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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 of those who have cattle.

Genesis 12:8

And he went from there unto a mountain on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west and Hai on the east; and there he built an altar unto the LORD and called upon the name of the LORD.

Genesis 13:12

Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain and pitched his tents toward Sodom.

Genesis 18:1

And the LORD appeared unto him among the terebinth trees of Mamre; and he was sitting in the door of his tent in the heat of the day;

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew, and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was an upright man, remaining in the tents.

Numbers 11:10

Then Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, each man in the door of his tent; and the anger of the LORD was kindled greatly; Moses also was displeased.

1 Samuel 4:10

And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, and they fled each one into his tent, and there was a very great slaughter, for thirty thousand footmen of Israel fell.

2 Samuel 20:1

And a man of Belial happened to be there, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a man of Jemini, and he blew the shofar, saying, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. Every man to his tents, O Israel.

1 Kings 12:16

So when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? There is no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, O Israel! Now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent and took Rebekah as his wife; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Genesis 31:33

And Laban went into Jacob's tent and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents, but he did not find them. Then he went out of Leah's tent and came to Rachel's tent.

Judges 4:17-18

And Sisera fled on foot to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, for there was peace between Jabin, the king of Hazor, and the house of Heber the Kenite. And Jael went out to meet Sisera and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered him with a thick coverlet.

2 Samuel 6:17

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

1 Chronicles 16:1

So they brought the ark of God and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it, and they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God.

2 Samuel 7:2

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

1 Chronicles 15:1

And David made houses for himself in the city of David and prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

2 Chronicles 1:4

But David had brought the ark of God up from Kirjathjearim to the place which David had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents in a great multitude like locusts, for there was no number in them nor in their camels, and they would enter into the land destroying it.

Genesis 9:27

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his slave.

Judges 7:13

And when Gideon arrived, behold, a man was telling a dream to his fellow, saying, Behold, I dreamed a dream that I saw a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian and come unto the tents, and it smote them so that they fell and overturned them, and the tents fell.

Habakkuk 3:7

I saw the tents of Cushan as nothing, and the curtains of the land of Midian trembled.

Numbers 31:10

And they burnt all their cities in which they dwelt and all their palaces with fire.

2 Kings 7:7-8

Therefore they had arisen and fled at the beginning of the night and had left their tents and their horses and their asses, even the camp as it was, and had fled for their lives. And when these lepers came to the uttermost part of the camp, they went into one tent and ate and drank and took silver and gold and raiment and went and hid it and came again and entered into another tent and took from there also 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 weapons in his tent.

Joshua 7:21-23

When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment and two hundred shekels of silver and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then 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. So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran unto 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 unto Joshua and unto all the sons of Israel and laid them out before the LORD.

Jeremiah 35:7

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

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he sojourned in the promised land, as in a strange country, dwelling in booths with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise; for he looked for a city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God.

Genesis 13:5

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

Genesis 18:1-6

And the LORD appeared unto him among the terebinth trees of Mamre; and he was sitting in the door of his tent in the heat of the day; and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, three men stood by him; and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door and bowed himself toward the ground and said, My Lord, if now I have found grace in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy slave.read more.
Let a little water, I pray you, be brought and wash your feet and rest yourselves under a tree; and I will bring a morsel of bread and comfort your hearts; after that ye shall pass on because for this ye are come to your slave. And they said, So do as thou hast said. And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Genesis 20:13

And it came to pass when God caused me to wander from my father's house that I said unto her, This is the mercy which thou shalt show unto me: at every place where we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.

Exodus 16:16

This is the thing which the LORD has commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for each one, according to the number of your persons; take ye each one for those who are in his tent.

Exodus 33:8

And it came to pass when Moses would go out unto the tabernacle, that all the people would rise up and stand each one at the door of their tent, with their gaze following Moses until he was gone into the tabernacle.

Numbers 1:50

But thou shalt place the Levites in the tabernacle of the testimony and over all the vessels thereof and over all things that belong to it; they shall bear the tabernacle and all the vessels thereof; and they shall minister in it and shall encamp round about the tabernacle.

Job 8:22

Those that hate thee shall be clothed with shame, and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought.

Numbers 16:26

And he spoke unto the congregation, saying, Depart from the tents of these wicked men and touch nothing of theirs lest peradventure ye be consumed in all their sins.

1 Kings 20:16

And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty-two kings that helped him.

Job 4:21

Does their beauty perish with them? They die and do not know.

Job 11:14

if there is any iniquity in thy hand and thou dost put it far away and dost not consent that wickedness dwell in thy habitations,

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

Job 15:34

For the congregation of the hypocrites shall be made desolate, and fire shall consume the tents of bribery.

