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79 Bible Verses about Tents

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Genesis 4:20

Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of the nomadic herdsmen.

Genesis 12:8

From there he moved on to the hill country east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the Lord and worshiped Him.

Genesis 13:12

Abram lived in the land of Canaan, but Lot lived in the cities of the valley and set up his tent near Sodom.

Genesis 18:1

Then the Lord appeared to Abraham at the oaks of Mamre while he was sitting in the entrance of his tent during the heat of the day.

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.

Numbers 11:10

Moses heard the people, family after family, crying at the entrance of their tents. The Lord was very angry; Moses was also provoked.

1 Samuel 4:10

So the Philistines fought, and Israel was defeated, and each man fled to his tent. The slaughter was severe-30,000 of the Israelite foot soldiers fell.

2 Samuel 20:1

Now a wicked man, a Benjaminite named Sheba son of Bichri, happened to be there. He blew the ram's horn and shouted: We have no portion in David, no inheritance in Jesse's son. Each man to his tent, Israel!

1 Kings 12:16

When all Israel saw that the king had not listened to them, the people answered him: What portion do we have in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse. Israel, return to your tents; David, now look after your own house! So Israel went to their tents,

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah and took Rebekah to be his wife. Isaac loved her, and he was comforted after his mother's [death].

Genesis 31:33

So Laban went into Jacob's tent, then Leah's tent, and then the tents of the two female slaves, but he found nothing. Then he left Leah's tent and entered Rachel's.

Judges 4:17-18

Meanwhile, Sisera had fled on foot to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, because there was peace between Jabin king of Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite. Jael went out to greet Sisera and said to him, "Come in, my lord. Come in with me. Don't be afraid." So he went into her tent, and she covered him with a rug.

2 Samuel 6:17

They brought the ark of the Lord and set it in its place inside the tent David had set up for it. Then David offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings in the Lord's presence.

1 Chronicles 16:1

They brought the ark of God and placed it inside the tent David had pitched for it. Then they offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings in God's presence.

2 Samuel 7:2

the king said to Nathan the prophet, "Look, I am living in a cedar house while the ark of God sits inside tent curtains."

1 Chronicles 15:1

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

Now, David had brought the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the place he had set up for it, because he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem,

Judges 6:5

For the Midianites came with their cattle and their tents like a great swarm of locusts. They and their camels were without number, and they entered the land to waste it.

Genesis 9:27

God will extend Japheth; he will dwell in the tents of Shem; Canaan will be his slave.

Judges 7:13

When Gideon arrived, there was a man telling his friend [about] a dream. He said, "Listen, I had a dream: a loaf of barley bread came tumbling into the Midianite camp, struck a tent, and it fell. The loaf turned the tent upside down so that it collapsed."

Habakkuk 3:7

I see the tents of Cushan in distress; the tent curtains of the land of Midian tremble.

Numbers 31:10

Then they burned all the cities where the Midianites lived, as well as all their encampments,

2 Kings 7:7-8

So they had gotten up and fled at twilight abandoning their tents, horses, and donkeys. The camp was intact, and they had fled for their lives. When these men came to the edge of the camp, they went into a tent to eat and drink. Then they picked up the silver, gold, and clothing and went off and hid them. They came back and entered another tent, picked [things] up, and hid them.

1 Samuel 17:54

David took Goliath's head and brought it to Jerusalem, but he put Goliath's weapons in his [own] tent.

Joshua 7:21-23

When I saw among the spoils a beautiful cloak from Babylon, 200 silver shekels, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, I coveted them and took them. You can see for yourself. They are concealed in the ground inside my tent, with the money under the cloak." So Joshua sent messengers who ran to the tent, and there was the cloak, concealed in his tent, with the money underneath. They took the things from inside the tent, brought them to Joshua and all the Israelites, and spread them out in the Lord's presence.

Jeremiah 35:7

You must not build a house or sow seed or plant a vineyard. [Those things] are not for you. Rather, you must live in tents your whole life, so you may live a long time on the soil where you stay as a resident alien.'

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, co-heirs of the same promise. For he was looking forward to the city that has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.

Genesis 13:5

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

Genesis 18:1-6

Then the Lord appeared to Abraham at the oaks of Mamre while he was sitting in the entrance of his tent during the heat of the day. He looked up, and he saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed to the ground. Then he said, "My lord, if I have found favor in your sight, please do not go on past your servant.read more.
Let a little water be brought, that you may wash your feet and rest yourselves under the tree. I will bring a bit of bread so that you may strengthen yourselves. This is why you have passed your servant's [way]. Later, you can continue on." "Yes," they replied, "do as you have said." So Abraham hurried into the tent and said to Sarah, "Quick! Knead three measures of fine flour and make bread."

