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Theasaurus: Clouds

45 Bible Verses about clouds

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Lamentations 3:44

You have covered Yourself with a cloud So that no prayer can pass through.

Psalm 108:4

For Your lovingkindness is great above the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the skies.

Psalm 57:10

For Your lovingkindness is great to the heavens And Your truth to the clouds.

2 Samuel 23:4

Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Deuteronomy 33:26

"There is none like the God of Jeshurun, Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty.

Luke 12:54

And He was also saying to the crowds, "When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it turns out.

Isaiah 45:8

"Drip down, O heavens, from above, And let the clouds pour down righteousness; Let the earth open up and salvation bear fruit, And righteousness spring up with it. I, the LORD, have created it.

Psalm 18:9

He bowed the heavens also, and came down With thick darkness under His feet.

Ezekiel 30:3

"For the day is near, Even the day of the LORD is near; It will be a day of clouds, A time of doom for the nations.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts, Whose name is the LORD, and exult before Him.

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds are full, they pour out rain upon the earth; and whether a tree falls toward the south or toward the north, wherever the tree falls, there it lies.

Job 35:5

"Look at the heavens and see; And behold the clouds--they are higher than you.

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, "I am; and you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."

Job 37:21

"Now men do not see the light which is bright in the skies; But the wind has passed and cleared them.

Psalm 105:39

He spread a cloud for a covering, And fire to illumine by night.

Isaiah 14:14

'I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.'

Ezekiel 1:28

As the appearance of the rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD And when I saw it, I fell on my face and heard a voice speaking.

Numbers 9:17

Whenever the cloud was lifted from over the tent, afterward the sons of Israel would then set out; and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the sons of Israel would camp.

Acts 2:19

'AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE.

Revelation 14:14

Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like a son of man, having a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand.

Exodus 24:15

Then Moses went up to the mountain, and the cloud covered the mountain.

Psalm 104:3

He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot; He walks upon the wings of the wind;

Job 36:32

"He covers His hands with the lightning, And commands it to strike the mark.

Psalm 135:7

He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; Who makes lightnings for the rain, Who brings forth the wind from His treasuries.

Exodus 40:34

Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.

Zephaniah 1:15

A day of wrath is that day, A day of trouble and distress, A day of destruction and desolation, A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness,

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.

Exodus 14:24

At the morning watch, the LORD looked down on the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud and brought the army of the Egyptians into confusion.

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Armies » Compared to » Clouds

Ezekiel 38:9-16

"You will go up, you will come like a storm; you will be like a cloud covering the land, you and all your troops, and many peoples with you." 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "It will come about on that day, that thoughts will come into your mind and you will devise an evil plan, and you will say, 'I will go up against the land of unwalled villages I will go against those who are at rest, that live securely, all of them living without walls and having no bars or gates, read more.
to capture spoil and to seize plunder, to turn your hand against the waste places which are now inhabited, and against the people who are gathered from the nations, who have acquired cattle and goods, who live at the center of the world.' "Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its villages will say to you, 'Have you come to capture spoil? Have you assembled your company to seize plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to capture great spoil?'"' "Therefore prophesy, son of man, and say to Gog, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "On that day when My people Israel are living securely, will you not know it? "You will come from your place out of the remote parts of the north, you and many peoples with you, all of them riding on horses, a great assembly and a mighty army; and you will come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. It shall come about in the last days that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me when I am sanctified through you before their eyes, O Gog."

Clouds » Illustrative » Of judgments of God

Ezekiel 34:12

"As a shepherd cares for his herd in the day when he is among his scattered sheep, so I will care for My sheep and will deliver them from all the places to which they were scattered on a cloudy and gloomy day.

Lamentations 2:1

How the Lord has covered the daughter of Zion With a cloud in His anger! He has cast from heaven to earth The glory of Israel, And has not remembered His footstool In the day of His anger.

Ezekiel 30:3

"For the day is near, Even the day of the LORD is near; It will be a day of clouds, A time of doom for the nations.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of hostile armies

Jeremiah 4:13

"Behold, he goes up like clouds, And his chariots like the whirlwind; His horses are swifter than eagles Woe to us, for we are ruined!"

