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79 Bible Verses about Tents

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Genesis 4:20

And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and [those who have] livestock.

Genesis 12:8

And he moved on from there to the hill country, east of Bethel. And he pitched his tent at Bethel on the west, and at Ai on the east. And he built an altar there to Yahweh. And he called on the name of Yahweh.

Genesis 13:12

Abram settled in the land of Canaan, and Lot settled in the cities of the plain. And he pitched his tent toward Sodom.

Genesis 18:1

And Yahweh appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he was sitting in the doorway of the tent at the heat of the day.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew up. And Esau [was] a skilled hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob [was] a peaceful man, living [in] tents.

Numbers 11:10

Moses heard the people weeping according to their clans, each at the doorway of their tents. Then {Yahweh became very angry}, and in the eyes of Moses it was bad.

1 Samuel 4:10

So [the] Philistines fought and Israel was defeated and each man fled to his tent, for the slaughter was very great. Thirty thousand foot soldiers from Israel fell.

2 Samuel 20:1

Now a man of wickedness was found there whose name [was] Sheba the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite. He blew the horn and said, "There is no share for us in David, and there [is] no inheritance for us in the son of Jesse; each to his tents, O Israel!"

1 Kings 12:16

When all of Israel saw that the king would not listen to them, the people answered the king, saying, "{What share do we have in David}? [There is] no inheritance in the son of Jesse. To your tents, Israel! Now look to your house, David!" Then Israel went to their tents.

Genesis 24:67

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

Genesis 31:33

Then Laban went into Jacob's tent and Leah's tent and the tent of the two female servants and did not find [his gods]. And he came out of Leah's tent and went into Rachel's tent.

Judges 4:17-18

Sisera 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 house of Heber the Kenite. And Jael came out to meet Sisera, and she said to him, "Turn aside, my lord; turn aside to me and do not be afraid." So he turned aside into her tent, and she covered him {with a blanket}.

2 Samuel 6:17

They brought the ark of Yahweh and set it in its place in the middle of the tent which David had pitched for it. Then David offered up burnt offerings and fellowship offerings in the presence of Yahweh.

1 Chronicles 16:1

And they brought the ark of God and set it inside the tent that David had pitched for it. And they offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before God.

2 Samuel 7:2

And the king said to Nathan the prophet, "Look, please, I [am] living in a house of cedar, but the ark of God [is] staying in the middle of the tent."

1 Chronicles 15:1

And David built houses for himself in the city of David, and he established a place for the ark of God. And he pitched a tent for it.

2 Chronicles 1:4

(But the ark of God David had brought up from Kiriath-Jearim to [the place] David had prepared for it, for David had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.)

Judges 6:5

For they, their livestock, and their tents would come up like a great number of locusts; they and their camels could not be counted; they came into the land and devoured it.

Genesis 9:27

May God make space for Japheth, and let him dwell in the tents of Shem, and let Canaan be a slave for him."

Judges 7:13

When Gideon came, a man [was] recounting a dream to his friend, and he said, "Behold, {I had a dream}; a round loaf of barley bread [was] tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came up to the tent, it struck it, and it fell and turned it upside down so that the tent fell."

Habakkuk 3:7

Under affliction I saw the tents of Cushan; the tent curtains of the land of Midian trembled.

Numbers 31:10

They burned all their cities where they dwelled and all their camps with fire.

2 Kings 7:7-8

So they got up and fled at dusk and left their tents, their horses, their donkeys, and the camp as it was, and they fled for their lives. When these who had the skin disease came to the edge of the camp, they went into a certain tent and they ate, drank, and took from there silver and gold and clothes. Then they went and hid [them], then returned and came to another tent, and they took from there and went and hid [them].

1 Samuel 17:54

And David took the head of the Philistine and brought it to Jerusalem and placed his weapons in his tent.

Joshua 7:21-23

I saw among the spoil a beautiful robe from Shinar, two hundred shekels of silver, and one bar of gold [that] weighed fifty shekels; I coveted them and took them. They [are] hidden in the ground inside my tent, and the silver [is] under it." Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent; and there [they were], hidden in his tent, and the silver [was] under it. And they took them from the tent and brought them to Joshua and all the {Israelites}. And they spread them out before the presence of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 35:7

And you shall not build a house, and you shall not sow seed, and you shall not plant a vineyard, and it shall not be for you, but in tents you shall live all your days, so that you may live many days on the surface of the land where you [are] dwelling as aliens.'

