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Theasaurus: Clouds

45 Bible Verses about clouds

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Lamentations 3:44

Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud, that prayer should not pass through.

Psalm 108:4

For thy loving-kindness is great above the heavens, and thy truth is unto the clouds.

Psalm 57:10

For thy loving-kindness is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

2 Samuel 23:4

And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, Who rideth upon the heavens to thy help, And in his majesty, upon the clouds.

Luke 12:54

And he said also to the crowds, When ye see a cloud rising out of the west, straightway ye say, A shower is coming; and so it happens.

Job 37:16

Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

Isaiah 45:8

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness; let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and with it let righteousness spring up. I, Jehovah, have created it.

Psalm 18:9

And he bowed the heavens, and came down; and darkness was under his feet.

Ezekiel 30:3

For the day is at hand, yea, the day of Jehovah is at hand, a day of clouds; it shall be the time of the nations.

Psalm 68:4

Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth; and if a tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.

Job 35:5

Look unto the heavens and see; and survey the skies: they are higher than thou.

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, I am, and ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.

Job 37:21

And now men see not the light as it gleameth, it is hidden in the skies. But the wind passeth by and cleareth them.

Psalm 105:39

He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light in the night.

Ezekiel 1:28

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah. And when I saw, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

Numbers 9:17

And when the cloud rose from the tent, then the children of Israel journeyed; and at the place where the cloud stood still, there the children of Israel encamped.

Job 26:8

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

Acts 2:19

And I will give wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:

Revelation 14:14

And I saw, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud one sitting like the Son of man, having upon his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

Exodus 24:15

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

Psalm 104:3

Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Job 36:32

His hands he covereth with lightning, and commandeth it where it is to strike.

Psalm 135:7

Who causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; who maketh lightnings for the rain; who bringeth the wind out of his treasuries:

Exodus 40:34

And the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of Jehovah filled the tabernacle.

Zephaniah 1:15

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness,

Proverbs 16:15

In the light of the king's countenance is life, and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

Exodus 14:24

And it came to pass in the morning watch, that Jehovah looked upon the camp of the Egyptians, in the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and embarrassed the camp of the Egyptians.

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Armies » Compared to » Clouds

Ezekiel 38:9-16

And thou shalt ascend, thou shalt come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many peoples with thee. Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: It shall even come to pass in that day that things shall come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought; and thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will come to them that are in quiet, that dwell in safety, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates, read more.
to seize a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thy hand against the waste places that are now inhabited, and against a people gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the middle of the land. Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to seize a spoil? hast thou gathered thine assemblage to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take cattle and goods, to seize a great spoil? Therefore prophesy, son of man, and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: In that day when my people Israel dwelleth in safety, shalt thou not know it? And thou shalt come from thy place out of the uttermost north, thou and many peoples with thee, all of them riding upon horses, a great assemblage and a mighty army. And thou shalt come up against my people Israel as a cloud to cover the land it shall be at the end of days and I will bring thee against my land, that the nations may know me, when I shall be hallowed in thee, O Gog, before their eyes.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of judgments of God

Ezekiel 34:12

As a shepherd tendeth his flock in the day that he is among his scattered sheep, so will I tend my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places whither they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.

Lamentations 2:1

How hath the Lord in his anger covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud! He hath cast down from the heavens unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger.

Ezekiel 30:3

For the day is at hand, yea, the day of Jehovah is at hand, a day of clouds; it shall be the time of the nations.

Joel 2:2

a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness, as the dawn spread upon the mountains; a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after them, to the years of generations and generations.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of hostile armies

Jeremiah 4:13

Behold, he cometh up as clouds, and his chariots are as a whirlwind; his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us! for we are destroyed.

Ezekiel 38:9

And thou shalt ascend, thou shalt come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many peoples with thee.

Ezekiel 38:16

And thou shalt come up against my people Israel as a cloud to cover the land it shall be at the end of days and I will bring thee against my land, that the nations may know me, when I shall be hallowed in thee, O Gog, before their eyes.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of unsearchableness of God

Ezekiel 1:4

And I looked, and behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the look of glowing brass, out of the midst of the fire.

2 Samuel 22:12

And he made darkness round about him a tent, Gatherings of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming

Psalm 135:6

Whatsoever Jehovah pleased, he hath done in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all deeps;

Clouds » Uses of » To give rain

Judges 5:4

"LORD, when thou didst go forth from Se'ir, when thou didst march from the region of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, yea, the clouds dropped water.

Psalm 104:13-14

He watereth the mountains from his upper-chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy works. He maketh the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man; bringing forth bread out of 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 that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

Isaiah 24:18

And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the sound of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare; for the windows on high are open, 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 drop down the dew.

Isaiah 18:4

For thus hath Jehovah said unto me: I will take my rest, and I will observe from my dwelling-place like clear heat upon herbs, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Bright

Zechariah 10:1

Ask of Jehovah rain in the time of the latter rain; Jehovah will make lightnings, and he will give them showers of rain, to every one grass in the field.

Job 37:11

Also with plentiful moisture he loadeth the thick clouds, his light dispels the cloud;

Clouds » Illustrative » Of multitudes of persons

Isaiah 60:8

Who are these that come flying as a cloud, and as doves to their dove-cotes?

Clouds » Called the » Chambers of God

Psalm 104:3

Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Psalm 104:13

He watereth the mountains from his upper-chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy works.

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

Isaiah 19:1

The burden of Egypt. Behold, Jehovah rideth upon a swift cloud, and cometh to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt are moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt melteth in the midst of it.

