1 Kings 8 12
Then Solomon said,“ The Lord has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;
Clouds and thick darkness surround him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness where God was.
Part your heavens, Lord, and come down; touch the mountains, so that they smoke.
and lays the beams of his upper chambers on their waters. He makes the clouds his chariot and rides on the wings of the wind.
It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon,for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two.
From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land.
Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you!As when fire sets twigs ablaze and causes water to boil, come down to make your name known to your enemies and cause the nations to quake before you!For when you did awesome things that we did not expect, you came down, and the mountains trembled before you.
You came near and stood at the foot of the mountain while it blazed with fire to the very heavens, with black clouds and deep darkness.
The Lord is slow to anger but great in power; the Lord will not leave the guilty unpunished. His way is in the whirlwind and the storm, and clouds are the dust of his feet.