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jabez in the Bible

affiction. (1.) A descendant of Judah, of whom it is recorded that "God granted him that which he requested" (1 Chr. 4:9, 10). (2.) A place inhabited by several families of the scribes (1 Chr. 2:55).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • jabez followed the direction of the youth's trembling finger, and then, with a vigorous 'Well, I'm blest!'

    Rogues and Vagabonds George R. Sims
  • jabez grinned, and closed his fat fist on the coin thrust into his palm.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • A most unusual line for jabez, and the whole matter very mysterious and not a little ominous.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • jabez found his conscience abnormally active at that moment.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • She read in his eyes the look that she had read in jabez', and knew what he was, and why he obeyed Barton.

    A Woman's Burden Fergus Hume
  • But jabez had not forgotten the similitude of the swine ring.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • When efforts to locate jabez Trask were made there was a surprise.

    The Putnam Hall Encampment Arthur M. Winfield
  • There he learned a fact which sent him back to Mr. jabez Pash in London.

    The Opal Serpent Fergus Hume
  • Already his employers had discovered the forgery of which they had been the victims, and jabez connected the two events.

    Rogues and Vagabonds George R. Sims
  • Uncle jabez put the oars in the punt and began to untie the painter.

    Ruth Fielding At College Alice B. Emerson

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