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25 Bible Verses about God's Shekinah Glory

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Psalm 18:7-15

The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry. In his anger smoke poured out of his nostrils, and consuming fire from his mouth; coals were lit from it. He bent the sky and descended, and darkness was under his feet.read more.
He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind. He made darkness his hiding place, his canopy surrounding him was dark waters and thick clouds. The brightness before him scattered the thick clouds, with hail stones and flashes of fire. Then the LORD thundered in the heavens, and the Most High sounded aloud, calling for hail stones and flashes of fire. He shot his arrows and scattered them; with many lightning bolts he frightened them. Then the channels of the sea could be seen, and the foundations of the earth were uncovered because of your rebuke, LORD, because of the blast from the breath of your nostrils.

Exodus 13:21-22

The LORD went in front of 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, so they could travel both day and night. Neither the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night left its place in front of the people.

Exodus 24:16-18

The glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. Then on the seventh day he called to Moses from within the cloud. To the Israelis the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on top of the mountain. When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.

Exodus 40:34-38

The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the tent. Moses was not able to enter the Tent of Meeting because the cloud had settled on it, and the glory of the LORD filled the tent. Whenever the cloud was lifted up from the tent, the Israelis would set out on their journey, read more.
but if the cloud was not lifted up, they would not set out until it was lifted up, since the cloud of the LORD was over the tent by day, and the fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel in all their journeys.

Exodus 25:22

I'll meet with you there, and I'll tell you all my commandments for the Israelis from above the Mercy Seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the Ark of the Testimony."

Numbers 9:15-23

On the same morning that the tent was set up, a cloud covered the tent, that is, the Tent of Testimony, and in the evening fire appeared over the tent until morning. It was so continuously there was a cloud covering by day, and a fire cloud appeared at night. Whenever the cloud above the tent ascended, the Israelis would travel and encamp in the place where the cloud settled. read more.
According to whatever the LORD said, the Israelis would travel. According to whatever the LORD said, they would camp as long as the cloud remained over the Tent of Meeting. When the cloud over the tent remained for a longer time, the Israelis did what the LORD had instructed and didn't travel. There were times when the cloud remained over the tent for a number of days. They camped in accordance with the LORD's instructions and they traveled in accordance with the LORD'S instructions. There were times when the cloud remained from evening until morning, but when the cloud ascended in the morning, they would journey. Whether by day or by night, they would travel whenever the cloud ascended. Whether for two days, a month, or for longer periods, whenever the cloud would remain above the tent, the Israelis would remain in camp, not traveling. But whenever it ascended, then they would travel. According to what the LORD said, they would remain in camp, and according to what the LORD said, they would travel. They kept the commands that the LORD had given through Moses.

Numbers 10:11-36

On the twentieth day of the second month in the second year, the cloud was lifted up from the Tent of Meeting, so the Israelis set out from the Sinai Wilderness until the cloud settled in the Paran Wilderness, doing what the LORD had said through Moses.read more.
The standard of the camp of Judah was the first to travel, accompanied by its army with Amminadab's son Nahshon in charge. Zuar's son Nethanel was in charge of the camp of Issachar. Helon's son Eliab was in charge of the camp of Zebulun. The tent was taken down, and the descendants of Gershon and Merari carried the tent. Then the standard of the camp of Reuben set out, accompanied by its army with Shedeur's son Elizur in charge. Zurishaddai's son Shelumiel was in charge of the tribe of Simeon. Deuel's son Eliasaph was in charge of the tribe of Gad. Then the descendants of Kohath, carrying the sanctuary, set out, since the tent was to be set up before they arrive. After this, the standard of the camp of Ephraim set out, accompanied by its army with Ammihud's son Elishama in charge. Pedazzur's son Gamaliel was in charge of the tribe of Manasseh. Gideoni's son Abidan was in charge of the army of the tribe of Benjamin. Then the standard of the camp of Dan set out, functioning as the rear guard for all the encampments, accompanied by its army with Ammishaddai's son Ahiezer. Ochran's son Pagiel was in charge of the tribe of Asher. Enan's son Ahira was in charge of the tribe of Naphtali. This was the travel order for the Israelis, whenever their companies traveled. Then Moses told Reuel's son Hobab, Moses' relative by marriage from Midian, "We are traveling to the place about which the LORD said "I will give it to you.' So come with us and we'll be good to you, because the LORD has spoken good things about Israel." But he said, "I won't go with you because I'm returning to my land and to my own family." Then Moses responded, "Please don't leave us now, since you know where we can camp in the wilderness. You could be our guide. And when you come with us, the good things that the LORD will grant us, we'll give you as well." So they traveled from the mountain of the LORD, a three-day trip, with the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD traveling in front of them a three day trip to explore a place for them to rest. Moreover, the cloud of the LORD protected them during the day when they left their camp. Whenever the ark was ready to travel, Moses would say: "Arise, LORD, to scatter your enemies, so that whoever hates you will flee from your presence." Whenever the ark was being readied to rest, he would say: "Return, LORD, to the countless thousands of Israel."

Haggai 2:9

"The glory of this present house will be greater than was the former," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "And in this place I will grant peace," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies."

Revelation 21:3

I heard a loud voice from the throne say, "See, the tent of God is among humans! He will make his home with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them, and he will be their God.

Leviticus 16:2

The LORD told Moses, "Remind your brother Aaron that at no time is he to enter the sacred place from the room that contains the curtain into the presence of the Mercy Seat on top of the ark. Otherwise, he'll die, because I will appear in a cloud at the Mercy Seat.

2 Samuel 6:2

Then David and all the people with him set out from Baal-judah to bring up from there the Ark of God, who is called the Name, the name of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and who is enthroned on the cherubim.

Ezekiel 9:3

Then the glory that is Israel's God arose from the cherubim on which he had been seated and settled on the threshold of the Temple. He called out to the man dressed in linen who wore the writing case at his side.

Ezekiel 10:18

Then the glory of the LORD moved away from the threshold of the Temple and stood over the cherubim.

Hebrews 9:5

Above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the place of atonement. (We cannot discuss these things in detail now.)

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