So God granted him what he requested. And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that Thou wouldest bless me indeed and enlarge my borders, 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. 1 Chronicles 4:10 Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my 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. Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: Genesis 32:26 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, 'Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain.' Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain." "... and enlarge my territory!" 8 Comments Gloria L. Hodges Greaves link. Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted his request. Let your hand be with me, and keep me from evil, so that I will not experience pain!” God granted him what he requested. And God brought about what he had requested. 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. Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain." Joshua 17:14-18 And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing I am a great people, forasmuch as the LORD hath blessed me hitherto? Genesis 28:22) suppressed. When you think of territory, you probably think of … So God granted him what he requested" (1 Chronicles 4:9-10). And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my 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. I wish you would give me more territory. Jabez prayed to the God of Israel: “Oh, that you may truly bless me and extend my boundaries! Moses believed and clung to the promise of God and Moses was blessed accordingly. New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition, Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition. According to the scriptures, in 1 Thessalonians 5:17, the Apostle Paul reminds us that we need to pray continuously. Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from harm so that it might not bring me pain!” And God granted what he asked. He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would wonderfully bless me and help me in my work; please be with me in all that I do, and keep me from all evil and disaster!” And God granted him his request. Perhaps this very tradition concerning their founder originally emanated from the "families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez. Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that You would bless me and enlarge my territory! Therefore, ask God to enlarge your own territory as Jabez did to enable you overcome your problems. And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep. [enlarge/extend/expand my territory/border]. the frequent allusions in the book of Gen. to the meaning of the name Isaac (Yichaq, "he laugheth"); Genesis 17:17, Abraham's daughter; 1Chronicles 18:12, Sarah's incredulous laughter; 1Chronicles 21:6, Sarah's joy at the birth; 1Chronicles 26:8, Isaac's own mirth. 1 Chronicles 4 / 1 Chronicles 4:10 10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, "Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!" (1 Chronicles 4:9-10)” ― Bruce H. Wilkinson, The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life 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. 1 Kings 12:16). May your hand be with me! And God granted his request (1 Chronicles 4:9-10). 9 Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Jabez states … My mouth is enlarged over my enemies (1 Samuel 2:1). Be with me so I will be safe from harm.” And God did just what Jabez had asked. Written by Evangelist Yohanna Hoehler. Be with me and keep me from anything evil that might cause me pain.” And God gave him what he prayed for. And that thine hand.--Rather, and if thine hand will be with me, and thou wilt deal without (Heb. Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free. Jabez prayed to the God of Israel, “Please bless me and give me more territory. Keep me from harm, so that it will not cause me pain .” God granted his request. 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! New International Version (NIV). As, such, a request for “more territory” is not a petition for more “stuff,” as much as a metaphor implying greater authority, responsibility, and influence. The prayer of Jabez is a very short but effective prayer cited in I Chronicles 4:10. What Is the Prayer of Jabez? Don't live a selfish life. 1 Chronicles 16:8 Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. Jabez not only asks God to bless him, but to enlarge his territory. Enlarge my heart so I can run the way of Your commandments (Psalm 119:32). May your hand be with me and make me free of misfortune, without pain!” And God granted his prayer. Jabez called to the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my borders! He, who promised to enlarge the borders of Israel, will extend your territory (Exo.34:24; Deut.19:8). And Elohim granted him that which he requested. Genesis 33:20 And he erected there an altar, and called it EleloheIsrael. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 tells us that “ALL Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, and […] 1Ch iCh i Ch 1 chr 1chr). The oldest inscription we possess in the Phoenician character is of the ninth century B.C., and the development of that character from its Egyptian prototype must have occupied some centuries. I bore him in great pain!” Jabez prayed to the God of Israel: “Bless me, O bless me! 10 Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, "Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! The art of writing among the peoples of Babylonia ascends to an unknown antiquity. Jabez cried out to the God of Israel. Expand your wealth. And now, God invites you to pray as Jabez prayed, ‘enlarge my territory.’ Ask God to increase the range, the width, the depth of the territory you are to patrol and serve for His kingdom. (Genesis 14:7; Numbers 13:29;21:13; Deuteronomy 1:4,7,19;3:8,9; Joshua) “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 Jabez inwardly called on the God of Israel, and said, If thou blessing shalt bless me, and shalt enlarge my borders, and thy hand shall be with me, and thou shalt keep me from being oppressed by malice. If the Sopherim of Jabez (1Chronicles 2:55) were, as their name implies, writers or men of letters, we can understand that Jabez, like Kirjath-sepher, was a place of books, and was honoured accordingly. 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 his request. His mother had named him Jabez (Oh, the pain! Then I won’t have any pain.” God gave him what he asked for. Keep me from harm, so that it will not cause me pain.” God granted his request. - Enlarge the place of thy tent (comp. Expand your wisdom. Jabez prayed to the God of Israel. (A Prayer of David.) Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, ‘Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from hurt and harm!’ And God granted what he asked. Psalms 17:1. 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