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Theasaurus: Tents

79 Bible Verses about Tents

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Genesis 4:20

Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock.

Genesis 12:8

From there Abram traveled on to the hill country east of Bethel and set up his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.

Genesis 13:12

So Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot settled in the cities of the plain, setting up his tent in the vicinity of Sodom.

Genesis 18:1

Later, the LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks belonging to Mamre. As Abraham was sitting near the entrance to his tent during the hottest part of the day,

Genesis 25:27

As the boys were growing up, Esau became skilled at hunting and was a man of the outdoors, but Jacob was the quiet type who tended to stay indoors.

Numbers 11:10

Moses heard the people weeping throughout their entire families. Everyone gathered at the entrance to their tents so that the LORD was very angry. Moses thought the situation was bad,

1 Samuel 4:10

The Philistines fought and Israel was defeated; each of them fled to his own tent. It was a very great slaughter, and 30,000 soldiers of Israel died.

2 Samuel 20:1

Right about then, Bichri's son Sheba, an ungodly man from the tribe of Benjamin, sounded a battle trumpet and announced: We've never been a part of David! We'll never gain anything from Jesse's son! It's every man to his tent, Israel!

1 Kings 12:16

When all of Israel saw that the king wasn't listening to them, the people responded to the king's message, "What's the point in following David? We have no inheritance in the descendants of Jesse. Let's go home, Israel! David, take care of your own household!' So Israel left for home.

Genesis 24:67

Later, Isaac brought Rebekah into the tent that had belonged to his mother Sarah and married her. Isaac loved her, and that's how he was comforted following the loss of his mother.

Genesis 31:33

So Laban entered Jacob's tent, Leah's tent, and the tents of the two maid servants, but he didn't find them. Then he left Leah's tent and entered Rachel's tent.

Judges 4:17-18

Meanwhile, Sisera had escaped on foot to a tent belonging to Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite, since there was peace between Jabin king of Hazor and the household of Heber the Kenite. Jael went out to greet Sisera. "Turn aside, sir!" she told him. "Turn aside to me! Don't be afraid." So he turned aside to her and entered her tent, where she concealed him behind a curtain.

2 Samuel 6:17

They brought in the ark of the LORD, set it in place inside the tent that David had erected for it, and David sacrificed burnt offerings and peace offerings in the presence of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 16:1

They brought the Ark of God, placed it within the tent that David had erected, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings in the presence of God.

2 Samuel 7:2

he told the prophet Nathan, "Look now, I'm living in a cedar palace, but the Ark of God resides behind a tent curtain."

1 Chronicles 15:1

David built palaces for himself in the City of David, and he prepared a place for the Ark of God and erected a tent for it.

2 Chronicles 1:4

Nevertheless, David had brought the Ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the place that David had prepared for it, after having erected a tent for it in Jerusalem.

Judges 6:5

They would invade with their livestock and tents, swooping in as numerous as locusts. It was impossible to count them or their camels and they came into the land to destroy it.

Genesis 9:27

May God make room for Japheth; may God live in Shem's tents, and may Canaan serve him."

Judges 7:13

Gideon arrived just as a soldier was talking to a friend about a dream. "Look!" he was saying. "I had a dream that went like this: A loaf of barley bread rolled into the Midianite encampment, came to a tent, and collided with it. The loaf of bread fell down, turned upside down, and the tent collapsed!"

Habakkuk 3:7

I saw the tents of Cushan in distress, and the tent curtains of the land of Midian in anguish.

Numbers 31:10

They burned every town where they had lived and incinerated all of their encampments.

2 Kings 7:7-8

So the Arameans got up and ran away in the gathering darkness. They left behind their tents, horses, and donkeys just as they were and fled for their lives! When the lepers arrived at the outskirts of the encampment, they entered one tent and ate and drank. Then they carried off from there some silver, gold, and clothes, and went out and hid them. After this, they returned, entered another tent, raided it, and went and hid all of that, too!

1 Samuel 17:54

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

Joshua 7:21-23

I noticed among the war spoils a beautiful mantle from Shinar, 200 shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels. Because I wanted them, I took them, and they're buried in the ground inside my tent. The silver is underneath." So Joshua sent some messengers, who ran to the tent. And there it was, hidden in the tent with the silver underneath. They took the things from the tent that had been turned over to destruction, brought them to Joshua and all of the Israelis, and laid them out in the presence of the LORD.

Jeremiah 35:7

You aren't to build houses, you aren't to sow seeds, and you aren't to plant vineyards, or own them. Instead, you are to live in tents all your lives, so you will enjoy a long life in the land where you reside.'

