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ye may live many days in the land where ye be strangers.
JER 35:8 Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our
father in all that he hath charged us, to drink no wine all our days,
we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters;
JER 35:9 Nor to build houses for us to dwell in: neither have we
vineyard, nor field, nor seed:
JER 35:10 But we have dwelt in tents, and have obeyed, and done
according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.
JER 35:11 But it came to pass, when Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon came
up into the land, that we said, Come, and let us go to Jerusalem for
fear of the army of the Chaldeans, and for fear of the army of the
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