'Tent' in the Bible
And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.
And he removed from thence 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 builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.
And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Hai;
Abram dwelled in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelled in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.
Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
And the Lord brought Abram outside [his tent into the night] and said, “Look now toward the heavens and count the stars—if you are able to count them.” Then He said to him, “So [numerous] shall your descendants be.”
And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, 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 Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.
And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.
And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.
Now Sarah was listening at the tent entrance behind him. Abraham and Sarah were old really old and Sarah was beyond the age of childbearing.
And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.
These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names in their towns and their tent-circles; twelve chiefs with their peoples.
And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there.
And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of the LORD, and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's servants digged a well.
Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount: and Laban with his brethren pitched in the mount of Gilead.
And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents; but he found them not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.
Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not.
Then he put up his tent there for the night; and from among his goods he took, as an offering for his brother Esau,
And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before the city.
And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.
And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.
But while Israel lived in that land, Reuben went inside his father's tent and had sexual relations with his father's concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard about it. Now Jacob had twelve sons.
And it happened [that] at that time Judah went down from his brothers and pitched his tent near a certain Adullamite, whose name [was] Hirah.
This is what the Lord has commanded: ‘Gather as much of it as each person needs to eat. You may take two quarts per individual, according to the number of people each of you has in his tent.’”
And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife to where Moses had put up his tent in the waste land, by the mountain of God.
And Moses went out to meet his father in law, and did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare; and they came into the tent.
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."
"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.
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 tabernacle; make 11 of these curtains.
Join five of the curtains by themselves, and the other six curtains by themselves. Then fold the sixth curtain double at the front of the tent.
And thou shalt make fifty taches of brass, and put the taches into the loops, and couple the tent together, that it may be one.
And the remnant that remaineth of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remaineth, 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 remaineth 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.
"You are to make upright boards of acacia wood for the tent.
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.
"For the second side of the tent to the north you are to make 20 boards
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.
"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.
You are to erect the tent according to the plan for it that was shown you on the mountain.
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.
And thou shalt make an hanging for the door of the tent, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework.
"You are to make the court of the tent. On the south side there is to be hangings of fine woven linen for the court, 100 cubits long on one side.
All the tools of the tabernacle for every use and all its tent pegs as well as all the tent pegs of the courtyard are to be made of bronze.
In the tent of meeting outside the veil that is in front of the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to tend the lamp from evening until morning before the Lord. This is to be a permanent statute for the Israelites throughout their generations.
These must be worn by Aaron and his sons whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister in the sanctuary area, so that they do not incur guilt and die. This is to be a permanent statute for Aaron and for his future descendants.
Bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance to the tent of meeting and wash them with water.
“You are to bring the bull to the front of the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons must lay their hands on the bull’s head.
Slaughter the bull before the Lord at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
Any priest who is one of his sons and who succeeds him and enters the tent of meeting to minister in the sanctuary must wear them for seven days.
Aaron and his sons are to eat the meat of the ram and the bread that is in the basket at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
This will be a regular burnt offering throughout your generations at the entrance to the tent of meeting before the Lord, where I will meet you to speak with you.
And there I will meet with the children of Israel; and the Tent'shall be sanctified by my glory.
I will consecrate the tent of meeting and the altar; I will also consecrate Aaron and his sons to serve Me as priests.
Take the atonement money from the Israelites and use it for the service of the tent of meeting. It will serve as a reminder for the Israelites before the Lord to atone for your lives.”
“Make a bronze basin for washing and a bronze stand for it. Set it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and put water in it.
Whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister by burning up an offering to the Lord, they must wash with water so that they will not die.
“With it you are to anoint the tent of meeting, the ark of the testimony,
Grind some of it into a fine powder and put some in front of the testimony in the tent of meeting, where I will meet with you. It must be especially holy to you.
the tent of meeting, the ark of the testimony, the mercy seat that is on top of it, and all the other furnishings of the tent—
Now Moses took a tent and set it up outside the camp, far away from the camp; he called it the tent of meeting. Anyone who wanted to consult the Lord would go to the tent of meeting that was outside the camp.
And it came to pass, when Moses went out unto the tabernacle, that all the people rose up, and stood every man at his tent door, and looked after Moses, until he was gone into the tabernacle.
When Moses entered the tent, the pillar of cloud would come down and remain at the entrance to the tent, and the Lord would speak with Moses.
And all the people saw the cloudy pillar stand at the tabernacle door: and all the people rose up and worshipped, every man in his tent door.
The Lord spoke with Moses face to face, just as a man speaks with his friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his assistant, the young man Joshua son of Nun, would not leave the inside of the tent.
The tabernacle, his tent, and his covering, his taches, and his boards, his bars, his pillars, and his sockets,
the altar of incense, its poles, the anointing oil, the aromatic incense, and the screen for the doorway at the entrance to the tent,
the tent pegs for the tabernacle and the tent pegs for the courtyard, along with their ropes;
Everyone whose heart was moved and whose spirit prompted him came and brought an offering to the Lord for the work on the tent of meeting, for all its services, and for the holy garments.
All the skilled craftsmen among the workers made the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen, blue, purple, and scarlet material. He made them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.
Then he made 50 gold clasps, and joined the curtains to each other with the clasps so the tent was one piece.
And he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them.
And he made fifty taches of brass to couple the tent together, that it might be one.
And he made a covering for the tent of rams' skins dyed red, and a covering of badgers' skins above that.
Then he made upright boards of acacia wood for the tent.
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.
For the second side of the tent to the north he made 20 boards,
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.
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 a screen embroidered with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen for the entrance to the tent,
He made the bronze basin and its stand from the bronze mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the tent of meeting.
All the tent pegs for the tabernacle and for the surrounding courtyard were bronze.
Here is a summary of materials for the Tent of Meeting that was compiled at Moses' direction, the work of the descendants of Levi under the direction of Aaron the priest's son Ithamar.
He made with it the bases for the entrance to the tent of meeting, the bronze altar and its bronze grate, all the utensils for the altar,
the bases for the surrounding courtyard, the bases for the gate of the courtyard, all the tent pegs for the tabernacle, and all the tent pegs for the surrounding courtyard.
Thus was all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation finished: and the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did they.
And they brought the tabernacle unto Moses, the tent, and all his furniture, his taches, his boards, his bars, and his pillars, and his sockets,
the gold altar; the anointing oil; the fragrant incense; the screen for the entrance to the tent;
The hangings of the court, his pillars, and his sockets, and the hanging for the court gate, his cords, and his pins, and all the vessels of the service of the tabernacle, for the tent of the congregation,
On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.
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