Prayer of Jabez

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The Prayer of Jabez – a gem in genealogies
1 Chronicles 4:9,10 – “And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow. 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.”
The five requests of Jabez’s prayer
1.  Bless me indeed
2.  Enlarge my coast
3.  Let Your hand be with me 
4.  Keep me from evil
5.  Keep me from grief