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger, living in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who also inherited the same promise, because he was waiting for the city with permanent foundations, whose architect and builder is God.

Genesis 13:5

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

Genesis 18:1-6

Later, the LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks belonging to Mamre. As Abraham was sitting near the entrance to his tent during the hottest part of the day, he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground. "My lords," he told them, "if I have found favor with you, please don't leave your servant. read more.
I'll have some water brought to wash your feet while you rest under the tree. I'll bring some food for you, and after that you may continue your journey, since you have come to visit your servant." So they replied, "Okay! Do what you've proposed." Abraham hurried into the tent and told Sarah, "Quick! Take three measures of the best flour, knead it, and make some flat bread."

Genesis 20:13

When God caused me to journey from my father's house, I asked her to do me this favor and say, "He's my brother.'"

Exodus 16:16

Moses told them, "It's the food that the LORD has given you to eat. This is what the LORD has commanded: "You are to gather from it what each person is to eat, about one omer per person according to the number of your people, and one person is to gather for everyone in his tent.'"

Exodus 33:8

When Moses would go out to the tent, all the people would get up, and each would stand in the doorway of his tent, watching Moses until he entered the tent.

Numbers 1:50

Instead, appoint the descendants of Levi over the Tent of Meeting, all the vessels, and everything in it. They are to carry the tent and all the vessels in it. They are to attend to it and camp around it.

Job 8:22

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

Numbers 16:26

Then he told the community, "Move away from the camps of these wicked men and don't touch anything that belongs to them. That way you won't be destroyed along with all their sins."

1 Kings 20:16

They attacked at noon, just as Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the battle pavilions, along with the 32 kings who had joined him.

Job 4:21

Their wealth perishes with them, doesn't it? They die, and do so without having wisdom, don't they?"

Job 11:14

If you have any iniquity, throw it far away. Don't let evil live in your residence.

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Job 15:34

For the company of the godless is desolation, and fire consumes the tents of those who bribe.

Job 18:6

Light in his tent is dark, and his lamp goes out above him.

Job 21:28

You ask, "Where is the noble person's house?' and "Where are the tents where the wicked live?'

Job 22:23

"If you return to the Almighty you'll be restored, as you remove iniquity from your household.

Psalm 84:10

for a day in your Temple courts is better than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather stand at the entrance of God's house than live in the tent of wickedness.

Acts 18:3

and because they had the same trade he stayed with them. They worked together because they were tentmakers by trade.

Exodus 26:7

"You are to make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tent. You are to make eleven curtains.

Exodus 36:14

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

Exodus 26:14-29

"You are to make a cover for the tent of ram skins dyed red and a covering of dolphin skins above that. "You are to make upright boards of acacia wood for the tent. Each board is to be ten cubits long and one and a half cubits wide. read more.
Each board is to have two pegs joined to one another, and you are to do this for all the boards of the tent. You are to make the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side. And you are to make 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under the one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs. "For the second side of the tent to the north you are to make 20 boards and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. On the west you are to make six boards for the rear of the tent, and you are to make two boards for the rear corners of the tent. They shall be interlocked together at the bottom and connected on top by one ring. Do this for the two of them, and they are to be the two corners. There is to be eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. "You are to make bars of acacia wood, five for the boards on one side of the tent, five bars for the boards on the second side of the tent, and five bars for the boards on the back side of the tent to the west. The center bar in the middle of the boards is to pass through from end to end. You are to overlay the boards with gold, and you are to make gold rings for them as holders for the bars, and you are to overlay the bars with gold.

Exodus 36:19-34

Then he made a cover for the tent of ram skins dyed red and a covering of dolphin skins above that. Then he made upright boards of acacia wood for the tent. Each board was ten cubits long, and one and a half cubits wide. read more.
Each board had two pegs, joined to one another, and he did this for all the boards of the tent. He made the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side. He made 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs. For the second side of the tent to the north he made 20 boards, and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. For the rear of the tent on the west he made six boards, and he made two boards for the rear corners of the tent. They were joined together at the bottom and they were connected on top, by one ring. He did this for the two of them, and they were the two corners. There were eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under each board. Then he made bars of acacia wood, five for the boards on one side of the tent, five bars for the boards on the second side of the tent, and five bars for the boards on the back side of the tent to the west. He made the middle bar in the center of the boards pass through from end to end. He overlaid the boards with gold, and made gold rings for them as holders for the bars, and he overlaid the bars with gold.

Exodus 27:19

All the utensils of the tent for its service, all its pegs, and all the pegs for the court are to be made of bronze."

