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ITHRITE (ĭth'rīt, Heb. yithrî, excellence). A family that lived at Kiriath Jearim (1Chr.2.53). Two of David’s heroes belonged to this family: Ira and Gareb (2Sam.23.28; 1Chr.11.40).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

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