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Genesis 4:20

Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

Genesis 12:8

Then he proceeded from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the LORD and called upon the name of the LORD.

Genesis 13:12

Abram settled in the land of Canaan, while Lot settled in the cities of the valley, and moved his tents as far as Sodom.

Genesis 18:1

Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

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Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

Numbers 11:10

Now Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, each man at the doorway of his tent; and the anger of the LORD was kindled greatly, and Moses was displeased.

1 Samuel 4:10

So the Philistines fought and Israel was defeated, and every man fled to his tent; and the slaughter was very great, for there fell of Israel thirty thousand foot soldiers.

2 Samuel 20:1

Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite; and he blew the trumpet and said, "We have no portion in David, Nor do we have inheritance in the son of Jesse; Every man to his tents, O Israel!"

1 Kings 12:16

When all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people answered the king, saying, "What portion do we have in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse; To your tents, O Israel! Now look after your own house, David!" So Israel departed to their tents.

Genesis 24:67

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Genesis 31:33

So Laban went into Jacob's tent and into Leah's tent and into the tent of the two maids, but he did not find them. Then he went out of Leah's tent and entered Rachel's tent.

Judges 4:17-18

Now Sisera fled away on foot to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite, for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite. Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said to him, "Turn aside, my master, turn aside to me! Do not be afraid." And he turned aside to her into the tent, and she covered him with a rug.

2 Samuel 6:17

So they brought in the ark of the LORD and set it in its place inside the tent which David had pitched for it; and David offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

1 Chronicles 16:1

And they brought in the ark of God and placed it inside the tent which David had pitched for it, and they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before God.

2 Samuel 7:2

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within tent curtains."

1 Chronicles 15:1

Now David built houses for himself in the city of David; and he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

2 Chronicles 1:4

However, David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the place he had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents, they would come in like locusts for number, both they and their camels were innumerable; and they came into the land to devastate it.

Genesis 9:27

"May God enlarge Japheth, And let him dwell in the tents of Shem; And let Canaan be his servant."

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, "Behold, I had a dream; a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat."

Habakkuk 3:7

I saw the tents of Cushan under distress, The tent curtains of the land of Midian were trembling.

Numbers 31:10

Then they burned all their cities where they lived and all their camps with fire.

2 Kings 7:7-8

Therefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents and their horses and their donkeys, even the camp just as it was, and fled for their life. When these lepers came to the outskirts of the camp, they entered one tent and ate and drank, and carried from there silver and gold and clothes, and went and hid them; and they returned and entered another tent and carried from there also, and went and hid them.

1 Samuel 17:54

Then David took the Philistine's head and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put his weapons in his tent.

Joshua 7:21-23

when I saw among the spoil a beautiful mantle from Shinar and two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold fifty shekels in weight, then I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are concealed in the earth inside my tent with the silver underneath it." So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent; and behold, it was concealed in his tent with the silver underneath it. They took them from inside the tent and brought them to Joshua and to all the sons of Israel, and they poured them out before the LORD.

Jeremiah 35:7

'You shall not build a house, and you shall not sow seed and you shall not plant a vineyard or own one; but in tents you shall dwell all your days, that you may live many days in the land where you sojourn.'

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise; for he was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.

Genesis 13:5

Now Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents.

Genesis 18:1-6

Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day. When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth, and said, "My Lord, if now I have found favor in Your sight, please do not pass Your servant by. read more.
"Please let a little water be brought and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree; and I will bring a piece of bread, that you may refresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since you have visited your servant." And they said, "So do, as you have said." So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "Quickly, prepare three measures of fine flour, knead it and make bread cakes."

Genesis 20:13

and it came about, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her, 'This is the kindness which you will show to me: everywhere we go, say of me, "He is my brother."'"

Exodus 16:16

"This is what the LORD has commanded, 'Gather of it every man as much as he should eat; you shall take an omer apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.'"

Exodus 33:8

And it came about, whenever Moses went out to the tent, that all the people would arise and stand, each at the entrance of his tent, and gaze after Moses until he entered the tent.

Numbers 1:50

"But you shall appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of the testimony, and over all its furnishings and over all that belongs to it. They shall carry the tabernacle and all its furnishings, and they shall take care of it; they shall also camp around the tabernacle.

Job 8:22

"Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, And the tent of the wicked will be no longer."

Numbers 16:26

and he spoke to the congregation, saying, "Depart now from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing that belongs to them, or you will be swept away in all their sin."

1 Kings 20:16

They went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the temporary shelters with the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Job 4:21

'Is not their tent-cord plucked up within them? They die, yet without wisdom.'

Job 11:14

If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away, And do not let wickedness dwell in your tents;

Job 12:6

"The tents of the destroyers prosper, And those who provoke God are secure, Whom God brings into their power.

