Character Study on Shimeathites

Character Study on Shimeathites

1 Chronicles 2: 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.

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shimeathites
Family of scribes at Jabez. 1 Chronicles 2:55 .

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ti'Rathites, the, - one of the three families of scribes residing at Jabez, (1 Chronicles 2:55 ) the others being the Shimeathites and Sucathites
Tirathites - The Vulgate translation is not tenable, Tirathites ("the singers"), Shimeathites ("those repeating in song what they have heard"), and the Suchathites ("dwellers in tents")
Jabez (2) - A town where the scribes belonging to the families of the Kenites resided (1 Chronicles 2:55; a school said by the Targum to have been founded by Othniel, called also Jabez; Rechab is made Rechabiah son of Eliezer, Moses' son): the Tirathites, Shimeathites, and Sucathites; they came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab
Shimeath - The Shimeathites were a family or division of the tribe of Caleb ( 1 Chronicles 2:55 )
Kenites - Of these Kenites were the Rechabites, the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and the Suchathites, mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:55 , whose chief office was that of scribes