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79 Bible Verses about Tents

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Genesis 4:20

And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of those who dwell in tents, and breed cattle.

Genesis 12:8

And he removed thence towards the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel toward the west, and Ai toward the east; and there he built an altar to Jehovah, and called on the name of Jehovah.

Genesis 13:12

Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan; and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, and pitched tents as far as Sodom.

Genesis 18:1

And Jehovah appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he sat at the tent-door in the heat of the day.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew, and Esau became a man skilled in hunting, a man of the field; and Jacob was a homely man, dwelling in tents.

Numbers 11:10

And Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, every one at the entrance of his tent; and the anger of Jehovah was kindled greatly; it was also evil in the eyes of Moses.

1 Samuel 4:10

And the Philistines fought, and Israel was routed, and they fled every man to his tent; and there was a very great slaughter, and there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.

2 Samuel 20:1

And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite; and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no portion in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, Israel.

1 Kings 12:16

And all Israel saw that the king hearkened not to them; and the people answered the king saying, What portion have we in David? And we have no inheritance in the son of Jesse: To your tents, O Israel! Now see to thine own house, David! And Israel went to their tents.

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac led her into his mother Sarah's tent; and he took Rebecca, and she became his wife, and he loved her. And Isaac was comforted after the death of his mother.

Genesis 31:33

And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two handmaids' tents, and found nothing; and he went out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.

Judges 4:17-18

But Sis'era fled away on foot to the tent of Ja'el, the wife of Heber the Ken'ite; for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Ken'ite. And Ja'el came out to meet Sis'era, and said to him, "Turn aside, my lord, turn aside to me; have no fear." So he turned aside to her into the tent, and she covered him with a rug.

2 Samuel 6:17

And they brought in the ark of Jehovah, and set it in its place, in the midst of the tent that David had spread for it. And David offered up burnt-offerings and peace-offerings before Jehovah.

1 Chronicles 16:1

And they brought in the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had spread for it; and they presented 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 cedars, and the ark of God dwells under curtains.

1 Chronicles 15:1

And he made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and spread a tent for it.

2 Chronicles 1:4

But the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjath-jearim to the place that David had prepared for it; for he had spread a tent for it at Jerusalem.

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their cattle and their tents, coming like locusts for number; both they and their camels could not be counted; so that they wasted the land as they came in.

Genesis 9:27

Let God enlarge Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem, And let Canaan be his bondman.

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, behold, a man was telling a dream to his comrade; and he said, "Behold, I dreamed a dream; and lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Mid'ian, and 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 in affliction; The curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

Numbers 31:10

and all their cities in their settlements and all their encampments they burned with fire.

2 Kings 7:7-8

And they rose up and fled in the dusk, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, the camp as it was, and fled for their life. And those lepers came to the extremity of the camp; and they went into one tent, and ate and drank, and carried thence silver and gold, and garments, and went and hid it; and they came again, and entered into another tent, and carried thence, and went and hid it.

1 Samuel 17:54

And David took the head of the Philistine and brought it to Jerusalem; but he put his armour in his tent.

Joshua 7:21-23

I saw among the spoils a beautiful mantle of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a golden bar of fifty shekels weight, and I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it. And Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent, and behold, it was hid in his tent, and the silver under it. And they took them out of the midst of the tent, and brought them to Joshua and to all the children of Israel, and laid them out before Jehovah.

Jeremiah 35:7

neither shall ye build house, nor sow seed, nor plant vineyard, nor shall ye have any; but all your days ye shall dwell in tents, that ye may live many days in the land where ye sojourn.

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise; for he waited for the city which has foundations, of which God is the artificer and constructor.

Genesis 13:5

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

Genesis 18:1-6

And Jehovah appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he sat at the tent-door in the heat of the day. And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men standing near him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself to the earth, and said, Lord, if now I have found favour in thine eyes, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant.read more.
Let now a little water be fetched, that ye may wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree. And I will fetch a morsel of bread; and refresh yourselves; after that ye shall pass on; for therefore have ye passed on towards your servant. And they said, So do as thou hast said. And Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and said, Knead quickly three seahs of wheaten flour, and make cakes.