Job 15:34

"For the company of the godless is barren, And fire consumes the tents of the corrupt.

Job 18:6

"The light in his tent is darkened, And his lamp goes out above him.

Job 21:28

"For you say, 'Where is the house of the nobleman, And where is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?'

Job 22:23

"If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored; If you remove unrighteousness far from your tent,

Psalm 84:10

For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Acts 18:3

and because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them and they were working, for by trade they were tent-makers.

Exodus 26:7

"Then you shall make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; you shall make eleven curtains in all.

Exodus 36:14

Then he made curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; he made eleven curtains in all.

Exodus 26:14-29

"You shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above. "Then you shall make the boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing upright. "Ten cubits shall be the length of each board and one and a half cubits the width of each board. read more.
"There shall be two tenons for each board, fitted to one another; thus you shall do for all the boards of the tabernacle. "You shall make the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side. "You shall make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards, two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons; and for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, twenty boards, and their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. "For the rear of the tabernacle, to the west, you shall make six boards. "You shall make two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear. "They shall be double beneath, and together they shall be complete to its top to the first ring; thus it shall be with both of them: they shall form the two corners. "There shall be eight boards with their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. "Then you shall make bars of acacia wood, five for the boards of one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle for the rear side to the west. "The middle bar in the center of the boards shall pass through from end to end. "You shall overlay the boards with gold and make their rings of gold as holders for the bars; and you shall overlay the bars with gold.

Exodus 36:19-34

He made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of porpoise skins above. Then he made the boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing upright. Ten cubits was the length of each board and one and a half cubits the width of each board. read more.
There were two tenons for each board, fitted to one another; thus he did for all the boards of the tabernacle. He made the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side; and he made forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards; two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons. Then for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, he made twenty boards, and their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. For the rear of the tabernacle, to the west, he made six boards. He made two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear. They were double beneath, and together they were complete to its top to the first ring; thus he did with both of them for the two corners. There were eight boards with their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets, two under every board. Then he made bars of acacia wood, five for the boards of one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the rear side to the west. He made the middle bar to pass through in the center of the boards from end to end. He overlaid the boards with gold and made their rings of gold as holders for the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold.

Exodus 27:19

"All the utensils of the tabernacle used in all its service, and all its pegs, and all the pegs of the court, shall be of bronze.

Exodus 35:18

the pegs of the tabernacle and the pegs of the court and their cords;

Exodus 38:20

All the pegs of the tabernacle and of the court all around were of bronze.

Exodus 39:40

the hangings for the court, its pillars and its sockets, and the screen for the gate of the court, its cords and its pegs and all the equipment for the service of the tabernacle, for the tent of meeting;

Numbers 3:26

and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the doorway of the court which is around the tabernacle and the altar, and its cords, according to all the service concerning them.

Numbers 4:32

and the pillars around the court and their sockets and their pegs and their cords, with all their equipment and with all their service; and you shall assign each man by name the items he is to carry.

Judges 4:21

But Jael, Heber's wife, took a tent peg and seized a hammer in her hand, and went secretly to him and drove the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; for he was sound asleep and exhausted. So he died.

Isaiah 22:25

"In that day," declares the LORD of hosts, "the peg driven in a firm place will give way; it will even break off and fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut off, for the LORD has spoken."

Zechariah 10:4

"From them will come the cornerstone, From them the tent peg, From them the bow of battle, From them every ruler, all of them together.

Exodus 26:14

"You shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, And all my ropes are broken; My sons have gone from me and are no more There is no one to stretch out my tent again Or to set up my curtains.

Genesis 26:25

So he built an altar there and called upon the name of the LORD, and pitched his tent there; and there Isaac's servants dug a well.

Genesis 33:19

He bought the piece of land where he had pitched his tent from the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.

Judges 4:11

Now Heber the Kenite had separated himself from the Kenites, from the sons of Hobab the father-in-law of Moses, and had pitched his tent as far away as the oak in Zaanannim, which is near Kedesh.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

Psalm 104:2

Covering Yourself with light as with a cloak, Stretching out heaven like a tent curtain.

Psalm 19:4

Their line has gone out through all the earth, And their utterances to the end of the world In them He has placed a tent for the sun,

2 Peter 1:13-14

I consider it right, as long as I am in this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder, knowing that the laying aside of my earthly dwelling is imminent, as also our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.

Exodus 25:8-9

"Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them. "According to all that I am going to show you, as the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its furniture, just so you shall construct it.

