1 Chronicles 2:55
And the families of the scribes which dwelled at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites…
I. A NOBLE CALLING. To study and expound sacred books, inform society, and spread the will of God.
II. A FAMILY CALLING. "The families of the scribes." mere ditary pursuits in all communities.
III. A NEEDFUL CALLING. A literary profession useful to society. A learned ministry the want of the times.
Parallel VersesKJV: 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.