Read 1 Chronicles 4:9 Using Other Translations
And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.
Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain."
There was a man named Jabez who was more honorable than any of his brothers. His mother named him Jabez because his birth had been so painful.