Hebrews 11:9-10

By faith he lived in the land of promise as a stranger, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the fellow heirs of the same promise. For he was expecting the city that has foundations, whose architect and builder [is] God.

Genesis 13:5

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

Genesis 18:1-6

And Yahweh appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he was sitting in the doorway of the tent at the heat of the day. And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men were standing near him. And he saw [them] and ran from the doorway of the tent to meet them. And he bowed down to the ground. And he said, "My lord, if I have found favor in your eyes do not pass by your servant.read more.
Let a little water be brought and wash your feet, and rest under the tree. And let me bring a piece of bread, then refresh {yourselves}. Afterward you can pass on, {once} you have passed by with your servant." Then they said, "Do so as you have said." Then Abraham hastened into the tent to Sarah, and he said, "Quickly--make three seahs of fine flour for kneading and make bread cakes!"

Genesis 20:13

And it happened [that] as God caused me to wander from the house of my father I said to her, 'This [is] your loyal kindness that you must do for me at every place where we come: say concerning me, "He [is] my brother." '"

Exodus 16:16

This [is] the word that Yahweh commanded, 'Gather from it, {each according to what he can eat}, an omer per person [according to] the number of you. You each shall take [enough] for whoever [is] in his tent.'"

Exodus 33:8

{And} at the going out of Moses to the tent, all the people would rise and stand, each at the opening of his tent, and gaze after Moses until his entering the tent.

Numbers 1:50

You will {appoint} them over the tabernacle of the testimony, over all its vessels, and over all that belongs to it. They will carry the tabernacle and all its vessels, and they will care for it; and they will camp around the tabernacle.

Job 8:22

[Those] who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked {will be no more}."

Numbers 16:26

He said to the community, saying, "Please turn away from the tents of these wicked men, and do not touch anything {that belongs to them}, or you will be destroyed with all their sins."

1 Kings 20:16

They went out at noon while Ben-Hadad [was] drinking [himself] drunk in the tents, he and the thirty-two kings helping him.

Job 4:21

[Is] not their tent cord pulled up within them? They die, but not in wisdom.'

Job 11:14

if iniquity [is] in your hand, put it far away, and you must not let wickedness reside in your tents--

Job 12:6

[The] tents of [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.

Job 15:34

for [the] company of [the] godless [is] barren, and fire consumes the tents of those who accept bribes.

Job 18:6

The light becomes dark in his tent, and his lamp above him is put out.

Job 21:28

For you say, 'Where is the nobleman's house, and where [are] {the tents in which the wicked dwell}?'

Job 22:23

If you return to Shaddai, you will be restored; [if] you remove wickedness from your tent,

Psalm 84:10

Because better [is] a day in your courtyards than a thousand [elsewhere]. I would rather be at the threshold of the house of my God than to dwell in [the] tents of wickedness.

Acts 18:3

And because [he] was practicing the same trade, he stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.

Exodus 26:7

"And you will make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tabernacle; you will make them eleven curtains.

Exodus 36:14

And he made curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tabernacle; he made them eleven curtains.

Exodus 26:14-29

"And you will make a covering for the tent of red-dyed ram skins and a covering of fine leather [to go] above. "And you will make the frames for the tabernacle of acacia wood [as] uprights. The length of the frame [will be] ten cubits, and the width of the one frame [will be] one and a half cubits.read more.
You will make two {pegs} for the one frame [for] joining {each to another} [and] likewise for all the frames of the tabernacle. And you will make the frames for the tabernacle [with] twenty frames for the {south} side. And you will make forty silver bases under the twenty frames, [with] two bases under the one frame for its two {pegs} and two bases under the {next} frame for its two {pegs}. And for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, [there will be] twenty frames and their forty silver bases, [with] two bases under the one frame and two bases under the {next} frame. "And for the rear of the tabernacle {on the west} you will make six frames. And you will make two frames for the tabernacle corners at the rear. They will be double at the bottom, and they will be completely together on its top to the one ring; it will be likewise for the two of them; they will be for the two corners. And there will be eight frames and their silver bases, sixteen bases, with two bases under the one frame and two bases under the {next} frame. "You will make five bars of acacia wood for the frames on the one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames on the second side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames on the side of the tabernacle at the rear {on the west}. And the bar in the middle, in the midst of the frames [will] run from end to end. And you will overlay the frames with gold, and you will make their rings of gold [as] {holders} for the bars, and you will overlay the bars with gold.

