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Rechabites

(rē`kəbīts), in the Bible, a family that practiced asceticism. Organized by Jonadab, who helped Jehu purge Israel of the Baal cult, they drank no wine, built no houses, sowed no seed, planted no vines, and lived in tents. The Rechabites were apparently related to the Kenites.

Rechabites

pastoral people who abstained from all wines. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35:5–19]
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Planning Minister Donna Faragher this week confirmed approval had been given to Happy Heart Pty Ltd, led by Adrian Fini and Marcus Canning, to redevelop Rechabite Hall into an imaginative combination of arts bar and performance venue.
The Crystal Fount and Rechabite Recorder reprinted "The Death of Wind-Foot: An Indian Story" without change from American Review text.
The Independent Order of Good Templars included tobacco in its pledge for juvenile members in Australia,(14) while the Rechabites, another temperance lodge, campaigned for juvenile smoking legislation after 1900.
The Rechabite Friendly Society has launched a funeral plan with competitive rates for those who agree not to drink alcohol.
I am no Rechabite, but it is possible, you know, to enjoy life without one cheap drink too many in your hand.
Policies run by Healthy Investment (HI) Friendly Society ( formerly the Rechabite Friendly Society for teetotallers only ( top the performance league in three sectors, and comes third in the fourth.
WITH-PROFITS plans are offered by the Ancient Order of Foresters, Liverpool Victoria, National Deposit, Nottingham, Scottish, Teachers, Rechabite, Tunbridge Wells, UK Civil Service Benefit Society.
Thanks to the Rechabite Friendly Society, which provides policies for the no-booze brigade.
Policies run by Healthy Investment (HI) Friendly Society - formerly the Rechabite Friendly Society for teetotallers only - top the performance league in three sectors, and comes third in the fourth.
A new venue for an Antiques & Collectables Fair is St Johns' Church and The Rechabite Hall in Church Street, Gowerton, Near Swansea.
FOR details: call Liverpool Victoria on 0800 550050; Scottish Friendly Assurance, 0845 6021065; Rechabite Friendly Society, 0800 731 2422; Tunbridge Wells Equitable Friendly Society, 0500 800830.
The Manchester-based Rechabite has announced new premium income up a massive 74 per cent, assets up 4.