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Ithrite [S]

two of David's warriors so designated ( 2 Samuel 23:38 ; 1 Chronicles 11:40 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Ithrite". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Ithrite [E]

(belonging to Jether ), The, the designation of two of the members of Davids guard, Ira and Gareb. ( 2 Samuel 23:38 ; 1 Chronicles 11:40 ) They may have come from Jattir, in the mountains of Judah. (B.C 1046.) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ithrite'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


ith'-rit (yithri, "excellence," "preeminence"):

A family in Israel, whose home was Kiriath-jearim (1 Chronicles 2:53). Among the 37 heroes of David, two are mentioned who belonged to this family, Ira and Gareb (2 Samuel 23:38; 1 Chronicles 11:40).

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ITHRITE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.