Genesis 20:13

And it came to pass when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her, Let this be thy kindness which thou shalt shew to me: at every place whither we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.

Exodus 16:16

This is the thing which Jehovah has commanded: Gather of it every man according to what he can eat, an omer a poll, according to the number of your persons: ye shall take every man for those that are in his tent.

Exodus 33:8

And it came to pass, when Moses went out to the tent, all the people rose up, and stood every man at the entrance of his tent, and they looked after Moses until he entered into the tent.

Numbers 1:50

But thou, appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of testimony, and over all the vessels thereof, and over all things that belong to it: they shall bear the tabernacle, and all its vessels; and they shall serve it, and round about the tabernacle shall they encamp;

Job 8:22

They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked be no more.

Numbers 16:26

And he spoke to the assembly, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye perish in all their sins.

1 Kings 20:16

And they went out at noon; and Ben-Hadad drank himself drunk in the tents, he and the kings, the thirty-two kings that helped him.

Job 4:21

Is not their tent-cord torn away in them? they die, and without wisdom.

Job 11:14

If thou put far away the iniquity which is in thy hand, and let not wrong dwell in thy tents;

Job 12:6

The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.

Job 15:34

For the family of the ungodly shall be barren, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Job 18:6

The light shall become dark in his tent, and his lamp over him shall be put out.

Job 21:28

For ye say, Where is the house of the noble? and where the tent of the dwellings of the wicked?

Job 22:23

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up. If thou remove unrighteousness far from thy tents,

Psalm 84:10

For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God, than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Acts 18:3

and because they were of the same trade abode with them, and wrought. For they were tent-makers by trade.

Exodus 26:7

And thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make them.

Exodus 36:14

And he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains did he make them.

Exodus 26:14-29

And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins over that. And the boards for the tabernacle thou shalt make of acacia-wood, standing up; ten cubits the length of the board, and a cubit and a half the breadth of one board.read more.
One board shall have two tenons, connected one with the other: thus shalt thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle. And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the south side southward. And thou shalt make forty bases of silver under the twenty boards; two bases under one board for its two tenons, and two bases under another board for its two tenons. And for the other side of the tabernacle on the north side there shall be twenty boards. And their forty bases of silver; two bases under one board, and two bases under another board. And for the rear of the tabernacle westward thou shalt make six boards. And two boards shalt thou make for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear; and they shall be joined beneath, and together shall be united at the top thereof to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners. And there shall be eight boards, and their bases, of silver, sixteen bases; two bases under one board, and two bases under another board. And thou shalt make bars of acacia-wood; five for the boards of the 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 at the rear westward; and the middle bar in the midst of the boards reaching from one end to the other. And thou shalt overlay the boards with gold, and make of gold their rings, the receptacles of the bars, and shalt overlay the bars with gold.

Exodus 36:19-34

And he made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins above that. And he made the boards for the tabernacle of acacia-wood, standing up; ten cubits the length of the boards, and one cubit and a half the breadth of one board;read more.
two tenons in one board, connected one with the other: thus did he make for all the boards of the tabernacle. And he made the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards for the south side southward; and he made forty bases of silver under the twenty boards, two bases under one board, for its two tenons, and two bases under another board for its two tenons. And for the other side of the tabernacle, on the side toward the north, he made twenty boards, and their forty bases of silver, two bases under one board, and two bases under another board. And at the rear of the tabernacle, westward, he made six boards; and he made two boards for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear; and they were joined beneath, and were coupled together at the top thereof into one ring: thus he did to both of them in both the corners; and there were eight boards, and their silver bases: sixteen bases, under every board two bases. And he made bars of acacia-wood: five for the boards of the 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 at the rear, westward. And he made the middle bar in the midst of the boards reach from one end to the other. And he overlaid the boards with gold; and made their rings of gold as receptacles for the bars; and overlaid the bars with gold.

Exodus 27:19

All the utensils of the tabernacle for the service thereof and all the pegs thereof, and all the pegs of the court shall be of copper.