Ezekiel 38:9

"You will go up, you will come like a storm; you will be like a cloud covering the land, you and all your troops, and many peoples with you."

Ezekiel 38:16

and you will come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. It shall come about in the last days that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me when I am sanctified through you before their eyes, O Gog."

Clouds » Illustrative » Of unsearchableness of God

Ezekiel 1:4

As I looked, behold, a storm wind was coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing forth continually and a bright light around it, and in its midst something like glowing metal in the midst of the fire.

2 Samuel 22:12

"And He made darkness canopies around Him, A mass of waters, thick clouds of the sky.

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming

Psalm 135:6

Whatever the LORD pleases, He does, In heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps.

Clouds » Uses of » To give rain

Judges 5:4

"LORD, when You went out from Seir, When You marched from the field of Edom, The earth quaked, the heavens also dripped, Even the clouds dripped water.

Psalm 104:13-14

He waters the mountains from His upper chambers; The earth is satisfied with the fruit of His works. He causes the grass to grow for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor of man, So that he may bring forth food from the earth,

Clouds » Called the » Clouds of heaven

Clouds » Called the » Windows of heaven

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the floodgates of the sky were opened.

Isaiah 24:18

Then it will be that he who flees the report of disaster will fall into the pit, And he who climbs out of the pit will be caught in the snare; For the windows above are opened, and the foundations of the earth shake.

Clouds » Uses of » To supply dew

Proverbs 3:20

By His knowledge the deeps were broken up And the skies drip with dew.

Isaiah 18:4

For thus the LORD has told me, "I will look from My dwelling place quietly Like dazzling heat in the sunshine, Like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Bright

Zechariah 10:1

Ask rain from the LORD at the time of the spring rain-- The LORD who makes the storm clouds; And He will give them showers of rain, vegetation in the field to each man.

Job 37:11

"Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of multitudes of persons

Isaiah 60:8

"Who are these who fly like a cloud And like the doves to their lattices?

Clouds » Called the » Chambers of God

Psalm 104:3

He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot; He walks upon the wings of the wind;

Psalm 104:13

He waters the mountains from His upper chambers; The earth is satisfied with the fruit of His works.

Clouds » Illustrative » (riding upon,) of the power and greatness of God

Isaiah 19:1

The oracle concerning Egypt Behold, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt; The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence, And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Psalm 104:3

He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot; He walks upon the wings of the wind;

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in condensing

Job 36:27

"For He draws up the drops of water, They distill rain from the mist,

Job 37:10-11

"From the breath of God ice is made, And the expanse of the waters is frozen. "Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » Often obscure the sun, &c

Job 36:32

"He covers His hands with the lightning, And commands it to strike the mark.

Ezekiel 32:7

"And when I extinguish you, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars; I will cover the sun with a cloud And the moon will not give its light.

Clouds » Formed from the sea

1 Kings 18:44

It came about at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a cloud as small as a man's hand is coming up from the sea." And he said, "Go up, say to Ahab, 'Prepare your chariot and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.'"

Amos 9:6

The One who builds His upper chambers in the heavens And has founded His vaulted dome over the earth, He who calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the face of the earth, The LORD is His name.

Clouds » Illustrative » (passing away,) of the goodness and prosperity of hypocrites

Hosea 6:4

What shall I do with you, O Ephraim? What shall I do with you, O Judah? For your loyalty is like a morning cloud And like the dew which goes away early.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they will be like the morning cloud And like dew which soon disappears, Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor And like smoke from a chimney.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Thick

Job 22:14

'Clouds are a hiding place for Him, so that He cannot see; And He walks on the vault of heaven.'

Job 37:11

"Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » Small » A large amount » Rain

1 Kings 18:44-45

It came about at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a cloud as small as a man's hand is coming up from the sea." And he said, "Go up, say to Ahab, 'Prepare your chariot and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.'" In a little while the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy shower. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » White

Revelation 14:14

Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like a son of man, having a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand.

Clouds » Illustrative » (a morning without,) of wise rulers

2 Samuel 23:3-4

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God, Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'

Clouds » Frequently the instrument of God's judgments

Genesis 7:11-12

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the floodgates of the sky were opened. The rain fell upon the earth for forty days and forty nights.

