The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah: which three were born unto him of the daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And Er, the firstborn of Judah, was evil in the sight of the LORD; and he slew him.
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 .
And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was destroying , the LORD beheld , and he repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed , It is enough, stay now thine hand. And the angel of the LORD stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan the Jebusite.