Jabez : Jabez was a real person. A man of faith. A man of prayer. A man whose name meant "pain." But 1 Chronicles 4:9 tells us he was "more honorable than his brothers." And therein lies a tale. Now one of today's most accomplished writers of biblical fiction answers the question millions of people of faith have been asking: Who was Jabez? Why did he pray this prayer of blessing? And what happened next?