'Tents' in the Bible
Adah gave birth to Jabal, who became the ancestor of those who live in tents and herd livestock.
May God make room for Japheth; may God live in Shem's tents, and may Canaan serve him."
Lot, who was traveling with Abram, also had flocks of sheep, herds, and tents.
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.
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.
"Tell the Israelis that starting the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the week-long Festival of Tents to the LORD.
You are to live in tents for seven days. Every native born of Israel is to live in tents
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."
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,
Look to see whether the land where they live is good or bad, and whether the cities in which they live are merely tents or if they're fortified.
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.
Jacob, your tents are so fine, as well as your dwelling places, O Israel!
You murmured in your tents, "The LORD hates us. He brought us out of the land of Egypt in order to deliver us to the Amorites so he could destroy us.
and what he did to Eliab's sons Dathan and Abiram, descendants of Reuben, when the ground opened up and swallowed them, their households, their tents, and every living thing belonging to them in the full sight of Israel.
Boil and eat the Passover meal at the place that the LORD your God will choose. In the morning you may go back to your tents.
"Celebrate the Festival of Tents for seven days after you harvest from your threshing floor and your wine press.
"Every male must appear in the presence of the LORD your God three times a year at the place where he will choose: for the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Seven Weeks, and the Festival of Tents. He must not appear in the LORD's presence empty-handed,
Then he gave these orders: "At the end of seven years, the year designated for release, during the Festival of Tents,
About Zebulun he said: "Zebulun, rejoice as you go out and Issachar, in being inside your tents.
So the people set out from their tents to cross the Jordan River, with the priests carrying the Ark of the Covenant in full view of the people.
Now the LORD has given peace to your relatives, just as he told them. Therefore, proceed to your tents to the land that is yours to possess that Moses the servant of the LORD gave you east of the Jordan River.
That's how Joshua blessed them. Then he sent them on their way and they returned to their tents.
Now Moses had made an allotment in Bashan to one half-tribe of Manasseh, but Joshua made an allotment west of the Jordan River to the other half-tribe of their relatives. So when Joshua sent them on their way back to their tents, he also blessed them by saying
"Return to your tents with great wealth, plenty of livestock, silver, gold, bronze, iron, and lots of clothing. Divide the spoil from your enemies among your relatives."
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.
"Blessed above all women is Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite; most blessed is she among women who live in tents!
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.
So the soldiers took provisions with them, along with their trumpets, and Gideon sent all the rest of the soldiers of Israel back to their own tents, but he retained the 300 men. And the Midian encampment was below him in the valley.
Uriah replied, "The ark, along with Israel and Judah, are encamped in tents, while my commanding officer Joab and my master's staff members are camping out in the open fields. Should I go home, eat, drink, and have sex with my wife? Not on your life! I won't do something like this, will I?"
So all the men gathered together to meet with King Solomon at the Festival of Tents in the month Ethanim, the seventh month.
So Solomon observed the Festival of Tents at that time, as did all of Israel with him. A large assembly came up from as far away as Lebo-hamath and the Wadi of Egypt to appear in the presence of the LORD our God, not just for seven days, but for seven days after that, a total of fourteen days.
The following day, Solomon sent the people away as they blessed the king. Then they went back to their tents, rejoicing and glad for all the good things that the LORD had done for his servant David and to his people Israel.
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!
So they left, called out to the city gatekeepers, and reported to them: "We went out to the Aramean encampment, and there was nobody there! Not even the sound of men only horses and donkeys tied up, and tents left just as they were!"
Then Joram crossed over to Zair, along with all of his chariots. At night he attacked the Edomites who had surrounded him and the commanders of his chariots, but the army ran away to their tents.
The LORD provided Israel with a deliverer, so they escaped the Aramean oppression while the descendants of Israel lived in tents as they had formerly.
Judah was defeated by Israel, and everybody fled to their own tents.
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.
All the men of Israel assembled in front of the king during the Festival of Tents that takes place in the seventh month of the year.
acting in compliance with the daily rule by offering them in conformity to commands issued by Moses for the Sabbaths, the New Moons, the three annual festivals (the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks, and the Festival of Tents).
They also attacked the tents of those who owned livestock and carried off lots of sheep and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.
They also observed the Festival of Tents as has been prescribed, offering a specific number of daily burnt offerings in accordance with the ordinance of each day.
They found written in the Law that the LORD had commanded through Moses that the Israelis were to live in tents during the festival scheduled for the seventh month.
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.
The entire assembly of those who had returned from exile erected tents and lived in them. Indeed, from the days of Nun's son Joshua until that day the Israelis had not done so. Joy was everywhere,
The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.
For the company of the godless is desolation, and fire consumes the tents of those who bribe.
You ask, "Where is the noble person's house?' and "Where are the tents where the wicked live?'
May their camp become desolate and their tents remain unoccupied.
He caused these to fall in the middle of the camp and all around their tents.
He struck every firstborn in Egypt, the first fruits of their manhood in the tents of Ham.
He drove out nations before them and allotted their tribal inheritance, settling the tribes of Israel in their tents.
They murmured in their tents, and didn't listen to the voice of the LORD.
There's exultation for deliverance in the tents of the righteous: "The right hand of the LORD is victorious!
How terrible for me, that I am an alien in Meshech, that I reside among the tents of Kedar!
The daughters of Jerusalem, I'm dark and lovely like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon.
If you don't know, most beautiful of women, go out after the flock and graze your young goats beside the shepherd's tents.
Shepherds and their flocks will come against her. They'll pitch their tents all around her, and every one will tend his flock in his own place.
"This is what the LORD says: "I'm going to restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob and have compassion on his dwellings. A city will be rebuilt on its ruins and a palace will sit on its rightful place.
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.'
We have lived in tents. We have obeyed and have done everything that our ancestor Jonadab commanded us.
Indeed, even if you defeated the entire Chaldean army that is fighting against you, and they had only wounded men left in their tents, they would get up and burn this city with fire.'"'"
Take their tents and their flocks, their tent curtains and all their goods. Take their camels away from them. Cry out against them, "Terror is all around!'
Look! They have gone away because of the destruction Egypt will gather them up, and Memphis will bury them. Weeds will overgrow their inheritance, and thorns will grow in their tents.
"Yet I remain the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt. I will make you live in tents again, as in the festival of that name.
I saw the tents of Cushan in distress, and the tent curtains of the land of Midian in anguish.
The LORD will deliver the tents of Judah first, so that neither the glory of the house of David nor the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem overshadows Judah.
"It will come about that all of the survivors of the nations who came against Jerusalem will come there from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and to observe the Festival of Tents.
If the people of Egypt do not come to Jerusalem to take part, they will have no annual Nile overflow. A plague will come from the LORD to strike the nations who do not come to observe the Festival of Tents.
This will be the punishment for Egypt and all nations who do not come to observe the Festival of Tents."
Now the Jewish Festival of Tents was approaching.
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,