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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 faithful love is higher than the heavens,
and Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

Psalm 57:10

For Your faithful love is as high as the heavens;
Your faithfulness reaches the clouds.

2 Samuel 23:4

is like the morning light when the sun rises
on a cloudless morning,
the glisten of rain on sprouting grass.”

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like the God of Jeshurun,
who rides the heavens to your aid,
the clouds in His majesty.

Luke 12:54

He also said to the crowds:“When you see a cloud rising in the west, right away you say, ‘A storm is coming,’ and so it does.

Isaiah 45:8

“Heavens, sprinkle from above,
and let the skies shower righteousness.
Let the earth open up
so that salvation will sprout
and righteousness will spring up with it.
I, Yahweh, have created it.

Psalm 18:9

He parted the heavens and came down,
a dark cloud beneath His feet.

Ezekiel 30:3

For a day is near;
a day belonging to 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.
Exalt Him who rides on the clouds —
His name is Yahweh—and rejoice before Him.

Ecclesiastes 11:3

If the clouds are full, they will pour out rain on the earth;
whether a tree falls to the south or the north,
the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.

Job 35:5

Look at the heavens and see;
gaze at the clouds high above you.

Mark 14:62

“I am,” said Jesus, “and all of you will see the Son of Manseated at the right hand of the Power and coming with the cloudsof heaven.”

Job 37:21

Now men cannot even look at the sun
when it is in the skies,
after a wind has swept through and cleared them away.

Psalm 105:39

He spread a cloud as a covering
and gave a fire to light up the night.

Isaiah 14:14

I will ascend above the highest clouds;
I will make myself like the Most High.”

Ezekiel 1:28

The appearance of the brilliant light all around was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the form of the Lord’s glory. When I saw it, I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.

Numbers 9:17

Whenever the cloud was lifted up above the tent, the Israelites would set out; at the place where the cloud stopped, there the Israelites camped.

Job 26:8

He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.

Acts 2:19

I will display wonders in the heaven above
and signs on the earth below:
blood and fire and a cloud of smoke.

Revelation 14:14

Then I looked, and there was a white cloud, and One like the Son of Man was seated on the cloud, with a gold crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand.

Exodus 24:15

When Moses went up the mountain, the cloud covered it.

Psalm 104:3

laying the beams of His palace
on the waters above,
making the clouds His chariot,
walking on the wings of the wind,

Job 36:32

He covers His hands with lightning
and commands it to hit its mark.

Psalm 135:7

He causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from His storehouses.

Exodus 40:34

The cloud 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 trouble and distress,
a day of destruction and desolation,
a day of darkness and gloom,
a day of clouds and blackness,

Proverbs 16:15

When a king’s face lights up, there is life;
his favor is like a cloud with spring rain.

Exodus 14:24

Then during the morning watch, the Lord looked down on the Egyptian forces from the pillar of fire and cloud, and threw them into confusion.

From Thematic Bible


Armies » Compared to » Clouds

Ezekiel 38:9-16

You, all of your troops, and many peoples with you will advance, coming like a thunderstorm; you will be like a cloud covering the land. "This is what the Lord God says: On that day, thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will devise an evil plan. You will say: I will go up against a land of open villages; I will come against a tranquil people who are living securely, all of them living without walls and without bars or gates- read more.
in order to seize spoil and carry off plunder, to turn your hand against ruins now inhabited and against a people gathered from the nations, who have been acquiring cattle and possessions and who live at the center of the world. Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its rulers will ask you: Have you come to seize spoil? Have you assembled your hordes to carry off plunder, to make off with silver and gold, to take cattle and possessions, to seize great spoil? "Therefore prophesy, son of man, and say to Gog: This is what the Lord God says: On that day when My people Israel are dwelling securely, will you not know [this] and come from your place in the remotest parts of the north-you and many peoples with you, who are all riding horses-a mighty horde, a huge army? You will advance against My people Israel like a cloud covering the land. It will happen in the last days, Gog, that I will bring you against My land so that the nations may know Me, when I show Myself holy through you in their sight.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of judgments of God

Ezekiel 34:12

As a shepherd looks for his sheep on the day he is among his scattered flock, so I will look for My flock. I will rescue them from all the places where they have been scattered on a cloudy and dark day.

Lamentations 2:1

?AlefHow the Lord has overshadowed
Daughter Zion with His anger!
He has thrown down Israel’s glory
from heaven to earth.
He has abandoned His footstool
in the day of His anger.

Ezekiel 30:3

For a day is near;
a day belonging to 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 dense overcast,
like the dawn spreading over the mountains;
a great and strong people appears,
such as never existed in ages past
and never will again
in all the generations to come.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of hostile armies

Jeremiah 4:13

Look, he advances like clouds;
his chariots are like a storm.
His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!

