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Theasaurus: Clouds

45 Bible Verses about clouds

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Mark 13:26

And then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great (kingly) power and glory (majesty and splendor).

1 Thessalonians 4:17

Then we, the living ones who remain [on the earth], shall simultaneously be caught up along with [the resurrected dead] in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air; and so always (through the eternity of the eternities) we shall be with the Lord!

Lamentations 3:44

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

Psalm 108:4

For Your mercy and loving-kindness are great and high as the heavens! Your truth and faithfulness reach to the skies!

Psalm 57:10

For Your mercy and loving-kindness are great, reaching to the heavens, and Your truth and faithfulness to the clouds.

2 Samuel 23:4

He dawns on them like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, when the tender grass springs out of the earth through clear shining after rain.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like God, O Jeshurun [Israel], Who rides through the heavens to your help and in His majestic glory through the skies.

Luke 12:54

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.

Job 37:16

Do you know how the clouds are balanced [and poised in the heavens], the wonderful works of Him Who is perfect in knowledge?

Isaiah 45:8

Let fall in showers, you heavens, from above, and let the skies rain down righteousness [the pure, spiritual, heaven-born possibilities that have their foundation in the holy being of God]; let the earth open, and let them [skies and earth] sprout forth salvation, and let righteousness germinate and spring up [as plants do] together; I the Lord have created it.

Psalm 18:9

He bowed the heavens also and came down; and thick darkness was under His feet.

Ecclesiastes 11:4

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.

Ezekiel 30:3

For the day is near, even the day of the Lord is near, a cloudy day; it shall be the time [of doom] for the nations.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God, sing praises to His name, cast up a highway for Him Who rides through the deserts -- "His name is the Lord -- "be in high spirits and glory before Him!

Ecclesiastes 11:3

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.

Job 35:5

Look to the heavens and see; and behold the skies which are higher than you.

Revelation 1:7

Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth shall gaze upon Him and beat their breasts and mourn and lament over Him. Even so [must it be]. Amen (so be it).

Matthew 24:30

Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn and beat their breasts and lament in anguish, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory [in brilliancy and splendor].

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, I Am; and you will [all] see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power ( the Almighty) and coming on the clouds of heaven.

Job 37:21

And now men cannot look upon the light when it is bright in the skies, when the wind has passed and cleared them.

Psalm 105:39

The Lord spread a cloud for a covering [by day], and a fire to give light in the night.

Isaiah 14:14

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

Ezekiel 1:28

Like the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud on the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face and I heard a voice of One speaking.

Numbers 9:17

Whenever the cloud was taken up from over the Tent, after that the Israelites journeyed; and in the place where the cloud rested, there the Israelites encamped.

Job 26:8

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.

Acts 2:19

And I will show wonders in the sky above and signs on the earth beneath, blood and fire and smoking vapor;

Revelation 14:14

Again I looked, and behold, [I saw] a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud One resembling a Son of Man, with a crown of gold on His head and a sharp scythe (sickle) in His hand.

Exodus 24:15

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

Psalm 104:3

Who lays the beams of the upper room of His abode in the waters [above the firmament], Who makes the clouds His chariot, Who walks on 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

Who causes the vapors to arise from the ends of the earth, Who makes lightnings for the rain, Who brings the wind out of His storehouses;

Exodus 40:34

Then the cloud [the Shekinah, God's visible presence] covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle!

Zephaniah 1:15

That day is a day of wrath, a day of distress and anguish, a day of ruin and devastation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain.

Exodus 14:24

And in the morning watch the Lord through the pillar of fire and cloud looked down on the host of the Egyptians and discomfited [them],

From Thematic Bible


Armies » Compared to » Clouds

Ezekiel 38:9-16

You shall ascend and come like a storm; you shall be like a cloud to cover the land, you and all your hosts and many people with you. Thus says the Lord God: At the same time thoughts shall come into your mind, and you will devise an evil plan. And you will say, I will go up against an open country [the land of unwalled villages]; I will fall upon those who are at rest, who dwell securely, all of them dwelling without walls and having neither bars nor gates, read more.
To take spoil and prey, to turn your hand upon the desolate places now inhabited and assail the people gathered out of the nations, who have obtained livestock and goods, who dwell at the center of the earth [Palestine]. Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish, with all their lionlike cubs [or satellite areas], shall say to you, Have you come to take spoil? Have you gathered your hosts to take the prey? To carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to take a great spoil? Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say to Gog, Thus says the Lord God: In that day when My people Israel dwell securely, will you not know it and be aroused? And you will come from your place out of the uttermost parts of the north, you and many peoples with you, all of them riding on horses, a great host, a mighty army. And you shall come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. In the latter days I will bring you against My land, that the nations may know, understand, and realize Me when My holiness shall be vindicated through you [vindicated and honored in your overwhelming destruction], O Gog, before their eyes.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of judgments of God

Ezekiel 34:12

As a shepherd seeks out his sheep in the day that he is among his flock that are scattered, so will I seek out My sheep; and I will rescue them out of all places where they have been scattered in the day of clouds and thick darkness.

