Jabez

Jabez was a man, who brought 
Honour to his name
Yet his mother complained,
"I gave birth to him in pain."
He cried out to God to attain
His blessing 
And to enlarge his domain
And to keep him free
From harm and stain
So he would be unchained
From the label of disdain
And God blessed him
And took his sorrow and shame
And for you, God can do the same
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Based on 1 Chronicles 4:9-10

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