Exodus 35:18

the pegs for the tent, the pegs for the court, and their cords,

Exodus 38:20

All the pegs for the tent and for all around the court were made of bronze.

Exodus 39:40

the hangings for the court, its pillars, its sockets, the screen for the gate of the court, its cords, its pegs, all the furnishings for the service of the tent, for the Tent of Meeting,

Numbers 3:26

the hangings at the courtyard, the curtain at the entrance of the courtyard that surrounded the tent, the altar, and all of the tent cords in use.

Numbers 4:32

the pillars around the courtyard, their sockets, their pegs, their ropes, and all the utensils for all their services. Assign the utensils by name to each person whose responsibility it will be to carry them.

Judges 4:21

But Heber's wife Jael grabbed a tent peg in one hand and a hammer in the other, crept up to him quietly, and drove the tent peg right through his temple into the ground below after he had fallen sound asleep from exhaustion. That's how he died.

Isaiah 22:25

At that time," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "the peg that was driven into a secure place will give way; it will be sheared and will fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut down." The LORD has spoken.

Zechariah 10:4

From them arises the cornerstone and tent peg, from them the battle bow, from them arise all sorts of oppressive rulers.

Exodus 26:14

"You are to make a cover for the tent of ram skins dyed red and a covering of dolphin skins above that.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, and all my tent cords are broken. My sons have gone away from me, they no longer live. There is no one to pitch my tent again and set up my curtains.

Genesis 26:25

In response, Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. He also pitched his tents there and his servants dug a well.

Genesis 33:19

Then he bought a parcel of land for 100 pieces of silver from the descendants of Hamor, Shechem's father. He pitched his tent there,

Judges 4:11

Meanwhile, Heber the Kenite had been separated from the Kenites, the descendants of Moses' father-in-law Hobab. He had pitched his tents far away, near the Elon-bezaanannim.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they erected a tent for Absalom on the palace roof and Absalom went in and had sex with his father's mistresses right in front of all Israel.

Psalm 19:4

yet their message goes out into all the world, and their words to the ends of the earth. He has set up a tent for the sun in the heavens,

2 Peter 1:13-14

Yet I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I am living in this bodily tent, because I know that the removal of my bodily tent will come soon, as indeed our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, has shown me.

Exodus 25:8-9

Let them make a sanctuary for me so I may live among them. This is how you are to make it: according to all that I'm showing you, according to the pattern for the tent and the pattern for all its furnishings."

Exodus 26:1-37

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. The length of each curtain is to be 28 cubits, the width of each curtain four cubits, and all the curtains are to have the same measurements. "Five of the curtains are to be joined together, and the other five curtains are to be joined together. read more.
You are to make loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise you are to make loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set. You are to make 50 loops in the one curtain, and you are to make 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other. Then you are to make 50 gold clasps, and join the curtains to each other with the clasps so that the tent will be one piece. "You are to make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tent. You are to make eleven curtains. The length of each curtain is to be 30 cubits, and the width of each curtain two cubits; the measurements of each of the eleven curtains is to be the same. You are to join five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and you are to double over the sixth curtain at the front of the tent. You are to make 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set. You are to make 50 bronze clasps, put the clasps into the loops, and join the tent together so that it will be one piece. As for the excess that remains of the curtains of the tent the half curtain that remains is to hang over the back of the tent. The half cubit that remain on either end of the length of the curtains of the tent is to hang over each side of the tent to cover it. "You are to make a cover for the tent of ram skins dyed red and a covering of dolphin skins above that. "You are to make upright boards of acacia wood for the tent. Each board is to be ten cubits long and one and a half cubits wide. Each board is to have two pegs joined to one another, and you are to do this for all the boards of the tent. You are to make the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side. And you are to make 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under the one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs. "For the second side of the tent to the north you are to make 20 boards and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. On the west you are to make six boards for the rear of the tent, and you are to make two boards for the rear corners of the tent. They shall be interlocked together at the bottom and connected on top by one ring. Do this for the two of them, and they are to be the two corners. There is to be eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. "You are to make bars of acacia wood, five for the boards on one side of the tent, five bars for the boards on the second side of the tent, and five bars for the boards on the back side of the tent to the west. The center bar in the middle of the boards is to pass through from end to end. You are to overlay the boards with gold, and you are to make gold rings for them as holders for the bars, and you are to overlay the bars with gold. You are to erect the tent according to the plan for it that was shown you on the mountain. "You are to make a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. You are to make it with cherubim skillfully worked into it. You are to hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, which have hooks of gold, and are set on four sockets of silver. You are to hang the curtain from the clasps and bring the Ark of the Testimony there inside the curtain. The curtain is to separate for you the Holy Place from the Most Holy Place. "You are to put the Mercy Seat on the Ark of the Testimony in the Most Holy Place. You are to put the table outside the curtain. You are to put the table on the north side with the lamp stand opposite the table on the south side of the tent. For the doorway of the tent you are to make a screen of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and with fine woven linen, the work of an embroiderer. You are to make five pillars of acacia for the screens and overlay them with gold. Their hooks shall be of gold, and you are to cast five bronze sockets for them."