Genesis 20:13

So when God had me wander from my father's house, I said to her: Show your loyalty to me wherever we go, and say about me: 'He's my brother.' "

Exodus 16:16

This is what the Lord has commanded: 'Gather as much of it as each person needs to eat. You may take two quarts per individual, according to the number of people each of you has in his tent.' "

Exodus 33:8

Whenever Moses went out to the tent, all the people would stand up, each one at the door of his tent, and they would watch Moses until he entered the tent.

Numbers 1:50

Appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of the testimony, all its furnishings, and everything in it. They are to transport the tabernacle and all its articles, take care of it, and camp around it.

Job 8:22

Your enemies will be clothed with shame; the tent of the wicked will exist no longer.

Numbers 16:26

He warned the community, "Get away now from the tents of these wicked men. Don't touch anything that belongs to them, or you will be swept away because of all their sins."

1 Kings 20:16

They marched out at noon while Ben-hadad and the 32 kings who were helping him were getting drunk in the tents.

Job 4:21

Are their tent cords not pulled up? They die without wisdom.

Job 11:14

if there is iniquity in your hand, remove it, and don't allow injustice to dwell in your tents-

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure; God's power provides this.

Job 15:34

For the company of the godless will be barren, and fire will consume the tents of those who offer bribes.

Job 18:6

The light in his tent grows dark, and the lamp beside him is put out.

Job 21:28

For you say, "Where now is the nobleman's house?" and "Where are the tents the wicked lived in?"

Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you will be renewed. If you banish injustice from your tent

Psalm 84:10

Better a day in Your courts than a thousand [anywhere else]. I would rather be at the door of the house of my God than to live in the tents of the wicked.

Acts 18:3

and being of the same occupation, stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.

Exodus 26:7

"You are to make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tabernacle; make 11 of these curtains.

Exodus 36:14

He made curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tabernacle; he also made 11 of them.

Exodus 26:14-29

Make a covering for the tent from ram skins dyed red, and a covering of manatee skins on top of that. "You are to make upright planks of acacia wood for the tabernacle. The length of each plank is to be 15 feet, and the width of each plank 27 inches.read more.
Each plank must be connected together with two tenons. Do the same for all the planks of the tabernacle. Make the planks for the tabernacle as follows: 20 planks for the south side, and make 40 silver bases under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under the next plank for its two tenons; 20 planks for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, along with their 40 silver bases, two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank; and make six planks for the west side of the tabernacle. Make two additional planks for the two back corners of the tabernacle. They are to be paired at the bottom, and joined together at the top in a single ring. So it should be for both of them; they will serve as the two corners. There are to be eight planks with their silver bases: 16 bases; two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank. "You are to make five crossbars of acacia wood for the planks on one side of the tabernacle, five crossbars for the planks on the other side of the tabernacle, and five crossbars for the planks of the back side of the tabernacle on the west. The central crossbar is to run through the middle of the planks from one end to the other. Then overlay the planks with gold, and make their rings of gold as the holders for the crossbars. Also overlay the crossbars with gold.

Exodus 36:19-34

He also made a covering for the tent from ram skins dyed red and a covering of manatee skins on top of it. He made upright planks of acacia wood for the tabernacle. The length of each plank was 15 feet, and the width of each was 27 inches.read more.
There were two tenons connected to each other for each plank. He did the same for all the planks of the tabernacle. He made planks for the tabernacle as follows: 20 for the south side, and he made 40 silver bases to put under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under each of the following planks for their two tenons; for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, he made 20 planks, with their 40 silver bases, two bases under the first plank and two bases under each of the following ones; and for the west side of the tabernacle he made six planks. He also made two additional planks for the two back corners of the tabernacle. They were paired at the bottom and joined together at the top in a single ring. This is what he did with both of them for the two corners. So there were eight planks with their 16 silver bases, two bases under each one. He made five crossbars of acacia wood for the planks on one side of the tabernacle, five crossbars for the planks on the other side of the tabernacle, and five crossbars for those at the back of the tabernacle on the west. He made the central crossbar run through the middle of the planks from one end to the other. He overlaid them with gold and made their rings and holders for the crossbars out of gold. He also overlaid the crossbars with gold.