Exodus 26:1-37

"Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen and blue and purple and scarlet material; you shall make them with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman. "The length of each curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; all the curtains shall have the same measurements. "Five curtains shall be joined to one another, and the other five curtains shall be joined to one another. read more.
"You shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise you shall make them on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set. "You shall make fifty loops in the one curtain, and you shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is in the second set; the loops shall be opposite each other. "You shall make fifty clasps of gold, and join the curtains to one another with the clasps so that the tabernacle will be a unit. "Then you shall make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle; you shall make eleven curtains in all. "The length of each curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the width of each curtain four cubits; the eleven curtains shall have the same measurements. "You shall join five curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves, and you shall double over the sixth curtain at the front of the tent. "You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the first set, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set. "You shall make fifty clasps of bronze, and you shall put the clasps into the loops and join the tent together so that it will be a unit. "The overlapping part that is left over in the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that is left over, shall lap over the back of the tabernacle. "The cubit on one side and the cubit on the other, of what is left over in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall lap over the sides of the tabernacle on one side and on the other, to cover it. "You shall make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering of porpoise skins above. "Then you shall make the boards for the tabernacle of acacia wood, standing upright. "Ten cubits shall be the length of each board and one and a half cubits the width of each board. "There shall be two tenons for each board, fitted to one another; thus you shall do for all the boards of the tabernacle. "You shall make the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side. "You shall make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards, two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons; and for the second side of the tabernacle, on the north side, twenty boards, and their forty sockets of silver; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. "For the rear of the tabernacle, to the west, you shall make six boards. "You shall make two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear. "They shall be double beneath, and together they shall be complete to its top to the first ring; thus it shall be with both of them: they shall form the two corners. "There shall be eight boards with their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets; two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. "Then you shall make bars of acacia wood, five for the boards of one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle for the rear side to the west. "The middle bar in the center of the boards shall pass through from end to end. "You shall overlay the boards with gold and make their rings of gold as holders for the bars; and you shall overlay the bars with gold. "Then you shall erect the tabernacle according to its plan which you have been shown in the mountain. "You shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman. "You shall hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, their hooks also being of gold, on four sockets of silver. "You shall hang up the veil under the clasps, and shall bring in the ark of the testimony there within the veil; and the veil shall serve for you as a partition between the holy place and the holy of holies. "You shall put the mercy seat on the ark of the testimony in the holy of holies. "You shall set the table outside the veil, and the lampstand opposite the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south; and you shall put the table on the north side. "You shall make a screen for the doorway of the tent of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of a weaver. "You shall make five pillars of acacia for the screen and overlay them with gold, their hooks also being of gold; and you shall cast five sockets of bronze for them.

Exodus 39:32

Thus all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting was completed; and the sons of Israel did according to all that the LORD had commanded Moses; so they did.

Exodus 27:21

"In the tent of meeting, outside the veil which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall keep it in order from evening to morning before the LORD; it shall be a perpetual statute throughout their generations for the sons of Israel.

Exodus 33:7

Now Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp, a good distance from the camp, and he called it the tent of meeting And everyone who sought the LORD would go out to the tent of meeting which was outside the camp.

Exodus 28:43

"They shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they enter the tent of meeting, or when they approach the altar to minister in the holy place, so that they do not incur guilt and die It shall be a statute forever to him and to his descendants after him.

Exodus 29:10-11

"Then you shall bring the bull before the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the bull. "You shall slaughter the bull before the LORD at the doorway of the tent of meeting.

Exodus 33:11

Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend When Moses returned to the camp, his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent.

Leviticus 1:1

Then the LORD called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying,

Numbers 1:1

Then the LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on the first of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

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Booth » Tents » living in » israelites » Feast of Tabernacles

Leviticus 23:40-43

'Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the foliage of beautiful trees, palm branches and boughs of leafy trees and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days. 'You shall thus celebrate it as a feast to the LORD for seven days in the year. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations; you shall celebrate it in the seventh month. 'You shall live in booths for seven days; all the native-born in Israel shall live in booths, read more.
so that your generations may know that I had the sons of Israel live in booths when I brought them out from the land of Egypt. I am the LORD your God.'"

Nehemiah 8:15-16

So they proclaimed and circulated a proclamation in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, "Go out to the hills, and bring olive branches and wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches and branches of other leafy trees, to make booths, as it is written." So the people went out and brought them and made booths for themselves, each on his roof, and in their courts and in the courts of the house of God, and in the square at the Water Gate and in the square at the Gate of Ephraim.

Tents » Were used by » All eastern nations

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents, they would come in like locusts for number, both they and their camels were innumerable; and they came into the land to devastate it.

2 Kings 7:7

Therefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents and their horses and their donkeys, even the camp just as it was, and fled for their life.

1 Chronicles 5:10

In the days of Saul they made war with the Hagrites, who fell by their hand, so that they occupied their tents throughout all the land east of Gilead.

