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Jabez

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Ja'bez. (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 4:9-10, in a passage of remarkable detail, inserted in a genealogy again connected with Bethlehem. 1 Chronicles 4:4.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Jabez'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/j/jabez.html. 1901.

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