Definition of Rechabite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrekəˌbīt/


(In the Bible) a member of an Israelite family, descended from Rechab, who refused to drink wine or live in houses (Jer. 35).
Example sentences
  • ‘Go to the clan of the Rechabites and speak to them.’

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Syllabification: Rech·ab·ite

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