Lamentations 2:1

How the Lord has covered the Daughter of Zion with a cloud in His anger! He has cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty and splendor of Israel and has not [earnestly] 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, a cloudy day; it shall be the time [of doom] for the nations.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and of thick mists and darkness, like the morning dawn spread upon the mountains; so there comes a [heathen, hostile] people numerous and mighty, the like of which has never been before and shall not be again even to the years of many generations.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of hostile armies

Jeremiah 4:13

Behold, [the enemy] comes up like clouds, his chariots like the whirlwind; his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe to us, for we are ruined (destroyed)!

Ezekiel 38:9

You shall ascend and come like a storm; you shall be like a cloud to cover the land, you and all your hosts and many people with you.

Ezekiel 38:16

And you shall come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. In the latter days I will bring you against My land, that the nations may know, understand, and realize Me when My holiness shall be vindicated through you [vindicated and honored in your overwhelming destruction], O Gog, before their eyes.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of unsearchableness of God

Ezekiel 1:4

As I looked, behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, and a great cloud with a fire enveloping it and flashing continually; a brightness was about it and out of the midst of it there seemed to glow amber metal, out of the midst of the fire.

2 Samuel 22:12

He made darkness His canopy around Him, gathering of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming

Psalm 135:6

Whatever the Lord pleases, that has He done in the heavens and on earth, in the seas and all deeps -- "

Clouds » Uses of » To give rain

Judges 5:4

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.

Psalm 104:13-14

He waters the mountains from His upper rooms; the earth is satisfied and abounds with the fruit of His works. He causes vegetation to grow for the cattle, and all that the earth produces for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth -- "

Clouds » Called the » Clouds of heaven

Matthew 24:30

Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn and beat their breasts and lament in anguish, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory [in brilliancy and splendor].

Clouds » Called the » Windows of heaven

Genesis 7:11

In the year 600 of Noah's life, in the seventeenth day of the second month, that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up and burst forth, and the windows and floodgates of the heavens were opened.

Isaiah 24:18

And he who flees at the noise of the terror will fall into the pit; and he who comes up out of the pit will be caught in the snare. For the windows of the heavens are opened [as in the deluge], and the foundations of the earth tremble and shake.

Clouds » Uses of » To supply dew

Proverbs 3:20

By His knowledge the deeps were broken up, and the skies distill the dew.

Isaiah 18:4

For thus the Lord has said to me: I will be still and I will look on from My dwelling place, like clear and glowing heat in sunshine, like a fine cloud of mist in the heat of harvest.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Bright

Zechariah 10:1

Ask of the Lord rain in the time of the latter or spring rain. It is the Lord Who makes lightnings which usher in the rain and give men showers, and grass to everyone in the field.

Job 37:11

He loads the thick cloud with moisture; He scatters the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of multitudes of persons

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these who fly like a cloud, and like doves to their windows?

Clouds » Called the » Chambers of God

Psalm 104:3

Who lays the beams of the upper room of His abode in the waters [above the firmament], Who makes the clouds His chariot, Who walks on the wings of the wind,

Psalm 104:13

He waters the mountains from His upper rooms; the earth is satisfied and abounds with the fruit of His works.

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

Isaiah 19:1

The mournful, inspired prediction (a burden to be lifted up) concerning Egypt: Behold, the Lord is riding on a swift cloud and comes to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence, and the hearts of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Psalm 104:3

Who lays the beams of the upper room of His abode in the waters [above the firmament], Who makes the clouds His chariot, Who walks on 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, which distil as rain from His vapor,

Job 37:10-11

By the breath of God ice is given, and the breadth of the waters is frozen over. He loads the thick cloud with moisture; He scatters 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 have extinguished you, I will cover the heavens [of Egypt] and make their stars dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud and the moon shall not give her light.

Clouds » Formed from the sea

1 Kings 18:44

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.

Amos 9:6

It is He Who builds His upper chambers in the heavens and Who founds His vault over the earth, Who calls to 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

O Ephraim, what shall I do with you? [says the Lord] O Judah, what shall I do with you? For your [wavering] love and kindness are like the night mist or like the dew that goes early away.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be like the morning mist or like the dew that passes early away, like the chaff that swirls with the whirlwind from the threshing floor and as the smoke out of the chimney or through the window.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Thick

Job 22:14

Thick clouds are a covering to Him, so that He does not see, and He walks on the vault of the heavens.

Job 37:11

He loads the thick cloud with moisture; He scatters the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » Small » A large amount » Rain

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.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » White

Revelation 14:14

Again I looked, and behold, [I saw] a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud One resembling a Son of Man, with a crown of gold on His head and a sharp scythe (sickle) in His hand.

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

2 Samuel 23:3-4

The God of Israel spoke, the Rock of Israel said to me, When one rules over men righteously, ruling in the fear of God, He dawns on them like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, when the tender grass springs out of the earth through clear shining after rain.

