But they replied, “We do not drink wine, because our forefather Jehonadab son of Rekab gave us this command: ‘Neither you nor your descendants must ever drink wine.
References for Jeremiah 35:6
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.’
References for Jeremiah 35:7
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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or built houses to live in or had vineyards, fields or crops.
References for Jeremiah 35:9
We have lived in tents and have fully obeyed everything our forefather Jehonadab commanded us.