Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
Oh that, etc
That it may
1 Chronicles 16:8
O give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his doings among the peoples.
And he removed from thence unto the mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and Ai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto Jehovah, and called upon the name of Jehovah.
I am as one that is a laughing-stock to his neighbor, I who called upon God, and he answered: The just, the perfect man is a laughing-stock.
As for me, I will call upon God; And Jehovah will save me.
Moses and Aaron among his priests, And Samuel among them that call upon his name; They called upon Jehovah, and he answered them.
Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, Therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and will show thee great things, and difficult, which thou knowest not.
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek: for the same Lord is Lord of all, and is rich unto all that call upon him:
1 Corinthians 1:2
unto the church of God which is at Corinth, even them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be'saints, with all that call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, their Lord and ours:
And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for thou hast striven with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
And he erected there an altar, and called it El-elohe-israel.
1 Samuel 1:17
Then Eli answered and said, Go in peace; and the God of Israel grant thy petition that thou hast asked of him.
The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst; I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
Oh that, etc
saying, If thou hadst known in this day, even thou, the things which belong unto peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
and I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make they name great; and be thou a blessing;
And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.
His name shall endure for ever; His name shall be continued as long as the sun: And men shall be blessed in him; All nations shall call him happy.
Unto you first God, having raised up his Servant, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from your iniquities.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ:
Let thy hand be ready to help me; For I have chosen thy precepts.
Fear thou not, for I am with thee; be not dismayed, for I am thy God; I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, and no one shall snatch them out of my hand.
the angel who hath redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
Remove far from me falsehood and lies; Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is needful for me:
And bring us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I rejoice therefore over you: but I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple unto that which is evil.
2 Timothy 4:18
The Lord will deliver me from every evil work, and will save me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
That it may
When I kept silence, my bones wasted away Through my groaning all the day long.
Make me to hear joy and gladness, That the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.
And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
He saith unto him the third time, Simon,'son of John, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
2 Corinthians 2:1
But I determined this for myself, that I would not come again to you with sorrow.
And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, in whom ye were sealed unto the day of redemption.
As many as I love, I reprove and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
1 Kings 3:7
And now, O Jehovah my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child; I know not how to go out or come in.
Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he will hear thee; And thou shalt pay thy vows.
He asked life of thee, thou gavest it him, Even length of days for ever and ever.
O thou that hearest prayer, Unto thee shall all flesh come.
But verily God hath heard; He hath attended to the voice of my prayer.
I love Jehovah, because he heareth My voice and my supplications.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
And God blessed them: and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.