Psalm 104:3

Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind;

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in condensing

Job 36:27

For he draweth up the drops of water: they distil in rain from the vapour which he formeth,

Job 37:10-11

By the breath of God ice is given; and the breadth of the waters is straitened. Also with plentiful moisture he loadeth the thick clouds, his light dispels the cloud;

Clouds » Often obscure the sun, &c

Job 36:32

His hands he covereth with lightning, and commandeth it where it is to strike.

Ezekiel 32:7

And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heavens, and make the stars thereof black; 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 it came to pass at the seventh time that he said, Behold there is a cloud, small as a man's hand, arising out of the sea. And he said, Go up, say to Ahab, Harness and go down, that the pour of rain stop thee not.

Amos 9:6

It is he that buildeth his upper chambers in the heavens, and hath founded his vault upon the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Jehovah is his name.

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

Hosea 6:4

What shall I do unto thee, Ephraim? What shall I do unto thee, Judah? For your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that early passeth away.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the chaff driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing-floor, and as the smoke out of the lattice.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Thick

Job 22:14

Thick clouds are a covering to him, that he seeth not; and he walketh on the vault of the heavens.

Job 37:11

Also with plentiful moisture he loadeth the thick clouds, his light dispels the cloud;

Clouds » Small » A large amount » Rain

1 Kings 18:44-45

And it came to pass at the seventh time that he said, Behold there is a cloud, small as a man's hand, arising out of the sea. And he said, Go up, say to Ahab, Harness and go down, that the pour of rain stop thee not. And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heavens became black with clouds and wind, and there was a great pour of rain. And Ahab got on the chariot, and went to Jizreel.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » White

Revelation 14:14

And I saw, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud one sitting like the Son of man, having upon his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

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, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God; And he shall be as the light or the morning, like the rising of the sun, A morning without clouds; When from the sunshine, after rain, The green grass springeth from the earth.

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 that same day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the pour of rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.

Clouds » The rainbow appears in

Genesis 9:13-14

I set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be for a sign of the covenant between me and the earth. And it shall come to pass when I bring clouds over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud,

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 favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.

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

Clouds » Thunder and lightning come from

Psalm 77:17-18

The thick clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound, yea, thine arrows went abroad: The voice of thy thunder was in the whirlwind, lightnings lit up the world; the earth was troubled and it quaked.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Small

1 Kings 18:44

And it came to pass at the seventh time that he said, Behold there is a cloud, small as a man's hand, arising out of the sea. And he said, Go up, say to Ahab, Harness and go down, that the pour of rain stop thee not.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Black

1 Kings 18:45

And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heavens became black with clouds and wind, and there was a great pour of rain. And Ahab got on the chariot, and went to Jizreel.

Clouds » God » Established

Proverbs 8:28

when he established the skies above, when the fountains of the deep became strong;

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

Clouds » Illustrative » Of sins of men

Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

Clouds » God » Brings over the earth

Genesis 9:14

And it shall come to pass when I bring clouds over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud,

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Great

Ezekiel 1:4

And I looked, and behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the look of glowing brass, out of the midst of the fire.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Swift

Isaiah 19:1

The burden of Egypt. Behold, Jehovah rideth upon a swift cloud, and cometh to Egypt; and the idols of Egypt are moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt melteth in the midst of it.

Clouds » Called the » Waters above the firmament

Genesis 1:7

And God made the expanse, and divided between the waters that are under the expanse and the waters that are above the expanse; and it was so.

Clouds » Uses of » To moderate heat

Isaiah 25:5

Thou hast subdued the tumult of strangers, as the heat in a dry place; as the heat, by the shadow of a cloud, so the song of the terrible ones is brought low.

Clouds » Often cover the heavens

Clouds » Made for the glory of God

Psalm 148:4

Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that are above the heavens.

Clouds » Often dispersed by the wind

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the chaff driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing-floor, and as the smoke out of the lattice.

Clouds » From the west, bring rain

Luke 12:54

And he said also to the crowds, When ye see a cloud rising out of the west, straightway ye say, A shower is coming; and so it happens.

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

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your love-feasts, feasting together with you without fear, pasturing themselves; clouds without water, carried along by the winds; autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;

Clouds » Called the » Dust of God's feet

Nahum 1:3

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is 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 numbereth the clouds with wisdom? or who poureth out the bottles of the heavens,

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the spreading of

Job 36:29

But can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the crashing of his pavilion?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the disposing of

Job 37:15

Dost thou know how +God hath disposed them, and how he causeth the lightning of his cloud to flash?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the balancing of

Job 37:16

Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

Clouds » Man » Cannot cause to rain

Job 38:34

Dost thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, that floods of waters may cover thee?

Clouds » God » Balanced in the air

Job 37:16

Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

Clouds » God » Disposed in order

Job 37:15

Dost thou know how +God hath disposed them, and how he causeth the lightning of his cloud to flash?

Clouds » Man » Cannot number

Job 38:37

Who numbereth the clouds with wisdom? or who poureth out the bottles of the heavens,

Clouds » Man » Cannot stay

Job 38:37

Who numbereth the clouds with wisdom? or who poureth out the bottles of the heavens,

Clouds » God » Scatters

Job 37:11

Also with plentiful moisture he loadeth the thick clouds, his light dispels the cloud;

Clouds » God » Spreads out

Job 26:9

He covereth the face of his throne, he spreadeth his cloud upon it.

Clouds » God » Binds up

Job 26:8

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

Clouds » Are the garment of the sea

Job 38:9

When I made the cloud its garment, and thick darkness a swaddling band for it;

Meteorology » Clouds

Psalm 77:17

The thick clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound, yea, thine arrows went abroad:

Judges 5:4

"LORD, when thou didst go forth from Se'ir, when thou didst march from the region of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, yea, the clouds dropped water.

Job 37:16

Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

Job 26:8

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

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