Jacobi Tirini (1580 - 1636), who signs his work Jacobus Tirinus, was a Jesuit monk, theologian, historian, and Biblical scholar. His major work was the Commentarius in Sacram Scripturam, a two volume Bible commentary. Tirini was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1580. Following his admission into the Jesuit Order, Tirini became a respected Biblical scholar and a prominent member of the Order. He was assigned as ”First Superior" to the Antwerp Jesuit House as well as "Directior of the Holland Mission". Tirini’s Biblical commentaries are still referenced today.