Ezekiel 38:9

You, all of your troops, and many peoples with you will advance, coming like a thunderstorm; you will be like a cloud covering the land.

Ezekiel 38:16

You will advance against My people Israel like a cloud covering the land. It will happen in the last days, Gog, that I will bring you against My land so that the nations may know Me, when I show Myself holy through you in their sight.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of unsearchableness of God

Ezekiel 1:4

I looked and there was a whirlwind coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing back and forth and brilliant light all around it. In the center of the fire, there was a gleam like amber.

2 Samuel 22:12

He made darkness a canopy around Him,
a gathering of water and thick clouds.

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming

Psalm 135:6

Yahweh does whatever He pleases
in heaven and on earth,
in the seas and all the depths.

Clouds » Uses of » To give rain

Judges 5:4

Lord, when You came from Seir,
when You marched from the fields of Edom,
the earth trembled,
the heavens poured rain,
and the clouds poured water.

Psalm 104:13-14

He waters the mountains from His palace; the earth is satisfied by the fruit of Your labor. He causes grass to grow for the livestock and [provides] crops for man to cultivate, producing 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 that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

Isaiah 24:18

Whoever flees at the sound of panic
will fall into a pit,
and whoever escapes from the pit
will be caught in a trap.
For the windows are opened from heaven,
and the foundations of the earth are shaken.

Clouds » Uses of » To supply dew

Proverbs 3:20

By His knowledge the watery depths broke open,
and the clouds dripped with dew.

Isaiah 18:4

For, the Lord said to me:I will quietly look out from My place,
like shimmering heat in sunshine,
like a rain cloud in harvest heat.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Bright

Zechariah 10:1

Ask the Lord for rain
in the season of spring rain.
The Lord makes the rain clouds,
and He will give them showers of rain
and crops in the field for everyone.

Job 37:11

He saturates clouds with moisture;
He scatters His lightning through them.

Clouds » Illustrative » Of multitudes of persons

Isaiah 60:8

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

Clouds » Called the » Chambers of God

Psalm 104:3

laying the beams of His palace
on the waters above,
making the clouds His chariot,
walking on the wings of the wind,

Psalm 104:13

He waters the mountains from His palace;
the earth is satisfied by the fruit of Your labor.

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

Isaiah 19:1

An oracle against Egypt:Look, the Lord rides on a swift cloud
and is coming to Egypt.
Egypt’s idols will tremble before Him,
and Egypt’s heart will melt within it.

Psalm 104:3

laying the beams of His palace
on the waters above,
making the clouds His chariot,
walking on the wings of the wind,

Clouds » Power and wisdom of God exhibited in condensing

Job 36:27

For He makes waterdrops evaporate;
they distill the rain into its mist,

Job 37:10-11

Ice is formed by the breath of God, and watery expanses are frozen. He saturates clouds with moisture; He scatters His lightning through them.

Clouds » Often obscure the sun, &c

Job 36:32

He covers His hands with lightning
and commands it to hit its mark.

Ezekiel 32:7

When I snuff you out,
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

On the seventh time, he reported, “There’s a cloud as small as a man’s hand coming from the sea.”Then Elijah said, “Go and tell Ahab, ‘Get your chariot ready and go down so the rain doesn’t stop you.’”

Amos 9:6

He builds His upper chambers
in the heavens
and lays the foundation of His vault
on the earth.
He summons the waters of the sea
and pours them out on the face of the earth.
Yahweh is His name.

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

Hosea 6:4

What am I going to do with you, Ephraim?
What am I going to do with you, Judah?
Your loyalty is like the morning mist
and like the early dew that vanishes.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore, they will be like the morning mist,
like the early dew that vanishes,
like chaff blown from a threshing floor,
or like smoke from a window.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Thick

Job 22:14

Clouds veil Him so that He cannot see,
as He walks on the circle of the sky.”

Job 37:11

He saturates clouds with moisture;
He scatters His lightning through them.

Clouds » Small » A large amount » Rain

1 Kings 18:44-45

On the seventh time, he reported, "There's a cloud as small as a man's hand coming from the sea." Then Elijah said, "Go and tell Ahab, 'Get [your chariot] ready and go down so the rain doesn't stop you.' " In a little while, the sky grew dark with clouds and wind, and there was a downpour. So Ahab got in [his chariot] and went to Jezreel.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » White

Revelation 14:14

Then I looked, and there was a white cloud, and One like the Son of Man was seated on the cloud, with a gold 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 spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, "The one who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God, is like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, the glisten of rain on sprouting grass."

