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1 Chronicles 4:10 NIV

10 Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted his request.

Study tools for 1 Chronicles 4:10

  • a 4:3 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Vulgate); Hebrew "father"
  • b 4:4 - "Father" may mean "civic leader" or "military leader" ; also in verses 12, 14, 17, 18 and possibly elsewhere.
  • c 4:9 - "Jabez" sounds like the Hebrew for "pain."
  • d 4:12 - Or "of the city of Nahash"
  • e 4:13 - Some Septuagint manuscripts and Vulgate; Hebrew does not have "and Meonothai."
  • f 4:14 - "Ge Harashim" means "valley of skilled workers."
  • g 4:33 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Joshua 19:8); Hebrew "Baal"
  • h 4:41 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.