Clouds » The rainbow appears in

Genesis 9:13-14

I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth. "It shall come about, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow will be seen in the cloud,

Clouds » Illustrative » (when seasonable,) of the favor of good rulers

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of a king's face is life, And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.

Clouds » Illustrative » (without rain,) of the fraudulent

Clouds » Thunder and lightning come from

Psalm 77:17-18

The clouds poured out water; The skies gave forth a sound; Your arrows flashed here and there. The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind; The lightnings lit up the world; The earth trembled and shook.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Small

1 Kings 18:44

It came about at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a cloud as small as a man's hand is coming up from the sea." And he said, "Go up, say to Ahab, 'Prepare your chariot and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.'"

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Black

1 Kings 18:45

In a little while the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy shower. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

Clouds » God » Established

Proverbs 8:28

When He made firm the skies above, When the springs of the deep became fixed,

Clouds » Illustrative » (carried away by a tempest,) of false teachers

Clouds » Illustrative » Of sins of men

Isaiah 44:22

"I have wiped out your transgressions like a thick cloud And your sins like a heavy mist Return to Me, for I have redeemed you."

Clouds » God » Brings over the earth

Genesis 9:14

"It shall come about, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow will be seen in the cloud,

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Great

Ezekiel 1:4

As I looked, behold, a storm wind was coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing forth continually and a bright light around it, and in its midst something like glowing metal in the midst of the fire.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Swift

Isaiah 19:1

The oracle concerning Egypt Behold, the LORD is riding on a swift cloud and is about to come to Egypt; The idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence, And the heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Clouds » Called the » Waters above the firmament

Genesis 1:7

God made the expanse, and separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.

Clouds » Uses of » To moderate heat

Isaiah 25:5

Like heat in drought, You subdue the uproar of aliens; Like heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the ruthless is silenced.

Clouds » Often cover the heavens

Clouds » Made for the glory of God

Psalm 148:4

Praise Him, highest heavens, And the waters that are above the heavens!

Clouds » Often dispersed by the wind

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they will be like the morning cloud And like dew which soon disappears, Like chaff which is blown away from the threshing floor And like smoke from a chimney.

Clouds » From the west, bring rain

Luke 12:54

And He was also saying to the crowds, "When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it turns out.

Clouds » Illustrative » (without water,) of false teachers

Jude 1:12

These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted;

Clouds » Called the » Dust of God's feet

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and great in power, And the LORD will by no means leave the guilty unpunished In whirlwind and storm is His way, And clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Clouds » Called the » Bottles of heaven

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the spreading of

Job 36:29

"Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, The thundering of His pavilion?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the disposing of

Job 37:15

"Do you know how God establishes them, And makes the lightning of His cloud to shine?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the balancing of

Clouds » Man » Cannot cause to rain

Job 38:34

"Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, So that an abundance of water will cover you?

Clouds » God » Balanced in the air

Clouds » God » Disposed in order

Job 37:15

"Do you know how God establishes them, And makes the lightning of His cloud to shine?

Clouds » Man » Cannot number

Clouds » Man » Cannot stay

Clouds » God » Scatters

Job 37:11

"Also with moisture He loads the thick cloud; He disperses the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » God » Spreads out

Job 26:9

"He obscures the face of the full moon And spreads His cloud over it.

Clouds » God » Binds up

Clouds » Are the garment of the sea

Job 38:9

When I made a cloud its garment And thick darkness its swaddling band,

Meteorology » Clouds

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured out water; The skies gave forth a sound; Your arrows flashed here and there.

Judges 5:4

"LORD, when You went out from Seir, When You marched from the field of Edom, The earth quaked, the heavens also dripped, Even the clouds dripped water.

Topics on Clouds

Clouds And Jesus Christ

44;1;9

And after He had said these things, He was lifted up while they were looking on, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.

Clouds, Figurative Use

19;97;2

Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Clouds, God's Presence

19;97;2

Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Clouds, Miraculous Uses

2;13;21

The LORD was going before them in a pillar of cloud by day to lead them on the way, and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night.

Clouds, Natural Use

1;9;13

I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth.

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