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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Tents

  • Origin and antiquity of
    Genesis 4:20

  • CALLED
    • Tabernacles
      Numbers 24:5; Job 12:6; Hebrews 11:9
    • Curtains
      Isaiah 54:2; Hebrews 3:7

  • Were spread out
    Isaiah 40:22

  • Fastened by cords to stakes or nails
    Isaiah 54:2; Jeremiah 10:20; Judges 4:21

  • WERE USED BY
    • Patriarchs
      Genesis 13:5; 25:27; Hebrews 11:9
    • Israel in the desert
      Exodus 33:8; Numbers 24:2
    • The people of Israel in all their wars
      1 Samuel 4:3,10; 29:1; 1 Kings 16:16
    • The Rechabites
      Jeremiah 35:7,10
    • The Arabs
      Isaiah 13:20
    • Shepherds while tending their flocks
      Song of Solomon 1:8; Isaiah 38:12
    • All eastern nations
      Judges 6:5; 1 Samuel 17:4; 2 Kings 7:7; 1 Chronicles 5:10

  • Separate, for females of the family
    Genesis 24:67

  • Separate, for the servants
    Genesis 31:33

  • WERE PITCHED
    • With order and regularity
      Numbers 1:52
    • In the neighbourhood of wells, &c
      Genesis 13:10,12; 26:17,18; 1 Samuel 29:1
    • Under trees
      Genesis 18:1,4; Judges 4:5
    • On the tops of houses
      2 Samuel 16:22

  • Sending persons to seek a convenient place for, alluded to
    Deuteronomy 1:33

  • Ease and rapidity of their removal, alluded to
    Isaiah 38:12

  • Of the Jews contrasted with those of the Arabs
    Numbers 24:5; Song of Solomon 1:5

  • Custom of sitting and standing at the door of
    Genesis 18:1; Judges 4:20

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • (Spread out,) of the heavens
      Isaiah 40:22
    • (Enlarging of,) of the great extension of the Church
      Isaiah 54:2

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Tents'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/t/tents.html. 1897.

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