tents


tents
Made of goats' hair, supported by poles, and fastened to the ground by pegs (Judg. 4:21). Whole households might occupy a single large tent (Exod. 33:8), but the tents of kings could be magnificent (Dan. 11:45).
Paul had been trained to make tents, probably out of leather, and when he met Aquila and Priscilla, who had the same occupation, he stayed with them in Corinth (Acts 18:3).

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