100 Bible Verses about Clouds

Matthew 26:64 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “You have said so. But I tell you, from now on you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power and coming on the clouds of heaven.”

Matthew 24:30 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Then will appear in heaven the sign of the Son of Man, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.

Nahum 1:3 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 4:17 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.

Job 37:16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Do you know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge,

Mark 14:62 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And Jesus said, “I am, and you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.”

Numbers 9:15 ESV / 34 helpful votes

On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony. And at evening it was over the tabernacle like the appearance of fire until morning.

Proverbs 16:15 ESV / 32 helpful votes

In the light of a king's face there is life, and his favor is like the clouds that bring the spring rain.

Daniel 7:13 ESV / 27 helpful votes

“I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him.

Luke 21:34-36 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap. For it will come upon all who dwell on the face of the whole earth. But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Isaiah 60:8 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Psalm 104:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes

He lays the beams of his chambers on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot; he rides on the wings of the wind;

Psalm 147:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He covers the heavens with clouds; he prepares rain for the earth; he makes grass grow on the hills.

Job 26:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He binds up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not split open under them.

Job 38:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said:

Numbers 9:15-23 ESV / 15 helpful votes

On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony. And at evening it was over the tabernacle like the appearance of fire until morning. So it was always: the cloud covered it by day and the appearance of fire by night. And whenever the cloud lifted from over the tent, after that the people of Israel set out, and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the people of Israel camped. At the command of the Lord the people of Israel set out, and at the command of the Lord they camped. As long as the cloud rested over the tabernacle, they remained in camp. Even when the cloud continued over the tabernacle many days, the people of Israel kept the charge of the Lord and did not set out. ...

Revelation 20:1-15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and threw him into the pit, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he might not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were ended. After that he must be released for a little while. Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended. This is the first resurrection. ...

Luke 12:54 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He also said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, you say at once, ‘A shower is coming.’ And so it happens.

Psalm 77:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The clouds poured out water; the skies gave forth thunder; your arrows flashed on every side.

Exodus 24:15-18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then Moses went up on the mountain, and the cloud covered the mountain. The glory of the Lord dwelt on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days. And on the seventh day he called to Moses out of the midst of the cloud. Now the appearance of the glory of the Lord was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the sight of the people of Israel. Moses entered the cloud and went up on the mountain. And Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.

Revelation 1:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.

Acts 1:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

Proverbs 25:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Like clouds and wind without rain is a man who boasts of a gift he does not give.

Psalm 97:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Job 38:37 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can tilt the waterskins of the heavens,

Job 36:29 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, the thunderings of his pavilion?

Job 22:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Thick clouds veil him, so that he does not see, and he walks on the vault of heaven.’

Job 20:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds,

Judges 5:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Lord, when you went out from Seir, when you marched from the region of Edom, the earth trembled and the heavens dropped, yes, the clouds dropped water.

John 14:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Jeremiah 4:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Behold, he comes up like clouds; his chariots like the whirlwind; his horses are swifter than eagles— woe to us, for we are ruined!

1 Kings 18:45 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And in a little while the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

Revelation 14:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and seated on the cloud one like a son of man, with a golden crown on his head, and a sharp sickle in his hand.

Acts 1:9-11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

Luke 21:27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Ezekiel 30:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the day is near, the day of the Lord is near; it will be a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations.

Isaiah 19:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

An oracle 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 heart of the Egyptians will melt within them.

Isaiah 14:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 5:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I will make it a waste; it shall not be pruned or hoed, and briers and thorns shall grow up; I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Ecclesiastes 11:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves on the earth, and if a tree falls to the south or to the north, in the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.

Proverbs 8:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

By his knowledge the deeps broke open, and the clouds drop down the dew.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Psalm 18:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him, thick clouds dark with water.

Job 36:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Which the skies pour down and drop on mankind abundantly.

Job 35:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Look at the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds, which are higher than you.

Exodus 34:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord.

