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Meaning of RECHABITE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re"chab*ite\, n. (Jewish Hist.)
One of the descendants of Jonadab, the son of Rechab, all of
whom by his injunction abstained from the use of intoxicating
drinks and even from planting the vine. Jer. xxxv. 2-19.
Also, in modern times, a member of a certain society of
abstainers from alcoholic liquors.

 

 

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