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09.md 578B

Jabez

This is the name of a man. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)

extend my territory

AT: “give me more land”

May your hand be with me

Possible meanings are that God’s hand represents 1) his guidance, 2) his power, or 3) his protection. AT: “Please guide me” or “Please make me prosper” or “Please protect me.” It can also be translated more generally as “Please be with me.” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metonymy and rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-synecdoche)

granted him his prayer

“did according to his prayer”