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 day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened, and the rain fell on the earth 40 days and 40 nights.

Clouds » The rainbow appears in

Genesis 9:13-14

I have placed My bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. Whenever I form clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds,

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

Proverbs 16:15

When a king’s face lights up, there is life;
his favor is like a cloud with 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 storm clouds thundered; Your arrows flashed back and forth. The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind; lightning lit up the world. The earth shook and quaked.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Small

1 Kings 18:44

On the seventh time, he reported, “There’s a cloud as small as a man’s hand coming from the sea.”Then Elijah said, “Go and tell Ahab, ‘Get your chariot ready and go down so the rain doesn’t stop you.’”

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Black

1 Kings 18:45

In a little while, the sky grew dark with clouds and wind, and there was a downpour. So Ahab got in his chariot and went to Jezreel.

Clouds » God » Established

Proverbs 8:28

when He placed the skies above,
when the fountains of the ocean gushed out,

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

Clouds » Illustrative » Of sins of men

Clouds » God » Brings over the earth

Genesis 9:14

Whenever I form clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds,

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Great

Ezekiel 1:4

I looked and there was a whirlwind coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing back and forth and brilliant light all around it. In the center of the fire, there was a gleam like amber.

Clouds » Different kinds of, mentioned » Swift

Isaiah 19:1

An oracle against Egypt:Look, the Lord rides on a swift cloud
and is coming to Egypt.
Egypt’s idols will tremble before Him,
and Egypt’s heart will melt within it.

Clouds » Called the » Waters above the firmament

Genesis 1:7

So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above the expanse. And it was so.

Clouds » Uses of » To moderate heat

Isaiah 25:5

like heat in a dry land,
You subdue the uproar of barbarians.
As the shade of a cloud cools the heat of the day,
so He silences the song of the violent.

Clouds » Often cover the heavens

Clouds » Made for the glory of God

Psalm 148:4

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

Clouds » Often dispersed by the wind

Hosea 13:3

Therefore, they will be like the morning mist,
like the early dew that vanishes,
like chaff blown from a threshing floor,
or like smoke from a window.

Clouds » From the west, bring rain

Luke 12:54

He also said to the crowds:“When you see a cloud rising in the west, right away you say, ‘A storm is coming,’ and so it does.

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

Jude 1:12

These are the ones who are like dangerous reefs at your love feasts. They feast with you, nurturing only themselves without fear. They are waterless clouds carried along by winds; trees in late autumn—fruitless, twice dead, pulled out by the roots;

Clouds » Called the » Dust of God's feet

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;
the Lord will never leave the guilty unpunished.
His path is in the whirlwind and storm,
and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Clouds » Called the » Bottles of heaven

Job 38:37

Who has the wisdom to number the clouds?
Or who can tilt the water jars of heaven

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the spreading of

Job 36:29

Can anyone understand how the clouds spread out
or how the thunder roars from God’s pavilion?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the disposing of

Job 37:15

Do you know how God directs His clouds
or makes their lightning flash?

Clouds » Man » Ignorant of the balancing of

Clouds » Man » Cannot cause to rain

Job 38:34

Can you command the clouds
so that a flood of water covers you?

Clouds » God » Balanced in the air

Clouds » God » Disposed in order

Job 37:15

Do you know how God directs His clouds
or makes their lightning flash?

Clouds » Man » Cannot number

Job 38:37

Who has the wisdom to number the clouds?
Or who can tilt the water jars of heaven

Clouds » Man » Cannot stay

Job 38:37

Who has the wisdom to number the clouds?
Or who can tilt the water jars of heaven

Clouds » God » Scatters

Job 37:11

He saturates clouds with moisture;
He scatters His lightning through them.

Clouds » God » Spreads out

Job 26:9

He obscures the view of His throne,
spreading His cloud over it.

Clouds » God » Binds up

Job 26:8

He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.

Clouds » Are the garment of the sea

Job 38:9

when I made the clouds its garment
and thick darkness its blanket,

Meteorology » Clouds

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured down water.
The storm clouds thundered;
Your arrows flashed back and forth.

Judges 5:4

Lord, when You came from Seir,
when You marched from the fields of Edom,
the earth trembled,
the heavens poured rain,
and the clouds poured water.

Job 26:8

He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.

Topics on Clouds

Clouds And Jesus Christ

44;1;9

After He had said this, He was taken up as they were watching, and a cloud took 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 went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to lead them on their way during the day and in a pillar of fire to give them light at night, so that they could travel day or night.

Clouds, Natural Use

1;9;13

I have placed My bow in the clouds, and it will be a sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.

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