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Want to know what the Bible says about Tent? Here are 19 Bible verses about Tent from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Genesis 4:20 NIV
Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock.
Genesis 9:21 NIV
When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.
Genesis 12:8 NIV
From there he went on toward the hills east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord.
Genesis 13:18 NIV
So Abram went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he pitched his tents. There he built an altar to the Lord.
Genesis 18:1 NIV
The Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day.
Genesis 13:5 NIV
Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents.
Exodus 18:7 NIV
So Moses went out to meet his father-in-law and bowed down and kissed him. They greeted each other and then went into the tent.
Numbers 24:5-6 NIV
5 “How beautiful are your tents, Jacob,
    your dwelling places, Israel!
6 “Like valleys they spread out,
    like gardens beside a river,
like aloes planted by the Lord,
    like cedars beside the waters.
2 Samuel 20:1 NIV
Now a troublemaker named Sheba son of Bikri, a Benjamite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and shouted,
“We have no share in David,
    no part in Jesse’s son!
Every man to his tent, Israel!”
1 Kings 12:16 NIV
When all Israel saw that the king refused to listen to them, they answered the king:
“What share do we have in David,
    what part in Jesse’s son?
To your tents, Israel!
    Look after your own house, David!”
So the Israelites went home.
Judges 6:5 NIV
They came up with their livestock and their tents like swarms of locusts. It was impossible to count them or their camels; they invaded the land to ravage it.
Habakkuk 3:7 NIV
I saw the tents of Cushan in distress,
    the dwellings of Midian in anguish.
Isaiah 13:20 NIV
She will never be inhabited
    or lived in through all generations;
there no nomads will pitch their tents,
    there no shepherds will rest their flocks.
Isaiah 38:12 NIV
Like a shepherd’s tent my house
    has been pulled down and taken from me.
Like a weaver I have rolled up my life,
    and he has cut me off from the loom;
    day and night you made an end of me.
Jeremiah 6:3 NIV
Shepherds with their flocks will come against her;
    they will pitch their tents around her,
    each tending his own portion.”
Genesis 24:67 NIV
Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah, and he married Rebekah. So she became his wife, and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.
Genesis 31:33 NIV
So Laban went into Jacob’s tent and into Leah’s tent and into the tent of the two female servants, but he found nothing. After he came out of Leah’s tent, he entered Rachel’s tent.
2 Chronicles 14:15 NIV
They also attacked the camps of the herders and carried off droves of sheep and goats and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.
Acts 18:3 NIV
and because he was a tentmaker as they were, he stayed and worked with them.

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