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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Rechabites
    the descendants of Rechab through Jonadab or Jehonadab. They
    belonged to the Kenites, who accompanied the children of Israel
    into Palestine, and dwelt among them. Moses married a Kenite
    wife (Judg. 1:16), and Jael was the wife of "Heber the Kenite"
    (4:17). Saul also showed kindness to the Kenites (1 Sam. 15:6).
    The main body of the Kenites dwelt in cities, and adopted
    settled habits of life (30:29); but Jehonadab forbade his
    descendants to drink wine or to live in cities. They were
    commanded to lead always a nomad life. They adhered to the law
    laid down by Jonadab, and were noted for their fidelity to the
    old-established custom of their family in the days of Jeremiah
    (35); and this feature of their character is referred to by the
    prophet for the purpose of giving point to his own exhortation.
    They are referred to in Neh. 3:14 and 1 Chr. 2:55. Dr. Wolff
    (1839) found in Arabia, near Mecca, a tribe claiming to be
    descendants of Jehonadab; and recently a Bedouin tribe has been
    found near the Dead Sea who also profess to be descendants of
    the same Kenite chief.