Jeremiah 35:6-10 NIV

6 But they replied, “We do not drink wine, because our forefather Jehonadaba son of Rekab gave us this command: ‘Neither you nor your descendants must ever drink wine.

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    • ¥ 35:6 - Hebrew "Jonadab" , a variant of "Jehonadab" ; here and often in this chapter
      7 Also you must never build houses, sow seed or plant vineyards; you must never have any of these things, but must always live in tents. Then you will live a long time in the land where you are nomads.’

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      8 We have obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab son of Rekab commanded us. Neither we nor our wives nor our sons and daughters have ever drunk wine

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      9 or built houses to live in or had vineyards, fields or crops.

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      10 We have lived in tents and have fully obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab commanded us.