'Tents' in the Bible
But to them you are to give the care of the Tent of meeting with its vessels and everything in it: they are to take up the Tent, and be responsible for everything to do with it, and put up their tents round it.
And the children of Israel shall pitch their tents, every man by his own camp, and every man by his own standard, throughout their hosts.
But the tents of the Levites are to be round the Tent of meeting, so that wrath may not come on the children of Israel: the Tent of meeting is to be in the care of the Levites.
The children of Israel are to put up their tents in the order of their families, by the flags of their fathers' houses, facing the Tent of meeting on every side.
Those whose tents are on the east side, looking to the dawn, will be round the flag of the children of Judah, with Nahshon, the son of Amminadab, as their chief.
Then the Tent of meeting is to go forward, with the tents of the Levites, in the middle of the armies; in the same order as their tents are placed, they are to go forward, every man under his flag.
The number of all the armies in the tents of Dan was a hundred and fifty-seven thousand, six hundred. They will go forward last, by their flags.
These are all who were numbered of the children of Israel, in the order of their fathers' families: all the armies in their tents together came to six hundred and three thousand, five hundred and fifty.
So the children of Israel did as the Lord said to Moses, so they put up their tents by their flags, and they went forward in the same order, by their families, and by their fathers' houses.
The tents of the Gershonites are to be placed at the back of the House, to the west.
The tents of the Kohathites are to be placed on the south side of the House.
The chief of the families of Merari was Zuriel, the son of Abihail: their tents are to be placed on the north side of the House.
And those whose tents are to be placed on the east side of the House in front of the Tent of meeting, looking to the dawn, are Moses and Aaron and his sons, who will do the work of the holy place for the children of Israel; and any strange person who comes near will be put to death.
And after the holy place and all its vessels have been covered up by Aaron and his sons, when the tents of the people go forward, the sons of Kohath are to come and take it up; but the holy things may not be touched by them for fear of death.
And when the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle, then after that the children of Israel journeyed: and in the place where the cloud abode, there the children of Israel pitched their tents.
At the commandment of the LORD the children of Israel journeyed, and at the commandment of the LORD they pitched: as long as the cloud abode upon the tabernacle they rested in their tents.
And so it was, when the cloud was a few days upon the tabernacle; according to the commandment of the LORD they abode in their tents, and according to the commandment of the LORD they journeyed.
Or whether it were two days, or a month, or a year, that the cloud tarried upon the tabernacle, remaining thereon, the children of Israel abode in their tents, and journeyed not: but when it was taken up, they journeyed.
At the commandment of the LORD they rested in the tents, and at the commandment of the LORD they journeyed: they kept the charge of the LORD, at the commandment of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
Make two silver horns of hammered work, to be used for getting the people together and to give the sign for the moving of the tents.
When a loud note is sounded, the tents placed on the east side are to go forward.
At the sound of a second loud note, the tents on the south side are to go forward: the loud note will be the sign to go forward.
And the flag of the children of Dan, whose tents were moved last of all, went forward with their armies: and at the head of his army was Ahiezer, the son of Ammishaddai.
And he said, Do not go from us; for you will be eyes for us, guiding us to the right places in the waste land to put up our tents.
And by day the cloud of the Lord went over them, when they went forward from the place where they had put up their tents.
When the dew came down on the tents at night, the manna came down with it.
Moses heard the people, family after family, crying at the entrance of their tents. The Lord was very angry; Moses was also provoked.
Then the Lord sent a wind, driving little birds from the sea, so that they came down on the tents, and all round the tent-circle, about a day's journey on this side and on that, in masses about two cubits high over the face of the earth.
And all that day and all night and the day after, the people were taking up the birds; the smallest amount which anyone got was ten homers: and they put them out all round the tents.
From Kibroth-hattaavah the people went on to Hazeroth; and there they put up their tents.
After that, the people went on from Hazeroth and put up their tents in the waste land of Paran.
And what the land is that they dwell in, whether it be good or bad; and what cities they be that they dwell in, whether in tents, or in strong holds;
Say to the congregation, Get away from around the tents of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.
And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.
So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood in the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little children.
Now Korah, Dathan, and Abiram stood at the entrance to their tents with their wives, sons, and little children. Then Moses said, "This is how you'll know that the LORD has sent me to do all these awesome works they're not coming merely from me.
In the first month all the children of Israel came into the waste land of Zin, and put up their tents in Kadesh; there death came to Miriam, and they put her body to rest in the earth.
Then the children of Israel went on and put up their tents in Oboth.
And journeying on again from Oboth, they put up their tents in Iye-abarim, in the waste land before Moab looking east.
And moving on from there, they put up their tents in the valley of Zered.
From there they went on and put up their tents on the other side of the Arnon, which is on the waste land at the edge of the land of the Amorites; for the Arnon is the line of division between Moab and the Amorites:
The slope of the valleys going down to the tents of Ar and touching the edge of Moab.
Then the children of Israel, journeying on, put up their tents in the lowlands of Moab, on the other side of Jordan at Jericho.
So he sent men to Balaam, son of Beor, at Pethor by the River in the land of the children of his people, saying to him, See, a people has come out of Egypt, covering all the face of the earth, and they have put up their tents opposite to me:
And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.
How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel!
So the children of Israel went from Rameses and put up their tents in Succoth.
And they went on from Succoth and put up their tents in Etham on the edge of the waste land.
And from Etham, turning back to Pi-hahiroth which is before Baal-zephon, they put up their tents before Migdol.
And journeying on from before Hahiroth, they went through the sea into the waste land: they went three days' journey through the waste land of Etham and put up their tents in Marah.
And from Marah they went on to Elim: and in Elim there were twelve water-springs and seventy palm-trees; and they put up their tents there.
Then from the Red Sea they went on and put up their tents in the waste land of Sin.
And they went on from the waste land of Sin, and put up their tents in Dophkah.
And they went on from Alush, and put up their tents in Rephidim, where there was no drinking-water for the people.
And they went on from Rephidim, and put up their tents in the waste land of Sinai.
And they went on from the waste land of Sinai and put up their tents in Kibroth-hattaavah.
And they went on from Kibroth-hattaavah, and put up their tents in Hazeroth.
And they went on from Rithmah, and put up their tents in Rimmon-perez.
And they went on from Rimmon-perez, and put up their tents in Libnah.
And they went on from Kehelathah, and put up their tents in Mount Shepher.
And they went on from Mount Shepher, and put up their tents in Haradah.
And they went on from Hashmonah, and put up their tents in Moseroth.
And they went on from Moseroth, and put up their tents in Bene-jaakan.
And they went on from Bene-jaakan, and put up their tents in Hor-haggidgad.
And they went on from Hor-haggidgad, and put up their tents in Jotbathah.
And they went on from Abronah, and put up their tents in Ezion-geber.
And they went on from Ezion-geber, and put up their tents in the waste land of Zin (which is Kadesh).
And they went on from Kadesh, and put up their tents in Mount Hor, on the edge of the land of Edom.
And from Mount Hor they went on, and put up their tents in Zalmonah.
And they went on from Oboth, and put up their tents in Iye-abarim at the edge of Moab.
And from Dibon-gad they went on, and put up their tents in Almon-diblathaim.
And from Almon-diblathaim they went on, and put up their tents in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo.
And they went on from the mountains of Abarim, and put up their tents in the lowlands of Moab by Jordan at Jericho;
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