Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers: and his mother named him Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him with sorrow."

New American Standard Bible

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother named him Jabez saying, "Because I bore him with pain."

King James Version

And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.

Holman Bible

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother named him Jabez and said, “I gave birth to him in pain.”

International Standard Version

Jabez enjoyed more honor than his relatives his mother named him Jabez, she said, "because I bore him in pain."

A Conservative Version

And Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. And his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with sorrow.

American Standard Version

And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.

Amplified

Jabez was honorable above his brothers; but his mother named him Jabez [sorrow maker], saying, Because I bore him in pain.

Bible in Basic English

And Jabez was honoured more than his brothers; but his mother had given him the name Jabez, saying, Because I gave birth to him with sorrow.

Darby Translation

And Jabez was more honoured than his brethren; and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with pain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jabez was more honoured than his brethren, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I gave birth to him with sorrow.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jabez was honorable above his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, For I bare with pain.

King James 2000

And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with sorrow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. And his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain."

Modern King James verseion

And Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. And his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with sorrow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jabez was nobler than his brethren. And his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bare him with sorrow."

NET Bible

Jabez was more respected than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, for she said, "I experienced pain when I gave birth to him."

New Heart English Bible

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers: and his mother named him Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with sorrow.

The Emphasized Bible

Now it came to pass that Jabez was more honourable than his brethren, - but, his mother, had called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with pain.

Webster

And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with sorrow.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jabez is honoured above his brethren, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, 'Because I have brought forth with grief.'

Interlinear

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

and his mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

יעבּץ 
Ya`bets 
Usage: 4

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

References

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Hastings

Morish

Smith

Prayers for 1 Chronicles 4:9

Context Readings

The Descendants Of David

8 Hakkoz became the father of Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum. 9 Jabez was more honorable than his brothers: and his mother named him Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him with sorrow." 10 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.


Cross References

Genesis 34:19

The young man didn't wait to do this thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter, and he was honored above all the house of his father.

Genesis 3:16

To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your pain in childbirth. In pain you will bring forth children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."

Genesis 35:18

It happened, as her soul was departing (for she died), that she named him Benoni, but his father named him Benjamin.

1 Samuel 4:21

She named the child Ichabod, saying, "The glory has departed from Israel;" because the ark of God was taken, and because of her father-in-law and her husband.

1 Chronicles 7:23

He went in to his wife, and she conceived, and bore a son, and he named him Beriah, because it went evil with his house.

Isaiah 43:4

Since you have been precious and honored in my sight, and I have loved you; therefore I will give people in your place, and nations instead of your life.

Acts 17:11

Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

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