Exodus 36:19-34

And he made a covering for the tent of red-dyed ram skin and a covering of fine leather [to go] above. And he made the frames for the tabernacle of acacia wood [as] uprights. The length of the frame [was] ten cubits, and the width of the one frame [was] one and a half cubits.read more.
He made two {pegs} for the one frame [for] joining {one to another} [and] likewise for all the frames of the tabernacle. And he made the frames for the tabernacle [with] twenty frames for the south side. And he made forty silver bases under the twenty frames, [with] two bases under the one frame for its two {pegs} and two bases under the {next} frame for its two {pegs}. And for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, he made twenty frames and their forty silver bases, [with] two bases under the one frame and two bases under the {next} frame. And for the rear of the tabernacle {on the west} he made six frames. And he made two frames for the tabernacle corners at the rear. And they were double at the bottom, and they were completely together on its top to the one ring; he did likewise for the two of them, for the two corners. And there were eight frames and their sixteen silver bases, two bases, two bases under the one frame. And he made five bars of acacia wood for the frames on the one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames on the second side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames at the rear {on the west}. And he made the middle bar to run in the midst of the frames from end to end. And he overlaid the frames with gold, and he made their rings of gold [as] {holders} for the bars, and he overlaid the bars with gold.

Exodus 27:19

Bronze [will be] for all the equipment of the tabernacle in all its service and all its {pegs} and all the {pegs} of the courtyard.

Exodus 35:18

the {pegs} of the tabernacle and the {pegs} of the courtyard and their cords;

Exodus 38:20

And all the {pegs} for the tabernacle and for the courtyard all around [were] bronze.

Exodus 39:40

the hangings of the courtyard, its pillars, and its bases; and the screen for the courtyard gate, its tent cords and its {pegs}; and all the equipment of the service of the tabernacle for the tent of assembly,

Numbers 3:26

and the hangings of the courtyard and the curtain of the doorway of the courtyard that [is] around the tabernacle and the altar, and its ten cords, all of its use.

Numbers 4:32

and the pillars of the courtyard all around, and their bases, pegs, and cords, with all their vessels and for all their work. You will appoint by name the vessels that they [are] responsible to carry.

Judges 4:21

But Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, took in her hand a tent peg and a hammer, and she went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; he [was] fast asleep since he was exhausted, and he died.

Isaiah 22:25

On that day, {declares} Yahweh of hosts, the peg that was driven will move away into a secure place, and it will be cut down and fall, and the load that [was] on her will be cut off. For Yahweh has spoken.'"

Zechariah 10:4

From them [the] cornerstone will go out, from them [the] tent peg, from them [the] battle bow, from them every ruler, [all] together.

Exodus 26:14

"And you will make a covering for the tent of red-dyed ram skins and a covering of fine leather [to go] above.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is devastated, and all my tent cords are torn. My children have gone out [from] me, and they are not. There is no [one who] pitches my tent again, or [one who] puts up my tent curtains.

Genesis 26:25

And he built an altar there and called on the name of Yahweh. And he pitched his tent there, and the servants of Isaac dug a well there.

Genesis 33:19

And he bought a piece of land where he pitched his tent for one hundred pieces of money from the hand of the sons of Hamor, father of Shechem.

Judges 4:11

And Heber the Kenite [was] separated from [the other] Kenites, [that is], from the descendants of Hobab the father-in-law of Moses. And {he was encamped} at Elon-bezaanannim, which [is] near Kedesh.

2 Samuel 16:22

Then they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he went [in] to the concubines of his father before the eyes of all Israel.