Exodus 35:18

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

Exodus 38:20

And all the pegs for the tabernacle and for the court round about were of copper.

Exodus 39:40

the hangings of the court, its pillars, and its bases; and the curtain for the gate of the court, its cords, and its pegs; and all the vessel's of service of the tabernacle, for the tent of meeting;

Numbers 3:26

And the hangings of the court, and the curtain of the entrance to the court, which surrounds the tabernacle and the altar, and the cords thereof for all its service.

Numbers 4:32

and the pillars of the court round about, and their bases, and their pegs, and their cords, all their instruments, according to all their service; and by name ye shall number to them the materials which are their charge to carry.

Judges 4:21

But Ja'el the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand, and went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, till it went down into the ground, as he was lying fast asleep from weariness. So he died.

Isaiah 22:25

In that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened in a sure place be removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for Jehovah hath spoken.

Zechariah 10:4

From him shall come forth the corner-stone, from him the nail, from him the battle bow, from him every exactor together.

Exodus 26:14

And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins over that.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is despoiled, and all my cords are broken; my children are gone forth from me, and they are not; there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.

Genesis 26:25

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

Genesis 33:19

And he bought the portion of the field where he had spread his tent, of the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred kesitahs.

Judges 4:11

Now Heber the Ken'ite had separated from the Ken'ites, the descendants of Hobab the father-in-law of Moses, and had pitched his tent as far away as the oak in Za-anan'nim, which is near Kedesh.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread a tent for Absalom upon the roof; and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

Psalm 104:2

Covering thyself with light as with a garment, stretching out the heavens like a tent-curtain; --

Psalm 19:4

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their language to the extremity of the world. In them hath he set a tent for the sun,

2 Peter 1:13-14

But I account it right, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance, knowing that the putting off of my tabernacle is speedily to take place, as also our Lord Jesus Christ has manifested to me;

Exodus 25:8-9

And they shall make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. According to all that I shall shew thee, the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the utensils thereof, even so shall ye make it.

Exodus 26:1-37

And thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of twined byssus, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of artistic work shalt thou make them. The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits one measure for all the curtains. Five of the curtains shall be coupled one to another, and the other five curtains coupled one to another.read more.
And thou shalt make loops of blue on the edge of the one curtain at the end of the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make them in the edge of the outermost curtain in the other coupling. Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make at the end of the curtain in the other coupling: the loops shall be opposite to one another. And thou shalt make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains together with the clasps, that the tabernacle may be one whole. And thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make them. The length of one curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits one measure for the eleven curtains. And thou shalt couple five of the curtains by themselves, and six of the curtains by themselves, and shalt double the sixth curtain in the front of the tent. And thou shalt make fifty loops on the edge of the outermost curtain of the coupling, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain in the other coupling. And thou shalt make fifty clasps of copper, and put the clasps into the loops, and couple the tent, that it may be one whole. And that which remaineth hanging over of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remaineth, shall hang over the rear of the tabernacle. And the cubit on the one side, and the cubit on the other side of that which remaineth in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle on this side and on that side, to cover it. And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins over that. And the boards for the tabernacle thou shalt make of acacia-wood, standing up; ten cubits the length of the board, and a cubit and a half the breadth of one board. One board shall have two tenons, connected one with the other: thus shalt thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle. And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the south side southward. And thou shalt make forty bases of silver under the twenty boards; two bases under one board for its two tenons, and two bases under another board for its two tenons. And for the other side of the tabernacle on the north side there shall be twenty boards. And their forty bases of silver; two bases under one board, and two bases under another board. And for the rear of the tabernacle westward thou shalt make six boards. And two boards shalt thou make for the corners of the tabernacle at the rear; and they shall be joined beneath, and together shall be united at the top thereof to one ring: thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners. And there shall be eight boards, and their bases, of silver, sixteen bases; two bases under one board, and two bases under another board. And thou shalt make bars of acacia-wood; five for the boards of the 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 at the rear westward; and the middle bar in the midst of the boards reaching from one end to the other. And thou shalt overlay the boards with gold, and make of gold their rings, the receptacles of the bars, and shalt overlay the bars with gold. And thou shalt set up the tabernacle according to its fashion, as hath been shewn thee on the mountain. And thou shalt make a veil of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus; of artistic work shall it be made, with cherubim. And thou shalt attach it to four pillars of acacia-wood overlaid with gold, their hooks of gold; they shall be on four bases of silver. And thou shalt bring the veil under the clasps, and bring in thither, inside the veil, the ark of the testimony; and the curtain shall make a division to you between the holy place and the holiest of all. And thou shalt put the mercy-seat on the ark of the testimony in the holiest of all. And thou shalt set the table outside the veil, and the lamp-stand opposite to the table on the side of the tabernacle southward; and thou shalt put the table on the north side. And thou shalt make for the entrance of the tent a curtain of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus, of embroidery. And thou shalt make for the curtain five pillars of acacia-wood, and overlay them with gold; their hooks shall be of gold; and thou shalt cast five bases of copper for them.