Exodus 27:19

All the tools of the tabernacle for every use and all its tent pegs as well as all the tent pegs of the courtyard are to be made of bronze.

Exodus 35:18

the tent pegs for the tabernacle and the tent pegs for the courtyard, along with their ropes;

Exodus 38:20

All the tent pegs for the tabernacle and for the surrounding courtyard were bronze.

Exodus 39:40

the hangings of the courtyard, its posts and bases, the screen for the gate of the courtyard, its ropes and tent pegs, and all the equipment for the service of the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;

Numbers 3:26

the hangings of the courtyard, the screen for the entrance to the courtyard that surrounds the tabernacle and the altar, and the tent ropes-all the work relating to these.

Numbers 4:32

the posts of the surrounding courtyard with their bases, tent pegs, and ropes, including all their equipment and all the work related to them. You are to assign by name the items that they are responsible to carry.

Judges 4:21

While he was sleeping from exhaustion, Heber's wife Jael took a tent peg, grabbed a hammer, and went silently to Sisera. She hammered the peg into his temple and drove it into the ground, and he died.

Isaiah 22:25

On that day"-the declaration of the Lord of Hosts-"the peg that was driven into a firm place will give way, be cut off, and fall, and the load on it will be destroyed." Indeed, the Lord has spoken.

Zechariah 10:4

From them will come the cornerstone, from them the tent peg, from them the battle bow, from them every ruler. Together

Exodus 26:14

Make a covering for the tent from ram skins dyed red, and a covering of manatee skins on top of that.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed; all my tent cords are snapped. My sons have departed from me and are no more. [I have] no one to pitch my tent again or to hang up my curtains.

Genesis 26:25

So he built an altar there, worshiped the Lord, and pitched his tent there. Isaac's slaves also dug a well there.

Genesis 33:19

He purchased a section of the field from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for 100 qesitahs, where he had pitched his tent.

Judges 4:11

Now Heber the Kenite had moved away from the Kenites, the sons of Hobab, Moses' father-in-law, and pitched his tent beside the oak tree of Zaanannim, which was near Kedesh.

2 Samuel 16:22

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

Psalm 104:2

He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe, spreading out the sky like a canopy,

Psalm 19:4

Their message has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world. In the heavens He has pitched a tent for the sun.

2 Peter 1:13-14

I consider it right, as long as I am in this tent, to wake you up with a reminder, knowing that I will soon lay aside my tent, as our Lord Jesus Christ has also shown me.

Exodus 25:8-9

"They are to make a sanctuary for Me so that I may dwell among them. You must make [it] according to all that I show you-the design of the tabernacle as well as the design of all its furnishings."

Exodus 26:1-37

"You are to construct the tabernacle itself with 10 curtains. You must make them of finely spun linen, and blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, with a design of cherubim worked into them. The length of each curtain should be 42 feet, and the width of each curtain six feet; all the curtains are to have the same measurements. Five of the curtains should be joined together, and the [other] five curtains joined together.read more.
Make loops of blue yarn on the edge of the last curtain in the [first] set, and do the same on the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set. Make 50 loops on the one curtain and make 50 loops on the edge of the curtain in the second set, so that the loops line up together. Also make 50 gold clasps and join the curtains together with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be a single unit. "You are to make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tabernacle; make 11 of these curtains. The length of each curtain should be 45 feet and the width of each curtain six feet. All 11 curtains are to have the same measurements. Join five of the curtains by themselves, and the [other] six curtains by themselves. Then fold the sixth curtain double at the front of the tent. Make 50 loops on the edge of the one curtain, the outermost in the [first] set, and make 50 loops on the edge of the [corresponding] curtain of the second set. Make 50 bronze clasps; put the clasps through the loops and join the tent together so that it is a single unit. As for the flap that is left over from the tent curtains, the leftover half curtain is to hang down over the back of the tabernacle. The half yard on one side and the half yard on the other of what is left over along the length of the tent curtains should be hanging down over the sides of the tabernacle on either side to cover it. Make a covering for the tent from ram skins dyed red, and a covering of manatee skins on top of that. "You are to make upright planks of acacia wood for the tabernacle. The length of each plank is to be 15 feet, and the width of each plank 27 inches. Each plank must be connected together with two tenons. Do the same for all the planks of the tabernacle. Make the planks for the tabernacle as follows: 20 planks for the south side, and make 40 silver bases under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under the next plank for its two tenons; 20 planks for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, along with their 40 silver bases, two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank; and make six planks for the west side of the tabernacle. Make two additional planks for the two back corners of the tabernacle. They are to be paired at the bottom, and joined together at the top in a single ring. So it should be for both of them; they will serve as the two corners. There are to be eight planks with their silver bases: 16 bases; two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank. "You are to make five crossbars of acacia wood for the planks on one side of the tabernacle, five crossbars for the planks on the other side of the tabernacle, and five crossbars for the planks of the back side of the tabernacle on the west. The central crossbar is to run through the middle of the planks from one end to the other. Then overlay the planks with gold, and make their rings of gold as the holders for the crossbars. Also overlay the crossbars with gold. You are to set up the tabernacle according to the plan for it that you have been shown on the mountain. "You are to make a veil of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen with a design of cherubim worked into it. Hang it on four gold-plated posts of acacia wood that have gold hooks [and that stand] on four silver bases. Hang the veil under the clasps and bring the ark of the testimony there behind the veil, so the veil will make a separation for you between the holy place and the most holy place. Put the mercy seat on the ark of the testimony in the most holy place. Place the table outside the veil and the lampstand on the south side of the tabernacle, opposite the table; put the table on the north side. "For the entrance to the tent you are to make a screen embroidered with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen. Make five posts of acacia wood for the screen and overlay them with gold; their hooks are to be gold, and you are to cast five bronze bases for them.