Psalm 104:2

[you] who cover [yourself] with light as [with] a garment, who stretch out [the] heavens like a tent curtain,

Psalm 19:4

[Yet] in all [the] world their line goes out, and their words to [the] end of [the] world. In them he has pitched a tent for the sun,

2 Peter 1:13-14

But I consider [it] right, for as long as I am in this habitation, to stir you up by a reminder, [because I] know that the removal of my habitation is imminent, as indeed our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me.

Exodus 25:8-9

And make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell in the midst of them, according to all that I show you--the pattern of the tabernacle and the pattern of all its equipment--and so you will do.

Exodus 26:1-37

"And the tabernacle you will make [with] ten curtains; you will make them of finely twisted linen and blue and purple and crimson [yarns], [with] cherubim, the work of a skilled craftsman. The length of the one curtain [will be] twenty-eight cubits, and the width [will be] four cubits [for] the one curtain; one measure [will be] for all the curtains. Five curtains will be joined {to one another}, and five curtains joined {to one another}.read more.
And you will make loops of blue on the edge of the one curtain, at the end in the set; and you will do so on the edge of the end curtain in the second set. You will make fifty loops on the one curtain, and you will make fifty loops on the end of the curtain that [is] in the second set; the loops are to be opposite {to one another}. And you will make fifty gold clasps and join the curtains {to one another} with the clasps, so that the tabernacle will be one. "And you will make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tabernacle; you will make them eleven curtains. The length of the one curtain [will be] thirty cubits, and the width [will be] four cubits [for] the one curtain; one measure [will be] for [the] eleven curtains. And you will join five curtains together and six curtains together, and you will fold double the sixth curtain at the front of the tent. And you will make fifty loops on the edge of the one curtain at the end of the [first] set and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain [in] the second set. And you will make fifty bronze clasps, and you will put the clasps in the loops and join the tent, so that it will be one. "And the surplus in the curtains of the tent [will be] an overhang; the surplus half curtain will hang over the back of the tabernacle. And a cubit {from one side} and a cubit {from the other side} in the surplus in the length of the curtains of the tent will be hung over the sides of the tabernacle {equally} to cover it. "And you will make a covering for the tent of red-dyed ram skins and a covering of fine leather [to go] above. "And you will make the frames for the tabernacle of acacia wood [as] uprights. The length of the frame [will be] ten cubits, and the width of the one frame [will be] one and a half cubits. You will make two {pegs} for the one frame [for] joining {each to another} [and] likewise for all the frames of the tabernacle. And you will make the frames for the tabernacle [with] twenty frames for the {south} side. And you will make forty silver bases under the twenty frames, [with] two bases under the one frame for its two {pegs} and two bases under the {next} frame for its two {pegs}. And for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, [there will be] twenty frames and their forty silver bases, [with] two bases under the one frame and two bases under the {next} frame. "And for the rear of the tabernacle {on the west} you will make six frames. And you will make two frames for the tabernacle corners at the rear. They will be double at the bottom, and they will be completely together on its top to the one ring; it will be likewise for the two of them; they will be for the two corners. And there will be eight frames and their silver bases, sixteen bases, with two bases under the one frame and two bases under the {next} frame. "You will make five bars of acacia wood for the frames on the one side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames on the second side of the tabernacle, and five bars for the frames on the side of the tabernacle at the rear {on the west}. And the bar in the middle, in the midst of the frames [will] run from end to end. And you will overlay the frames with gold, and you will make their rings of gold [as] {holders} for the bars, and you will overlay the bars with gold. And you will erect the tabernacle according to its plan, which you have been shown on the mountain. "And you will make a curtain of blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen, [the] work of a skilled craftsman; he will make it [with] cherubim. And you will put it on four acacia pillars overlaid with gold [with] their gold hooks on four silver bases. And you will put the curtain under the clasps, and you will bring the ark of the testimony there inside the curtain, and the curtain will separate for you between the holy and the {most holy place}. And you will put the atonement cover on the ark of the testimony in the {most holy place}. And you will place the table outside the curtain and the lampstand opposite the table on the south side of the tabernacle, and you will put the table on the north side. "And you will make for the entrance of the tent a screen of blue and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen, [the] work of an embroiderer. And you will make for the screen five acacia pillars, and you will overlay them with gold [with] their gold hooks, and you will cast for them five bronze bases.

