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Clouds


1. Formed from the sea. 1Ki 18:44; Am 9:6.

2. Are garment of the sea. Job 38:9.

3. God

a. Established. Pr 8:28.

b. Balanced in the air. Job 37:16.

c. Disposed in order. Job 37:15.

d. Brings over the earth. Ge 9:14.

e. Binds up. Job 26:8.

f. Spreads out. Job 26:9.

g. Scatters. Job 37:11.

4. Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming. Ps 135:6,7; 147:5,8; Jer 10:13; 51:16.

5. Power and wisdom of God exhibited in condensing. Job 36:27,28; 37:10,11; Pr 3:20.

6. Made for the glory of God. Ps 148:4.

7. Called the

a. Clouds of heaven. Da 7:13; Mt 24:30.

b. Windows of heaven. Ge 7:11; Isa 24:18.

c. Bottles of heaven. Job 38:37.

d. Chambers of God. Ps 104:3,13.

e. Waters above the firmament. Ge 1:7.

f. Dust of God’s feet. Na 1:3.

8. Different kinds of, mentioned

a. White. Re 14:14.

b. Bright. Job 37:11; Zec 10:1.

c. Thick. Job 22:14; 37:11.

d. Black. 1Ki 18:45.

e. Swift. Isa 19:1.

f. Great. Eze 1:4.

g. Small. 1Ki 18:44.

9. Often cover the heavens. Ps 147:8.

10. Often obscure the sun, &c. Job 36:32; Eze 32:7.

11. Often dispersed by the wind. Ho 13:3.

12. Uses of

a. To give rain. Jdj 5:4; Ps 104:13,14.

b. To supply dew. Pr 3:20; Isa 18:4.

c. To moderate heat. Isa 25:5.

13. From the west, bring rain. Lu 12:54.

14. Though small, often bring much rain. 1Ki 18:44,45.

15. Thunder and lightning come from. Ps 77:17,18.

16. The rainbow appears in. Ge 9:13,14.

17. Frequently the instrument of God’s judgments. Ge 7:11,12; Job 37:13; Ps 77:17.

18. Man

a. Ignorant of the spreading of. Job 36:29.

b. Ignorant of the disposing of. Job 37:15.

c. Ignorant of the balancing of. Job 37:16.

d. Cannot number. Job 38:37.

e. Cannot cause to rain. Job 38:34.

f. Cannot stay. Job 38:37.

19. Illustrative

a. Of multitudes of persons. Isa 60:8; Heb 12:1.

b. Of hostile armies. Jer 4:13; Eze 38:9,16.

c. Of sins of men. Isa 44:22.

d. Of judgments of God. La 2:1; Eze 30:3; 34:12; Joe 2:2.

e. Of unsearchableness of God. 2Sa 22:12; Ps 97:2; Eze 1:4.

f. (Riding upon,) of the power and greatness of God. Ps 104:3; Isa 19:1.

g. (Passing away,) of the goodness and prosperity of hypocrites. Ho 6:4; 13:3.

h. (Without water,) of false teachers. Jude 1:12.

i. (Carried away by a tempest,) of false teachers. 2Pe 2:17.

j. (Without rain,) of the fraudulent. Pr 25:14.

k. (A morning without,) of wise rulers. 2Sa 23:3,4.

l. (When seasonable,) of the favour of good rulers. Pr 16:15.