Exodus 39:32

And all the labour of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting was ended; and the children of Israel had done it according to all that Jehovah had commanded Moses so had they done it.

Exodus 27:21

In the tent of meeting outside the veil, which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall dress them from evening to morning before Jehovah: it is an everlasting statute, for their generations, on the part of the children of Israel.

Exodus 33:7

And Moses took the tent, and pitched it outside the camp, far from the camp, and called it the Tent of meeting. And it came to pass that every one who sought Jehovah went out to the tent of meeting which was outside the camp.

Exodus 28:43

And they shall be upon Aaron and his sons when they enter into the tent of meeting, or when they come near to the altar to serve in the sanctuary; that they may not bear iniquity and die an everlasting statute for him and his seed after him.

Exodus 29:10-11

And thou shalt present the bullock before the tent of meeting; and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands upon the head of the bullock; and thou shalt slaughter the bullock before Jehovah, at the entrance of the tent of meeting;

Exodus 33:11

And Jehovah spoke with Moses face to face, as a man speaks with his friend. And he returned to the camp; but his attendant, Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, departed not from within the tent.

Leviticus 1:1

And Jehovah called to Moses and spoke to him out of the tent of meeting, saying,

Numbers 1:1

And Jehovah 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 their departure from the land of Egypt, saying,

From Thematic Bible


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

Leviticus 23:40-43

And ye shall take on the first day the fruit of beautiful trees, palm branches and the boughs of leafy trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before Jehovah your God seven days. And ye shall celebrate it as a feast to Jehovah seven days in the year: it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations; in the seventh month shall ye celebrate it. In booths shall ye dwell seven days; all born in Israel shall dwell in booths; read more.
that your generations may know that I caused the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am Jehovah your God.

Nehemiah 8:15-16

and that they should publish and proclaim through all their cities, and at Jerusalem, saying, Go forth to the mount, and fetch olive-branches, and wild olive-branches, and myrtle-branches, and palm-branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written. And the people went forth and brought them, and made themselves booths, everyone upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the open space of the water-gate, and in the open space of the gate of Ephraim.

Tents » Were used by » All eastern nations

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their cattle and their tents, coming like locusts for number; both they and their camels could not be counted; so that they wasted the land as they came in.

2 Kings 7:7

And they rose up and fled in the dusk, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, the camp as it was, and fled for their life.

1 Chronicles 5:10

And in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagarites, who fell by their hand; and they dwelt in their tents throughout the east side of Gilead.

1 Samuel 17:4

And there went out a champion from the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

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

Genesis 13:10

And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of the Jordan that it was thoroughly watered, before Jehovah had destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; as the garden of Jehovah, like the land of Egypt, as one goes to Zoar.

1 Samuel 29:1

And the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek; and Israel encamped by the spring that is in Jizreel.

Genesis 26:17-18

And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his camp in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there. And Isaac dug again the wells of water that they had dug in the days of Abraham his father, and that the Philistines had stopped after the death of Abraham; and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.

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

1 Samuel 29:1

And the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek; and Israel encamped by the spring that is in Jizreel.