Clouds » Frequently the instrument of God's judgments

Genesis 7:11-12

In the year 600 of Noah's life, in the seventeenth day of the second month, that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up and burst forth, and the windows and floodgates of the heavens were opened. And it rained upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

Clouds » The rainbow appears in

Genesis 9:13-14

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. And it shall be that when I bring clouds over the earth and the bow [rainbow] is seen in the clouds,

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

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favor is as a cloud bringing the spring rain.

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

Clouds » Thunder and lightning come from

Psalm 77:17-18

The clouds poured down water, the skies sent out a sound [of rumbling thunder]; Your arrows went forth [in forked lightning]. The voice of Your thunder was in the whirlwind, the lightnings illumined the world; the earth trembled and shook.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Small

1 Kings 18:44

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.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Black

1 Kings 18:45

In a little while, the heavens were black with wind-swept clouds, and there was a great rain. And Ahab went to Jezreel.

Clouds » God » Established

Proverbs 8:28

When He made firm the skies above, when He established the fountains of the deep,

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

Clouds » Illustrative » Of sins of men

Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out like a thick cloud your transgressions, and like a cloud your sins. Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.

Clouds » God » Brings over the earth

Genesis 9:14

And it shall be that when I bring clouds over the earth and the bow [rainbow] is seen in the clouds,

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Great

Ezekiel 1:4

As I looked, behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, and a great cloud with a fire enveloping it and flashing continually; a brightness was about it and out of the midst of it there seemed to glow amber metal, out of the midst of the fire.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Swift

Isaiah 19:1

The mournful, inspired prediction (a burden to be lifted up) concerning Egypt: Behold, the Lord is riding on a swift cloud and comes to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt will tremble at His presence, and the hearts of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Clouds » Called the » Waters above the firmament

Genesis 1:7

And God made the firmament [the expanse] and separated the waters which were under the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse. And it was so.

Clouds » Uses of » To moderate heat

Isaiah 25:5

As the heat in a dry land [is reduced by the shadow of a cloud, so] You will bring down the noise of aliens [exultant over their enemies]; and as the heat is brought low by the shadow of a cloud, so the song of the ruthless ones is brought low.

Clouds » Often cover the heavens

Clouds » Made for the glory of God

Psalm 148:4

Praise Him, you highest heavens and you waters above the heavens!

Clouds » Often dispersed by the wind

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be like the morning mist or like the dew that passes early away, like the chaff that swirls with the whirlwind from the threshing floor and as the smoke out of the chimney or through the window.

Clouds » From the west, bring rain

Luke 12:54

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.

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

Jude 1:12

These are hidden reefs (elements of danger) in your love feasts, where they boldly feast sumptuously [carousing together in your midst], without scruples providing for themselves [alone]. They are clouds without water, swept along by the winds; trees, without fruit at the late autumn gathering time -- "twice (doubly) dead, [lifeless and] plucked up by the roots;

Clouds » Called the » Dust of God's feet

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power and will by no means clear the guilty. The Lord has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of His feet.

Clouds » Called the » Bottles of heaven

Job 38:37

Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the [water] bottles of the heavens

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the spreading of

Job 36:29

Not only that, but can anyone understand the spreadings of the clouds or the thunderings of His pavilion?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the disposing of

Job 37:15

Do you know how God lays His command upon them and causes the lightning of His [storm] cloud to shine?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the balancing of

Job 37:16

Do you know how the clouds are balanced [and poised in the heavens], the wonderful works of Him Who is perfect in knowledge?

Clouds » Man » Cannot cause to rain

Job 38:34

Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, so that an abundance of waters may cover you?

Clouds » God » Balanced in the air

Job 37:16

Do you know how the clouds are balanced [and poised in the heavens], the wonderful works of Him Who is perfect in knowledge?

Clouds » God » Disposed in order

Job 37:15

Do you know how God lays His command upon them and causes the lightning of His [storm] cloud to shine?

Clouds » Man » Cannot number

Job 38:37

Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the [water] bottles of the heavens

Clouds » Man » Cannot stay

Job 38:37

Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the [water] bottles of the heavens

Clouds » God » Scatters

Job 37:11

He loads the thick cloud with moisture; He scatters the cloud of His lightning.

Clouds » God » Spreads out

Job 26:9

He covers the face of His throne and spreads over it His cloud.

Clouds » God » Binds up

Job 26:8

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.

Clouds » Are the garment of the sea

Job 38:9

When I made the clouds the garment of it, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it,

Meteorology » Clouds

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured down water, the skies sent out a sound [of rumbling thunder]; Your arrows went forth [in forked lightning].

Judges 5:4

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.

Job 37:16

Do you know how the clouds are balanced [and poised in the heavens], the wonderful works of Him Who is perfect in knowledge?

Job 26:8

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.

Topics on Clouds

Clouds And Jesus Christ

44;1;9

And when He had said this, even as they were looking [at Him], He was caught up, and a cloud received and carried Him away out of their sight.

Clouds, Figurative Use

19;97;2

Clouds and darkness are round about Him [as at Sinai]; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Clouds, God's Presence

19;97;2

Clouds and darkness are round about Him [as at Sinai]; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Clouds, Miraculous Uses

2;13;21

The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night.

Clouds, Natural Use

1;9;13

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.