Jabez

The origin of the name Jabez is Hebrew

 

This is how Jabez is written in Hebrew:

יַעְבֵּץ = Ya`bets

 

The biblical meaning of the name Jabez is:

“sorrow”

”affiction”

 

In The Bible:
Jabez was a descendant of Judah, of whom it is recorded that “God granted him that which he requested” and also was a place inhabited by several families of the scribes
The name Jabez appears in the bible in the following verses:

1 Chronicles 2:55 KJV
And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.

1 Chronicles 4:9 KJV
And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.

1 Chronicles 4:10 KJV
And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.