1 Samuel 4:3

And the people came into the camp; and the elders of Israel said, Why has Jehovah smitten us to-day before the Philistines? Let us fetch ourselves the ark of the covenant of Jehovah out of Shiloh, that it may come among us, and save us out of the hand of our enemies.

1 Kings 16:16

And the people that were encamped heard say, Zimri has conspired, and has also smitten the king; and all Israel made Omri, the captain of the host, king over Israel that day in the camp.

Tents » Were used by » Patriarchs

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew, and Esau became a man skilled in hunting, a man of the field; and Jacob was a homely man, dwelling in tents.

Genesis 13:5

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

Tents » Fastened by cords to stakes or nails

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is despoiled, and all my cords are broken; my children are gone forth from me, and they are not; there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.

Judges 4:21

But Ja'el the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand, and went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, till it went down into the ground, as he was lying fast asleep from weariness. So he died.

Tents » Called » Tabernacles

Job 12:6

The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned as a stranger in the land of promise as a foreign country, having dwelt in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

Numbers 24:5

How goodly are thy tents, Jacob, and thy tabernacles, Israel!

Tents » Were used by » Shepherds while tending their flocks

Song of Songs 1:8

If thou know not, thou fairest among women, Go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, And feed thy kids beside the shepherds' booths.

Isaiah 38:12

Mine age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent. I have cut off like a weaver my life. He separateth me from the thrum: from day to night thou wilt make an end of me.

Tents » Of the jews contrasted with those of the arabs

Song of Songs 1:5

I am black, but comely, daughters of Jerusalem, As the tents of Kedar, As the curtains of Solomon.

Numbers 24:5

How goodly are thy tents, Jacob, and thy tabernacles, Israel!

Tents » Were used by » The rechabites

Jeremiah 35:7

neither shall ye build house, nor sow seed, nor plant vineyard, nor shall ye have any; but all your days ye shall dwell in tents, that ye may live many days in the land where ye sojourn.

Jeremiah 35:10

but we have dwelt in tents, and have obeyed and done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.

Tents » Were pitched » Under trees

Genesis 18:4

Let now a little water be fetched, that ye may wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree.

Genesis 18:1

And Jehovah appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he sat at the tent-door in the heat of the day.

Tents » Were used by » Israel in the desert

Exodus 33:8

And it came to pass, when Moses went out to the tent, all the people rose up, and stood every man at the entrance of his tent, and they looked after Moses until he entered into the tent.

Numbers 24:2

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel dwelling in tents according to his tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Tents » Custom of sitting and standing at the door of

Genesis 18:1

And Jehovah appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he sat at the tent-door in the heat of the day.

Judges 4:20

And he said to her, "Stand at the door of the tent, and if any man comes and asks you, 'Is any one here?' say, No."

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.

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

Deuteronomy 1:33

who went in the way before you, to search you out a place for your encamping, in fire by night, to shew you by what way ye should go, and in the cloud by day.

Tents » Were pitched » On the tops of houses

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread a tent for Absalom upon 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

And Isaac led her into his mother Sarah's tent; and he took Rebecca, and she became his wife, and he loved her. And Isaac was comforted after the death of his mother.

Tents » Separate, for the servants

Genesis 31:33

And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two handmaids' tents, and found nothing; and he went out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.

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

Isaiah 40:22

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a gauze curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;

Tents » Were pitched » With order and regularity

Numbers 1:52

And the children of Israel shall encamp every man in his camp, and every man by his own standard, according to their hosts;

Tents » Were used by » The arabs

Isaiah 13:20

It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in, even to generation and generation; nor shall Arabian pitch tent there, nor shepherds make fold there.

Tents » Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to

Isaiah 38:12

Mine age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent. I have cut off like a weaver my life. He separateth me from the thrum: from day to night thou wilt make an end of me.

Tents » Were spread out

Isaiah 40:22

It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a gauze curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in;

Tents » Origin and antiquity of

Genesis 4:20

And Adah bore Jabal: he was the father of those who dwell in tents, and breed cattle.

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

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.