In the summer season of Palestine, were an unlooked-for phenomenon, 1Sa 12:17-18, and rising from off the Mediterranean, betokened rain, 1Ki 18:44; Lu 12:54. Clouds are the symbol of armies and multitudes, probably by their grand and majestic movements, Isa 60:8; Jer 4:13; Heb 12:1. They betokened the presence of Jehovah, as on mount Sinai,
Ex 19:9; 24:12-18; in the temple, Ex 40:34; 1Ki 8:10; in the cloudy pillar, and on the mount of Transfiguration. They are found in many representations of the majesty of God, Ps 18:11-12; 97:2; and of Christ, Mt 24:30; Re 14:14-16.
Then Moses reported all the words of the people back to the LORD. The LORD told Moses, "Look, I'm coming to you in a thick cloud, so that the people may listen when I speak with you and always believe you." Moses reported the words of the people to the LORD.
Then the LORD told Moses, "Go up to me on the mountain and stay there. I'll give you stone tablets with the instruction and law that I've written to teach the people." So Moses got up, along with Joshua his servant, and went up on the mountain of God. read more. He told the elders, "Wait here for us until we return to you. Look, Aaron and Hur are with you, and whoever has a dispute, let him come to them." When Moses went up on the mountain, the cloud covered it. The glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. Then on the seventh day he called to Moses from within the cloud. To the Israelis the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on top of the mountain. When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.
The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tent.
Is it not the wheat harvest today? I'll call upon the LORD, and he will send thunder and rain. Then you will know and understand that you have done a great evil in the sight of the LORD by asking for a king for yourselves." Samuel called upon the LORD that same day, and the LORD sent thunder and rain. So all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.
But Elijah told him to go back seven times. On the seventh look, he said, "Look! There's a cloud, a small one, about the size of a man's hand. It's coming up out of the sea!" "Get up and find Ahab!" Elijah said. "Tell him, "Mount your chariot and ride down the mountain so the storm doesn't stop you.'"
He made darkness his hiding place, his canopy surrounding him was dark waters and thick clouds. The brightness before him scattered the thick clouds, with hail stones and flashes of fire.
Thick clouds are all around him; righteousness and justice are his throne's foundation.
"Who are these that fly like clouds, and like doves to their windows?
Look, he comes up like clouds, and his chariots are like a whirlwind. His horses are as swift as eagles. Woe to us we're destroyed!
Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and all "the tribes of the land will mourn' when they see "the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven' with power and great glory.
Then Jesus told the crowds, "When you see a cloud coming in from the west, you immediately say, "There's going to be a storm,' and that's what happens.
Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us,
Then I looked, and there was a white cloud! On the cloud sat someone who was like the Son of Man, with a gold victor's crown on his head and a sharp sickle in his hand. Another angel came out of the Temple, crying out in a loud voice to the one who sat on the cloud, "Swing your sickle, and gather the harvest, for the hour has come to gather it, because the harvest of the earth is fully ripe." read more. The one who sat on the cloud swung his sickle across the earth, and the earth was harvested.