H168 אהל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H166; a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance)

KJV Usage: covering, (dwelling) (place), home, tabernacle, tent.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. tent
a. nomad's tent, and thus symbolic of wilderness life, transience
b. dwelling, home, habitation
c. the sacred tent of Jehovah (the tabernacle)
Origin: from H166
TWOT: 32a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) tent
1a) nomad's tent, and thus symbolic of wilderness life, transience
1b) dwelling, home, habitation
1c) the sacred tent of Jehovah (the tabernacle)

View how H168 אהל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 345 occurrences of H168 אהל

Genesis 4:20 in tents,
Genesis 9:21 his tent.
Genesis 9:27 in the tents
Genesis 12:8 his tent,
Genesis 13:3 where his tent
Genesis 13:5 and tents.
Genesis 18:1 in the tent
Genesis 18:2 them from the tent
Genesis 18:6 into the tent
Genesis 18:9 Behold, in the tent.
Genesis 18:10 it in the tent
Genesis 24:67 tent,
Genesis 25:27 in tents.
Genesis 26:25 his tent
Genesis 31:25 his tent
Genesis 31:33 tent,
Genesis 31:33 tent,
Genesis 31:33 tents;
Genesis 31:33 tent,
Genesis 31:33 tent.
Genesis 31:34 all the tent,
Genesis 33:19 his tent,
Genesis 35:21 his tent
Exodus 16:16 for them who are in his tents.
Exodus 18:7 into the tent.
Exodus 26:7 hair to be a tent
Exodus 26:9 of the tent.
Exodus 26:11 the tent
Exodus 26:12 of the tent,
Exodus 26:13 of the tent,

Distinct usage

64 of the tent
33 in the tent
26 the tent
12 into the tent
10 of the tent,
8 for the tent
7 to the tent
6 tent,
6 the tents
5 to his tent.
4 in the tents
4 his tent
4 in his tent,
4 to your tents,
4 to their tents.
4 a tent
4 of the tent.
3 and the tent
2 in tents,
2 his tent,
2 the tent,
2 into the tent,
2 and their tents,
2 in thy tents.
2 to his tent,
2 in his tent.
2 their tents,
2 in their tents.
2 in their tents,
2 tents,
2 into the tent.
2 between the tent
2 that were in the tent,
2 of the tent:
2 My tent
1 his tent.
1 where his tent
1 and tents.
1 Behold, in the tent.
1 it in the tent
1 in tents.
1 tents;
1 tent.
1 all the tent,
1 for them who are in his tents.
1 its tent,
1 hair for the tent
1 out of his tent
1 namely, the tent
1 of his tent:
1 of their tents,
1 in a tent:
1 and all that is in the tent,
1 are thy tents,
1 to your tents
1 to thy tents.
1 to the tent;
1 and his tent,
1 also to their tents,
1 to her into the tent,

Corresponding Greek Words

ohel G2646 kata luma
ohel G3624 oikos
ohel G4633 skene
ohel G4638 skenoma

Related words


H167 אהל 'âhal
A denominative from H168; to tent

KJV Usage: pitch (remove) a tent.

H169 אהל 'ôhel
The same as H168; Ohel, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ohel.

H170 אהלהּ אהלה 'ohŏlâh 'ohŏlâhh
אהלהּ אהלה
'ohŏlâh 'ohŏlâhh
o-hol-aw', o-hol-aw'
The first form is in form a feminine of H168, but is in fact for the second form; from H168; her tent (that is, idolatrous sanctuary); Oholah, a symbolic name for Samaria

KJV Usage: Aholah.

H171 אהליאב 'ohŏlı̂y'âb
From H168 and H1; tent of (his) father; Oholiab, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Aholiab.

H172 אהליבהּ אהליבה 'ohŏlı̂ybâh 'ohŏlı̂ybâhh
אהליבהּ אהליבה
'ohŏlı̂ybâh 'ohŏlı̂ybâhh
o''-hol-ee-baw', o''-hol-e-baw'
(As with H170 the first form is in form a feminine of H168, but is in fact for the second form); from H168; my tent (is) in her; Oholibah, a symbolic name for Judah

KJV Usage: Aholibah.

H173 אהליבמה 'ohŏlı̂ybâmâh
From H168 and H1116; tent of (the) height; Oholibamah, a wife of Esau

KJV Usage: Aholibamah.

H166 אהל 'âhal

A primitive root; to be clear

KJV Usage: shine.