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Morrish Bible Dictionary
Designation of Ikkesh, father of Ira, oneof David's mighty men. 2 Samuel 23,26; 1 Chronicles 11:28; 1 Chronicles 27:9 . The Tekoites were inhabitants of Tekoa: they helped to rebuild the wall of Jerusalem, but "their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord." Nehemiah 3:5,27 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Tekoite'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/t/tekoite.html. 1897.