Exodus 39:32

And all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of assembly was finished, and the {Israelites} had done according to all that Yahweh had commanded Moses; so they did.

Exodus 27:21

In the tent of assembly outside the curtain that [is] before the testimony, Aaron and his sons will arrange it, from evening until morning, before Yahweh [as] a lasting statute throughout their generations from the {Israelites}.

Exodus 33:7

And Moses took the tent and pitched it outside the camp far from the camp, and he called it the tent of assembly, {and} all seeking Yahweh would go out to the tent of assembly, which [was] outside the camp.

Exodus 28:43

And they will be on Aaron and on his sons when they come to the tent of assembly or when they approach the altar to serve in the sanctuary, so that they will not bear guilt and die. [It is] a lasting statute for him and for his offspring after him.

Exodus 29:10-11

"And you will bring the bull before the tent of assembly, and Aaron and his sons will lay their hands on the head of the bull. And you will slaughter the bull before Yahweh [at] the entrance of the tent of assembly.

Exodus 33:11

And Yahweh would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his neighbor. And he would return to the camp, and his assistant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, did not leave the middle of the tent.

Leviticus 1:1

Then Yahweh called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of assembly, saying,

Numbers 1:1

Yahweh spoke to Moses in the desert of Sinai, in the tent of assembly, on [the] first of the month, in the second year {after they came out} of the land of Egypt, saying,

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

Leviticus 23:40-43

And on the first day you shall take for yourselves the first fruit of majestic trees, branches of palm trees and branches of a leafy tree and of a brook's poplar trees, and you shall rejoice {before} Yahweh your God [for] seven days. And you must hold it [as] a festival for Yahweh [for] seven days in the year; [it shall be] a {lasting statute} throughout your generations; in the seventh month you must hold it. You must live in the booths [for] seven days; all the natives in Israel must live in the booths, read more.
so that your generations shall know that I made the {Israelites} live in booths when I brought them from the land of Egypt; I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

Nehemiah 8:15-16

and that they should proclaim and give voice in all of their cities in Jerusalem, saying, "Go out to the hill and bring olive tree branches, olive oil wood branches, myrtle shrub branches, palm tree branches, and other leafy tree branches to make booths, as it is written." So the people went out and brought them and made booths for themselves, each on his roof, in their courtyards, in the courtyards of the house of God, in the public square of the Water Gate, and in the public square of the Gate of Ephraim.

Tents » Were used by » All eastern nations

Judges 6:5

For they, their livestock, and their tents would come up like a great number of locusts; they and their camels could not be counted; they came into the land and devoured it.

2 Kings 7:7

So they got up and fled at dusk and left their tents, their horses, their donkeys, and the camp as it was, and they fled for their lives.

1 Chronicles 5:10

And in the days of Saul they made war against the Hagrites, and they fell into their hand. And they lived in their tents in all the region east of Gilead.

1 Samuel 17:4

Then {a champion} went out from the camps of [the] Philistines, whose name was Goliath from Gath. His height was six cubits and a span.

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

Genesis 13:10

And Lot lifted up his eyes and saw the whole plain of the Jordan, that all of it [was] well-watered land--[this was] before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah--like the garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt {in the direction of} Zoar.

1 Samuel 29:1

Now [the] Philistines assembled all their forces at Aphek, and Israel [was] encamped at the spring that [is] in Jezreel.

Genesis 26:17-18

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

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

1 Samuel 29:1

Now [the] Philistines assembled all their forces at Aphek, and Israel [was] encamped at the spring that [is] in Jezreel.

1 Samuel 4:3

When the army came [back] to the camp, the elders of Israel asked, "Why has Yahweh defeated us today before [the] Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of Yahweh to us from Shiloh so that it may come into our midst and deliver us from the hand of our enemies."

1 Kings 16:16

The encamping army heard that Zimri had conspired and moreover had killed the king, so they made Omri the commander of the army of Israel king over all Israel in the camp on that day.

Tents » Were used by » Patriarchs

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived in the land of promise as a stranger, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the fellow heirs of the same promise.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew up. And Esau [was] a skilled hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob [was] a peaceful man, living [in] tents.