1 Samuel 17:4

Then a champion came out from the armies of the Philistines named Goliath, from Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

Tents » Were pitched » In the neighborhood of wells, &c

Genesis 13:10

Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere--this was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah--like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar.

1 Samuel 29:1

Now the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek, while the Israelites were camping by the spring which is in Jezreel.

Genesis 26:17-18

And Isaac departed from there and camped in the valley of Gerar, and settled there. Then Isaac dug again the wells of water which had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham; and he gave them the same names which his father had given them.

Tents » Were used by » The people of israel in all their wars

1 Samuel 29:1

Now the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek, while the Israelites were camping by the spring which is in Jezreel.

1 Samuel 4:3

When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that it may come among us and deliver us from the power of our enemies."

1 Kings 16:16

The people who were camped heard it said, "Zimri has conspired and has also struck down the king." Therefore all Israel made Omri, the commander of the army, king over Israel that day in the camp.

Tents » Were used by » Patriarchs

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

Genesis 13:5

Now Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents.

Tents » Fastened by cords to stakes or nails

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the place of your tent; Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, spare not; Lengthen your cords And strengthen your pegs.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, And all my ropes are broken; My sons have gone from me and are no more There is no one to stretch out my tent again Or to set up my curtains.

Judges 4:21

But Jael, Heber's wife, took a tent peg and seized a hammer in her hand, and went secretly to him and drove the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; for he was sound asleep and exhausted. So he died.

Tents » Called » Tabernacles

Job 12:6

"The tents of the destroyers prosper, And those who provoke God are secure, Whom God brings into their power.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;

Numbers 24:5

How fair are your tents, O Jacob, Your dwellings, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » Shepherds while tending their flocks

Song of Songs 1:8

"If you yourself do not know, Most beautiful among women, Go forth on the trail of the flock And pasture your young goats By the tents of the shepherds.

Isaiah 38:12

"Like a shepherd's tent my dwelling is pulled up and removed from me; As a weaver I rolled up my life He cuts me off from the loom; From day until night You make an end of me.

Tents » Of the jews contrasted with those of the arabs

Song of Songs 1:5

"I am black but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, Like the tents of Kedar, Like the curtains of Solomon.

Numbers 24:5

How fair are your tents, O Jacob, Your dwellings, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » The rechabites

Jeremiah 35:7

'You shall not build a house, and you shall not sow seed and you shall not plant a vineyard or own one; but in tents you shall dwell all your days, that you may live many days in the land where you sojourn.'

Jeremiah 35:10

"We have only dwelt in tents, and have obeyed and have done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.

Tents » Were pitched » Under trees

Genesis 18:1

Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

Tents » Were used by » Israel in the desert

Exodus 33:8

And it came about, whenever Moses went out to the tent, that all the people would arise and stand, each at the entrance of his tent, and gaze after Moses until he entered the tent.

Numbers 24:2

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Tents » Custom of sitting and standing at the door of

Genesis 18:1

Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

Judges 4:20

He said to her, "Stand in the doorway of the tent, and it shall be if anyone comes and inquires of you, and says, 'Is there anyone here?' that you shall say, 'No.'"

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the place of your tent; Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, spare not; Lengthen your cords And strengthen your pegs.

Tents » Sending persons to seek a convenient place for, alluded to

Deuteronomy 1:33

who goes before you on your way, to seek out a place for you to encamp, in fire by night and cloud by day, to show you the way in which you should go.

Tents » Were pitched » On the tops of houses

2 Samuel 16:22

So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

Tents » Separate, for females of the family

Genesis 24:67

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Tents » Separate, for the servants

Genesis 31:33

So Laban went into Jacob's tent and into Leah's tent and into the tent of the two maids, but he did not find them. Then he went out of Leah's tent and entered Rachel's tent.

Tents » Illustrative » (spread out,) of the heavens

Isaiah 40:22

It is He who sits above the circle of the earth, And its inhabitants are like grasshoppers, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain And spreads them out like a tent to dwell in.

Tents » Were pitched » With order and regularity

Numbers 1:52

"The sons of Israel shall camp, each man by his own camp, and each man by his own standard, according to their armies.

Tents » Were used by » The arabs

Isaiah 13:20

It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch his tent there, Nor will shepherds make their flocks lie down there.

Tents » Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to

Isaiah 38:12

"Like a shepherd's tent my dwelling is pulled up and removed from me; As a weaver I rolled up my life He cuts me off from the loom; From day until night You make an end of me.

Tents » Were spread out

Isaiah 40:22

It is He who sits above the circle of the earth, And its inhabitants are like grasshoppers, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain And spreads them out like a tent to dwell in.

Tents » Origin and antiquity of

Genesis 4:20

Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

Tents » Illustrative » (enlarging of,) of the great extension of the church

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the place of your tent; Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, spare not; Lengthen your cords And strengthen your pegs.



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