International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) Place : An unidentified town probably in the territory of Judah, occupied by scribes ( 1 Chronicles 2:55 ). For an ingenious reconstruction of the passage see EB , under the word
(2) Person : The head of a family of Judah, noted for his "honorable" character, though "his mother bare him with sorrow " ( 1 Chronicles 4:9 , 1 Chronicles 4:10 ),
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Jabez'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/j/jabez.html. 1915.