Job 18:6

The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his lamp shall be put out with him.

Job 21:28

For ye say, What is of the house of the prince, and what of the tent of the habitation of the wicked?

Job 22:23

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tent;

Psalm 84:10

for a day in thy courts is better than a thousand outside of them. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Acts 18:3

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them and worked, for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Exodus 26:7

Likewise thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering over the tabernacle; eleven curtains shalt thou make.

Exodus 36:14

Likewise he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle; he made eleven curtains.

Exodus 26:14-29

And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red and a covering above of badgers' skins. And thou shalt make boards for the tabernacle of cedar wood standing up. Ten cubits shall be the length of a board, and a cubit and a half shall be the breadth of one board.read more.
Two tenons shall there be in one board, set in order one against another; thus shalt thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle. And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the side of the Negev to the south. And thou shalt make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards, two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons. And for the second side of the tabernacle on the side of the Aquilon, there shall be twenty boards and their forty sockets of silver: two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. And for the sides of the tabernacle westward, thou shalt make six boards. And two boards shalt thou make for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides, and they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it unto one ring; thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners. Thus they shall be eight boards, and their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets: two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. And thou shalt make five bars of cedar wood for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle, five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward. And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to end. And thou shalt cover the boards with gold and make their rings of gold for places for the bars, and thou shalt also cover the bars with gold.

Exodus 36:19-34

And he made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and another covering of badgers' skins above that. And he made the boards for the tabernacle of cedar wood, standing up. The length of each board was ten cubits, and the breadth one cubit and a half.read more.
Each board had two tenons, equally distant one from another; thus did he make all the boards of the tabernacle. He made, therefore, the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards for the south side towards the Negev. He also made the forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards: two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons. And for the other side of the tabernacle, on the side of the Aquilon, he made twenty boards, with their forty sockets of silver: two sockets under one board, and two sockets under another board. And for the westward side of the tabernacle he made six boards. And he made two boards for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides, which were coupled beneath and likewise coupled together above to a ring; thus he did to both of them in both the corners. There were, therefore, eight boards; and their sockets were sixteen sockets of silver, under every board two sockets. And he also made bars of cedar 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 for the westward side. And he made the middle bar to pass through the boards from the one end to the other. And he covered the boards with gold and made their rings of gold for the bars to pass through and covered the bars with gold also.

Exodus 27:19

All the vessels of the tabernacle in all the service thereof and all the stakes thereof and all the stakes of the court, shall be of brass.

Exodus 35:18

the stakes of the tabernacle and the stakes of the court, and their cords,

Exodus 38:20

And all the stakes of the tabernacle and of the court round about were of brass.

Exodus 39:40

The hangings of the court, its pillars and its sockets, and the hanging for the court gate, its cords and its stakes, and all the vessels of the service of the tabernacle, for the tabernacle of the testimony,

Numbers 3:26

and the hangings of the court and the curtain for the door of the court, which is by the tabernacle and by the altar round about, and the cords of it for all the service thereof.

Numbers 4:32

and the pillars of the court round about and their sockets and their stakes and their cords with all their instruments and with all their service; and ye shall number by name the vessels of the charge of their burden.

Judges 4:21

Then Jael, Heber's wife, took the tent stake, and putting a hammer in her hand, went softly unto him and smote the stake into his temples and fastened it into the ground, for he was fast asleep and weary. So he died.

Isaiah 22:25

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

Zechariah 10:4

Out of him shall come the corner, out of him the stake, out of him the battle bow, out of him also every oppressor.

Exodus 26:14

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

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, and all my cords are broken: my sons were taken from me, and they are lost; there is no one 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 the LORD and pitched his tent there; and there Isaac's slaves opened a well.

Genesis 33:19

And he bought part of the field where he had spread his tent, from the hand of the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for one hundred ewes.

Judges 4:11

Now Heber, the Kenite, of the sons of Hobab, the father-in-law of Moses, had severed himself from the Kenites and pitched his tent unto the plain of Zaanaim, which is by Kedesh.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house, and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

Psalm 104:2

who dost cover thyself with light as with a garment, who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain,

Psalm 19:4

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tabernacle for the sun,

2 Peter 1:13-14

Because I have the right (as long as I am in this tabernacle) to stir you up by reminding you, knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has declared unto me.

Exodus 25:8-9

And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them. According to all that I show thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its vessels, even so shall ye make it.

