Uncle Billy: The Black Rechabite

Uncle Billy: The Black Rechabite

Source: American Zion (Yale University) 2013 A.D. From American Zion, "The Rechabites from whom Billy claimed his ancestry were a biblical clan, the progeny of Jehonadab (or Jonadab), the son of Recab." Source: britannica.com (Encyclopaedia Britannica) 2007 A.D "Rechabite, member of a conservative, ascetic Israelite sect that was named for Rechab, the father of Jehonadab. Jehonadab was an ally of Jehu, a 9th century bc king of Israel, and a zealous antagonist against the worshippers of Baal, a Canaanite fertility deity. Though of obscure origin, the Rechabites apparently were related to the Kenites, according to I Chron. 2:55, a tribe…
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