Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Covering, home, tabernacle, a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance)

Hebrew: אֹהֶל, ʾōhel (H168)

314 King James Bible Verses


Here are covering, , home, tabernacle, tent and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אֹהֶל mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H168

Hebrew Base Word: אֹהֶל

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Covering, (dwelling) (place), home, tabernacle, tent

Definition: A tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance).

Detailed definition:

  1. Tent.
    1. Nomad's tent, and thus symbolic of wilderness life, transience.
    2. Dwelling, home, habitation.
    3. The sacred tent of Jehovah (the tabernacle).

Derived terms: From H166.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔoˈhɛl
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔo̞wˈhɛl
  3. Transliteration: ʾōhel
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: oh-HEL
  5. Modern Pronunciation: oh-HEL

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