Exodus 26:1-37

Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet; with cherubim of cunning work shalt thou make them. The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; and all the curtains shall have one measure. The five curtains shall be coupled together one to another, and the other five curtains shall be coupled one to another.read more.
And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the border in the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of another curtain in the coupling of the second. Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make in the border of the curtain that is in the second coupling; that the loops may take hold one of another. And thou shalt make fifty hooks of gold and couple the curtains together with the hooks; and it shall be one tabernacle. Likewise thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering over the tabernacle; eleven curtains shalt thou make. The length of one curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; and the eleven curtains shall be all of one measure. And thou shalt couple five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and shalt double the sixth curtain in the forefront of the tabernacle. And thou shalt make fifty loops on the edge of the one curtain from the border in the coupling and fifty loops in the edge of the curtain which couples the second. And thou shalt make fifty hooks of brass and put the hooks into the loops and couple the tent together that it may be one. And the remnant that remains of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the backside of the tabernacle. And a cubit on the one side and a cubit on the other side of that which remains in the length of the curtains of the tent, it 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 above of badgers' skins. And thou shalt make boards for the tabernacle of cedar wood standing up. Ten cubits shall be the length of a board, and a cubit and a half shall be the breadth of one board. Two tenons shall there be in one board, set in order one against another; thus shalt thou make for all the boards of the tabernacle. And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the side of the Negev to the south. And thou shalt make forty sockets of silver under the twenty boards, two sockets under one board for its two tenons and two sockets under another board for its two tenons. And for the second side of the tabernacle on the side of the Aquilon, there shall be twenty boards and their forty sockets of silver: two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. And for the sides of the tabernacle westward, thou shalt make six boards. And two boards shalt thou make for the corners of the tabernacle in the two sides, and they shall be coupled together beneath, and they shall be coupled together above the head of it unto one ring; thus shall it be for them both; they shall be for the two corners. Thus they shall be eight boards, and their sockets of silver, sixteen sockets: two sockets under one board and two sockets under another board. And thou shalt make five bars of cedar wood for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle, five bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward. And the middle bar in the midst of the boards shall reach from end to end. And thou shalt cover the boards with gold and make their rings of gold for places for the bars, and thou shalt also cover the bars with gold. And thou shalt raise up the tabernacle according to the fashion thereof which was showed thee in the mount. And thou shalt also make a veil of blue, purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work; with cherubim shall it be made; and thou shalt hang it upon four pillars of cedar covered with gold; their capitals shall be of gold upon four sockets of silver. And thou shalt hang up the veil under the hooks, and thou shalt bring in there, inside the veil, the ark of the testimony; and that veil shall separate for you between the holy place and the holy of holies. And thou shalt put the seat of reconciliation upon the ark of the testimony in the holy of holies. And thou shalt set the table outside the veil, the candlestick over against the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the Negev (south desert), and thou shalt put the table on the side of the Aquilon (north wind). And thou shalt make a hanging for the door of the tabernacle of blue, purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen wrought with needlework. And thou shalt make for the hanging five pillars of cedar and cover them with gold, and their capitals shall be of gold, and thou shalt cast five sockets of brass for them.

Exodus 39:32

Thus was all the work of the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the testimony finished, and the sons of Israel did according to all that the LORD had commanded Moses, so did they.

Exodus 27:21

In the tabernacle of the testimony outside the veil, which shall be before the ark of the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order them from evening to morning before the LORD; it shall be a perpetual statute of the sons of Israel for their generations.

Exodus 33:7

And Moses took the tabernacle and pitched it outside the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the tabernacle of the testimony. And it came to pass that every one who sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of the testimony, which was outside the camp.

Exodus 28:43

And they shall be upon Aaron and upon his sons when they enter into the tabernacle of the testimony or when they come near unto the altar to serve in the sanctuary that they not bear iniquity and die: This shall be a perpetual statute unto him and his seed after him.

Exodus 29:10-11

And thou shalt cause the bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the testimony, and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the bullock. And thou shalt kill the bullock before the LORD by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

Exodus 33:11

And the LORD would speak unto Moses face to face, as anyone would speak unto their friend. And he would turn again into the camp, but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart out of the tabernacle.

Leviticus 1:1

And the LORD called unto Moses, and spoke unto him out of the tabernacle of the testimony, saying,

Numbers 1:1

And the LORD spoke unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the testimony, on the first of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

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Leviticus 23:40-43

And on the first day ye shall take branches with fruit of a beautiful tree, palm branches and the boughs of thick trees and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days. And ye shall keep this feast unto the LORD for seven days each year. It shall be a perpetual statute for your ages; ye shall celebrate it in the seventh month. Ye shall dwell in tabernacles seven days; all that are natural of Israel shall dwell in booths, read more.
that your descendants may know that I made the sons of Israel to dwell in tabernacles when I brought them out of the land of Egypt. I AM your God.

