Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the people kept their places far off, but Moses went near to the dark cloud where God was.
And Moses went up into the mountain, and it was covered by the cloud.
The Lord said to Moses, Say to Aaron, your brother, that he may not come at all times into the holy place inside the veil, before the cover which is on the ark, for fear that death may overtake him; for I will be seen in the cloud on the cover of the ark.
And you came near, waiting at the foot of the mountain; and flames of fire went up from the mountain to the heart of heaven, with dark clouds, and all was black as night.
1 Kings 8:12
Then Solomon said, O Lord, to the sun you have given the heaven for a living-place, but your living-place was not seen by men;
There went up a smoke from his nose, and a fire of destruction from his mouth: flames were lighted by it.
Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.
The Lord is slow to get angry and great in power, and will not let the sinner go without punishment: the way of the Lord is in the wind and the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
You have not come to a mountain which may be touched, and is burning with fire, and to a black cloud, and a dark smoke, and a violent wind,