Exodus 39:32

So all the work for the tabernacle, the tent of meeting, was finished. The Israelites did everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 27:21

In the tent of meeting outside the veil that is in front of the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to tend the lamp from evening until morning before the Lord. This is to be a permanent statute for the Israelites throughout their generations.

Exodus 33:7

Now Moses took a tent and set it up outside the camp, far away from the camp; he called it the tent of meeting. Anyone who wanted to consult the Lord would go to the tent of meeting that was outside the camp.

Exodus 28:43

These must be [worn by] Aaron and his sons whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister in the sanctuary [area], so that they do not incur guilt and die. This is to be a permanent statute for Aaron and for his descendants after him.

Exodus 29:10-11

"You are to bring the bull to the front of the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons must lay their hands on the bull's head. Slaughter the bull before the Lord at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Exodus 33:11

The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent.

Leviticus 1:1

Then the Lord summoned Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting:

Numbers 1:1

The Lord spoke to Moses in the tent of meeting in the Wilderness of Sinai, on the first [day] of the second month of the second year after Israel's departure from the land of Egypt:

From Thematic Bible


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

Leviticus 23:40-43

On the first day you are to take the product of majestic trees-palm fronds, boughs of leafy trees, and willows of the brook-and rejoice before the Lord your God for seven days. You are to celebrate it as a festival to the Lord seven days each year. This is a permanent statute for you throughout your generations; you must celebrate it in the seventh month. You are to live in booths for seven days. All the native-born of Israel must live in booths, read more.
so that your generations may know that I made the Israelites live in booths when I brought them out of the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God."

Nehemiah 8:15-16

So they proclaimed and spread this news throughout all their towns and in Jerusalem, saying, "Go out to the hill country and bring back branches of olive, wild olive, myrtle, palm, and [other] leafy trees to make booths, just as it is written." The people went out, brought back [branches], and made booths for themselves on each of their rooftops, and courtyards, the court of the house of God, the square by the Water Gate, and the square by the Gate of Ephraim.

Tents » Were used by » All eastern nations

Judges 6:5

For the Midianites came with their cattle and their tents like a great swarm of locusts. They and their camels were without number, and they entered the land to waste it.

2 Kings 7:7

So they had gotten up and fled at twilight abandoning their tents, horses, and donkeys. The camp was intact, and they had fled for their lives.

1 Chronicles 5:10

During Saul's reign they waged war against the Hagrites, who were defeated by their power. And they lived in their tents throughout the region east of Gilead.

1 Samuel 17:4

Then a champion named Goliath, from Gath, came out from the Philistine camp. He was nine feet, nine inches tall

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

Genesis 13:10

Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well-watered everywhere like the Lord's garden and the land of Egypt. This was before God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

1 Samuel 29:1

The Philistines brought all their military units together at Aphek while Israel was camped by the spring in Jezreel.

Genesis 26:17-18

So Isaac left there, camped in the valley of Gerar, and lived there. Isaac reopened the water wells that had been dug in the days of his father Abraham and that the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died. He gave them the same names his father had given them.

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

1 Samuel 29:1

The Philistines brought all their military units together at Aphek while Israel was camped by the spring in Jezreel.

