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Jabez

Jabez [N] [E] [H]

(sorrow ).

  1. Apparently a place at which the families of the scribes resided who belonged to the families of the Kenites. ( 1 Chronicles 2:55 )
  2. The name occurs again in the genealogies of Judah, ( 1 Chronicles 4:9 1 Chronicles 4:10 ) in a passage of remarkable detail inserted in a genealogy again connected with Bethlehem. ver. 4.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jabez'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.