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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
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. Probably in the S. of Judea, not far from Bethlehem. 1 Chronicles 2:51-54; Salton possibly is Salmon, Boaz' father (1 Chronicles 26:25).
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Jabez (2)'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/j/jabez-2.html. 1949.