Bill Mounce

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σκηνή, -ῆς, ἡ
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tabernacle; tent, shelter, dwelling
a tent, tabernacle;, genr. any temporary dwelling; a tent, booth, Mt. 17:4; Heb. 11:9; the tabernacle of the covenant, Heb. 8:5; 9:1, 21; 13:10; allegor. the celestial or true tabernacle, Heb. 8:2; 9:11; a division or compartment of the tabernacle, Heb. 9:2, 3, 6; a small portable tent or shrine, Acts 7:43; an abode or seat of a lineage, Acts 15:16; a mansion, habitation, abode, dwelling, Lk. 16:9; Rev. 13:6

Greek-English Concordance for σκηνή

Matthew 17:4 And Peter spoke to Jesus, saying, “Lord, it is good that we are here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters (skēnas | σκηνάς | acc pl fem) here — one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Mark 9:5 And answering, Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here. Let us make three shelters: (skēnas | σκηνάς | acc pl fem) one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah” —
Luke 9:33 As the men were about to leave him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us make three shelters (skēnas | σκηνάς | acc pl fem), one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah” — not knowing what he was saying.
Luke 16:9 And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal homes (skēnas | σκηνάς | acc pl fem).
Acts 7:43 You took along the shrine (skēnēn | σκηνήν | acc sg fem) of Moloch and the star of your god Rephan, the images that you made, to worship them, so I will make you move beyond Babylon.’
Acts 7:44 “The tabernacle (skēnē | σκηνή | nom sg fem) of witness was with our fathers in the wilderness just as the one who spoke to Moses ordered him to make it according to the pattern he had seen.
Acts 15:16 ‘After this I will return, and I will rebuild the tent (skēnēn | σκηνήν | acc sg fem) of David, which has fallen, and I will rebuild the ruins of it, and I will restore it,
Hebrews 8:2 an officiating priest of holy things and of the true tabernacle (skēnēs | σκηνῆς | gen sg fem) which the Lord put up, not man.
Hebrews 8:5 The place where they serve is a shadowy suggestion of the heavenly sanctuary, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle (skēnēn | σκηνήν | acc sg fem); for he said, “See that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.”
Hebrews 9:2 For a tent (skēnē | σκηνή | nom sg fem) was set up. The outer room, in which were the lampstand and the table and the consecrated bread, was called “the Holy Place.”
Hebrews 9:3 Behind the curtain was a second room, a shrine (skēnē | σκηνή | nom sg fem) called “the Most Holy Place.”
Hebrews 9:6 When these things had been prepared in this way, the priests used to enter regularly into the outer room (skēnēn | σκηνήν | acc sg fem) to perform their ritual services;
Hebrews 9:8 By this the Holy Spirit is showing that the way into the real sanctuary had not yet been disclosed as long as the first tent (skēnēs | σκηνῆς | gen sg fem) was standing.
Hebrews 9:11 But when Christ appeared as high priest of the good things that have now come, passing through the greater and more perfect tent (skēnēs | σκηνῆς | gen sg fem) (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation),
Hebrews 9:21 And in the same way he sprinkled with blood both the tent (skēnēn | σκηνήν | acc sg fem) and all the vessels used in worship.
Hebrews 11:9 By faith he migrated to the land he had been promised, as to a foreign land, living in tents (skēnais | σκηναῖς | dat pl fem) as did Isaac and Jacob, heirs with him of the same promise,
Hebrews 13:10 We have an altar from which those who serve in the tabernacle (skēnē | σκηνῇ | dat sg fem) do not have the right to eat.
Revelation 13:6 He opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme his name and his dwelling (skēnēn | σκηνήν | acc sg fem), that is, those who live in heaven.
Revelation 15:5 After this I looked, and the temple, that is, the tent (skēnēs | σκηνῆς | gen sg fem) of witness, in heaven was opened,
Revelation 21:3 And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place (skēnē | σκηνή | nom sg fem) of God is with man, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and he will be with them as their God.