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75 Bible Verses About Tents

Here are 75 Bible verses about tents from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Kings 20:16 KJV

And they went out at noon. But Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty and two kings that helped him.

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Numbers 1:1 KJV

And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying,

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Exodus 35:18 KJV

The pins of the tabernacle, and the pins of the court, and their cords,

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Genesis 13:5 KJV

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

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Leviticus 1:1 KJV

And the LORD called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying,

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Judges 4:11 KJV

Now Heber the Kenite, which was of the children of Hobab the father in law of Moses, had severed himself from the Kenites, and pitched his tent unto the plain of Zaanaim, which is by Kedesh.

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2 Kings 7:7-8 KJV

Wherefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, even the camp as it was, and fled for their life. And when these lepers came to the uttermost part of the camp, they went into one tent, and did eat and drink, and carried thence silver, and gold, and raiment, and went and hid it; and came again, and entered into another tent, and carried thence also, and went and hid it.

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Genesis 9:21 KJV

And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

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Numbers 11:10 KJV

Then Moses heard the people weep throughout their families, every man in the door of his tent: and the anger of the LORD was kindled greatly; Moses also was displeased.

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Exodus 33:11 KJV

And the LORD spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle.

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Hebrews 11:9-10 KJV

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.

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Numbers 4:32 KJV

And the pillars of the court round about, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords, with all their instruments, and with all their service: and by name ye shall reckon the instruments of the charge of their burden.

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Job 18:6 KJV

The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.

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Judges 6:5 KJV

For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.

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2 Peter 1:13-14 KJV

Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance; Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.

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Judges 4:21 KJV

Then Jael Heber’s wife took a nail of the tent, and took an hammer in her hand, and went softly unto him, and smote the nail into his temples, and fastened it into the ground: for he was fast asleep and weary. So he died.

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Genesis 4:20 KJV

And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.

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2 Samuel 20:1 KJV

And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.

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Job 12:6 KJV

The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.

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Exodus 26:14 KJV

And thou shalt make a covering for the tent of rams’ skins dyed red, and a covering above of badgers skins.

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Exodus 27:19 KJV

All the vessels of the tabernacle in all the service thereof, and all the pins thereof, and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass.

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Exodus 29:10-11 KJV

And thou shalt cause a bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the bullock. And thou shalt kill the bullock before the LORD, by the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

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Isaiah 22:25 KJV

In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened in the sure place be removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for the LORD hath spoken it.

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Genesis 13:12 KJV

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

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Habakkuk 3:7 KJV

I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

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1 Chronicles 15:1 KJV

And David made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent.

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Job 4:21 KJV

Doth not their excellency which is in them go away? they die, even without wisdom.

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Genesis 31:33 KJV

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.

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2 Chronicles 1:4 KJV

But the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjath-jearim to the place which David had prepared for it: for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.

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Job 8:22 KJV

They that hate thee shall be clothed with shame; and the dwelling place of the wicked shall come to nought.

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Genesis 33:19 KJV

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.

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Exodus 39:32 KJV

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.

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Exodus 16:16 KJV

This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; take ye every man for them which are in his tents.

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Numbers 16:26 KJV

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.

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Job 22:23 KJV

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.

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Job 11:14 KJV

If iniquity be in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles.

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1 Kings 12:16 KJV

So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents, O Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So Israel departed unto their tents.

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1 Chronicles 16:1 KJV

So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God.

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Exodus 27:21 KJV

In the tabernacle of the congregation without the vail, which is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall order it from evening to morning before the LORD: it shall be a statute for ever unto their generations on the behalf of the children of Israel.

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Exodus 39:40 KJV

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,

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Exodus 28:43 KJV

And they shall be upon Aaron, and upon his sons, when they come in unto the tabernacle of the congregation, or when they come near unto the altar to minister in the holy place; that they bear not iniquity, and die: it shall be a statute for ever unto him and his seed after him.

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Exodus 25:8-9 KJV

And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them. According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.

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Genesis 25:27 KJV

And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.

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1 Samuel 4:10 KJV

And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, and they fled every man into his tent: and there was a very great slaughter; for there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.

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2 Samuel 6:17 KJV

And they brought in the ark of the LORD, and set it in his place, in the midst of the tabernacle that David had pitched for it: and David offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

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Zechariah 10:4 KJV

Out of him came forth the corner, out of him the nail, out of him the battle bow, out of him every oppressor together.

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2 Corinthians 5:1 KJV

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

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2 Samuel 16:22 KJV

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.

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Acts 18:3 KJV

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and wrought: for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

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Genesis 18:1 KJV

And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;

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Psalms 104:2 KJV

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:

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Numbers 3:26 KJV

And the hangings of the court, and the curtain for the door of the court, which is by the tabernacle, and by the altar round about, and the cords of it for all the service thereof.

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Judges 7:13 KJV

And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.

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Judges 4:17-18 KJV

Howbeit Sisera fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite. And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered him with a mantle.

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Numbers 1:50 KJV

But thou shalt appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of testimony, and over all the vessels thereof, and over all things that belong to it: they shall bear the tabernacle, and all the vessels thereof; and they shall minister unto it, and shall encamp round about the tabernacle.

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Exodus 33:7 KJV

And Moses took the tabernacle, and pitched it without the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to pass, that every one which sought the LORD went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was without the camp.

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1 Samuel 17:54 KJV

And David took the head of the Philistine, and brought it to Jerusalem; but he put his armour in his tent.

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Exodus 36:14 KJV

And he made curtains of goats’ hair for the tent over the tabernacle: eleven curtains he made them.

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Genesis 24:67 KJV

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.

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Jeremiah 10:20 KJV

My tabernacle is spoiled, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.

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Job 15:34 KJV

For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.

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Exodus 26:7 KJV

And thou shalt make curtains of goats’ hair to be a covering upon the tabernacle: eleven curtains shalt thou make.

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Genesis 20:13 KJV

And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my father’s house, that I said unto her, This is thy kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whither we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.

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Psalms 84:10 KJV

For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.

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Exodus 38:20 KJV

And all the pins of the tabernacle, and of the court round about, were of brass.

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Exodus 33:8 KJV

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.

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Jeremiah 35:7 KJV

Neither shall ye build house, nor sow seed, nor plant vineyard, nor have any: but all your days ye shall dwell in tents; that ye may live many days in the land where ye be strangers.

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Joshua 7:21-23 KJV

When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it. So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran unto the tent; and, behold, it was hid in his tent, and the silver under it. And they took them out of the midst of the tent, and brought them unto Joshua, and unto all the children of Israel, and laid them out before the LORD.

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2 Samuel 7:2 KJV

That the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.

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Genesis 9:27 KJV

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

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Numbers 31:10 KJV

And they burnt all their cities wherein they dwelt, and all their goodly castles, with fire.

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Job 21:28 KJV

For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked?

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Genesis 12:8 KJV

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.

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Genesis 26:25 KJV

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.

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Psalms 19:4 KJV

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,

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