Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
TIRATHITES . A family of scribes ( 1 Chronicles 2:55 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ti' rath itess) Family of Kenite scribes (1 Chronicles 2:55 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Descendants from Tira, one of the three scribe families residing at Jabez (1 Chronicles 2:55). The other two were sprung from Shimea and Suchah. The Vulgate translation is not tenable, Tirathites ("the singers"), Shimeathites ("those repeating in song what they have heard"), and the Suchathites ("dwellers in tents").
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Designation of one of the families of scribes dwelling at Jabez. 1 Chronicles 2:55 . The signification of the term is not known.
Tirathites - Tirathites
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
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