Jeremiah 35:1-6 CSB

The Rechabites' Example

1 [This is] the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord in the days of Jehoiakima son of Josiah, king of Judah:

References for Jeremiah 35:1

    • a 35:1 - 2 Kg 23:34-24:19; 2 Ch 36:4-8
      2 "Go to the house of the Rechabites, speak to them, and bring them to one of the chambers of the temple of the Lord to offer them a drink of wine."
      3 So I took Jaazaniah son of Jeremiah, son of Habazziniah, and his brothers and all his sons-the entire house of the Rechabites-
      4 and I brought them into the temple of the Lord to a chamber [occupied by] the sons of Hanan son of Igdaliah, a man of God, who had a chamber near the officials' chamber, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah son of Shallum the doorkeeper.
      5 I set jars filled with wine and some cups before the sons of the house of the Rechabites and said to them, "Drink wine!"
      6 But they replied, "We do not drink wine, for Jonadab,b son of our ancestor Rechab, commanded: 'You and your sons must never drink wine.

      References for Jeremiah 35:6

        • b 35:6 - 2 Kg 10:15,23