I set My bow [rainbow] in the cloud, and it shall be a token or sign of a covenant or solemn pledge between Me and the earth.
1 Kings 18:44-45
And at the seventh time the servant said, A cloud as small as a man's hand is arising out of the sea. And Elijah said, Go up, say to Ahab, Hitch your chariot and go down, lest the rain stop you. In a little while, the heavens were black with wind-swept clouds, and there was a great rain. And Ahab went to Jezreel.
Which the skies pour down and drop abundantly upon [the multitudes of] mankind.
He also said to the crowds of people, When you see a cloud rising in the west, at once you say, It is going to rain! And so it does.
Though his [proud] height mounts up to the heavens and his head reaches to the clouds,
Look to the heavens and see; and behold the skies which are higher than you.
I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.
We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed. Forsake her and let us each go to his own country, for her guilt and the judgment against her reach to heaven and are lifted even to the skies.
Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who prepares rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.
By His knowledge the deeps were broken up, and the skies distill the dew.
When He made firm the skies above, when He established the fountains of the deep,
Lord, when You went forth out of Seir, when You marched out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled and the heavens also dropped, yes, the clouds dropped water.
He holds the waters bound in His clouds [which otherwise would spill on earth all at once], and the cloud is not rent under them.
Do you know how the clouds are balanced [and poised in the heavens], the wonderful works of Him Who is perfect in knowledge?
The clouds poured down water, the skies sent out a sound [of rumbling thunder]; Your arrows went forth [in forked lightning].
If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth; and if a tree falls toward the south or toward the north, in the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.
He who observes the wind [and waits for all conditions to be favorable] will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap.
Before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened [sight is impaired], and the clouds [of depression] return after the rain [of tears];