Exodus 39:32

All the work on the Tent of Meeting was completed, and the Israelis had crafted it according to everything that the LORD had commanded Moses, as they should have.

Exodus 27:21

In the Tent of Meeting, outside the curtain that is before the Testimony, Aaron and his sons are to maintain the lamp stand from evening until morning in the LORD's presence. It is to be a perpetual ordinance from generation to generation among the Israelis."

Exodus 33:7

Moses used to take the tent and set it up outside the camp at a distance from the camp, and he called it the Tent of Meeting. When anyone sought the LORD, he would go out to the Tent of Meeting which was outside the camp.

Exodus 28:43

They shall be on Aaron and his sons when they enter the Tent of Meeting or when they approach the altar to minister in the Holy Place so they don't incur guilt and die. This is to be a perpetual ordinance for him and for his descendants after him."

Exodus 29:10-11

"You are to bring the bull in front of the Tent of Meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on the head of the bull. Then you are to slaughter the bull in the LORD's presence at the doorway of the Tent of Meeting.

Exodus 33:11

The LORD would speak to Moses face to face just as a man speaks with his friend. When Moses returned to the camp, Nun's son Joshua, his young servant, would not leave the tent.

Leviticus 1:1

The LORD told Moses from the middle of the Tent of Meeting,

Numbers 1:1

In the Sinai desert, the LORD spoke to Moses inside the Tent of Meeting on the first day of the second month of the second year after they had left the land of Egypt. He said,

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

Leviticus 23:40-43

"On the first day, take branches from impressive fruit trees, branches from palm trees, boughs from thick trees, and poplars from the brooks. Then you are to rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God for seven days. Observe it as a pilgrimage festival in the presence of the LORD for seven days of the year. This is to be an eternal ordinance throughout your generations. Observe the festival during the seventh month. You are to live in tents for seven days. Every native born of Israel is to live in tents read more.
in order for your future generations to know that the Israelis lived in tents when I brought them out of the land of Egypt. I am the LORD your God."

Nehemiah 8:15-16

So they circulated a proclamation throughout their towns and in Jerusalem. It said, "Go out to the hill country and bring back olive branches, wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches, and branches of mature trees, in order to set up tents, as has been written." Then the people went out and found branches to make tents for themselves on the roofs of their houses, in their courtyards, and in the courts of God's Temple, in the plaza near the Water Gate, and in the plaza near the Gate of Ephraim.

Tents » Were used by » All eastern nations

Judges 6:5

They would invade with their livestock and tents, swooping in as numerous as locusts. It was impossible to count them or their camels and they came into the land to destroy it.

2 Kings 7:7

So the Arameans got up and ran away in the gathering darkness. They left behind their tents, horses, and donkeys just as they were and fled for their lives!

1 Chronicles 5:10

During the reign of Saul they declared war on the Hagrites, who fell in battle by their hand. They lived in their tents throughout all of east Gilead.

1 Samuel 17:4

A champion named Goliath from Gath came out from the Philistine camp. He was four cubits and a span tall,

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

Genesis 13:10

Lot looked around and noticed that the whole Jordan plain as far as Zoar was well-watered like the garden of the LORD or like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)

1 Samuel 29:1

The Philistines gathered all their troops at Aphek, while Israel was camped at the spring in Jezreel.

Genesis 26:17-18

So Isaac moved from there and encamped in the Gerar Valley, where he settled. Isaac re-excavated some wells that his father had first dug during his lifetime, because the Philistines had filled them with sand after Abraham's death. Isaac renamed those wells with the same names that his father had called them.

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

1 Samuel 29:1

The Philistines gathered all their troops at Aphek, while Israel was camped at the spring in Jezreel.

1 Samuel 4:3

When the people came to the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why did the LORD defeat us today when we fought the Philistines? Let's take the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Shiloh, so it may go with us and deliver us from the power of our enemies."

1 Kings 16:16

The army at the encampment heard this report: "Zimri has conspired against the king and killed him." So the entire army of Israel made Omri, their commander, king over Israel.

