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Jabez

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(jay' behz) Personal and place name meaning, “hollow, depression” or “he hurries.” 1. Home of scribes whose location is not known (1 Chronicles 2:55 ). 2 . Pious Israelite who asked God for blessing and received it (1 Chronicles 4:9-10 ). He illustrates the power of prayer.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Jabez'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/j/jabez.html. 1991.

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