One of the supporters of Jehu's coup (2 Kgs. 10:15). His followers came to Jerusalem (c.616 BCE) to escape from the Babylonians, but in the city they continued to live in rural and teetotal simplicity.
Jeremiah contrasted their fidelity to their chosen ways with the religious disloyalty to their God of those who had always dwelt in Jerusalem (Jer. 35:14–16).

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  • Rechab — is the name of three men in the Bible:*One of the two captains of bands whom Saul s son Ish bosheth took into his service, and who conspired to kill him. (2 Samuel 4:2) *The father of Malchiah, ruler of part of Beth haccerem. (Nehemiah 3:14) *A… …   Wikipedia

  • RECHAB — pater Ionadab, 2. Reg. 10. v. 15. Filius Remmon, 2. Sam. c. 4. v. 2. Latine equitatus, vel equitans …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Rechab and the Rechabites — • Rechab was the father of Jonadab who in IV Kings, x, 15 28, appears as a fervent supporter of Jehu s attack on the House of Achab. The Rechabites were his descendants Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rechab and the Rechabites      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • RECHAB AND BAANAH — (Heb. רֵכָב, rider ; and בַּעֲנָה, cf. Ugaritic bnʿna, son of Ana ), sons of Rimmon from Beeroth, one of the four cities which constituted the Gibeonite (or Hivite) league, and which has been identified as the site of el Bire, lying northwest of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rechab —    Horseman, or chariot.    1) One of Ishbosheth s captains of bands or leaders of predatory troops (2 Sam. 4:2).    2) The father of Jehonadab, who was the father of the Rechabites (2 Kings 10:15, 23; Jer. 35:6 19) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • RECHABITES — (Heb. בְּנֵי הָרֵכָבִים), a small religious sect first identified as such in Jeremiah 35 in an incident dated in the reign of jehoiakim , but tracing their descent to Jonadab son of Rechab, who was a contemporary of jehu (II Kings 10:15–17 where… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jeremiah 35 — 1 The word which came unto Jeremiah from the LORD in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying, 2 Go unto the house of the Rechabites, and speak unto them, and bring them into the house of the LORD, into one of the chambers,… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • 2 Samuel 4 — 1 And when Saul s son heard that Abner was dead in Hebron, his hands were feeble, and all the Israelites were troubled. 2 And Saul s son had two men that were captains of bands: the name of the one was Baanah, and the name of the other Rechab,… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Rechabite — Rechabites the descendants of Rechab through Jonadab or Jehonadab. They belonged to the Kenites, who accompanied the children of Israel into the holy land, and dwelt among them. Moses married a Kenite wife, [Judges 1:16] and Jael was the wife of… …   Wikipedia

  • Kenite — Kenites or Cinites (  /ˈkiːn …   Wikipedia

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