Tents » Were used by » Patriarchs

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger, living in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who also inherited the same promise,

Genesis 25:27

As the boys were growing up, Esau became skilled at hunting and was a man of the outdoors, but Jacob was the quiet type who tended to stay indoors.

Genesis 13:5

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

Tents » Fastened by cords to stakes or nails

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the location of your tent, let the curtains of your dwellings be stretched wide, and don't hold back. Lengthen your cords; strengthen your stakes.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, and all my tent cords are broken. My sons have gone away from me, they no longer live. There is no one to pitch my tent again and set up my curtains.

Judges 4:21

But Heber's wife Jael grabbed a tent peg in one hand and a hammer in the other, crept up to him quietly, and drove the tent peg right through his temple into the ground below after he had fallen sound asleep from exhaustion. That's how he died.

Tents » Called » Tabernacles

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger, living in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who also inherited the same promise,

Numbers 24:5

Jacob, your tents are so fine, as well as your dwelling places, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » Shepherds while tending their flocks

Song of Songs 1:8

If you don't know, most beautiful of women, go out after the flock and graze your young goats beside the shepherd's tents.

Isaiah 38:12

My house has been plucked up and vanishes from me like a shepherd's tent; like a weaver, I've taken account of my life, and he cuts me off from the loom day and night you make an end of me.

Tents » Of the jews contrasted with those of the arabs

Song of Songs 1:5

The daughters of Jerusalem, I'm dark and lovely like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.

Numbers 24:5

Jacob, your tents are so fine, as well as your dwelling places, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » The rechabites

Jeremiah 35:7

You aren't to build houses, you aren't to sow seeds, and you aren't to plant vineyards, or own them. Instead, you are to live in tents all your lives, so you will enjoy a long life in the land where you reside.'

Jeremiah 35:10

We have lived in tents. We have obeyed and have done everything that our ancestor Jonadab commanded us.

Tents » Were pitched » Under trees

Genesis 18:1

Later, the LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks belonging to Mamre. As Abraham was sitting near the entrance to his tent during the hottest part of the day,

Tents » Were used by » Israel in the desert

Exodus 33:8

When Moses would go out to the tent, all the people would get up, and each would stand in the doorway of his tent, watching Moses until he entered the tent.

Numbers 24:2

looked up, and saw Israel encamped in their respective tribal order. Just then, the spirit of God came upon him.

Tents » Custom of sitting and standing at the door of

Genesis 18:1

Later, the LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks belonging to Mamre. As Abraham was sitting near the entrance to his tent during the hottest part of the day,

Judges 4:20

He told her, "Stand in the doorway of the tent, and if anyone comes and asks "Is anybody here?' say "No'."

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the location of your tent, let the curtains of your dwellings be stretched wide, and don't hold back. Lengthen your cords; strengthen your stakes.

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

Deuteronomy 1:33

who walked ahead of you along the way to scout a place for you to pitch camp by fire at night and cloud by day to lead you on the way you should go."

Tents » Were pitched » On the tops of houses

2 Samuel 16:22

So they erected a tent for Absalom on the palace roof and Absalom went in and had sex with his father's mistresses right in front of all Israel.

Tents » Separate, for females of the family

Genesis 24:67

Later, Isaac brought Rebekah into the tent that had belonged to his mother Sarah and married her. Isaac loved her, and that's how he was comforted following the loss of his mother.

Tents » Separate, for the servants

Genesis 31:33

So Laban entered Jacob's tent, Leah's tent, and the tents of the two maid servants, but he didn't find them. Then he left Leah's tent and entered Rachel's tent.

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

Isaiah 40:22

He's the one who sits above the disk of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He's the one who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to live in,

Tents » Were pitched » With order and regularity

Numbers 1:52

Then the Israelis are to encamp around the tent, arranged according to their company and the standard of their army.

Tents » Were used by » The arabs

Isaiah 13:20

It will never be inhabited or lived in through all generations; no Bedouin will pitch his tent there; no shepherds will make their flocks lie down there.

Tents » Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to

Isaiah 38:12

My house has been plucked up and vanishes from me like a shepherd's tent; like a weaver, I've taken account of my life, and he cuts me off from the loom day and night you make an end of me.

Tents » Were spread out

Isaiah 40:22

He's the one who sits above the disk of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He's the one who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to live in,

Tents » Origin and antiquity of

Genesis 4:20

Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock.

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

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the location of your tent, let the curtains of your dwellings be stretched wide, and don't hold back. Lengthen your cords; strengthen your stakes.

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