Nehemiah 8:15-16

and that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount and bring olive branches and pine branches and myrtle branches and palm branches and branches of thick trees, to make booths, as it is written. So the people went forth and brought them and made themselves booths, each one upon the roof of his house and in their courts and in the courts of the house of God and in the plaza of the water gate and in the plaza of the gate of Ephraim.

Tents » Were used by » All eastern nations

Judges 6:5

For they would come up with their livestock and their tents in a great multitude like locusts, for there was no number in them nor in their camels, and they would enter into the land destroying it.

2 Kings 7:7

Therefore they had arisen and fled at the beginning of the night and had left their tents and their horses and their asses, even the camp as it was, and had fled for their lives.

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 all the east land of Gilead.

1 Samuel 17:4

And a man named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span, came out of the camp of the Philistines and stood between the two camps.

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 well watered everywhere, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as a garden of the LORD like the land of Egypt as thou comest unto Zoar.

1 Samuel 29:1

Now the Philistines gathered together all their camps to Aphek, and the Israelites pitched camp by a fountain which is in Jezreel.

Genesis 26:17-18

And Isaac departed from there and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar and dwelt there. And Isaac reopened the wells of water, which they had opened in the days of Abraham his father, for the Philistines had stopped them up 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

Now the Philistines gathered together all their camps to Aphek, and the Israelites pitched camp by a fountain which is in Jezreel.

1 Samuel 4:3

And when the people returned into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Why has the LORD smitten us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us that when it comes among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.

1 Kings 16:16

And the people that were in the camp heard it said, Zimri has conspired and has killed the king. Therefore, 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 in the promised land, as in a strange country, dwelling in booths with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew, and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was an upright man, remaining in the 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 thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, and all my cords are broken: my sons were taken from me, and they are lost; there is no one to stretch forth my tent any more and to set up my curtains.

Judges 4:21

Then Jael, Heber's wife, took the tent stake, and putting a hammer in her hand, went softly unto him and smote the stake into his temples and fastened it into the ground, for he was fast asleep and weary. So he died.

Tents » Called » Tabernacles

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned in the promised land, as in a strange country, dwelling in booths with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;

Numbers 24:5

How beautiful are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy habitations, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » Shepherds while tending their flocks

Song of Songs 1:8

If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go forth, following the footprints of the flock and feed thy little female goats beside the booths of the shepherds.

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling place has been moved and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent; he has cut off my life like a weaver: he has cut me off with sickness: between the day and the night thou shalt consume me.

Tents » Of the jews contrasted with those of the arabs

Song of Songs 1:5

I am dark, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, more desirable as the booths of Kedar, as the tents of Solomon.

Numbers 24:5

How beautiful are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy habitations, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » The rechabites

Jeremiah 35:7

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

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 18:1

And the LORD appeared unto him among the terebinth trees of Mamre; and he was sitting in the door of his tent in the heat of the day;

Tents » Were used by » Israel in the desert

Exodus 33:8

And it came to pass when Moses would go out unto the tabernacle, that all the people would rise up and stand each one at the door of their tent, with their gaze following Moses until he was gone into the tabernacle.

Numbers 24:2

and lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Tents » Custom of sitting and standing at the door of

Genesis 18:1

And the LORD appeared unto him among the terebinth trees of Mamre; and he was sitting in the door of his tent in the heat of the day;

Judges 4:20

Again he said unto her, Stand in the door of the tent, and if anyone should come and enquire of thee and say, Is there anyone here? Thou shalt say, No.

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine 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 to pitch your tents, with fire by night, to show you by what way ye should go, and with a cloud by day.

Tents » Were pitched » On the tops of houses

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house, and Absalom went in unto 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 his mother Sarah's tent and took Rebekah as his wife; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Tents » Separate, for the servants

Genesis 31:33

And Laban went into Jacob's tent and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents, but he did not find them. Then he went out of Leah's tent and came to Rachel's tent.

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

Isaiah 40:22

He is seated upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; he stretches out the heavens as a curtain and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in:

Tents » Were pitched » With order and regularity

Numbers 1:52

And the sons of Israel shall pitch their tents, each man by his own camp and each man by his own standard, throughout their hosts.

Tents » Were used by » The arabs

Isaiah 13:20

It shall never again be inhabited; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation; neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there, neither shall the shepherds make their fold there.

Tents » Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling place has been moved and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent; he has cut off my life like a weaver: he has cut me off with sickness: between the day and the night thou shalt consume me.

Tents » Were spread out

Isaiah 40:22

He is seated upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; he stretches out the heavens as a curtain and spreads 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 of those who have 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 thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;