Character Study on Tiras

Character Study on Tiras

Genesis 10:2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
1 Chronicles 1:5 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
Tiras
TIRAS . A son of Japheth ( Genesis 10:2 ), formerly identified with Thrace , but of late much more plausibly with the Turusha , a piratical people who invaded Syria and Egypt in the 13th cent. b.c. But Tiras has also been identified with Tarsus (= E. Cilicia) and even Tarshish (wh. see).

J. F. McCurdy.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Tiras
The youngest of the sons of Japheth (Genesis 10:2 ; 1 Chronicles 1:5 ).