16 On the morning of the third day there was thunder(A) and lightning, with a thick cloud(B) over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast.(C) Everyone in the camp trembled.(D)

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21 The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness(A) where God was.

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15 When Moses went up on the mountain, the cloud(A) covered it, 16 and the glory(B) of the Lord settled on Mount Sinai.(C) For six days the cloud covered the mountain, and on the seventh day the Lord called to Moses from within the cloud.(D)

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As Moses went into the tent, the pillar of cloud(A) would come down and stay at the entrance, while the Lord spoke(B) with Moses.

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Then the Lord came down in the cloud(A) and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the Lord.(B)

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11 You came near and stood at the foot of the mountain(A) while it blazed with fire(B) to the very heavens, with black clouds and deep darkness.(C)

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10 He parted the heavens and came down;
    dark clouds(A) were under his feet.

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12 He made darkness(A) his canopy around him—
    the dark[a] rain clouds of the sky.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 22:12 Septuagint (see also Psalm 18:11); Hebrew massed
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Then Solomon said, “The Lord has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;(A)

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11 He made darkness his covering,(A) his canopy(B) around him—
    the dark rain clouds of the sky.

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Clouds(A) and thick darkness(B) surround him;
    righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.(C)

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He spoke to them from the pillar of cloud;(A)
    they kept his statutes and the decrees he gave them.

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While he was still speaking, a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.(A) Listen to him!”(B)

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