Dark clouds surround him; equity and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Thick clouds are a veil for him, so he does not see us, as he goes back and forth in the vault of heaven.’
The people kept their distance, but Moses drew near the thick darkness where God was.
1 Timothy 6 16
He alone possesses immortality and lives in unapproachable light, whom no human has ever seen or is able to see. To him be honor and eternal power! Amen.
No one is to come up with you; do not let anyone be seen anywhere on the mountain; not even the flocks or the herds may graze in front of that mountain.”
1 Kings 8 12
Then Solomon said,“ The LORD has said that he lives in thick darkness.
But he added,“ You cannot see my face, for no one can see me and live.”The LORD said,“ Here is a place by me; you will station yourself on a rock.When my glory passes by, I will put you in a cleft in the rock and will cover you with my hand while I pass by.Then I will take away my hand, and you will see my back, but my face must not be seen.”
God comes from Teman, the sovereign one from Mount Paran. Selah. His splendor covers the skies, his glory fills the earth.He is as bright as lightning; a two-pronged lightning bolt flashes from his hand. This is the outward display of his power.Plague goes before him; pestilence marches right behind him.