Make me to hear joy and gladness, Let the bones which You have broken rejoice.

Psalm 51:12

Restore to me the joy of Your salvation And sustain me with a willing spirit.

Psalm 55:16

As for me, I shall call upon God, And the LORD will save me.

Psalm 65:2

O You who hear prayer, To You all men come.

Psalm 66:19-20

But certainly God has heard; He has given heed to the voice of my prayer.

Psalm 72:17

May his name endure forever; May his name increase as long as the sun shines; And let men bless themselves by him; Let all nations call him blessed.

Psalm 99:6

Moses and Aaron were among His priests, And Samuel was among those who called on His name; They called upon the LORD and He answered them.

Psalm 116:1-4

I love the LORD, because He hears My voice and my supplications.

Psalm 119:173

Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

Proverbs 10:22

It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

Proverbs 30:8

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,

Isaiah 41:10

'Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.'

Isaiah 41:17

"The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'

Matthew 6:13

'And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.]'

Matthew 7:7-11

"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Matthew 26:75

And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.

Luke 19:42

saying, "If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes.

John 10:28

and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.

John 21:17

He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You " Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.

Acts 3:26

"For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."

Romans 10:12-14

For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him;

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Romans 16:19

For the report of your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.

1 Corinthians 1:2

To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:

2 Corinthians 2:1-7

But I determined this for my own sake, that I would not come to you in sorrow again.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,

Ephesians 3:20

Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,

Ephesians 4:30

Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

2 Timothy 4:18

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 3:19

'Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.



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