Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 97:2 in English Standard Version "Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne." Ex 19:9 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, De 4:11 And you came near and stood at the foot of the mountain, while the mountain burned with fire to the heart of heaven, wrapped in darkness, cloud, and gloom. De 5:22 “These words the Lord spoke to all your assembly at the mountain out of the midst of the fire, the cloud, and the thick darkness, with a loud voice; and he added no more. And he wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me. 1Ki 8:12 Then Solomon said, “The Lord has said that he would dwell in thick darkness. Ps 18:11 He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him, thick clouds dark with water. Ps 89:14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you.