1 Samuel 4:3

When the troops returned to the camp, the elders of Israel asked, "Why did the Lord let us be defeated today by the Philistines? Let's bring the ark of the Lord's covenant from Shiloh. Then it will go with us and save us from the hand of our enemies."

1 Kings 16:16

When the encamped troops heard that Zimri had not only conspired but had also struck down the king, then all Israel made Omri, the army commander, king over Israel that very day in the camp.

Tents » Were used by » Patriarchs

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, co-heirs of the same promise.

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.

Genesis 13:5

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

Tents » Fastened by cords to stakes or nails

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the site of your tent, and let your tent curtains be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your ropes, and drive your pegs deep.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed; all my tent cords are snapped. My sons have departed from me and are no more. [I have] no one to pitch my tent again or to hang up my curtains.

Judges 4:21

While he was sleeping from exhaustion, Heber's wife Jael took a tent peg, grabbed a hammer, and went silently to Sisera. She hammered the peg into his temple and drove it into the ground, and he died.

Tents » Called » Tabernacles

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure; God's power provides this.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, co-heirs of the same promise.

Numbers 24:5

How beautiful are your tents, Jacob, your dwellings, Israel.

Tents » Were used by » Shepherds while tending their flocks

Song of Songs 1:8

If you do not know, most beautiful of women, follow the tracks of the flock, and pasture your young goats near the shepherds' tents.

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up my life like a weaver; He cuts me off from the loom. You make an end of me from day until night.

Tents » Of the jews contrasted with those of the arabs

Song of Songs 1:5

Daughters of Jerusalem, I am dark like the tents of Kedar, yet lovely like the curtains of Solomon.

Numbers 24:5

How beautiful are your tents, Jacob, your dwellings, Israel.

Tents » Were used by » The rechabites

Jeremiah 35:7

You must not build a house or sow seed or plant a vineyard. [Those things] are not for you. Rather, you must live in tents your whole life, so you may live a long time on the soil where you stay as a resident alien.'

Jeremiah 35:10

But we have lived in tents and have obeyed and done as our ancestor Jonadab commanded us.

Tents » Were pitched » Under trees

Genesis 18:1

Then the Lord appeared to Abraham at the oaks of Mamre while he was sitting in the entrance of his tent during the heat of the day.

Tents » Were used by » Israel in the desert

Exodus 33:8

Whenever Moses went out to the tent, all the people would stand up, each one at the door of his tent, and they would watch Moses until he entered the tent.

Numbers 24:2

When Balaam looked up and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe, the Spirit of God descended on him,

Tents » Custom of sitting and standing at the door of

Genesis 18:1

Then the Lord appeared to Abraham at the oaks of Mamre while he was sitting in the entrance of his tent during the heat of the day.

Judges 4:20

Then he said to her, "Stand at the entrance to the tent. If a man comes and asks you, 'Is there a man here?' say, 'No.' "

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the site of your tent, and let your tent curtains be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your ropes, and drive your pegs deep.

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

Deuteronomy 1:33

who went before you on the journey to seek out a place for you to camp. He went in the fire by night and in the cloud by day to guide you on the road you were to travel.

Tents » Were pitched » On the tops of houses

2 Samuel 16:22

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

Tents » Separate, for females of the family

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah and took Rebekah to be his wife. Isaac loved her, and he was comforted after his mother's [death].

Tents » Separate, for the servants

Genesis 31:33

So Laban went into Jacob's tent, then Leah's tent, and then the tents of the two female slaves, but he found nothing. Then he left Leah's tent and entered Rachel's.

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

Isaiah 40:22

God is enthroned above the circle of the earth; its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like thin cloth and spreads them out like a tent to live in.

Tents » Were pitched » With order and regularity

Numbers 1:52

"The Israelites are to camp by their military divisions, each man with his encampment and under his banner.

Tents » Were used by » The arabs

Isaiah 13:20

It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; a nomad will not pitch his tent there, and shepherds will not let [their flocks] rest there.

Tents » Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling is plucked up and removed from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up my life like a weaver; He cuts me off from the loom. You make an end of me from day until night.

Tents » Were spread out

Isaiah 40:22

God is enthroned above the circle of the earth; its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like thin cloth and spreads them out like a tent to live in.

Tents » Origin and antiquity of

Genesis 4:20

Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of the nomadic herdsmen.

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

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the site of your tent, and let your tent curtains be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your ropes, and drive your pegs deep.

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