Exodus 19:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Moses, “Behold, I am coming to you in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with you, and may also believe you forever.” When Moses told the words of the people to the Lord,

Exodus 16:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And as soon as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the people of Israel, they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the Lord appeared in the cloud.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Mark 13:32-37 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Be on guard, keep awake. For you do not know when the time will come. It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his servants in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to stay awake. Therefore stay awake—for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning— lest he come suddenly and find you asleep. ...

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Exodus 20:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The people stood far off, while Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

Genesis 6:5-7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. So the Lord said, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens, for I am sorry that I have made them.”

Revelation 20:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Jude 1:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

These are hidden reefs at your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, shepherds feeding themselves; waterless clouds, swept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, uprooted;

1 John 1:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Mark 13:26 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory.

Matthew 17:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”

Joel 2:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

A day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains a great and powerful people; their like has never been before, nor will be again after them through the years of all generations.

Isaiah 44:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I have blotted out your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist; return to me, for I have redeemed you.

Ecclesiastes 12:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars are darkened and the clouds return after the rain,

Ecclesiastes 11:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap.

Psalm 78:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Yet he commanded the skies above and opened the doors of heaven,

Psalm 36:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.

Job 38:34 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Can you lift up your voice to the clouds, that a flood of waters may cover you?

Job 38:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

When I made clouds its garment and thick darkness its swaddling band,

2 Samuel 22:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He made darkness around him his canopy, thick clouds, a gathering of water.

Numbers 11:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took some of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. And as soon as the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied. But they did not continue doing it.

Job 37:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“And now no one looks on the light when it is bright in the skies, when the wind has passed and cleared them.

Revelation 19:1-21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

After this I heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, “Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God, for his judgments are true and just; for he has judged the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her immorality, and has avenged on her the blood of his servants.” Once more they cried out, “Hallelujah! The smoke from her goes up forever and ever.” And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who was seated on the throne, saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!” And from the throne came a voice saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, small and great.” ...

Revelation 14:14-20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and seated on the cloud one like a son of man, with a golden crown on his head, and a sharp sickle in his hand. And another angel came out of the temple, calling with a loud voice to him who sat on the cloud, “Put in your sickle, and reap, for the hour to reap has come, for the harvest of the earth is fully ripe.” So he who sat on the cloud swung his sickle across the earth, and the earth was reaped. Then another angel came out of the temple in heaven, and he too had a sharp sickle. And another angel came out from the altar, the angel who has authority over the fire, and he called with a loud voice to the one who had the sharp sickle, “Put in your sickle and gather the clusters from the vine of the earth, for its grapes are ripe.” ...

Revelation 10:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head, and his face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

Acts 1:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.

Luke 9:34-35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

As he was saying these things, a cloud came and overshadowed them, and they were afraid as they entered the cloud. And a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, my Chosen One; listen to him!”

Mark 9:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son; listen to him.”

Revelation 21:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.

Revelation 7:1-17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree. Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm earth and sea, saying, “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.” And I heard the number of the sealed, 144,000, sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel: 12,000 from the tribe of Judah were sealed, 12,000 from the tribe of Reuben, 12,000 from the tribe of Gad, ...

Romans 8:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 3:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Hosea 6:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

What shall I do with you, O Ephraim? What shall I do with you, O Judah? Your love is like a morning cloud, like the dew that goes early away.

Ezekiel 1:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As I looked, behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, and a great cloud, with brightness around it, and fire flashing forth continually, and in the midst of the fire, as it were gleaming metal.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Psalm 108:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For your steadfast love is great above the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

Psalm 68:34 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Ascribe power to God, whose majesty is over Israel, and whose power is in the skies.

Psalm 57:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For your steadfast love is great to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.

Psalm 18:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Out of the brightness before him hailstones and coals of fire broke through his clouds.

Job 37:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He loads the thick cloud with moisture; the clouds scatter his lightning.

Job 36:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He covers his hands with the lightning and commands it to strike the mark.

1 Kings 18:44-45 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And at the seventh time he said, “Behold, a little cloud like a man's hand is rising from the sea.” And he said, “Go up, say to Ahab, ‘Prepare your chariot and go down, lest the rain stop you.’” And in a little while the heavens grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode and went to Jezreel.

1 Kings 8:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And when the priests came out of the Holy Place, a cloud filled the house of the Lord,

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