Genesis 13:5

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

Tents » Fastened by cords to stakes or nails

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the site of your tent, and let them stretch out the tent curtains of your dwelling place. You must not spare; make your tent cords long and strengthen your pegs,

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is devastated, and all my tent cords are torn. My children have gone out [from] me, and they are not. There is no [one who] pitches my tent again, or [one who] puts up my tent curtains.

Judges 4:21

But Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, took in her hand a tent peg and a hammer, and she went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; he [was] fast asleep since he was exhausted, and he died.

Tents » Called » Tabernacles

Job 12:6

[The] tents of [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived in the land of promise as a stranger, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the fellow heirs of the same promise.

Numbers 24:5

How good are your tents, O Jacob, your dwellings, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » Shepherds while tending their flocks

Song of Songs 1:8

If you do not know, O fairest among women, follow {the tracks} of the flock, and pasture your little lambs beside the tents of the shepherds.

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling place is pulled up and removed from me like the tent of my shepherd; I have rolled up my life like weaver. He cuts me off from [the] thrum; from day to night you bring me to an end.

Tents » Of the jews contrasted with those of the arabs

Song of Songs 1:5

I [am] black but beautiful, {O maidens of Jerusalem}, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.

Numbers 24:5

How good are your tents, O Jacob, your dwellings, O Israel!

Tents » Were used by » The rechabites

Jeremiah 35:7

And you shall not build a house, and you shall not sow seed, and you shall not plant a vineyard, and it shall not be for you, but in tents you shall live all your days, so that you may live many days on the surface of the land where you [are] dwelling as aliens.'

Jeremiah 35:10

But we have lived in tents, and we have obeyed, and we have done all that Jehonadab, our ancestor, commanded us.

Tents » Were pitched » Under trees

Genesis 18:1

And Yahweh appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he was sitting in the doorway of the tent at the heat of the day.

Tents » Were used by » Israel in the desert

Exodus 33:8

{And} at the going out of Moses to the tent, all the people would rise and stand, each at the opening of his tent, and gaze after Moses until his entering the tent.

Numbers 24:2

Balaam lift up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to its tribes, and the spirit of God was upon it.

Tents » Custom of sitting and standing at the door of

Genesis 18:1

And Yahweh appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre. And he was sitting in the doorway of the tent at the heat of the day.

Judges 4:20

And he said to her, "Stand [at] the doorway of the tent, and if anyone comes and asks you, and says, 'Is there anyone here?' You must answer, 'No.'"

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the site of your tent, and let them stretch out the tent curtains of your dwelling place. You must not spare; make your tent cords long and strengthen your pegs,

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

Deuteronomy 1:33

{who goes} {before you} on your way, seeking a place for your encampment, in fire at night and in a cloud by day, to show you the way that {you should go}.

Tents » Were pitched » On the tops of houses

2 Samuel 16:22

Then they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and he went [in] to the concubines of his father before the eyes of all Israel.

Tents » Separate, for females of the family

Genesis 24:67

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

Tents » Separate, for the servants

Genesis 31:33

Then Laban went into Jacob's tent and Leah's tent and the tent of the two female servants and did not find [his gods]. And he came out of Leah's tent and went into Rachel's tent.

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

Isaiah 40:22

[He is] the one who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants [are] like grasshoppers; the one who stretches out [the] heavens like a veil and spreads them out like tent to live [in],

Tents » Were pitched » With order and regularity

Numbers 1:52

The {Israelites} will encamp, each in their own camp, and each by their own banner according to their divisions.

Tents » Were used by » The arabs

Isaiah 13:20

It will not be inhabited forever, and it will not be dwelled in {forever}; and no Arab will pitch a tent there, and shepherds will not allow [their flocks] to lie down there.

Tents » Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling place is pulled up and removed from me like the tent of my shepherd; I have rolled up my life like weaver. He cuts me off from [the] thrum; from day to night you bring me to an end.

Tents » Were spread out

Isaiah 40:22

[He is] the one who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants [are] like grasshoppers; the one who stretches out [the] heavens like a veil and spreads them out like tent to live [in],

Tents » Origin and antiquity of

Genesis 4:20

And Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and [those who have] livestock.

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

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the site of your tent, and let them stretch out the tent curtains of your dwelling place. You must not spare; make your tent cords long and strengthen your pegs,